Personal Mobile Hub - Secure PDA
IBM and Consumer Direct Link (CDL) also built a secure PDA in 2002 leveraging the learnings from the Linux Watch project. The device functions of a PDA, Bluetooth wireless access, cellular telephone, and biometric fingerprint recognition, along with a security-oriented hardware/software architecture making it the world's first handheld wireless device with built-in biometric user authentication.
- 206MHz Intel SA-1110 StrongARM system-on-chip processor
- Memory: 32MB or 64MB RAM; 32MB Flash
- 16-Bit color, 320×240 pixel LCD with backlight
- RS232 serial port
- USB port, configurable as either 'host' or 'client' device
- Bluetooth wireless LAN
- GSM/GPRS cellular communication
- Biometric fingerprint sensor
- Size: 5.4 x 3.1 x 0.8 in.
- Weight: 8.8 oz.
- Linux operating system (2.4.x kernel)
- GUI environment and PDA app suite based on Trolltech Qtopia and Opera browser
- IPSec VPN protocol & security algorithms
- IBM DB2E database and Websphere software
- Power management to extend battery life