This article presents a collection of papers and presentations on the use of embedded Linux in the “real world” that was assembled by the Industrial Embedded Systems (INES) organization, a project to promote the adoption of Open Source software funded by the European Union. The papers show some of the exciting and esoteric applications that the industrial world finds for embedded Linux. From vibration health monitoring systems to crane scales to giant LED signs at sports stadiums, that little penguin (a.k.a. Tux) shows up in the darnedest places!
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