[GTA04] When is the next and more powerful openmoko releasing

Sylvain Paré sylvain.pare at gmail.com
Thu Sep 16 10:03:35 CEST 2010

Thanks for these news!
Some questions:
Does Openmoko Inc. is involved in this right now ?
and which are the next steps between this and a real future GTA04 end-user
Again thanks for your work!

Sylvain (aka GarthPS)

2010/9/16 Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller <hns at computer.org>

> Am 12.08.2010 um 14:12 schrieb RANJAN:
> Hi,
> When is the next and more powerful openmoko (capable of seamless 3D video
> and faster processor) is going to be released???
> Regards
> Sriranjan
> I have good news to announce. We have again made progress
> towards our goals.
> The first step is that the Openmoko Beagle Hybrid [1] (which is our
> experimental and development prototype of such a new Openmoko)
> is now working on the BeagleBoard XM [2]. We had to find a new
> solution to solder the connectors (since the BB-XM already
> has some). And to do some minor software changes to U-Boot. But
> now it works.
> Here you can find some photos of the assembly process:
> http://projects.goldelico.com/p/ombeagle/page/ConnectToBeagleboardXM/
> We now have a 1 GHz ARM Cortex A8 with 3D Video behind
> a Freerunner touch display!
> And there is also good news for the GTA04 OMAP/UMTS upgrade
> board. We have finalized the PCB layout and ordered (thanks to a
> bigger donation) 10 sample boards and a SMD stencil. They will
> arrive in 2-3 weeks. How it could look like is shown here (showing
> a 2-layer mockup board and some of the core components):
> http://download.goldelico.com/gta04/images/DSC00477.jpg
> Nikolaus
> [1]: http://www.handheld-linux.com/wiki.php?page=Openmoko%20Beagle<http://www.handheld-linux.com/wiki.php?page=Openmoko+Beagle>
>       http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Openmoko_Beagle_Hybrid
> [2]: http://beagleboard.org/hardware-xM
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