HumaniNet Mobility Portal

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by Vern Gillespie and Larry Bentley
Updated: 03/29/09

Mobile Devices

Pocket PC PDA (Microsoft Mobile 6 Classic)

HP Ipaq 211
The HP 211 PDA has a 4” diagonal sharp 640x480 resolution display (VGA). The HP 211 has a 624 MHz processor, CF and SD expansion card ports and runs Windows Mobile® 6 Classic Edition. The integrated WiFi 802.11b/g chipset is compatible with WEP through WPA2-Enterprise (EAP-TLS and PEAP) and WiFi Multimedia.

http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/quickspecs/
12781_na/12781_na.HTML

Netbook PC’s (Microsoft XP Windows OS / Linux

8.9” Asus EEE 900HA
is a netbook with a 8.9” 1024x600 (WSVGA) resolution display.  The EEE 900HA has an Intel Atom N270 processor, 1.0 Gb SRAM, 160 Gb hard drive, USB ports and 4 cell 5200mAH battery.  The 900HA has integrated 802.11b/g WiFi wireless that is compatible with 802.1x and runs the Windows XP Home operating system.  The 900HA weighs about two pounds and  has a 15 watts power draw.

http://www.asus.com/products.aspx?modelmenu=2&model=2643&l1=24&l2=164&l3=0&l4=0

http://event.asus.com/eeepc/comparison/eeepc_comparison.htm

Comments - The ASUS EEE 904HA has the keyboard of the EEE 1000 series, but the display size and hard drive of the 900 series.  The EEE 904HA, will boot off either the SD slot or USB thumb drives and internal drive.   The Asus EEE 900 series looks uses12 VDC while the Asus EEE 700 wants 9.7 VDC.

8.9”Acer Aspire One
is a netbook with a 8.9” 1024x600 (WSVGA) resolution display.  The Aspire One has an Intel Atom N270 processor, 512Mb SRAM, 120 Gb hard drive, USB ports and 6 cell battery (about 5 hours).  The Aspire One has integrated 802.11b/g WiFi wireless and runs the Windows XP Home operating system.  About 2.2 pounds and about 15 watts power draw.  

Comments - The Acer Aspire series appears to only boot off the USB ports or internal drive.   The Aspire will boot off an SD chip in a USB adapter but will not boot of the same SD chip in the SD slot.  Aspire power supply uses 18-19 VDC.

http://www.acer.com/aspireone/

8.9” CTL Classmate Convertible
is a netbook with a 8.9” 1024x600 (WSVGA) resolution resistive touch display.  The CTL Convertible has an Intel Atom 1.6 Ghz processor, 1.0 Gb SRAM, 60 Gb hard drive, USB ports and 6 cell  battery.  The Convertible has integrated 802.11b/g/n WiFi wireless and runs the Windows XP Home operating system.  About thee pounds.

http://www.ctlcorp.com/v4/p-715-ctl-2go-convertible-classmate-pc-89-laptoptablet-with-hard-drive-and-windows-xp-home.aspx

Comments – Most netbooks should be able to charge with 12-14 VDC so they can work from a car/airplane jack, with minimal extra power brick.

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Low Power Specialized Computer

5” Inveneo Computing Solution
is a special low power all in one computer with a  15” 1024x768 resolution display.  The Inveneo has an Intel AMD500 Mhz  processor, 512 Mb RAM, 40 Gb hard drive and USB ports.  The Inveneo runs the Xubuntu (Linux) operating system.  Power draw for the monitor and computing unit combination is about 22 watts.
http://www.inveneo.org/download/Computing_Station-081308.pdf

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Mini Webpad Computer

3.5” Apple iPod Touch
The iPod Touch has a 3.5” touch sensitive screen.  The touch has a 802.11b/g wireless compatible with 802.1x.
http://www.apple.com/ipodtouch/specs.html

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Mobile Software Resources

Handango
10,000+ Palm, Pocket PC and other mobile OS software titles
http://www.handango.com

Mobile Device and Accessories
Used PDA Resource
30-day money back guarantee
http://www.usedhandhelds.com

Used Laptop Resource
six-month warranty
http://www.laptopoutlet.com

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Ruggedized Cases

Otter Water-resistant Cases
Ruggedized and waterproof cases that fits many PDA’s and other mobile devices.
http://www.otterbox.com

Waterproof / Dustproof Lightweight Case
Lightweight heavy plastic cases that use a unique double zipper technique to keep mobile devices protected from dust and moisture. See under FAQ more information on Waterproof FAQ.
http://www.aquapac.net/usstore/erol.html

Pelican Hardside Cases
Pelican hardside case provide waterproof protection for mobile devices. Pelican also makes hardside cases for shipping.
http://www.pelican-case.com/

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Power Options

Electrovaya Power Pad - 130
A large battery pack that extends laptop battery life to 10 hours. See the compatibility list
http://www.electrovaya.com/products/powerpad/master/Default.aspx
http://www.electrovaya.com/products/powerpad/models/CompatibilityList.aspx for details. (note - large matrix loads slow)

Socket Mobile Power Pack
Large external battery for PDA’s, smartphones…. Rated capacity is 7,200 mAh Standard Charge/ Discharge.
http://www.socketmobile.com/pdf/accessory/mobile-power-pack_ds.pdf
http://www.socketcom.com/pdf/CompatibilityMobilePowerPack.pdf (note - large matrix loads slow)
http://www.expansys-usa.com/d.aspx?i=135154

Sunlinq 12 Watt Flexible Solar Panel
http://www.earthtechproducts.com/p2007.html

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Humanitarian Products Resources

Bogo Light
Bright solar powered flashlights
http://www.bogolight.com

Freeplay Weza
http://www.freeplayenergy.com/product/weza

Eton FR150 Windup Radio
AM/FM radio and flashlight  that can be charged via windup, solar or usb.  
http://www.etoncorp.com/product_card/?p_ProductDbId=345556

Water for the World Water Purifier
http://waterfortheworld.com/solution
http://waterfortheworld.com/products-page

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