My base today are modded OpenPeak tablet tops. Hardware modded today with a new bios, SSD, RTC.
I have purchased every model that was ever released by Openpeak. Parts are interchangable.
They run Linux Ubuntu, Windows embedded XP and W7 flavors and W10 thinned out. These devices also have built in DECT and Zigbee. They run Squeezebox clients, Homeseer Touch, ZMNinja, KODI, et al. They were made ahead of their time originally using an EFI boot and flash OS, Intel dual threaded Atom and motherboard. The OpenPeak company had also started showing tablet prototypes before they quite making these.
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Mostly used for telco VOIP internet kiosks in Hotels and homes and Zigbee energy monitor beta testing for large Utility companies in the US. The Avaya Openpeak VOIP kiosks are still being utilized in many 5 star hotels internationally.
Built in WLAN (and Bluetooth) plus Gb NIC. I have them connected in POE mode (16 of them) and a few in wireless mode.
There is also the chipset and traces for SIM sockets on the motherboard.
The testing involved just setting one of these on a hotel nightstand and connecting it to the home network via a VPN client; worked well.
I have been playing with these mostly hardware wise now for a few years.
The larger Openpeak device has speakers in the front and is wall hangable. The larger one also has a built in miniPCie Card slot plus rest of the stuff mentioned above.
Newest hardware testing has been using a Baytrail mini PC connected to a 17" multitouch screen running W10.
The mini pc is velcroed to the back of the monitor and I am using a Kinect / Alexa software on it for TTS/VR and motion sensing automation.
A close by not soup equivalent today is the PipoX9 (~100 USD) except it is not really that nice looking (ugly looking) and I wouldn't stick it on a night stand. (IE: use Openpeaks today on the nightstand). This runs a dual boot W10 / Android and you can install Ubuntu 16.04 on it.