Red Hat plans Linux for web devices
"Red Hat has further extended its ambitions to take Linux into the
embedded market by combining a stripped-down version of the
operating system with NetSilicon's networked microprocessors."
LinuxWorld.com.au: Linux-Powered Robots
"We tested with a logic analyser on the serial port and found that
the time between communications packets was about 180ms under
Windows, whereas under Linux it came down to 8 - 20ms," said
Brusey. Given the complexity of the robot's operations, a speed
increase of 900 per cent will always translate to better overall
Selected News From Outside the Linux World:
PR: Cylink's SAFER+ Algorithm Provides User Authentication for
"More than 1,700 companies support the Bluetooth protocol. With
Bluetooth-enabled devices, a wireless personal area network (PAN)
for mobile commerce can easily be created using peripheral devices,
notebooks or handheld computers, smart telephones, and even vending
machines. The SAFER+ algorithm is one section of the Bluetooth
protocol. The algorithm enables one user to send a test message to
a recipient for encryption and compare the returned encrypted
message with his own encryption of the test message. A perfect
match verifies the recipient's authenticity."
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