"With eight strategic alliances and an acquisition, start-up
Lineo has taken major steps forward in its effort to sell Linux
software for use in TV set-top boxes and other non-PC
"Lindon, Utah-based Lineo has signed agreements with six
Taiwanese electronics manufacturers, Korean electronics giant
Samsung, and Korean computing and communications firm DaiShin. In
addition, Lineo has acquired Rt-Control, which is creating a
version of Linux for devices even farther removed from regular
computers such as cell phones, digital cameras and even cars."
"Lineo sells software called Embedix, a version of Linux
combined with functionality software such as a small Web browser
for use in small computing devices typically lacking the
general-purpose abilities of a PC."
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