Manufacturing Milestones 12/13/05 1/14/06 2/24 4/3 5/9 7/26 9/22 11/22 2/5/07 Kick-off Major design review Design Spec frozen ID Ready Ready for A-test (EVT) Ready for B-test (DVT) Ready for C-test (PVT) Ready for manufacturing Ready to ship Critical items: -Cost -Power consumptions -Reliability Critical designs: - CPU+chip set - Dual mode LCD - Pieces of moving part Regressive B-test (DVT) (If needed) April 30 th Developer boards May 24 th Prototype display July 15 th Alpha units November 15 th Beta units
Seven countries + Massachusetts (maybe) China India Thailand Egypt Nigeria Brazil Argentina
Nov. 17 announced WSIS Dec. 12 Quanta agreed to build May 24 Learning Learning @ MIT July ’06 final country commitment Q3 ’06 developer prototypes Q4 ’06 education prototypes Q1 ’07 rollouts TimeLine
Laptop price commitment $100 target price in 2008 Price will float (downwards) tracking the cost of components $135 anticipated in 2007 constantly lowering $50 target price in 2010
National task force Hardware Connectivity Software Education Rollout Foreign Relations Public Relations
Economics Initial and launch: Central government funded Single order Subsequent: Philanthropic Organizations Child-to-child funding Commercial subsidy Adopt-a-village Etc.
Educational approach Seamless, in and out of school Constructionist Peer-to-peer teaching One laptop per child One laptop per teacher
Country rollout 2007 – 1 million machines Viral training of teachers 3-6 pilot regions Total saturation Strong developer community