My Penguin, The Doctor - page 4
The Most Mission-Critical Application. Ever.
Using the Linux based Merlin Patient Care System, doctors can program and monitor St. Jude brand implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) and pace-makers.
The new machine is just one more example of the versatility of the Linux operating system. Its stability and rich programming tools, allowed IBM to develop a custom interface that was quick and easy to use.
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