Once upon a time, there was the Simputer. It was intended to be the first Indian handheld computing device and was built by some of the finest engineers. It now lies in an unmarked grave. But FreeCharge, built by a philosophy major is now the rage. Irony, anyone?
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The long journey from Simputer to FreeCharge
What lessons does the Simputer hold for Make in India?
The Simputer showed that India can design an innovative tech product. What holds it back? Its capability in hardware manufacturing and very little experience in marketing a new category of devices.