Indian schoolboy builds a computer without a hard disk. Guwahati teen develops a computer system that uses a microchip instead of a hard disk. The schoolboys Mr Afreed Islam has developed a prototype of a computer system. That uses a microchip, embedded with an operating system. Which allows dependencies on both Windows and Linux-based software simultaneously.
Afreed a student of Little Flower School, Hatigaon, has named his invention Revo Book. He says that the microchip replaced both mechanical and electronic hard disk drives. That also doubles as a storage unit and therefore does not run the risk of data loss or system crash.
He has also developed an operating system called ReVo IX which he has installed on the microchip. He stated that his system comes with an integrated firewall. It works as a completely independent operating system. He added that he has applied for a patent for the OS.
A hard disk drive always runs the risk of data loss. It has moving parts which may crash due to shock and also when brought in a strong magnetic field. However, the microchip has no moving parts. Also not influenced by the magnetic field. Therefore there is little risk of data loss of the microchip-run computing system. He explained Anupam Barman, Senior Systems Consultant. The Assam Electronics Development Corporation Limited. Who was also present at the launch of Afreed’s invention.
The idea to develop this system came to my mind. First when he was studying in Class VII. He encountered some problems while operating computers. Mr Afreed has partnered with a German company for manufacturing the computer system.