Intel, Portugal agree to deal for 500,000 laptops

AFP Blog

Intel, Portugal agree to deal for 500,000 laptops: "Intel Corp. on Wednesday pledged to provide elementary school students in Portugal with 500,000 computers based on its Classmate PC design, the latest move by the computer chip maker to take the lead in the emerging low-cost laptop market.The computers will be delivered over the course of the 2008-09 school year.

Austria conference on access technology

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

It was fun to hear students and fresh Ph.Ds I met a professor from Portugal who had a student who developed EasyVoice , software that makes it possible for someone who cannot speak to use Voice over IP via Skype to talk to people using a voice synthesizer. We're working with assistive tech vendors to make a better player for dyslexic students, and we expect the DAISY standard to work great for these students as part of Bookshare for Education.

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Tech Soup Blog

The Microsoft Imagine Cup is a student competition to create innovative IT projects and ultimately bring those ideas to market. The Team For a Better World from Portugal developed a prototype low-cost portable device that determines blood types in about 5 minutes. Very sophisticated for a student team.

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