"Panasonic has selected MontaVista Software to provide the
operating system for its new Broadnow Internet-enabled television
"The Broadnow device, available in Japan, is the first of
several products Panasonic plans that receive video and audio over
high-speed Internet connections. MontaVista--a Sunnyvale,
Calif.-based start-up that sells Linux and programming tools for
consumer-electronics devices--said it will demonstrate the device
next week at the Embedded Systems Conference in San Francisco.
"The Broadnow box can receive regular TV signals as well as
Internet information. And the system can be programmed to record
specific video or music to a hard disk and watch or listen to it
later, similar to the technology offered by TiVo's personal video
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