Reinstating its support to the government’s digital India vision and to ensure increased technology penetration in the education sector, Intel’s Indian wing has come up with some fresh initiative.
The announcement was made at ‘Education Solutions Technology Framework’ conclave which was co-organized by PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Intel highlighted that it is collaborating with leading device manufacturers, education digital content and publishers, as well as education solution providers, to build end-to-end solutions that promote the use of technology in India’s education sector.
In this regard Intel has made its A1020 processor available to leading device manufacturing partners whose basic features include power saving and is most suited for education applications in semi urban and rural India. Intel is enabling the standard availability of devices, as well as education content and solutions on the Pentium processor A1020.
Intel’s backend infrastructure will enable devices and solutions to connect and provide a seamless education experience to the student and teacher community, as well as to the school managements.
Addressing the conclave, Debjani Ghosh – Vice President, Sales and Marketing Group and Managing Director, Intel South Asia, said that over the past decade, Intel and Intel® Foundation have invested more than USD one billion in over 100 countries, towards universal education programs.
She further added that this initiative to create a comprehensive ecosystem is another such endeavor to establish an accessible digital infrastructure that enables affordable solutions.
Device manufacturers such as Acer, Hewlett-Packard , Dell , Lenovo etc will continue to provide a spectrum devices, which includes those powered by the Pentium A1020 processor. The Education Solution Providers will help deploy management solutions for schools, classrooms, content and learning, and also manage student information systems.