"Red Hat, the leading seller of the operating system, said
Tuesday that Jim Henson's Creature Shop is using its version of
Linux to power its design studio and other digital projects.
"Specifically, Red Hat is powering the company's digital
performance studio, which is developing the animatronic performance
control system--a technology that will make a digital character
perform just like a puppet.
"A Red Hat representative said Henson's control system is being
designed to use its version of Linux. The two companies have been
working together since 1998 on various projects, but the studio is
transitioning to use Red Hat Network, which provides management and
control of Red Hat systems..."