AlphaSmart Announces the Dana Wireless
In addition to internal Wi-Fi, Dana Wireless also includes some other new features, the 560 by 160 pixel screen can now support 16 shades of grayscale, and the unit will get a memory boost to 16mb of RAM.
The Dana has two MMC/SD slots for memory and peripherals, a USB port for modems and printers and an IR port. It is 12.4 inches wide, 9.3 inches deep and 1.9 inches thick. It is made of strong ABS polycarbonate plastic and has been designed to survive being mistreated. AlphaSmart has added additional SDIO support and several drivers for USB modems have been built in. Also included is a new version of PrintBoy and an updated spell checker.
Dana Wireless will be available for back-to-school season and customers will have the option of purchasing Dana with or without wireless capabilities. It will retail for $429.
"PalmSource supports the innovative solutions being created by AlphaSmart, whose cost-effective mobile solutions are extending the use of exciting technology to educators and students," said David Nagel, president and CEO of PalmSource, Inc. "The emergence of the new Dana demonstrates the momentum of the Palm OS and Wi-Fi environment."
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