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LinuxPlanet: Linux Everywhere: The Rush to Embedded Systems

Dec 07, 1999, 17:05 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kevin Reichard)

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"Linus Torvalds has been insisting for some time now that a prominent part of Linux's future lies in embedded systems, a rather unglamorous part of the computer world."

"That future appears to be now, as multiple vendors announce products that extend Linux squarely into the suddenly-hot world of embedded systems. Already we're seeing a race to market, pitting companies with existing products vs. firms with experience in the embedded field that have announced upcoming Linux products."

"But -- and here's the interesting twist -- many of the players in the embedded-systems field say that the market is big enough for everyone."

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