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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 computer hardware.

"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..."

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