Rugged vehicle-mount computer runs Linux

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| Aaeon has introduced a fanless, Linux-compatible computer that runs Intel
| Celeron CPUs. The Boxer AEC-6905 is designed for vehicle mounting, has PCI
| and PC/104-Plus expansion, CompactFlash storage, and operates on DC power
| from 9-30 volts, Aaeon says.


Linux well-positioned in booming telematics market

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| In five years, 30 million cars or 44 percent of the global total will ship
| with telematics devices such as navigation computers, safety systems,
| and "infotainment" systems, a study claims. The ABI Research report also
| forecasts a vibrant outlook for after-market telematics devices, where Linux
| has seen some success. * *


Car computer runs Red Flag Linux

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| Red Flag Linux is a Chinese version of Linux based on Asianux.

Vehicle-mount computer runs Debian Etch

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| The MT7550 clocks its AMD Geode GX533 processor at 400 MHz, includes both
| Bluetooth and 802.11b/g wireless capabilities, and comes standard with Debian
| Linux 4.0 ("Etch"). *

Rugged, fanless vehicle PC runs Linux

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| Acrosser has introduced a compact, fanless computer aimed at the harsh
| environments found in trucks, taxis, and other vehicular applications. The
| AR-ES0831FL runs Linux on Pentium and Celeron M processors, and meets
| IEC-68-2-6 vibration and IEC-68-2-27 shock standards, according to the
| company. * *

In-vehicle Linux system assists first responders

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| U.K.-based Thorcom Systems Ltd is shipping a rugged, Debian Linux-based,
| in-vehicle computer intended for emergency first responders. T

Debian Linux controls copter-like UAV [Unmanned Aerial Vehicle]

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| Trek Aerospace used Debian Linux and open-source flight control
| software to build an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) capable of
| vertical take-off and landing (VTOL). The Oviwun weighs about
| six pounds, fits in a backpack, and includes a GPS system that
| enables autonomous flight and position control.

Driver-Free Car Runs Ubuntu Linux

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| This automated vehicle uses a dozen Intel Core 2 processors, but at the
| bottom of the software stack is Ubuntu 6.06 "Dapper Drake" Linux. Ubuntu 6.06
| was chosen for being an LTS (Long Term Support) release. Perhaps next year's
| vehicle will be running Ubuntu 8.04? * *

Linux Powered PS3 to be used in DARPA Urban Challenge

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| With four years of autonomous racing experience and using Yellow Dog Linux,
| San Diego's Axion Racing is excited about showing folks other things that can
| be done using a PlayStation console. *