If there was any doubt that Linux is catching on in embedded computing devices, a company called MooBella can put it to rest.
The Taunton, Mass.-based company is using the open-source operating system to control its vending machines that whip up customized ice cream, according to embedded Linux site LinuxDevices.com. The systems dispense 12 flavors of ice cream that can be mixed with extras such as peanut butter cups or walnuts. According to the company's Web site, "The MooBella team has created a multi-patented, fully automated ice cream process that will change ice cream forever!" … Read more