TC Mag reports Marvell is planning to build a $99 educational tablet platform around its ARMADA chips:
Marvell is planning to take the ARMADA chips to school as it announced an initiative that will deliver $99 tablets powered by the ARMADA 600 series SoCs to students around the world. Marvell's cheapo educational tablet is called Moby and is claimed to deliver 1080p video, 3D media, and full Flash Internet in a tight package that would have less than half the weight of a typical textbook.
"Education is the most pressing social and economic issue facing our country and our times. I believe the Marvell Moby tablet can ignite a life-long passion for learning in all students everywhere," said Weili Dai, Marvell's Co-founder and Vice President and General Manager of Marvell Semiconductor's Consumer and Computing Business Unit. "Marvell's goal is to fundamentally improve the way students learn by giving them more efficient, relevant - even fun tools to use. Marvell's Moby tablet recognizes that every student learns differently and so it delivers an array of media choices for different learning styles."