Inveneo's computers for emerging nations aren't' the cheapest I've seen. At $469 to $769, the computers (the price includes a LCD screen, the systems are actually some of the highest priced models out there.
The company, though, makes it up on lower cost of ownership and energy efficiency, which are even bigger problems overseas, it says co-founder Bob Marsh. The Communications Station, which includes a VoIP unit, runs on 22 watts at its peak. The Computing Station (no VoIP unit) tops at 18 watts. That's lower than most processors alone.
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