SDI Seminar

Speaker: Adam Beguelin and Paul Clip, CMU

The BeBox and BeOS

Date: August 1, 1996

Abstract: Be Inc. is a small startup company that is building a new low cost parallel proccesor PC that targets multimedia. Be has built an entirely new operating system called BeOS that is object oriented, real time, multithreaded, and multiprocessing. The BeBox hardware includes dual processor PowerPC and a slew of special I/O ports.

In this talk/demo we'll give an overview of the BeBox and BeOS. Paul will also breifly discuss his port of Java to the BeBox.