South African Firm Introduces Africa’s First Solar-Powered Computer




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South African Firm Introduces Africa’s First Solar-Powered ComputerSouth African-based Capsule Technologies has designed and successfully launched Africa’ first solar-powered Android desktop computer which targets Africans without adequate access to constant .

Dubbed IMPI Mk1 – meaning in Zulu – solar-powered machine which runs on Android operating system has up to 4GB of RAM (random-access memory), a 500GB hard drive plus WiFi capability and retails for R3,000 ($314). It also works energy capacity as low as 20Watts of compared to average 200W to 400W on regular desktop computers.

founder, Megan Verkuil said Capsule Technologies hand-picked Android to ride on the popularity its usage amongst African users. It designed to withstand the dusty African terrain.[eap_ad_2]

The Cape-Town based technology firm launched about five ago and is already looking forward to expanding beyond the South African market.

Capsule Technologies is strategically positioned in Western Cape Province which is to a fledging cluster of IT hub. (Ventures Africa)[eap_ad_3]