[svlug] Oct. 5th Linux Users' Group of Davis meeting: "gumstix"
nbs at sonic.net
Mon Sep 20 22:55:06 PDT 2004
The Linux Users' Group of Davis (LUGOD), will be holding a meeting on:
October 5, 2004
6:30pm - 9:00pm
The meeting will be held at our regular location:
Davis Public Library
315 East 14th Street
Davis, CA 95616
The topic will be:
gumstix low-cost Linux devices
presented by: Gordon Kruberg, Founder & CEO, gumstix, Inc.
gumstix, Inc. creates the world's smallest commercially available
Linux boards and computers. Their devices are based on Intel's PXA255
processor with Xscale technology (also used in high-end PDAs and
smartphones), measure only 20mm x 80mm x 8mm -- the size of a stick
of gum -- and cost as low as $109. gumstix boards provide GPIO pins,
serial ports, USB 1.1 client, an MMC flash memory card slot, and
an I2C bus.
Their's are among the first single board computers (SBCs) shipping with
the new Linux 2.6 kernel, with its fully pre-emptible, multi-threading
Gordon Kruberg, Founder & CEO, founded, financed, and played
operating and strategic executive roles in over 30 startups and
venture-capital backed companies. He holds an A.B. degree
in Human Biology, a M.S. degree in Industrial Engineering from
Stanford University and an M.D. degree from Northwestern University.
For details on this meeting, visit:
For maps, directions, public transportation schedules, etc., visit:
LUGOD is a 501(c)7 non-profit organization dedicated to the
Linux computer operating system and Open Source software,
and which holds meetings twice a month in Davis, CA.
Meetings are always free and open to the public.
Please visit our website for details:
pr at lugod.org
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