"Indrema Corporation, creator of the first Linux-based video
game console and digital entertainment platform, and Red Hat, Inc.,
the leader in Open Source Internet infrastructure, today announced
that the companies have formed an alliance to jointly manage
branding and distribution of DV Linux, an upcoming universal
standard operating system for console video gaming and TV-based
"The DV Linux distribution will include technology developed by
Red Hat and Indrema, and it will provide the necessary components
to produce a world class gaming platform for consumer electronics.
Indrema will become the first to adopt the DV Linux standard with
the release of its Indrema Entertainment System (IES) video game
console and software development kit, which incorporates the Open
Source DV Linux architecture."
"The Red Hat and Indrema partnership will ensure that a
universal standard for next-generation video game development
emerges to avoid fragmentation in the various Open Source
multimedia initiatives. Additionally it will establish necessary
development and support mechanisms to assist consumer electronics
manufacturers in bringing IES-ready products to market."