LinuxDevices: Device Profile: Ponto-i Digipop Commercial Jukebox
Apr 15, 2004, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Rio de Janeiro, Brazil start-up Ponto-i has developed a jukebox
for public venues that runs on sophisticated embedded Linux
technology, but has a retro look reminiscent of jukeboxes from the
50s. The 'Digipop' jukebox runs a custom Linux distribution based
on Debian, along with LinuxBIOS, and uses a mix of custom and
commodity PC hardware.
"Digipop can store up to 20,000 tunes (compressed in Ogg Vorbis
or MP3) and soon will deliver video-clips, according to Ponto-i
owner Andre Dias. Sound and video ports enable venues to connect
Digipop to existing sound and TV systems..."