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Linux, once thought of as just a server play, is poised to reap $100 million this year as an embedded operating system, according to a new research report.
Among those is demand from developers for access to and control of source code as permitted by the open source software model. VDC also notes that there is developer demand for run-time software that is royalty free.
The increasing number of experienced Linux programmers is also helping to fuel the growth curve of Linux in the embedded space.