Kreative Komputing has this week launched a new Kickstarter campaign to raise the $30,000 it requires to take its Kreative Mediabook A156 open source laptop into production.
The Kreative Mediabook A156 will be supplied running ARTIST X 2.0 a closed source Operating System built and maintained by Systak I.T. Solutions. Watch the video below to learn more about the project.
Kreative Mediabook Pro Specifications :
– A156-4G 1T CPU Clock speed
– Quad-Core i5 2.0GHz 64-bit up to 2.42GHz CPU Camera
– Single Webcam with 2.0 MP front cam Memory
– RAM 4GB DDR3L 1333MHz, up to 8GB | Storage 500GB HDD Display
– Screen size 15.6-inch color LED, WXGA, and image aspect Ratio 16:9 Dimension & Weight
– 37.30 cm x 25.00 cm x 2.60 cm, 2.40Kg Battery
– Lithium-ion 11.1V / 5000mAh high capacity 4-cell battery Connectors
– 3 x USB Host 3.5mm Headphone Jack, (headphone and mic), mic jack, mini HDMI, Secure Digital (SD) card slot Input
– (keyboard, touchpad) built-in numeric keyboard, touchpad Color
– Black, Blue Optical Storage
– DVDRW Operating System – Artist X 2.0
The creators of the open source laptop explain a little more about the Kickstarter project :
Picture Artist X LINUX. Our goal is to produce the first Supported open source Laptop Computer. Most open source Linux operating systems come without support or Warranty. With the Help of Systak I.T. Solutions And Artist X 2.0 we want to support and warranty the first Linux
Artist X contains many multimedia software packages for audio, 2D and 3D graphics, and video production. The goal of this Operating System is to showcase the variety of multimedia software available on the Artist X platform and to enable creative individuals to accomplish their tasks with without the use of Expensive Apple Products by providing Artist X OEM with our line of Artist X Laptops.
Users can also have a user Graphical Interface that Resembles Microsoft Windows in many ways without Violating the Copyright laws involving Microsoft. pledgers will recieve out Kreative Mediabook pro A156 Original.
For more information on the new Kreative Mediabook Pro jump over to the Kickstarter website for details and to make a pledge from $460 by following the link below.