Itsy: A Platform for Pocket Computing Research


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Itsy: A Platform for Pocket Computing Research


Motivation for Itsy

Small and Light is Not Enough

How do we Explore this Space?

Itsy Research Plan

Itsy Hardware Overview

Itsy Hardware Architecture

StrongARM SA-1100 Processor

LCD Display

Reflective Color Displays


Power vs. Time

Core I/O Devices

Itsy Motherboard

Itsy Software Overview

Itsy Linux Port

Managing Memory Efficiently

Power Management

Development Environment

Demo Video

Other Demos

Work in Progress

Speech-Centric Interaction

Direct Manipulation - Rock `n' Scroll

Systems Research

Hardware Extensions

Itsy Project Status

Some Hardware Lessons

Some More General Lessons

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