Acorn Times - Next Generation NC
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Printed on : 10/03/98 - 16:42Date : 10th March 1998
Acorn launches the next generation of Network Computers,
delivering Pentium-class performance on a low-cost device for
the Internet access market.
Acorn set the standard for the first generation of NCs by providing the
reference designs for Oracle/NCI. Since August, Acorn has been
driving the NC clone market, ensuring wide availability of
NC-compliant devices from many sources.
Now with the coNCord ultra-fast NC, Acorn has set an unbeatable
pace for the next generation. Based on the Digital SA110 StrongARM
processor, with a 233MHz clock speed, coNCord uses Acorn's
world-beating TVCentric™ technology to bring rock-steady,
monitor-quality output to both PAL and NTSC televisions.
coNCord has deeply embedded support for Java, a smartcard
interface, and infra-red keyboard support, enabling it to be controlled
from the remote handset familiar to all domestic TV users, as well as
from a standard keyboard. coNCord is available either in the standard
NC casing or as a visually stunning tower system.
The coNCord licence is available with a full range of customisation
options, including software bundles and branding, and 16-bit fonts,
allowing Acorn's partners and customers to build the machine to suit
their exact requirements.
"coNCord is a great step forward in the evolution of NC," comments Kevin Coleman, Head of Communications at Acorn Group. "It is a faster, more powerful machine anything else currently available, and once again ma
Acorn out as leaders in this field. We now offer a co range of technologies for licence, from entry level consumer orientated products right up to Enterprise
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