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PRNewswire: Lineo Ships Embrowser, an Embedded Micro Web Browser

Aug 24, 1999, 00:32 (1 Talkback[s])

"Lineo(TM), Inc. today began shipping Embrowser(TM), an embedded micro Web browser targeted at loyalty-based programs and affinity groups, including on-line banking, hotels, apartment management companies and Web-based retailers. Embrowser creates a customizable Internet browsing interface for Internet enabled televisions and other embedded devices."

"Embrowser is currently based on DR DOS(R) and leverages the broad set of existing drivers, development tools and engineering knowledge base associated with DOS. The current DR DOS version is easy to customize and maintains the well established stability of DOS. Lineo is currently porting Embrowser to Embedix(TM), Lineo's embedded Linux(R) operating system based on OpenLinux(R) from Caldera Systems. This Linux-based version is scheduled to ship during fourth quarter 1999."

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