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LinuxDevices.com: Meet Dragonix, An 'Open Hardware' Linux SBC

May 30, 2002, 01:00 (1 Talkback[s])

"There's a new Embedded Linux kid in town, and his name is the Dragonix.

"What's Dragonix? It's an 'Open Hardware' single-board computer (SBC), based on a Motorola Dragonball 68VZ328 processor, running uClinux.

"Where did the Dragonix come from? During his graduate thesis work, Daniel Haensse had used a Lineo uCsimm SBC running uClinux to measure brain oxygenation changes in neonates. Haensse enjoyed the uCsimm/uClinux hardware/software experience so much, that he subsequently decided to design and manufacture his own uClinux-powered SBC. Haensse was later joined by 'kitkat', who has done most of the Dragonix's uClinux software development. Together, the two-man team has now completed the basic project and is in the process of designing a family of Dragonix add-on boards which target specific applications such as a firewall, MP3 player, or home automation..."

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