The Ark is a portable computer powered by the Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3L. It runs a Debian based operating system and includes the Dat Protocol installed by default allowing users access to peer-to-peer applications including p2p chat, file-sharing, and websites. The Ark Dev Kit is for developers who want to build an ecosystem of hardware and software that puts people > profits.
Offline first software including offline wikipedia, p2p messages, websites, and twitter-like social network using the Dat protocol.
Only uses open source software.
Debian based operating system.
Runs on the Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3L which can be swapped out for new versions allowing the user to upgrade the specs of the device for about $30.
64GB Micro SD Card, 2500 Mah battery, 4.7" capacitive touch screen all of which can be replaced separately allowing the user to upgrade or repair their device.
Hackable hardware with datasheets and gerber files available.