"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
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