This whitepaper from Intrinsyc describes how engineers at IBM's Pervasive Computing Advanced Technology Laboratory created an embedded Linux based intelligent, high-level remote control system for a model airplane as a way to showcase Gateway Server technology.
Linux was chosen for the CerfBoard 405EP for its versatility and configurability. It is the ideal operating system for a resource constrained, headless device. In addition, IBM's WebSphere Micro Environment VM and SMF stack integrate seamlessly with Linux to provide a powerful remotely accessible control layer.
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