Released the first Russia-based PC on processor “Baikal”

Posted By on February 26, 2016

The Russian company “T-Platforms” at Embedded World exhibition introduced the first mass-based PC processors Russian “Baikal-T1”, created its “daughter” “Baikal Electronics”.

c2RlbGFub3VuYXMucnUvdXBsb2Fkcy8xLzMvMTM5MTQyNzUzNTE4NF9vcmlnLmpwZWc_X19pZD02MDQyOQ==The processor was the “heart” of the new version of the computer monoblock “Meadowsweet Terminal”, which is characterized by enhanced protection against unauthorized access to the system.

According to the manufacturer, processor “Baikal-T1” uses other than Intel x86 chipsets and ARM (Advanced RISC Machine) MIPS architecture, which was designed according to the concept of RISC (ie processors with reduced instruction set).

Recall that the device was announced in the spring of spring 2015. Initially monoblock worked for Intel processors.

tavolga“Meadowsweet Terminal” is equipped with a 21.5-inch IPS-display resolution of Full HD, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M 2GB graphics (GDDR5), from 4 to 32 GB of RAM, and a built-in storage from 512 GB to 1 TB.

Novelty can be used as a workstation running OC Linux Debian 8, as well as a “thin client” in the thermal mode. In the first case, the computer can work with any compatible software operating system, and the second – perhaps providing remote access to any application through a Web browser or by using the remote desktop protocols such as RDP or VNC.

The company positions the device as the perfect “last mile” between the IT-infrastructure and the end-user for government agencies and enterprise customers with high demands on data security.

The company also plans to launch production in the form of a modification of a standard compact desktop without an integrated display.

zz0-2For small parties, the approximate price of Russian candy bar is 69 000 rubles per unit. For large orders the manufacturer is going to negotiate the price tag alone. It is known that the first batch of around 1000 pieces.