Mumbai, Apr 4 (UNI) Wipro Infotech, in an attempt to bridge the digital divide in India, today launched the 'SuperGenius Bharat PC', targeted and designed specifically for use in rural India.
The computer is based on Intel's innovative PC platform, that has been developed exclusively to meet rural needs and equipped to operate in a community setting, which accommodates diverse environmental conditions of the country.
''Rural India deserves a superior, customised yet, affordable PC that can operate despite environmental and infrastructural bottlenecks. Wipro SuperGenius Bharat PC is an earnest technology offering that aims to increase and facilitate PC usage in rural India'', a company release quoting Mr Anil Jain, vice president (personal), computing division of Wipro Infotech, today said.
The hardware and software features of the latest PC differentiates it from standard desktop PCs and make it an attractive platform for the rural environment, the release said.
The PC consists of a rugged chassis that is engineered to resist extreme dust and heat conditions. Additionally, unlike typical desktops, this new PC can continue to operate if AC power is unavailable without loss of any data.
''The Wipro SuperGenius Bharat PC is a step towards taking basic computing closer to the common man'', said Mr K S Viswanathan, chief executive, India geography, wipro infotech.
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