[svlug] SVLUG September 7th meeting: David Stern on 'Roku - embedded Linux music and video boxes'

Jesse Monroy jesse650 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 5 16:04:07 PDT 2011


Mark,
the home page (http://www.svlug.org/index.php) has the wrong topic.

Jesse

On 9/5/11, Mark Weisler <mark at weisler-saratoga-ca.us> wrote:
> WHEN:
>
>   Wednesday, September 7th, 2011
>   7pm-9pm
>
>
> MAIN PRESENTATION
>
>   TOPIC:
>     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.
>
> LOCATION:
>
>   Symantec
>   VCAFE Facility
>   350 Ellis Street (near E. Middlefield Road)
>   Mountain View, CA 94043
>
>   Directions on how to get there are listed at:
>
>     http://www.svlug.org/directions/veritas.php
>
>   We've tried our very best for these directions to be accurate.
>   If you have any improvements to make, please let SVLUG's volunteers know!
>   webmaster at svlug.org
>
> POST-MEETING GATHERING:
>
>   If you just can't get enough, a smaller group usually goes to a local
>   restaurant/diner after the meeting:  Frankie, Johnnie & Luigi, Too,
>   939 West El Camino Real between Shoreline and Castro, Mountain View.
>
> We look forward to seeing you there!
>
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> Mark Weisler
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