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LinuxPR: IBM's alphaWorks Posts Emerging Linux Wireless Technology

Jul 28, 2000, 19:05 (0 Talkback[s])

"IBM alphaWorks today announces emerging Linux-based middleware and applications technology to help common household devices such as telephones, televisions and refrigerators communicate without being cabled together."

"The BlueDrekar* middleware, developed by IBM Research, is IBM's first Linux-based middleware based on theBluetooth** specification for connecting devices wirelessly. BlueDrekar middleware is available for a free 90-day trial on alphaWorks (www.alphaworks.ibm.com/tech/BlueDrekar). The open source Linux component for BlueDrekar is available on developerWorks through links on the alphaWorks site."

"Today's announcement affirms IBM's commitment to building a community of independent software vendors (ISVs), major and strategic embedded operating systems (OS), Java and tool vendors around BlueDrekar."

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