The Register: L&H aims at $12bn market with Linux voice handheld
Feb 28, 2000, 17:06 (0 Talkback[s])
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"The device runs on Linux, with Red Hat being used for the
prototype, but there is no decision yet as to which distribution
would be used in the production model."
"Internet access can be through spoken commands, with output
either via synthesised voice or viewable on a cunningly-concealed
display that pivots out sideways from the body of the device.
Although Bastiaens could give no date for availability, it appeared
that he would be disappointed if it were not available by the end
of this year."
"The prototype is connected by a wire, but the production
model would be wireless. Pricing cannot be decided until the
manufacturing cost is known, but there is a feeling that $500 is a