Linux various embedded devices

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An embedded device runs a single application. Linux kernel is used widely with many embedded devices.


Here are embedded devices examples that might use Linux:

  • WiFi Routers
  • Core networking devices such as switches or edge routers
  • Firewalls
  • NAS servers
  • Home automation systems
  • Wearable devices such as digital watch or fitness trackers
  • Central heating and cooling systems.
  • Car or other vehicle management systems
  • Home appliances such as dishwashers, TVs and more
  • Electronic calculators
  • GPS navigation systems