LinuxDevices: Point-of-Sale Device Runs Linux from Flash
Nov 16, 2006, 11:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"One of the first POS (point-of-sale) equipment vendors to adopt
Linux will now become one of the first to offer solid-state
storage. Wincor Nixdorf's new X-Series, due in January, will be
offered with an Msystems mModule uDOC embedded flash disk.
"A 30 year veteran of the retail equipment market, Wincor
Nixdorf began offering POS devices based on Red Hat Linux in the
year 2000. The company's Linux-based 'Beetle' POS device soon
attracted some high-volume customers, including Home Depot and the
Papa John's pizza chain..."