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[Exclusive]Khadas VIM2 #Open Source TV BOX 3+64G Exclusive New Event in Gearbest August 21 -- August 28
Gearbest.com posted a topic in Gearbest.comTime: 2017.8.21-- 2017.8.28 Events: Khadas VIM2 Open Source TV BOX Exclusive New Event in Gearbest Dear friends, Today, we will bring an exclusive new event for the Khadas VIM2 Open Source TV BOX 3+64G. Let's go to see whom it is! #Khadas VIM2 #Open SourceTV Box 2 x 2 MIMO WiFi Gigabit LAN with WOL 3+64G 219804403 SPI Flash + 3GB DDR4 + 64GB eMMC + AP6359SA with RSDB + #Open Source SBC - Page flash sale price: $109.99 - Coupon: :clap: GBVIM2MAX :clap: - Coupon price: $99.99 - Amount: 100 / Per day(from 2017-08-21 TO 2017-08-28 00:00 UTC) - Link: https://www.gearbest.com/promotion-khadas-vim2-tv-box-special-1531.html?lkid=10695720 Product Introduction Video - Link: https://youtu.be/FZX6c8o5kzo Main Features: #1 An Open Source DIY Box @mlogic S912 ● MCU: power management, EEPROM for customization, and boot media ( SPI flash or eMMC ) setup - Link: https://www.gearbest.com/promotion-khadas-vim2-tv-box-special-1531.html?lkid=10695720 #2 Amazing Khadas, Always amazes you ● All models feature with 802.11a/b/g/n/ac - Link: https://www.gearbest.com/promotion-khadas-vim2-tv-box-special-1531.html?lkid=10695720 #3 ● WOL: power on or wake up VIM2 remotely over Lan through APP or web page - Link: https://www.gearbest.com/promotion-khadas-vim2-tv-box-special-1531.html?lkid=10695720 #4 ● RSDB ( Real Simultaneous Dual Band ), which lets VIM2 and other devices transmit and receive data over two bands at the same time - Link: https://www.gearbest.com/promotion-khadas-vim2-tv-box-special-1531.html?lkid=10695720 #5 Mini Size #6 Detail Design #7 ● UEFI: similar with traditional BIOS, UEFI is a specification that defines a software interface between an operating system and platform firmware ● The UEFI for VIM2 is still at the developmental stage and will be released once finalized Other Promotion info, think that you should not miss! https://www.gearbest.com/promotion-khadas-vim2-tv-box-special-1531.html?lkid=10695720 #1 First 5 Unit Daily, only $45.99 (from 8.21-8.28,9:00 UTC) #2 Other Version Flash sale #3 Buy one get free Khadas Remote Control 12 Buttons for VIM2 TV Box #4 $0.99 Add-On #5 Youtube Video Give Away Acivity - Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BS7s4be45oc #Welcome to join in our Khadas VIM2 Open Source TV BOX show https://www.gearbest.com/promotion-khadas-vim2-tv-box-special-1531.html?lkid=10695720 Anything I can do for you, pls feel free to PM me. Best regards, Anny
Ok I want to start this topic and see if there is any possible way to get communication with people at ONDA and try convince them to do the right and legal thing and release their kernel source. Android is under a open-source license so it is actually entirely legal and our right to have access to the source code. Everything done by google is available all the cool custom roms are out there carbon CM MIUI ext the AOSP is a massive success and the only thing needed is for hardware manufacturers like onda to release their kernel source. Most of which is hardly propriety lets be honest here they not exactly market leaders in this field so they really have nothing to loose and everything to gain and I think they can be convinced of this! Judging by the current performance of their kernel onda only stands to gain by releasing this the open source community can probably do a better job debugging their code than they can - scary but true. So I am suggesting 3 simple goals. 1) Establish communication with ONDA (for this we will need someone who speaks fluent Chinese (mandarin) and English. Ideally someone located in China would be highly useful. 2) Request that they release their kernel source code for their tablet. We should have persistence with this often if you ask someone to do something a lot of times they will do it simply to get rid of the nagging person. Ideally this won't be the case and they will do it because its the right thing to do and they could benefit and learn from the experience. Hell I mean they are using an open-source operating system they half way there they just need to embrace the philosophy and there is no harm in asking. 3) Finally if we can get the kernel source release we should pledge to buy a tablet for a good developer on XDA- who can port some of the cool roms like carbon CM or MIUI to our device. (I will happily donate to such a fund if we can get the kernel source). This shouldn't be to hard if we get 100 ppl to donate a $2 its done. The only difficult part is establishing communication with onda. I suspect if we can get a collaborator in China they could look them up or better yet visit the company and speak with someone in person. I think a lot can be achieved with simple communication and there is no harm in trying. I would attempt it myself but cannot speak mandarin, and live in South Africa. If we can achieve these 3 goals we would have a really awesome tablet.