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Linux Reports the Weather to Truckers, Travellers

Apr 24, 2007, 12:00 (0 Talkback[s])


Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

"A company specializing in weather reporting has used Linux to build an inexpensive digital sign capable of delivering custom weather channels to truckstops, private airports, marinas, and golf courses. ItWorks's ViziFrame runs Slackware Linux on an x86 processor, and supports TVs or computer displays.

"Like other digital signage products based on Linux, the ViziFrame can render multimedia content such as advertising from files stored locally, on internal storage..."

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