eWeek: Open Chips Take Aim at Hardware World
Aug 01, 2005, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John G. Spooner)
[ Thanks to Steven J.
Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]
"The same principals that brought the Linux operating system to
the computer world are helping to propagate a new generation of
"Numerous processor designs are now being made open for anyone
to modify and use, and available for free—or in some cases
for small royalties—making it possible for device makers to
select from a wider range of chip hardware than ever before..."