In recent years, more and more computers, which are positioned for a special group of people - for the elderly, for artists, snowboarders, etc. A designer Hirotaka Matsui created the concept of a computer PS Square for children between the ages of 12 to 14 years.
After all, the ability to communicate with digital technology – it is a prerequisite for success in today’s world. It is difficult to find the area where not used computers. Therefore, to attract children to the latest technology to early childhood. Of course, the period from 12 to 14 years – it’s not such a childhood. This is the period when the child begins to grow, imbued with adult experiences and adult problems. Moreover, by this time already quite a teenager owns a computer. So PS Square is not intended as the first device of the child, but rather as a PDA, tablet, which sharpens the relationship of the child with the digital world. It is intended for educational, entertainment to social networking.
PS Square – a handheld computer that is easy to carry around all the time. It has a capacitive touch screen with a diagonal of 6 inches. It is enough to read art books and textbooks, surf the Internet, work with text documents, play video games. Moreover, PS Square – a tablet slider. That is, its screen can be moved, and beneath it laid bare the QWERTY-keyboard, on the sides of which show up joysticks to play video games. PS Square can act also as a video and audio player. With USB and miniUSB input the tablet can be combined with other digital devices, and Wi-Fi module allows you to connect to the Internet.
It is difficult to say for what reasons Hirotaka Matsui refers to PS Square tablet device for children aged 12 to 14 years. This gadget would have liked, and where more adults – fully functional mobile computer.