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    The Simputer Project - Aims at developing low cost access device that can pervade the rural landscape, especially in third world countries.

    'Simputer' Aims at the Developing World - Innovative sub-$200 Internet device will help non-literate users. [PC World]

    PicoPeta Simputer Pvt. Ltd. - A Simputer solutions company. The primary business is to use the Simputer as a building block to provide large scale IT solutions to International clients.

    'Poor-man's computer' to educate young Indians - The first assignment of a poor man's hand-held computer, developed in Bangalore, is to bring basic education to tribal children in central India. [Asia Times]

    'Simputer' cometh - In a bid to take information technology to the masses in India and other developing countries, academics and students from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) at Bangalore, and engineers from Bangalore-based design company Encore Software Ltd., have designed in their spare time a sub-$200 handheld Internet appliance. [IDG News Service]

    Simply Simputer! - An interview with Vinay Deshpande, Chairman and CEO, Encore Software Ltd. [The Hindustan Times]

    PicoPeta Simputers - A simple handheld to bridge India's digital divide. [Technology Review]

    'Simple computer' that reads your e-mail for you - It's not a palm-top, it's not a computer. This pocket-sized device can talk to you, read out your e-mail and is called a "Simputer." [Yahoo]

    India to Compute on the Cheap - In spite of the country producing some great tech talent, the vast majority of India’s nearly 1 billion people haven't benefited from the IT revolution at all. [Wired]

    Gear up for the launch of Simputer this month-end - The revolutionary computing product - Simputer - is all set for a nationwide launch by month-end. The product has been launched by Simputer Trust in association with Bangalore-based Encore Software Ltd and professors from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. [Financial Express]

    Simputer's Ajit Anvekar: Keeping up the Open Source 'josh' - Ajit R. Anvekar didn't grow up with a computer, in fact, he bought his own PC only about two years ago, but he has already contributed to one of the best examples of Open Source's potential effect on the digital divide. [NewsForge]

    How Can You Use A PC If You Can't Even Read? - Indian scientists design a computer specially for the poor. []

    Indian handheld to tackle digital divide - Indian scientists and engineers develop a handheld computer to help the poor and illiterate join the information age. [BBC News]

    Simputer to bridge digital divide - A non-profit group in India has created a simple, inexpensive, multilingual handheld device aimed at bringing computing to Third World nations — dubbed the Simputer. [MSNBC]

    Handheld PC bridges digital divide - Indian scientists invent cheap device enabling poor and illiterate to surf internet. [The Guardian]

    Simputer: the computer for the masses - For sheer versatility, the thingamajig is streets ahead of other gizmos. It's simple, it's portable. At about Rs 9,000 per piece, it's highly affordable. []

    Simple Inexpensive Mobile Computer: The Simputer - Sachin Karol links to this Time Asia report about the Simputer. [Slashdot]

    Simputer to bridge divide - Four scientists from India's premier science institute and three private entrepreneurs have unveiled a prototype of the "Simputer" - a portable handheld computer for the rural masses. [Australian IT]

    Low-cost 'people's computers' target developing nations to get poor on-line - High-tech whizzes in developing countries are cobbling together bare-bones "people's computers" -- dubbed "Volkscomputers" in Brazil -- to offer the poor a bridge to the Internet Age -- a market that major PC makers have overlooked. []

    A Simple Plan - From Bangalore comes a spirited attempt to bring computers to the gigabyte-less masses. []

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