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Device profile: FrontPath wireless webpad

Oct 24, 2000 — by Rick Lehrbaum — from the LinuxDevices Archive
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This article by's Rick Lehrbaum provides a profile of the embedded Linux based frontpath ProGear wireless webpad, including what it does and what's inside — from both a hardware and software perspective. Lehrbaum writes . . .

“frontpath, inc. (a subsidiary of S3 Inc.) describes the ProGear as “a wireless portable information appliance targeted to vertical market segments”. The ProGear uses Embedded Linux as its internal operating system, includes a 10.4″ TFT display, and obtains its user input via either a virtual keyboard or handwriting recognition on its touchscreen. The device is intended to provide an easy-to-use information appliance for a wide range of specialty applications, in markets such as health care, real estate, restaurants, hotels, and cruise ships.”

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