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VNU Net: Caldera to put Linux into consumer gadgets

Jul 20, 1999, 13:21 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jan Howells)

"Linux software company Caldera Thin Clients plans to put the open source Unix operating system into consumer gadgets, such as set-top boxes and intelligent home electronics."

"As part of its new strategy, the company today changed its name to the more consumer friendly Lineo. It is working on an embedded version of Linux called Embedix, based on Openlinux, a version of the software sold by Lineo's independent sister company, Caldera Systems."

"Caldera Systems, which sells a Linux version for business use, will continue to develop, market and sell Openlinux to PC software markets."

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