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PC in a network jack

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  1. Darksaber

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    A company named "Chip PC" has released a PC which "fits into the constraints of a network jack":

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    It runs at either 333Mhz or 500MHz, and comes with a DVI or VGA connector. The version with the DVI connector needs an external power supply while the other version uses "power over ethernet". The thin client has 32MB Flash memory, 64MB ram and 4MB graphic memory.

    Whats next? PC on a USB Stick?

    Source: Golem.de
     
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    And where is the network jack that this thing is so centered around? I don't even see it...
     
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    It's already plugged into the network jack. Just hook a monitor, keyboard, mouse, maybe some speakers to it and voila! Instant terminal!
     
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    thats wierd... is that really a pc that plugs into a usb?
     
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    @Tory:

    the network plug is in the back of the device, so you can just hardwire it, and mount the "PC" into the whole.

    @Pheonix:
    na the USB Stick question was just a "whats next?" question...this PC is roughly 6cmx6cm (real rough measurement...)

    cheers
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    Can anyone think of a use for this? :confused:
     
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    Small low power terminals in office building, hospitals, schools, or anywhere you would need access to a network.
     
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    Yeah, that's about my guess as well. Somewhere were you have a big ass server on the network and all you're doing is accessing some of its resources... ;) I bet it's not very cheap though.
     

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