ZDNet UK: Linux PDA Has Wi-Fi, Camera and Phone
Apr 29, 2003, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"A Japanese firm is launching a Linux-based handheld computer
sporting Wi-Fi, a mobile phone and a camera, the result of
collaboration between China, Korea and Japan. The device is aimed
at manufacturers and vendors who may wish to include customised
hardware and services.
"According to Japanese newspaper The Nihon Keizai Shimbun, the
new PDA (personal digital assistant), launched by Yokohama-based
PalmNet, measures 13cm by 7cm by 2cm and comes with a wireless
Local Area Network (WLAN) card.
"The hardware for the new handheld has been developed by
Korea-based PDA maker IMRI while the Linux operating system (OS) is
the result of a joint effort between PalmNet and the Beijing
University of Technology, the report said..."