Linux Journal: Radio’s Next Generation: Radii

“A phrase we heard many times when we sought venture capital to
develop the Internet appliance we call Radii was ‘If this were
1999, you would already have your money.’ Unfortunately, it was
2004 and there was no money for a risky consumer product such as
Radii, despite our compelling prototype and a well-defined market.
Rather than let our efforts go to waste, we decided to share the
details of the prototype here with the Linux community that made
its development possible. In this article, we explain how we
quickly built our Radii prototype using low-cost hardware and Linux
along with some of its companion software, including Perl and