"Lineo(TM), Inc., the leading developer of embedded Linux(R)
system software(TM), today announced Lineo Embedix(TM) PDA, a
Windows CE(R)-compatible embedded Linux software solution.
Embedix PDA will provide a Windows CE-compatible layer on top
of Lineo Embedix Linux, allowing Windows CE applications to be
easily ported to Lineo Embedix Linux, a stable, compact and
"Additionally, Lineo also announced a new development center in
Seattle, Wash. Product Development of Embedix PDA will take place
at this new site, scheduled to open March 2000."
"Although Microsoft has not captured a majority position in the
embedded market, it has encouraged a large number of companies to
develop applications for the Windows CE platform," said Bryan
Sparks, CEO of Lineo, Inc. "We believe that OEMs of Windows CE
solutions will be enticed to migrate to Lineo Embedix Linux which
we believe to be a more stable, lower cost embedded OS base for
PDAs and other devices running Windows CE applications."