Linux powers Zigbee-based home monitor

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| A British startup called has introduced a remotely managed
| security system that runs off a Linux-driven Hub. The AlertMe Hub tracks
| various sensors via Zigbee, and then reports back to's servers,
| which in turn relay alarm events to the customer via SMS or email.


Four billion embedded systems shipped in '06

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).