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Linux appliance brings podcasting to the people

Oct 9, 2006 — by LinuxDevices Staff — from the LinuxDevices Archive — 2 views

Box Populi, formerly “Webcast in a box,” has used Linux to create a podcast capture appliance that aims to make podcasting as dead-simple as possible, in order to give everyone a “voice in public discourse, not just those who own TV towers.”

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Aimed at corporations, schools, radio stations, and churches, the “Podcast in a Box” appliance starts recording when a USB key is inserted, and uploads the podcast to a server when the key is removed. The product is also available for free as a live/installer ISO image based on Ubuntu.

Learn more about the PIAB — and its embedded hardware and Linux-based software — in our complete Device Profile:

Device Profile: Box Populi Podcast in a Box

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