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From left, Abbishek Shikky CEO and Aromal Shikky Founder Director of CLOUDSyS and KLOUDPaD ( in photo, centre) ventures, in Canterbury Christchurch University UK. ( Photo courtesy
UK-crafted, Indian inspired KloudPad tablet debuts in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram, May 24 2012: Yet another Tablet PC – this time fuelled by Indian innovation in the UK. The Shikky brothers Abhishek and Aromal,  with roots in Kerala, crafted the KloudPad in Canterbury, UK, with help from the Chamber of Commerce in Kent. It claims to be the  first with a built in 3G SIM slot.

Both the Shikky brothers are MBAs from Canterbury Christ Church University ( class of 2009). Their first venture was CLOUDSys - a cloud computing solutions consultancy started with the help of Channel Chamber of Commerce and Basepoint, Folkestone. KloudPad was started by the brothers in 2010 in Canterbury and was incubated by the Kent Chamber of Commerce. They also got research grants from Innovate UK. With inputs from the Engineering Department of University of Greenwich.  

KloudPad is, an Android 4 capacitive tablet with built-in 3G phone, was launched by Chief Minister Shri Oommen Chandy in Trivandrum on May 21, 2012.  It  runs on a Cortex-A8 1.2GHz processor and has a 7" capacitive display (800 x 480), Android 4.0, 512 MB RAM, WiFi & 3G, dual cameras and HDMI & USB ports. It has 4GB internal memory extendable up to 32 GB (Micro SD). KloudPad has tied up with Attano for educational course content; Medical & Engineering sample test papers, etc. The tab also comes preloaded with Attano eBook App and Edu TV.

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