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Linux Journal: AML's M7100 Wireless Linux Terminal

Sep 02, 2004, 09:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tony Steidler-Dennison)

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"Although we use the phrase 'world domination' somewhat tongue-in-cheek, the growing scope of devices and applications controlled by Linux might make this philosophy a quiet though no less real possibility. Designed for nearly any business task requiring barcode scanning, the AML M7100 is a wireless Linux terminal from American Microsystems, Ltd. By utilizing open-source tools, the M7100 could provide a robust and cost-effective means for businesses large and small to track inventory. In its own way, the device opens new inroads for Linux to the infrastructure of commerce, the business back end that's a critical tool for management in commerce on any scale.

"The M7100 is built around a custom Linux kernel and the widely used Intel StrongARM processor, coupled with 16MB of RAM and 4MB of ROM..."

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