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LinuxDevices.com: Coollogic intro's new Linux-based set-top box

Jul 31, 2000, 10:55 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to LinuxDevices.com for this link. ]

"Coollogic Inc. today announced the Internet Ready 7200, a Linux-based set-top box that offers easy-to-use Internet access with advanced audio and video technologies for improved Web surfing on TVs. The device, which begins shipping immediately, is powered by the company's Coollinux operating system with Java Virtual Machine technology that enables access to and operation of Web-based applications."

"The Internet Ready 7200 is designed to operate easily and automatically, in an appliance-like manner. By simply connecting the device to a TV and and phone line, the user is quickly ready to log on to the Internet. The system is intended to offer an experience comparable to web surfing on a PC, but with a wireless keyboard and appliance-like simplicity that create optimal conditions for more convenient and frequent use by consumers."

"The Coollinux embedded Linux operating system makes use of small footprint programming, allowing it to operate efficiently and making it ideal for a wide variety of Internet appliance applications. Its modularity and configurability allows Coollogic to tailor systems to meet the needs of specific markets and customers."

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