LinuxDevices.com: Industry Leaders Launch Embedded Linux Consortium in Japan
Jul 14, 2000, 08:32 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Over twenty companies, including consumer electronics
manufacturers, embedded technology vendors, systems integrators and
academia join as founding members of EMBLIX -- Japan Embedded Linux
"Responding to widespread interest in the Linux operating system
for embedded systems, representatives from twenty-four (24) leading
companies in Japan, including consumer electronic manufacturers,
embedded technology firms and academia today announced the
formation of EMBLIX, the Japan Embedded Linux Consortium, a
vendor-neutral trade association dedicated to the promotion and
advancement of Linux-based solutions in embedded applications."
"The EMBLIX group will be actively involved in the domestic and
international exchange of technical information and promoting
interoperability between peripheral and complimentary technologies
for embedded Linux. Funding for EMBLIX's operation will be based on
annual membership dues -- first year dues are set at (equiv.)
US$1,000. An aggressive schedule has been set for the consortium's
establishment, membership expansion and implementation of key
programs. Membership is targeted at embedded technology firms,
academia, research institutions, and Linux users. Membership is
free for Academic institutions."