New Four-Legged Robot - New4LR

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| A German University (Technische Universität Darmstadt) is working on an
| Aibo-like robot that will come with an open-source software development kit
| (SDK).
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http://www.ubergizmo.com/15/archives...ot_new4lr.html

Here's technical look at Niagara II

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| From the 10,000-foot view, it all looks quite familiar, but once you delve
| into the details, it quickly becomes apparent that almost everything has
| changed.
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http://uk.theinquirer.net/?article=42256


Related:

Sun pushes integration with UltraSPARC T2

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| As a general-purpose processor, the UltraSPARC T2 also provides support for
| the massively threaded, open source Solaris operating system and other
| realtime operating systems, as well as future versions of Ubuntu Linux. ¬*
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http://www.regdeveloper.co.uk/2007/0..._t2_processor/


Sun: Open source Niagara 'successful'

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| The success Sun Microsystems has seen from publishing the hardware designs of
| its Niagara processor is pushing the server and software company to continue
| its open source chip initiative, and release the source codes of its
| latest "Niagara 2" processor. ¬*
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http://www.zdnetasia.com/news/hardwa...2030524,00.htm


Open Source Excellence at UC Santa Cruz

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| Sun Microsystems has named the University of California, Santa Cruz as its
| first ¬*OpenSPARC Center of Excellence, establishing a collaborative ¬*
| partnership between the company and university faculty who work with the
| OpenSPARC community on the processor code first released as open source by
| Sun in 2006. ¬*
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http://campustechnology.com/articles/49563/


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| Sun Microsystems plans to release on Tuesday the underlying design of
| its UltraSparc T1 "Niagara" processor under the terms of the General
| Public License.
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http://news.zdnet.com/2100-9584_22-6051800.html


Sun's Niagara chip breaks like the Wind River

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| Wind River this week lent a helping hand to one of Sun Microsystems'
| more interesting processor efforts. The software maker announced that
| its telco hardened version of Linux will be tuned for Sun's UltraSPARC
| T1 processor.
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http://www.theregister.co.uk/2006/11/02/sun_windriver/