May 24, 2001

Here they come -- TVs with embedded Linux

Author: JT Smith Princeton Graphic Systems has begun shipping the world's first
TV with a built-in [Linux-based] Internet Appliance subsystem. Princeton's high-end is a 36" viewable, 4:3
direct-view CRT HD-ready TV (and computer monitor) with integrated Ch.1 services for enhanced TV and
Internet functionality. The Ai3.6HD monitor system supports video, 480p, 1080i, and 720p (letterbox) digital
formats as well as displaying VGA, SVGA, and XGA graphics. The Ai3.6HD with built-in DVDO 503
deinterlacer/scaler also includes Ch.1's universal remote/keyboard/mouse.


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