October 12, 2002
Report: Linux becoming 'platform of choice' for intreractive TV
Anonymous Reader writes "Linux is showing promising signs of becoming the platform of choice for next generation digital interactive television (ITV) client devices and services, according to a new research report released by Trace strategies Inc. Among the key findings in the report, embedded Linux will comprise 12% of all digital set-top box shipments to North American television operators in 2006, compared to only 5% of set-top box shipments in 2003. Furthermore, unit shipments of Linux-based ITV client devices is expected to experience average year-over-year growth of 70% through 2006 (trend chart included)."