"Lynx has changed its name to LynuxWorks in a move that
symbolizes the pre-eminence of Linux over Lynx's proprietary
operating system in the company's future."
"Lynx has for years been one of the major companies--alongside
WindRiver and QNX--selling proprietary operating systems for non-PC
computing devices as diverse as network hardware, car airbags, and
mobile phones. Now, bolstered by an investment of more than $20
million, LynuxWorks is working to incorporate its version of Linux
for this "embedded" market."
"Changing names, though, will take less time than changing the
company's business model. It will be at least two or three years
before the company's revenue from Linux surpasses that of the
proprietary LynxOS, chief executive Inder Singh said in an
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