The First Ten Years
Thu May 28 2009
On 1 July 2009, DENX Software Engineering celebrate their
Founded a decade ago, DENX were one of the very first companies in
Europe who focussed on using Free Software for Embedded and Real-Time
At that time, putting Linux into a real system like a DVR or a mobile
crane was a real adventure - sometimes it took more convincing on
both engineering and management levels than actual software development
efforts. Today Embedded Linux has become a matter of course. DENX are proud to
have been part of that development right from the beginning - going
where there was no path and helping to leave a trail.
Looking back at 10 interesting and successful years, we see a sound
base for continued growth and continued success, for interesting new
projects - with even bigger challenges waiting for us in the decades to come.
Thanks a lot to everybody who escorted DENX on that way - customers,
partners, engineers and everybody who helped that DENX became what we
And of course thanks a lot to the Free Software community that made
all this possible in the first place.