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Metasys Education Solution
using Intel® Classmate PC
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Metasys Education Solution for Classmate PC

Infrastructure Educational Contents Business Model

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Metasys Education Solution for Classmate PC

Infrastructure Educational Contents Business Model

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Solution Architecture
Internet Wi-Fi Access Point School Sever Home Classroom with Classmate PC

Metasys Education Solution Servers

School Portal • Education Software Repository • Metasys Update Server • Server for Register and Authentication • Metasys Monitor Server

Datacenter
(optional)

Classroom with Classmate PC

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Software Components
Operating SystemApplications
Metasys School Server Metasys Monitor Metasys Datacenter Metasys Sync EduSyst School Portal EduSyst Server

Classroom Management
PolicyControl Theft Control

School Server

Teacher's Notebook Student's Notebook

Metasys Desktop

Produtividade v-Class Teacher PolicyControl EduSyst Desktop Other educational app

Metasys Classmate Productivity tools v-Class Student EduSyst Desktop PolicyControl Other educational app Theft Control

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Metasys Operating Systems
Internet

Metasys Classmate
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Wi-Fi Access Point

School Sever

Metasys School Server

Metasys Desktop
Classroom with Classmate PC
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Metasys Classmate
Linux based operating system specifically created to support the Intel-powered classmate PC hardware architecture and didactic requirements for classroom educational process. It allows students to collaborate, exchange information and review learning materials. It allows teachers to supplement and extend their classes, providing features to help control students during the classes.

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Metasys Classmate
Optimized operating system for the Classmate PC supporting:
– Handwriting and gesture recognition – Touch screen and accelerometer – USB / PATA Flash – Mesh network – Special graphics driver – Teacher control – Parental control – Theft control – Digital pen – File synchronization
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Metasys Classmate
Specific versions for different hardware generation
CMPC 1.0
Intel® Celeron M 900MHz Processor, 512MB / 256MB,8.9" 1024 × 600 color LCD, 10/100M Ethernet, 802.11b/g WLAN, Mesh support, Camera 30fps@640×480 , 1GB Flash, 2GB Flash Intel® Celeron M 900MHz Processor, 512MB / 256MB,8.9" 1024 × 600 color LCD, 10/100M Ethernet, 802.11b/g WLAN, Mesh support, Camera 30fps@640x480, 1GB Flash, 2GB Flash

CMPC 1.5

CMPC 1.5L Intel® Atom N270 1.6GHz Processor, 512MB / 256MB,
8.9" 1024 × 600 color LCD, 10/100M Ethernet, 802.11b/g WLAN, Mesh support, Camera 30fps@640×480, 4GB or 8GB Flash, HD

CMPC CTL

Intel® Atom N270 1.6GHz Processor, 512MB / 256MB, 8.9" 1024 × 600 color LCD, 10/100M Ethernet, 802.11b/g/n WLAN, Mesh support, 1.3 MP camera 30fps 1024×768, Touch Screen, Accelerometer, 4GB or 8GB Flash, HD
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Metasys Desktop
Teacher's notebook operating system
– Modern and sophisticated graphical user interface – Extensive software stack: productivity tools, accessories, office tools, graphics, multimedia, communication, games, system tools ... – Automatic application updates – Automatic user license registration Being delivered with 14 OEM about 600.000 sold licenses

...... more than 150 best-in-class applications installed!
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Metasys School Server
Server operating system which was specifically designed to support the Classmate PC in the school environment. Main features:
– synchronizes the student's data and work files with his home storage area in the server, – allows the definition of access restriction rules and policies to be applied to all Classmate PC's in the school environment, – installs new operating system versions in the Classmate PC, – allows the update of Classmate PC software, – controls school assets, preventing theft and parts reselling, – works as school's Internet gateway.

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Metasys School Server
 Available servers: – user's file system – network authentication for Linux and Windows – Internet, intranet/extranet – E-mail, webmail – groupware – file transfer (FTP) – firewall – network printing for Windows and Linux – data base  Remote web administration  Remote web monitoring  Remote software update  Printing services  Anti spam management  Anti virus for Windows  Bandwidth and free disk space control  Web site access control  RAID mirroring  Data backup and recovery  Process load balance  ...

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Metasys Sync

Teacher's Notebook

School Server

Students can keep their files in the school server or a datacenter, increasing the CMPC storage capability

Collaboration environment

Datacenter
(optional) Internet

Students can share and synchronize files and folders between three or more colleges, integrating them in a collaboration environment.
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Personal Folder

Shared Folder

User can choose which files or folders will remain local and which ones will remain remote.

Local/Remote

Remote Local Local Local Remote Remote Remote Remote Local Remote Local

The student can also open and edit files and navigate into folders that are not currently in local disk space.
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Intel Classmate Theft Control
Theft Control Server: Digital Certificate provision Theft Control Agent: Metasys Classmate component TPM: BIOS component BIOS Message Type de code to unlock the computer: _

School Server

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The Digital Certificate expires and need to be renewed. If the Classmate PC is not connected to the school network it can not be turned on.

Lock the computer

Student's Classmate PC

Unlock the computer

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The Classmate PC downloads the Digital Certificate from the School Server

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Metasys Education Solution for Classmate PC

Infrastructure Educational Contents Business Model

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Metasys Classmate Software Stack

Education Content Classroom Management Productivity Tools Operating System

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Metasys Classmate Software Stack
Kernel and drivers

Education Content Classroom Management Productivity Tools Operating System

Graphical user interface Hardware information center System configuration utilities File manager Network manager File synchronization Backup management Update and package management
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Metasys Classmate Software Stack
Accessories

Education Content Classroom Management Productivity Tools Operating System

Utilities Communication Games Graphics tools Internet services Multimedia Office tools

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Metasys Classmate Software Stack
Classroom collaboration, interaction and control Class model management Test and quiz management

Education Content Classroom Management Productivity Tools Operating System

Web and application access control Digital board support Digital pen support Theft control

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Metasys Classmate Software Stack
Education software:

Education Content Classroom Management Productivity Tools Operating System

– pedagogical application – learning tools – education games Links to reference portals: – digital libraries – online encyclopedia – online dictionaries – education portals

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v-Class
v-Class is a class management application which allows the teacher to control the students that are connected to his/her class. The application is divided into two modules.
– v-Class Teacher, to be installed on a teacher's Classmate PC and allows the teacher to interact with the students connected to him/her. – v-Class Student, to be installed on a student's Classmate PC and integrates with v-Class Teacher to allow students to interact with a teacher.

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v-Class
Students receive commands from the teacher’s computer. School Server Student's Classmate PCs

v-Class Student

Internet

Wi-Fi Access Point Teacher sends commands to the students computers. Teacher’s Notebook or Classmate PC
v-Class Teacher

Students can also send some commands to the teacher’s computer.

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v-Class

Through its computer the teacher has total control on the computer of each student, collectively or individually.

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v-Class
Teacher's Notebook Student's Classmate PC

Student evaluation and online tests Audio and video streamming Screen and computer lock File distribution Homework assignment Strengthens the collaborative learning Shares tasks and activities Shares the learning experience

Compatible with

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PolicyControl
Internet

Allows the creation of policies to configure permissions and restrictions to access Internet sites or applications

Parental Policy
Applications

School Policy

Teacher Policy

BLACK LIST, WHITE LIST, CONTENT FILTER, SCHEDULING

Compatible with

If the student is not connected to the school network or teacher, the valid policy is defined by the parents

If a student is connected to the school network, the school’s policy overlaps

If the student is connected to the teacher via v-Class, the teacher’s policy prevails

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EduSyst Desktop

Links to Content Providers

Class Management Pedagogical Applications Productivity Tools System Tools

.... links to selected content portals for different countries and languages!

.... selected global pedagogic open software apps!
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EduSyst Desktop
Examples of Educational Applications
– Physics: Interactive Physics Lesson; Convert – Unit Conversions; Light Speed – Concepts of Theory and Relativity – Geography: School Atlas – Maps of various countries, Geographic Atlas, Google Earth – Images of Planet Earth; Xmap – Terrestrial globe. – Mathematics: Tux Math – Fundamental Factors; Dr. Geo – Geometric Learning; Kbruch – Exercises using Fractions; KMPlot – Charts of Mathematical Functions; Interactive Mathematics. – And many others, such as astronomy, history, foreign languages, Information Technology, art and music.
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EduSyst Desktop
Links and Educational Portals
– Digital encyclopedia
• Britannica.com – English Encyclopedia • Wikipedia • Google Book Search ...

– Digital on-line libraries

Different links to content portals for different countries and languages!

• Gutenberg Digital Library ...

– On-line dictionaries
• Cambridge – Multilanguage Dictionary • Real Dictionary of the Spanish Language • Merriam Webster – English Dictionary

– Education research sites
• ...
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Metasys Education Solution for Classmate PC

Infrastructure Educational Contents Business Model

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Value for Costumers
Makes the learning process more attractive, easy and fun for the students using the Intel Classmate PC. Supports teacher's didactic and educational activity in classroom. Enables teachers to supplement their didactic material, enriching the lesson with a vast array of educational content. Enables the students to learn by playing educational games and software. Helps students in their search for different materials and subjects. Stimulates student creativity.
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Commercial Model
Pricing
– Prices correspond to the:
• Software License (SL) + • the Technological Update Guarantee (GAT) + • Technical Support, according to the “Metasys Product Technical

Support and Technological Update Assurance Service Level Agreement”, for the period of 1 (one) year.

– Up from second year, the price of Technological Update Guarantee (GAT) is 50% of the price listed above for each product.

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Software Update
Technological Update Guarantee – GAT
– The update of the software components of the Metasys solution guaranteeing that the costumer will always have the latest technological evolution available within the Metasys environment. – The Metasys Update service performs the update automatically via the Internet. – Maintains the environment updated and not vulnerable – Fix bugs, introduces new versions and new apps

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Software Update
My Metasys Online Store
– Sale of applications: • Metasys software, 3rd party, local ... – Sale of online training: • Metasys, digital inclusion, applications – Sale of accessories: • t-shirts, folders ... – Download free applications – Installation and software update – Various forms of payment: • bank, credit cards, PayPal – Currencies: US Dollar and Real
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Modelo Comercial
Pricing
– Prices per product and equipment:
School Server
Metasys School Sever PolicyControl EduSyst Server Metasys Desktop v-Class Teacher PolicyControl Teacher EduSyst Desktop Metasys Classmate v-Class Student PolicyControl Parental EduSyst Desktop
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Teacher's Notebook

Student's Classmate PC

Technical Support Model
OEM
1st Level Technical Support 2nd Level Technical Support 3rd Level Technical Support

Rendered by the team of Technical Support Engineers and of Help Desk Attendants of OEM, directly to the end user, aiming at the resolution of problems and clarification of unclear aspects in the use of Metasys

Rendered by the team of Engineers from the Metasys Support Center to a OEM's point of contact for the resolution of problems assigned by 1st level, which were not resolved.

Rendered by the team of Metasys Development Engineers of International Syst to the team of the Metasys Support Center for the resolution of problems assigned by 2nd level, which were not resolved.

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Contacts

Paulo Neuenschwander Maciel
President & CEO paulo@syst.com.br Av. Raja Gabaglia 4055 - Bl. A - Conj. 215 Bairro Sta. Lúcia 30.360-370 – Belo Horizonte – MG Brazil Tel.: +55 (31) 3296-9040 Fax: +55 (31) 3296-9793

www.metasys.com.br
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