Automation computer boasts dual-core CPUs, DVI

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| Advantech has extended its range of "embedded automation computers" with a
| Core 2 Duo-based system running Linux.
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http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS4609826400.html

Linux touchpanels resist caustic wash-downs

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| Comark Corp. has introduced a pair of sealed, stainless-steel PC-compatible
| computers that run Linux.
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http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS5044870217.html


Related:

Linux loyalty runs high among embedded software developers, says VDC

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| Looking ahead, 87% percent of Linux users plan to use Linux in their next
| project. In both cases, use of free distributions outnumbered use of paid
| distributions by a sizable margin.
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http://software.tekrati.com/research/9436/


Linux to grow 278% in embedded/mobile/real-time apps

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| Linux use in "next" embedded, mobile, and real-time projects will grow 278
| percent over that in "previous" projects, suggests a recent survey by Venture
| Development Corp. (VDC).
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http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS7115758310.html


The Secret Life of Embedded Linux

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| Manufacturers have to weigh sometimes competing factors when selecting
| Linux over Windows or a proprietary OS in consumer products. Often,
| the flexibility of Linux balances out those differences, sometimes
| it does not.
|
| Clearly, though, Linux's freedom and flexibility are driving the
| trend to putting Linux inside consumer products that are not
| encumbered with hardware restrictions. Manufacturers are not
| dependent on a single vendor with Linux.
|
| "Linux is a moving trend. More and more manufacturers are using
| it," concluded MontaVista's Ready.
|
| Yaghmour concurs. "Every engineer adapts it and expands the user
| base," he said. "Anybody who wants to enter the market is using
| Linux due to its low cost. It is hard to justify changing for a
| proprietary OS."
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http://www.technewsworld.com/rsstory/56436.html