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vnunet: Toshiba Switches on Linux DVD Players

“Toshiba America Electronic Components (TAEC) today announced
that it has teamed up with digital media processing firm Sigma
Designs to develop a Linux-based platform for consumer digital
multimedia appliances such as smart DVD players.

“The firms have co-developed an architecture for home appliances
based on the highly integrated Toshiba TX4938 Mips-based TX System
Risc microprocessor, and the Sigma EM8620L digital media
processor…”


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