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Embedded Linux market growth plotted

May 26, 2006 — by LinuxDevices Staff — from the LinuxDevices Archive — 4 views

The results of's sixth annual Embedded Linux Market Survey are in! Overall, we find the results encouraging for embedded Linux, and for companies in the embedded Linux OS and tools market. This brief summary outlines our interpretation of a few key data points.

Key observations include:

  • Linux adoption leveling out, but still growing
  • 2006: the year of the embedded Linux service provider?
  • Software copyright concerns on the rise
  • Sources of embedded Linux remain diverse
  • Commercial embedded Linux remains an untapped opportunity
  • Tools may be improving
  • ARM remains top architecture

Along with colorful charts and a discussion of these key observations, complete survey data is also available, for those who wish to draw their own conclusions.

Read our latest market prognostication and form your own conclusions, here:

“Snapshot of the Embedded Linux market” for 2006

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