[svlug] SVLUG September 7th meeting: David Stern on 'Roku - embedded Linux music and video boxes'
jesse650 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 5 16:04:07 PDT 2011
the home page (http://www.svlug.org/index.php) has the wrong topic.
On 9/5/11, Mark Weisler <mark at weisler-saratoga-ca.us> wrote:
> Wednesday, September 7th, 2011
> MAIN PRESENTATION
> Roku - embedded Linux music and video boxes
> PRESENTED BY:
> David Stern
> TOPIC SUMMARY:
> It's been an exciting year for embedded Linux appliances, and
> Saratoga-based Roku, Inc., started by ReplayTV founder Anthony Wood, is
> one of the brightest rising stars. Roku's lead software engineer David
> Stern will share Roku's Linux story with us. Be sure to bring your
> business card, as Roku will probably have a couple of Roku's signature
> video player boxes to give away in a raffle.
> ABOUT THE PRESENTER:
> David Stern is the engineer principally responsible for the software
> embedded in Roku's product line of networked audio and video players,
> which are all Linux-based. Prior to working at Roku, he served stints
> at Netflix, and before that at consumer electronics firms D&M Holdings
> and Openglobe, Inc. He earned his baccalaureate and masters degrees in
> computer science.
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> We look forward to seeing you there!
> Mark Weisler
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