The Register: Lineo pitches Linux-based CE clone at MS OEMs

“Lineo, the successor company to Caldera Thin Clients, is
developing a Linux-based CE clone at its new research facility,
cheekily set up earlier this year in Seattle. The product, Lineo
Embedix PDA, is scheduled to ship in Q1 2001.”

Embedix PDA will include a CE-compatible layer on top of
Embedix Linux, allowing CE applications to be ported easily to the
So long as this works, it’ll provide Lineo’s OEMs
with a fairly simple route to applications, because, as Lineo CEO
Bryan Sparks says, although CE hasn’t been a raging success, quite
a few companies have developed applications for it….”