[News] New Linux-Based Firmware Platform for Printers

[News] New Linux-Based Firmware Platform for Printers

Post by Roy Schest » Sat, 24 Apr 2010 19:03:44

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Zoran Launches Inferno, Linux(R)-Based Firmware Platform for Printers, MFPs and Scanners

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| SUNNYVALE, CA, Apr 19, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via
| COMTEX) -- Zoran Corporation
| /quotes/comstock/15*!zran/quotes/nls/zran
| (ZRAN 10.92, -0.11, -1.00%) is now shipping
| Inferno, a new Linux-based firmware platform
| for its Quatro(R) family of processors that
| allows manufacturers to easily integrate new
| technologies supporting advanced features and
| improved performance in printers, multi-
| function printers (MFPs) and scanners.

http://www.yqcomputer.com/ *** ch.com/story/zoran-launches-inferno-linuxr-based-firmware-platform-for-printers-mfps-and-scanners-2010-04-19?reflink=MW_news_stmp

Embedded Masterclass explores multicore options

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| At this year's UK Embedded Masterclass event,
| engineer Paul Tingey from Wind River will give
| a presentation outlining some of the technical
| challenges associated with the design of
| multicore based embedded systems as well as
| the challenges involved in migrating existing
| systems from current single core processing to
| multicore processing.



The case for open firmware

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| If youe a gadget junkie like me your house
| is probably similarly littered with devices
| that did a job once, and could still do so
| much more, if only the vendors kept them up
| with the times. Join with me in lobbying for
| open source firmware.

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| good sounding speakers for their size, or headphones. It plays MP4 and
| RealVideo videos, and youtube.


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