A Poort housing transforms 10″ tablets into a fixed entertainment and Web portal, especially over counter areas. Its low cost and strong audio make it an affordable and intriguing option anywhere.
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Shanty towns for our species are now shanty cities, with one in Nigeria holding an estimated 70 million people! These desperately poor souls must be granted some options for escaping such misery, and Internet access is a service that can be delivered responsibly by women.
A proposal pending before the FCC aims to make access to the Internet and phone calls free and easy for millions of people across the country. There’s a big if here.
It is becoming more evident each day that WiFi is a species treasure. If this nanotechnology proves out, it’s a revolution akin to radio itself.
If you point an 802.11ac router at a Poort using a compatible tablet, the throughput could approach 1 Gb/sec.
A third of Americans do not have broadband at home. WiFi presents an opportunity to establish a citizen conduit to the Internet without regard to wealth or status.
Poort’s enclosure and speaker for the iPad and 10″ tablets transforms kitchens into an entertainment area, and cooking into a multimedia ballet. A window on the richness of the Web, a Poort is a reliable companion that works and plays alongside you.
Poorts are a hardware buzz anywhere, and commercially in coffee shops, diners, bistros and bars. They also bring those locations state-of-the web networking/marketing at negligible cost.
A Poort introduces a new device category, whose functions derive from its physical design.
Mounting a Poort on a glass mirror is an option if you prefer not to surround the outlet, or disturb the wall covering.
High end Bluetooth headphones with touch control for incoming calls, microphone, strong bass.
The Poort 10.1 3G Quad Core is state of the art in Android tablets, with 1280×800 resolution, using 3G WCDMA, WiFI and Bluetooth 3.0.
High performance 10W wireless and versatile Bluetooth speaker with built-in microphone and extended play battery.
No mention of WiFi, which has to be disconcerting. The Telcos will not want community access to be expanded.
Free Internet, yes, with interesting security aspects. This NYT article is a resource directory for firing one up locally.
Things are going the Poort’s way. The humble USB cable is part of an electrical revolution that will make power supplies greener and cheaper – especially for solar.