Question about future devices (GTA03,04)

Kevin Dean kevin at
Tue Jun 3 03:07:08 CEST 2008

This is GTA03 -

On Mon, Jun 2, 2008 at 6:44 PM, Sergey Volkov <sgvolk at> wrote:
> Hello, openmoko community.
> I have a question regarding future products of Openmoko. Wiki says
> that GTA03 is actually HXD8, a car
> navigation system. This claim is based on a post by Michael Lauer,
> But IMHO that inference is not obvious:
> Martin Bernreuther writes:
>> looking at the Wiki, there're also speculations about another Neo-like device:
>> This seems not to correspond to the GTA04. (Maybe  HXD8==GTA03?)
>> Is there a more complete roadmap about the "Neo-Productline" somewhere?
> And Michael Lauer replies:
>> > device:
>> This cat is long out of the box. It's the Dash Express device.
> For me the actual question of GTA03 vs. GTA04 remains unanswered.
> Also, Michael Lauer recently posted
> following on the openmoko-kernel list:
>> I don't want to talk too much about future products, but I would vote against
>> going away from NAND for 03 -- there's too many business risks. 03 is about
>> evolution. 04 is revolution.
> This makes the issue completely unclear, esp. GTA03 part. AFAIK (my
> opinion stems from
> the discussion which took place in May on the hardware list) GTA04 is
> a brand new
> device based on a more advanced SoC. But it's very hard to find any info on 03.
> Could anybody unveil the GTA03 mystery? What are the hardware specs, will the
> shared-slow-videoRAM-bus issue be fixed (for me it's the main reason
> to wait for the
> next device)?
> Any comments from openmoko employees are especially welcome ! (:
> PS don't kick me too hard, it's my first post to this list (;
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