AMD Personal Internet Communicator

Exhibition: Design for the other 90 | January 5, 2012 by

Currently, only 16% of the world’s population have access to the most basic computing technologies. AMD’s Personal Internet Communicator (PIC) was designed specifically to provide basic computing functionality, including Internet access, at affordable prices. AMD’s 50×15 initiative is an effort to develop new technology and solutions that will help enable affordable Internet access and computing capability for 50 percent of the world’s population by the year 2015.

  • DESIGNER: M3 Design
  • MANUFACTURER: Solectron and FIC
  • United States, Mexico, and Brazil, 2004
  • Cast aluminum base, molded PC/ABSplastic two-piece external shell finished, TPE trim band, rubber feet; 10GB 3.5” internal hard disk running on an AMDGeode™ GX processor, screws
  • DIMENSIONS: 2.5” h x 5.5” w x 8.5“d
  • IN USE IN: Brazil, British Virgin Islands, India, Jamaica, Mexico, Panama, Russia, South Africa, Turkey, Uganda, United States
  • PHOTO: © 2005 M3 Design


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