I've mentioned it before, but I don't think people really realize the "cool" factor that clutter brings. I'm planning on using clutter as the core gfx for ng3 (2009). Here are some youtube clips of clutter stuff:
and shotgunfx's frontend using clutter:
It's a crossplatform API for cool stuff like this. I'm not positive, but I believe google is using it in their upcoming android platform.
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Current author of Automotive Message Broker (AMB).
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