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LinuxLookup: Embedded Linux: What, Where and Wow!

Nov 14, 2002, 01:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mayank Sharma)

"First they wanted small, now they want everywhere. Small created James Bond, everywhere will create... well, lots of things. What I am talking of here? Computers, of course. From their invention, computers have come a long way and grown smaller. From a room size monster to a handheld palmtop. From big universities' pride to everybody's servant. But computers don't mind. They were meant to work and work they do.

"Someone once asked, 'What do common people have to do with computers?' The person he asked the question was clueless back then, but now I can list a mind-boggling number of their application with the word [and counting] at the end.

"But how does the common man use the computer? Making it cheap and inexpensive got all the customers it could. Now something more radical was required. Enter Embedded Computers..."

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