Marvell Plug Computer 3.0 with Wireless and Built-in Hard Drive

Marvell have unveiled a small PC that is called the Plug Computer 3.0. The Plug Computer 3.0 comes with integrated wireless connectivity as well as a built-in hard drive. As well as having the connectivity and storage built-in the Plug Computer runs a 2GHz Armada processor.

Plug Computers can be used for a variety of things including streaming video’s to a nearby TV, playing music over Wi-Fi to a stereo wireless receiver and allowing for connectivity to a number of gadgets around the home.

‘With unprecedented integration and very low power design, Plug Computer 3.0 offers a powerful, yet compact, and green development platform to accelerate the development and availability of innovative software and services in the home, said Dr. Simon Milner, Vice President and General Manager, Enterprise Business Unit, Communications and Consumer Group at Marvell. ‘Following the shipment of more than 10,000 SheevaPlug¢ development kits to date, we’re confident that this will be a transformational year, where innovative concepts organically fuel a new generation of rich applications to go hand-in-hand with the always-on lifestyle.

Other features could include home automation, medical monitoring, content sharing, security and access control, industrial automation, agriculture and mesh/grid computing to name a few things.

The Plug Computer is designed to always be on and can draw 1/10th of the power of a regular computer making it very efficient.

Via: Walyou

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