Seeking Bids for an embedded os (WIN LINUX etc...)
Current Hardware anticipating using.
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We are evaluating OS for a multimedia appliance.
Only concerned with the bottom line at the moment.
Please approximate the cost for Embedded OS development on the platform of your choice.
Main goal under 10 second boot time (not required, but preferred)
Support USB plug-nPlay devices
run WMP 9 (or equivalent mp3/multimedia player)
Run Power DVD (or equivalent DVD player)
Run Macromedia Flash stand=alone player
Provide communication with the parallel port
Support Plug and play Firewire (1394)
Prefer bootability from IDE drive as well as USB flas memory device
The Os should provide options for us to restrict or allow access to system level functions.
Required Functions: OS must not show standard WIN LINUX interface, boot, crash screens etc...
We have a custom Macromedia Flash application that will act as the GUI (it will be embedded in an exe etc as a run application.
The Installer should allow us to install the full set of components onto a virgin drive and be ready to go without further configuration.
Thanks In Advance
Please respond with your basic thoughts on how you will achieve this. OS etc... As well as any parts of this that you feel will be too challenging to accommplish.
1) Complete and fully-functional working program(s) in executable form as well as complete source code of all work done.
2) Installation package that will install the software (in ready-to-run condition) on storage device for the win/linux etc... compatible mainboard or equivalent specified in this bid request.
3) Exclusive and complete copyrights to all work purchased. (No GPL, 3rd party components, etc. unless all copyright ramifications are explained AND AGREED TO by the buyer on the site).
Win 98Se, or greater, or Linux or totally custom OS. (IT DOES NOT HAVE TO RUN ON ALL OF THESE, JUST THE ONE YOU CHOOSE)