[News] CeBIT: Linux-based Unified Communications Suite, 'Linux-based' Car

[News] CeBIT: Linux-based Unified Communications Suite, 'Linux-based' Car

Post by Roy Schest » Fri, 07 Mar 2008 13:14:16

verything in Unison on Linux

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| Software developer Unison has launched what it claimed is the world's first
| fully-unified communications suite based on Linux.


The Linux car that drives itself

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| The car was a finalist in the legendary Darpa Grand Challenge, a US Defence
| Department-sponsored competition held every year or two in which driverless
| vehicles battle it out to see which can complete a set course in the fastest
| time. The cars must drive themselves they cannot be steered by remote
| control.



SMEs to be offered cut-price Linux-based unified comms platform

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| A Linux-based unified communications platform will be launched at next
| month's CeBIT show in Germany. The software-based beta solution will be
| available for firms to download from next month.


Driver-Free Car Runs Ubuntu Linux

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| This automated vehicle uses a dozen Intel Core 2 processors, but at the
| bottom of the software stack is Ubuntu 6.06 "Dapper Drake" Linux. Ubuntu 6.06
| was chosen for being an LTS (Long Term Support) release. Perhaps next year's
| vehicle will be running Ubuntu 8.04?


Linux Powered PS3 to be used in DARPA Urban Challenge

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| With four years of autonomous racing experience and using Yellow Dog Linux,
| San Diego's Axion Racing is excited about showing folks other things that can
| be done using a PlayStation console.


Car computer runs Red Flag Linux

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| Red Flag Linux is a Chinese version of Linux based on Asianux.


Vehicle-mount computer runs Debian Etch

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| The MT7550 clocks its AMD Geode GX533 processor at 400 MHz, includes both
| Bluetooth and 802.11b/g wireless capabilities, and comes standard with Debian
| Linux 4.0 ("Etch").


Rugged, fanless vehicle PC runs Linux

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| Acrosser has introduced a compact, fanless computer aimed at the harsh
| environments found in trucks, taxis, and other vehicular applications. The
| AR-ES0831FL runs Linux on Pentium and Celeron M processors, and meets
| IEC-68-2-6 vibration and IEC-68-2-27 shock standards, according to the
| company.


In-vehicle Linux system assists first responders

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| U.K.-based Thorcom Systems Ltd is shipping a rugged, Debian Linux-based,
| in-vehicle computer intended for emergency first responders. T


OSMB: OScar, the Open Source car

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| The first to be presented was the Open Source car called OScar.
| For eight years, a community that has grown to far over 1,000
| people has been working on the development of a car based on
| Open Source, though the project's founder Markus stressed that
| the goal is development, not product

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Essential Web 07: Interview with G.ho.st founder Zvi Schreiber

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| The only difference between your
| Windows or Unix desktop is that G.ho.st lives in your browser! This
| means that you can log into G.ho.st on one computer and then
| seamlessly pick up where you left off on a different computer.
| Since applications and data no longer reside on users' PCs,
| G.ho.st is proving to be popular with users who are on the move.


It is said to be running Linux, just like most Web-based operating


eyeOS - the open source web desktop [Review]

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| There is definitely potential here, and I think extending free and
| open source software into the web desktop space can only be a good
| thing. At the moment, I don?t think I'd seriously end up using it.
| I don't think it is necessarily eyeOS's fault, as the project is
| extremely innovative and well done for what it is.


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