CNET News: Yamaha, NEC Back Linux Start-Up
Nov 22, 2002, 19:00 (1 Talkback[s])
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"MontaVista Software, a company specializing in use of Linux in
embedded computing devices, has won an investment from Yahama and
sold its software for use in a new video-recording computer.
"NEC has picked MontaVista's Linux Professional Edition
operating system for use in its AX10 home server, the company said
Wednesday. The AX10 is designed to record video from television
onto its hard drive. It can also be used to connect multiple PCs to
each other as well as to consumer-electronics devices. The AX-10
comes with a remote control and also can be controlled from afar
over a cell phone network with an NTT DoCoMo I-mode phone..."