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Device Profile: Ericsson Cordless Screen Phone

Oct 24, 2000 — by Rick Lehrbaum — from the LinuxDevices Archive — 1 views

This article by's Rick Lehrbaum provides a profile of the embedded Linux based Ericsson Cordless Screen Phone, including what it does and what's inside — from both a hardware and software perspective. The article also discusses the plans of Ericsson and Red Hat to create a collaborative open source user community around the new Ericsson product. Lehrbaum writes . . .

“The Ericsson HS210 Cordless Screen Phone, unveiled in prototype form last February at CeBIT (Hannover, Germany), represents one of the first home products to emerge from Ericsson's broad vision of 'anywhere, anytime communication' technologies and products. The HS210 is meant to provide a complete cordless communication center for the home — a combination cordless telephone, answering machine, address book, message center, and Internet appliance — all in one compact and portable unit. This, from one of the world's leading wireless communications device manufacturers.”

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