Thomson WiFi Tablet

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Description: Thomson have recently announced they are teaming up with Texas Instruments for their WiFi Tablet. The WiFi Tablet will be based on TI's TMS320DM6441 processor. The DM6441 is a SoC which consists of an ARM9 core and a TMS320C64x+ digital signal processor (DSP) core plus video/imaging co-processors. The Wifi Tablet has been designed to provide users with IPTV around the home. The tablet features; an 8-inch, 800 x 480 resolution, widescreen display and high-quality stereo speakers and combines an all in one innovative home media center, a residential broadband gateway with integrated DECT handset, and integrated storage. The WiFi Tablet is expected to go to market at the end of Q2, 2008.

ARM CPU: ARM926 Processor

OS: Linux

Silicon Supplier: TI Davinci TMS320DM6441 + DSP Processor


  • Portable wireless IPTV anywhere in a WiFi-covered area
  • 8” 16/9 touch-screen WVGA 800x480 pixels resolution 
  • H264 wireless video stream
  • Powerful stereo speakers
  • Ergonomic interface for simple use
  • Conditional Access
  • Access to remote & local network MultiMedia contents
  • USB-A connector for extended usability 
  • Dock-station (optional) for comfortable usability

Source: LinuxDevices