Opius has created a computer for a workforce on the move. The C21 has been created for mobile data solutions company Cognito. It is designed to withstand wear and tear, with key features such as a thick rubber casing, a magnesium die-cast chassis and heavy duty integrated structure. As the new design has to be portable, the laptop-style computer weighs just 1kg. It offers the user the ability to receive and send text messages, e-mails and faxes, among other things and has been engineered to enable data links over the dedicated Cognito radio network to be fully integrated into a company’s intranet/ management systems.
The three-day festival will explore the “positive impact” design can have in society.
David Coombs, head of strategic services at Cheil UK, says if we want people to embrace smart tech, we need to stop aiming for the future.
The engineering company has announced that the vehicle, previously expected to be on roads by 2020, is not “commercially viable”.
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