APC Paper Embedded Computer Features Recycled Cardboard Case

APC Rock Board

VIA Technologies introduced APC Rock and Paper. APC Rock is a board for prototyping projects. It is a complete redesign of the original APC module. APC Paper, which features a recycled cardboard case, is an embedded computer for connecting to the Internet without the need for Windows applications. Both Rock and Paper run a custom Android system built for keyboard and mouse input.

APC Paper Embedded Computer

APC Rock and Paper include a full set of consumer I/O ports and an extensive set of on-board pin headers for expansion, enabling APC to connect to a PC monitor or TV. APC Rock is now available. It is priced at $79. APC Paper will start shipping in March of 2013. It is priced at $99.

APC Rock Board and APC Paper Embedded Computer Features

  • Optimized Android OS (4.0)
  • VIA WonderMedia ARM Cortex-A9 @800Mhz
  • 4GB NAND Flash
  • 512 DDR3 SDRAM
  • Hardware accelerated 2D/3D graphics and video
  • HMDI
  • VGA (Rock only)
  • 1080p output
  • USB 2.0 (x2) and microUSB (OTG)
  • microSD slot
  • 10/100 Ethernet
  • Audio out / Mic in combo
  • 20-pin ARM-JTAG header
  • Extra GPIO, SPI and I2C busses on a header

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