2003 Edition Overview

Codex Alpe Adria 2003 took place on July 5th, 2003. The event was also known in the Amiga community as Amiga Alpe Adria.

Media Gallery

The following archived resources are available:

Topics

Codex Alpe Adria 2003 covered the following areas of interest:

  • Latest Amiga and alternative computing hardware and software developments
  • Retrocomputing section, with a focus on Commodore systems (including prototypes and other quite exotic systems)
  • Amiga/PC connectivity (networking, sharing hardware, reading disks, etc.)
  • History of Amiga with hardware and videos (including collection of Amiga computers, prototypes, brand new Amiga videos, etc.)
  • Commodore and Amiga hardware emulation
  • Amiga demos

Conference

The following presentations were held:

  • 11:30 - Jürgen Schober of point.design (official AmigaOS 4.0 on Tour organizer): Presentation of AmigaOS 4.0
  • 12:30 - Jens Schönfeld of Individual Computers: Presentation of the C-One and Catweasel hardware and surprise announcement
  • 13:30 - Andrea Bernardi and Mattia Tristo of the Italian BeOS User Group: Presentation of BeOS
  • 14:30 - Jürgen Schober: Presentation of the AmigaOne hardware
  • 15:30 - Jürgen Schober: Presentation (repeated by popular demand) of AmigaOS 4.0

Exhibit

Recent hardware and software developments were supported by friendly and highly-qualified people who were ready to answer the public's questions.

  • The Bitplane crew presented its printed Amiga magazine
  • Several developers of Cloanto Italia srl were available to present and discuss old and new products
  • Jens Schönfeld of Individual Computers showed a C-One prototype, the Catweasel and a network card for the C64
  • Jürgen Schober of point.Design officially presented the latest pre-release version of AmigaOS 4.0 on several computers
  • Max Tretene of Soft3 featured AmigaOS 4.0 running on AmigaOne hardware
  • Virtual Works featured AmigaOne and other Amiga hardware
  • Andrea Bernardi and Mattia Tristo of the Italian BeOS User Group presented the latest version of BeOS
  • Logica's Gianguido Casonato featured Commodore and Amiga classics
  • Genesi sent in its famous "VideoMicroWave" Pegasos PowerPC system running MorphOS

The following fully functional hardware was part of the exhibit and available for visitors to try:

  • 2 x Commodore Amiga 4000 computers with CyberStorm PowerPC and Amiga OS 4.0
  • 4 x AmigaOne computers
  • 1 x "VideoMicroWave" Pegasos PowerPC system
  • 1 x C-One computer
  • 1 x PC with Amiga Forever and Amiga floppy/keyboard/joystick
  • 2 x notebooks with Amiga Forever
  • 1 x Commodore VIC 20
  • 1 x Commodore SX-64 "Executive"
  • 1 x Commodore C65
  • 1 x Commodore Amiga 500 with Amiga Explorer and PC link
  • 1 x Commodore Amiga 1000
  • 1 x Commodore Amiga 1200
  • 1 x Commodore Amiga 3000T
  • 1 x Commodore CDTV
  • 1 x Commodore CD32 with FMV and SX32
  • 1 x Commodore CBM 3008
  • 1 x Commodore CBM 4016
  • 2 x PCs with BeOS
  • 2 x notebooks with BeOS
  • 1 x Access Amiga-on-a-board system
  • 1 x Picasso II prototype

Also, the following computers of historical interest were shown:

Other Events

The following events took place during Codex Alpe Adria 2003 (event-specific links are likely not to be up to date):

Credits

We would like to thank all organizers, speakers, exhibitors and attendees for making this event possible, and in particular the following volunteers for their special help in organizing Codex Alpe Adria 2003:

  • Claudio Marro Filosa for his help with media relations
  • Luca Danelon and Dario Soccoli for making Codex Alpe Adria their full time job during the days leading to the event
  • Luca Ognibene for his help with the audio/video setup
  • Everybody at Cloanto, and their loved ones
  • All the people who keep making us feel part of a very special community

Sponsors

Codex Alpe Adria 2003 was organized and sponsored by Cloanto Italia srl. The AmigaOS 4.0 pre-release was officially present at the event thanks to AmigaOS 4.0 on Tour 2003, organized by point.design. The Slovenian part of AmigaOS 4.0 on Tour 2003 was sponsored in part by TevePika, BOF and Krajnik računalništvo. Università delle LiberEtà kindly allowed Codex Alpe Adria 2003 to use one of its facilities.