NE Asia: Sony Gets Good Feedback on Linux from Engineers
Jun 02, 2003, 09:00 (5 Talkback[s])
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"'Software assets can be shared more easily than was expected,
and the kernel can be adapted and improved speedily. The response
to our embedded Linux from engineers working on the ground has been
mostly very encouraging,' said Mario Tokoro, corporate executive
vice president and Electronics co-CTO.
"...Tokoro, corporate executive VP and Electronics co-CTO Tokoro
made a keynote speech at 'LinuxWorld Expo/Tokyo 2003,' which was
held at the Tokyo Big Site expo center during May 21-23, 2003.
"According to Tokoro, Sony's embedded Linux software is already
at a stage where manufacturers of home servers and PDAs are
praising it for its ease of use. Sony is using Linux as the
operating system in its HDD recorder 'CSV-E77,' saying that most of
the technical problems relating to embedding it in electronics
devices have been overcome. It can now handle real-time processing,
requires less power, and takes less time to boot up..."