New Kickstarter Campaign to Fund More Compact Version of the Most Hackable Computer Pre-Installed with Windows 10
New York—December 7, 2017—Hackable computer manufacturer LattePanda today announced the launch of the next-generation LattePanda, LattePanda Alpha, the world’s most powerful hackable device pre-installed Windows 10 and compatible with Linux, offering the soul of MacBook within a phone-sized.Even more compact and extrodinary design than the previous palm-sized model, LattePanda Alpha, which is 4 times performance than the previous generation, priced at $269. Besides, another version called LattePanda Delta is released at meantime, the price starts from $129. They are designed for software developers, IoT developers, DIY makers, digital art creators, educators, and “techie” students and even every computer users. LattePanda team today also launched its Kickstarter campaign, which has set a goal to raise $100,000 for continued product development. Kickstarter link
LattePanda Alpha Edition uses the same Intel 7th generation Core m3 processor as the latest MacBook. It is the perfect choice for keeping the power consumption down but still delivering superior performance. More importantly, it also integrates an Arduino Compatible coprocessor to support the access of thousands of sensors and controllers. 40 pairs of interfaces integration on the board, strong expansion capability ensure its infinite possibilities.
The newest versions of LattePanda support to power nearly any Internet of Things creation – from a device for streaming videos or a 3D camera, to a smart car enabler or even easy to handle the development of AI/MR. The possibilities are endless. With the streaming cable, Windows-enabled LattePanda device is allowed to work as a USB on a Mac or Linux system, fully leverage user experience of cross-plateform development.
“There are so many people out there who want to create rather than buy technologies,” said Lauren Pan from LattePanda team. “This is why we redesigned the LattePanda – to make it even easier for these talented and eager individuals to have a tool that can power nearly anything they want to build, whether a video game console, a 4K movie player, an in-home fire sensor, or even a digital instrument. The new-and-improved LattePanda bridges the gap between the physical, electronic and software worlds, and we are very excited to see all of the amazing innovations for which it has been used.”
It is worth to highlight the differences between LattePanda Alpha and Delta,
Alpha is powered by Intel 7th Gen Core m3-7Y30 while Delta is powered by Intel 8th Celeron N4100. According to the CPU benchmark by PassMark, LattePanda Alpha achieves 3539 and Delta gets 1795+. In addition, LattePanda Alpha has 8GB RAM and 64GB ROM and Delta has 4GB RAM and 32GB ROM.
Additional key specifications:
- Windows 10 Pro preinstalled, support Linux
- CPU Up to Intel Core 7th generation M3-7Y30, 2.6Ghz
- Up to 8GB dual-channel RAM
- Compatibility with NVMe SSDs
- Gigabit Ethernet, Wake on lan enable
- Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165, support 2.4G/5G wifi, support Bluetooth V4.2
- Software that includes AI and IoT developer kits, allowing students to explore these advanced technologies in an easy, user-friendly way
- Hardware to support creations that leverage artificial intelligence (AI), augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR) and machine learning (ML)
- Arduino-enabled, support all of arduino IDE and software library, compatible with Arduino sensor and Actuator.
LattePanda team redefined the value of computer technology in the new era, and they hope to provide developers, hobbyists and creators with a creative tool that can upgrade the smart devices around to enhance the life experience. Meanwhile, in order to help DIY craftsman express their ideas more clearly, the unique design of LattePanda Delta would catch people’s eyes at first glance.
For more information on LattePanda Delta, visit www.lattepanda.com.
LattePanda team started from 2015, and surprised to achieve £442,735 and 4,060 backers from the Kickstarter campaign in December, 2015. Supported by the manufacture of DFRobot, LattePanda team delivered the first generation of products in March 2016 as promised. Then LattePanda built up online community for users from all over the world, hundreds of quality projects were born during 3 years. LattePanda R&D team keep on exploring more possibilities of technology, and bring up LattePanda Delta in 2017.
LattePanda is headquartered in Shanghai, China. For more information visit lattepanda.com