Linux Journal: AML’s M7100 Wireless Linux Terminal

[ Thanks to Mark Vincent
for this link. ]

“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


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