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About Stratus

The Stratus is a Linux-based, ultra-compact plug computer ideal for wireless home automation services. Featuring the 1.2 GHz Marvell Kirkwood 88F6281 processor for high performance, the Stratus also includes 802.11b/g Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, and the option of Zwave and ZigBee for home automation and control. Gigabit Ethernet and two USB 2.0 ports provide expanded wired connectivity options.

System Components

  • 1.2GHz Kirkwood 88F6281 processor
  • 16 kilobytes of instruction cache (I-cache)
  • 16 kilobytes of data cache (D-cache)
  • 256 KB L2 cache
  • Eight-channel Generic DMA controller
  • RTC with battery
  • 512MB DDR2, 400 MHz
  • 512MB NAND Flash
  • Built-in AC high efficiency 18W power supply

Potential Applications

  • Dedicated home file server Home/energy automation controller
  • Multimedia server for DLNA-enabled players (e.g., iPhone, Sony PSP)
  • Multimedia server for Web proxy, enabling fast, cached access to Web sites
  • Storage of home video surveillance streams
  • Automate downloads and uploads to Web sites
  • Anti-virus