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AllLinuxDevices: Lineo and Espial Forge Strategic Alliance for the Internet Appliance Market

Dec 06, 2000, 21:03 (0 Talkback[s])

"Lineo, Inc., a leading innovator in Linux -based embedded systems, real-time and high availability solutions, and Espial, a leading provider of infrastructure software for the Pervasive Internet, today announced they will form a strategic partnership and will sign a global distribution agreement. Under terms of the agreement, Lineo will be a preferred embedded Linux vendor for Espial TotalIA, the only complete and fully integrated software solution for multimedia Internet appliances such as WebPADs, screenphones, digital TV set top boxes and in-vehicle computing. The combination of Espial TotalIA running on the Lineo Embedix operating system will offer Internet appliance manufacturers "one-stop shopping" for a best-of-breed software solution to significantly reduce time-to-market risks for their next generation of smart devices."

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