Linux is our preferred operation system for those products where it is needed a full rich package of software functionalities, like multimedia player, internet browser, email management, multiple communications hub (Ethernet, USB, WiFi, Bluetooth, etc.), execution of Java applications, touch screen LCD, phone features, camera, etc.
We like Linux because it is a free Unix-type operating system originally created by Linus Torvalds with the assistance of developers around the world. Developed under the GNU General Public License, and the source code for Linux is freely available to everyone.
Once the operation system is installed a wide list of GNU software is available giving to our customers the best functionalities, some of the available tools are:
There are hundreds of Linux distributions in the market, some are desktop and laptop oriented like Ubuntu, Fedora or OpenSUSE, those operation system rich graphic and fully functional but not appropriated for embedded applications, base on the high requirements in RAM, storage and graphic requirements.