Automation controller system runs on Linux

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| Based on a standard PC running Debian Linux, GPAC version 3.0 process
| management software is said to integrate devices, sensors, cameras, and
| subsystems to remotely operate device networks and monitor infrastructure.

Becoming /de facto/ in more and more areas:

Core designer offers Linux support subscriptions

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| Stated Derek Meyer, chief operating officer of ARC, "There is an increasing
| trend by semiconductor companies to leverage the benefits of the GNU/Linux
| environment for software development. This is particularly evident in
| applications such as personal media players, set top boxes, and mobile
| phones, as well as with SoC designers throughout Asia."


Industry group aims Linux at automation apps

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| As the market for Linux in industrial automation grows, so do the activities
| of the Open Source Automation Development Lab.

Automation device maker taps commercial embedded Linux

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| Wind River has announced another design win for its Linux distribution
| targeting consumer electronics devices. AMX, which sells high-end industrial
| and home automation systems used in the White House's War Room and elsewhere,
| will switch its "Modero" touchpanels to Platform for Consumer Devices, Linux
| Edition (PCD-LE). * *

Glaucus Linux Powered Automation Appliance

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| "Glaucus is a computer configured specifically for the described
| automation tasks. Because it is not used as a general-purpose
| computer it is immune to problems like your children using
| software that interferes with the critical operations or even
| causes the computer to crash It uses the ultra-reliable Linux
| operating system. It has no monitor, keyboard or mouse. All
| interaction with it is through a browser interface..."