MEITH

Mayday Emergency Information Technology Host


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Intro

Many recent disaster situations have shown disrupted technical infrastructures were a real handicap for its victims.

The MEITH project provides a solution under such conditions.

MEITH is an emergency portable computer as replacement for your desktop computer. It will last several days on its battery, while having access to a wide range of applications at your disposal when you really have a need for them. Extreme conditions demand extreme tools.

It can be made waterproof with cover plates within a minute. It will even continue to work in waterproof configuration.

This provides MIGHT against the challenges you will have to face. Hence the acronym chosen for this project: MEITH as it has the same pronunciation.

Within the MEITH project we implement a solution based on low cost open-source Software.

This picture gives an idea about the size of the computer; note this is a normal pen!

The computer board is a Raspberry Pi 3B+. With a 1.4GHz 64-bit quad-core processor, dual-band wireless LAN, Bluetooth 4.2/BLE, faster Ethernet, and Power-over-Ethernet support.

 

Last update date: June 25th 2018