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The Register: Acer subsidiary to offer embedded Linux?

Mar 30, 2000 — by LinuxDevices Staff — from the LinuxDevices Archive — views

Tony Smith, of The Register, reports a story from Taiwan's Commercial Times about a new embedded Linux initiative from Animeta Systems, a division of Taiwan's Acer Group . . .

“Animeta Systems, one of Taiwanese giant Acer's numerous subsidiaries, claims to have whipped up the world's most compact — it only requires 2MB RAM — and most competitive version of Linux for embedded applications.”

“More important, perhaps, is the fact the group plans to use its new OS to oust Windows in many of the company's products, according to its chairman and CEO, Stan Shih, cited in Taiwan's Commercial Times.”

“Most of the discussion at the operating system's debut earlier this week centred on its role in embedded systems, which is clearly what it has been designed for.”

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