Friday, November 25, 2016

Computer Aid Connect: Taking the Internet to Remote Areas #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

from Computer Aid Connect: Taking the Internet to Remote Areas #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi
by Zay

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Computer Aid is aiming to bring offline access to educational websites to areas with limited internet access. Right now, it’s turning recycled Raspberry Pi boards into portable internet hotspots.

“It’s for offline students and teachers across the world,” said Nicola Gampell, E-Learning and Marketing Officer for Computer Aid International.

As a result, Connect will “bring them a local internet full of educational resources, ranging from scientific simulations to Wikipedia articles,” Nicola told us.

Inside the Connect is software based on RACHEL-Pi by World Possible.

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