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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..."

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