Marvell Gives OLPC $5.6 Million Dollars For XO-3 Tablet Development
What to make to this? Marvell, has stepped up their commitment to an XO-3 with $5.6 million dollar grant to One Laptop per Child for XO-3 laptop development through 2011. As Nicholas Negroponte tells Xconomy:
"Their money is a grant to the OLPC Foundation to develop a tablet or tablets based on their chip," he says. "They're going to put the whole system on a chip."
Yet past that seemingly simple announcement, I get very confused.
First, Negroponte says that OLPC & Marvell will show something "concrete" at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on January 2011 that: