This wireless display greets and provides directions to convention goers or point-of-purchase information to shoppers. The touch-screen display allows personalized assistance. An embedded computer from Applied Data Systems (ADS) helped get the RoninCast to market smoothly. ADS' Advanced Graphics Client receives multi-media content from a back-end server over an IEEE 802.11b wireless LAN. The embedded computer uses Intel's RISC-based PXA255 processor operating at 400 MHz and a graphics accelerator to deliver video to an LCD or plasma display. For more information on Applied Data Systems Graphics ClientX, go to http://rbi.ims.ca/4932-516.
The fun factor continues to draw developers to Linux. This open-source system continues to succeed in the market and in the hearts and minds of developers. Design News will delve into this territory with next week's Continuing Education Class titled, “Introduction to Linux Device Drivers.”
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.