Project Summary1. KUKU is the acronym for "Kiswahili Uhuru Kompyuta (ya) Umma". Kompyuta (ya) Umma literally means in Swahili language: the computer for everybody.
It stands for inexpensive computer hardware which power consumption amounts to a few Watts only based on i.MX515.
2. Kiswahili Uhuhu (OS) is our name for a computer operating system with a graphical user interface in Kiswahili language, based on Étoilé http://etoileos.com/
Many people in East African don't speak an European language which currently barres them from the use of computers.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swahili_language
Étoilé will let computer illiterate use a system that is closer to their mental model of how computers should work.
The development and feasibility of KUKU is continuously tested in a pilot project with the Tanzanian Police Force http://bbrv.blogspot.com/2011/03/more-participation-please.html
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