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The Register: Sony to launch Playstation-based (Linux?) workstation

Oct 07, 1999, 14:48 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John Lettice)

"Sony is to follow up the launch of the Playstation 2 next March with a move into the business workstation market...The new line of machines will use the Playstation 2's Emotion Engine processor, and although the company doesn't seem to have said anything about the OS as yet, Linux would seem the logical choice..."

"So for workstations, that would roadmap a product based on current silicon for second half 2000, probably moving to 0.13 micron the following year (if Sony doesn't go for this process immediately), and then an upgrade to the next version the following year."

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