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New Delhi: Low-cost Aakash tab project closes,1 lakh target achieved: RTI


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Sajib Nandi

"The Aakash project at IIT Bombay was closed on 31st March, 2015, after successfully completing all targets. Specifications for future upgraded version have been submitted to the government. IIT Bombay is not in the knowledge of future plans," as stated by IIT Bombay official in the RTI.

 

Read more at: Low-cost Aakash tab project closes,1 lakh target achieved: RTI - The Economic Times

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Prasad GLN

We are late entrants in technology every where. Now it is possible to purchase such tabs for lesser rate than Govt prescribed rate, and continuing the project is not viable when technology is undergoing changes in week's time.

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MANOJ B. PATEL

The low-cost Aakash tablet project rolled out by Government and managed by IIT Bombay was shut down in March 2015 suggests a reply to an RTI query. The device often had problems such as low memory, the system gave up and had frequent freezes, and sound quality of the device was pretty poor too. The tablet did not support all formats, had a very low battery life and had inability to install free software available online were also cited by users.Read more at;

RTI Reveals Aakash Tablet Project Shut In March After Achieving 1 Lakh Target

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