This time Intel has done work for introducing a device called Intel Education Content Access Point that targets school system. Precisely it is built for schools of developing region where internet access or electricity might be unreliable. Intel Education Content Access Point looks like a WiFi router but has capability to do more than the router. It is particularly designed for educators and students to access educational contents within the classroom.
The Intel Access Point is Linux based device, which has preloaded school content or even teachers can upload their customizable content to share with their students. When the device is connected to Internet, it then acts like WiFi router. Teachers can able to share content to up to 50 students which they access using web browser. In case, if there is no internet signal, then Intel Access Point can still keep student connected to each other. On the other hand, the built-in 4050mAh battery has capability to keep the device ON for 5 hours without electricity.
As far as the Internet connectivity is concerned, it comes with 802.11a/b/gn/ac WiFi and Ethernet connectivity so that it can be connected by either means. In addition, it has also an optional support for 3G and 4G LTE to connect to cellular network and behaves like personal hotspot. Moreover, if you look at the specs of the Intel Education Content Access Point, then you would be definitely convinced with its importance in the developing region school system.
- Intel Atom E3815 processor
- 2GB RAM and 8GB of eMMC storage
- 500GB hard drive (optional)
- USB 3.0 port
- Ubuntu 12.04 software
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