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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 Consortium."

"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."

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