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Archive for August, 2001

ELJ announces winners of MZ104 design contest

August 29, 2001

The first Embedded Linux Journal “Hack Embedded Linux for Fun and Prizes” contest has come to a close. The winners (and their websites) are . . .

  • Most likely to Succeed as a Commercial Product
    Electronic Voting System, by Bill Kastilahn; website (more…)

Lineo announces availability of GPL compliance toolset

August 29, 2001

San Francisco, CA; LinuxWorld — (press release excerpt) — Lineo Inc. today announced the availability of the Lineo Embedix GPL Compliance Toolset. The GPL (General Public License) Compliance Tooolset, expected to ship in September, 2001, gives OEMs and embedded developers the confidence to combine the benefits of both open source and proprietary software in the same embedded solution. (more…)

Motorola selects Embedix embedded Linux for set-top box

August 29, 2001

San Francisco, CA; LinuxWorld — (press release excerpt) — Lineo Inc. today announced that Motorola, Inc. Broadband Communications Sector has selected Lineo's Embedix Digital Media core as the initial Linux operating system software for its (more…)

TUXIA unveils Linux-based interactive TV reference design

August 28, 2001

San Francisco, CA; LinuxWorld — (press release excerpt) — TUXIA, Inc. demonstrated a Linux-based Internet media gateway and interactive TV reference design featuring FOCUS Enhancements, Inc.' FS460 chip and technology from Intel and Sigma Designs at the Linux World Expo in San Francisco. (more…)

TUXIA and SOC-maker Rise announce alliance

August 28, 2001

Taiwan — (press release excerpt) — software vendor TUXIA and chipmaker Rise announced that they are collaborating to bring embedded Linux solutions to the emerging Thin Client and Information Appliance (IA) market. As part of the alliance, TUXIA will port its embedded Linux software suite, TASTE (TUXIA Appliance Synthesis Technology), to Rise's x86-compatible system-on-chip processors. (more…)

Bitstream announces beta of enhanced Linux fontserver

August 28, 2001

Cambridge, MA — (press release excerpt) — Bitstream Inc. today announced the beta release of btX, a font server for Linux. btX gives Linux the same font presentation as that found on the Macintosh and on Windows. With btX, developers can render hinted, anti-aliased, and kerned characters, producing great looking text on screen. (more…)

Can’t come to LinuxWorld? Watch the webcasts!

August 28, 2001

Can't make the conference? You were there but you can't remember any of it (as a result of those late night parties perhaps)? Watch it over and over again on TechNetCast! Coverage will include LIVE webcast of keynotes exclusive TechNetCast interviews with members of the Linux community. (more…)

Red Hat showcases Embedded Linux, webcasts keynote

August 28, 2001

San Francisco, CA; LinuxWorld — (press release excerpt) — On this the 10th anniversary of Linux, Red Hat President and CEO Matthew Szulik will address the power open source software can have on our schools and society in his LinuxWorld keynote titled, “Open Source Now.” This presentation is scheduled for Thursday, August 30, 2001 from 9:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m. (more…)

MontaVista to release Embedded Linux XScale support

August 28, 2001

San Jose, CA; Intel Developer Forum — (press release excerpt) — MontaVista Software today announced that Hard Hat Linux support for Intel's new XScale system-on-chip processors is being prepared for production release. (more…)

REDSonic establishes Singapore subsidiary

August 28, 2001

Santa Ana, CA and Singapore — (press release excerpt) — REDSonic today announced its expansion into South-East Asia with the opening of an office in Singapore. REDSonic SEA, a new wholly-owned subsidiary of REDSonic, will promote real-time Linux solutions to the region's embedded marketplace and will provide application development, porting, and other engineering services. (more…)

MontaVista unveils 2nd generation high availability framework

August 28, 2001

San Francisco; LinuxWorld — (press release excerpt) — MontaVista Software Inc. today announced the introduction of the High Availability Framework for Hard Hat Linux 2.0. The MontaVista High Availability Framework (HA Framework) is ideal for data communications applications with heavy I/O loads such as central office switching equipment, Service Provider systems, and other communications infrastructure… (more…)

MontaVista adopts dual-GUI strategy

August 28, 2001

San Francisco; LinuxWorld — (press release excerpt) — MontaVista Software Inc. today launched a two-pronged graphics strategy that offers embedded developers using the company's flagship product, Hard Hat Linux (HHL) 2.0 Professional Edition, a choice of two industry-leading graphics development environments. (more…)

MontaVista GPLs Embedded Linux library optimizer tool

August 27, 2001

San Francisco, CA; LinuxWorld — (press release excerpt) — MontaVista Software Inc. today announced the submission of its Hard Hat Linux 2.0 Library Optimizer Tool to the open source community. MontaVista is releasing its Library Optimizer Tool code as a project on SourceForge with two goals in mind — to encourage wide adoption of the base software and to promote the expansion of tools for embedded… (more…)

HP announces security, embedded, other Linux initiatives

August 27, 2001

San Francisco, CA; LinuxWorld — (press release excerpt) — Hewlett-Packard Company today announced Linux-based offerings for the security and intelligent device markets as well as a software developer's portal and a variety of other software tools to provide customers with highly available, reliable and manageable Linux solutions. (more…)

Linux Logical Volume Manager 1.0 released under GPL

August 27, 2001

Minneapolis, MN — (press release excerpt) — Sistina today announced the release of production version 1.0 of the Linux Logical Volume Manager (LVM) under the GNU General Public License (GPL). LVM is a subsystem for on-line disk storage management that has become a de-facto standard for storage management across Linux implementations. (more…)