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LinuxDevices: Point-of-Sale Device Runs Linux from Flash

Nov 16, 2006, 11:30 (0 Talkback[s])

"One of the first POS (point-of-sale) equipment vendors to adopt Linux will now become one of the first to offer solid-state storage. Wincor Nixdorf's new X-Series, due in January, will be offered with an Msystems mModule uDOC embedded flash disk.

"A 30 year veteran of the retail equipment market, Wincor Nixdorf began offering POS devices based on Red Hat Linux in the year 2000. The company's Linux-based 'Beetle' POS device soon attracted some high-volume customers, including Home Depot and the Papa John's pizza chain..."

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