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Consortium aims to unify Linux and Android IoT

Mar 17, 2017 — 1,203 views

Advantech and nine firms, including Retronix, ThunderSoft, Canonical, and Timesys, launched an Embedded Linux & Android Alliance (ELAA) for IoT standards.
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Ubuntu snaps expand to Orange Pi SBCs and a QorIQ SoC

Mar 16, 2017 — 1,517 views

Shenzhen Xunlong is launching an Ubuntu snap app store for its Orange Pi SBCs. Canonical also ported its snap-based Ubuntu Core distro to NXP’s LS1043A SoC.
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NXP aims new MCUs and QorIQ SoCs at IoT

Mar 16, 2017 — 747 views

NXP announced a Linux-ready, dual ARMv8 QorIQ LS1028A SoC with TSN Ethernet, and unveiled several new MCUs including a tiny, 4x4mm MC9S08SUx.
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MontaVista updates CGX Linux distro for 5G and IoT

Mar 6, 2017 — 284 views

MontaVista has upgraded its Yocto Project based Carrier Grade eXpress embedded Linux distro to add 5G, IoT, and NFV technology.
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Virtual thin client builds on Raspberry Pi 3, offers HD streaming, dual displays

Mar 1, 2017 — 2,357 views

NComputing’s RPi 3-based “RX300” thin client can be used as a client for its vSpace Pro 10 virtualization platform, as well as in standalone Raspbian mode.
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Ubuntu Core ported to an i.MX6 COM, a Dell IoT gateway, and a LimeNET base station

Feb 28, 2017 — 1,070 views

Ubuntu Core is available on Technologic’s i.MX6-based TS-4900 COM, will run on Dell’s Edge Gateway 3000, and will soon appear on a LimeNET base station.
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Protecting Linux devices with verified boot, from ROM to Userspace

Feb 16, 2017 — 1,472 views

Amid growing concern regarding escalating attacks on Linux-based devices, a well-attended talk at ELC Europe 2016 focused on the topic of verified boot schemes.
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Real-time Linux explained, and contrasted with Xenomai and RTAI

Feb 10, 2017 — 3,043 views

At ELC Europe, Real-time Linux developer Jan Altenberg described the progress of RTL, compared it to Xenomai and RTAI, and unveiled new benchmarks.
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Open source smart home platform gains Ubuntu snap packages

Feb 9, 2017 — 3,086 views

Canonical has released a Snap package mechanism for running Ubuntu apps under the openHAB smart home stack, complete with Azul’s Zulu Embedded Java Runtime.
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Linaro’s AOSP TV supports Android TV development on 96Boards

Feb 7, 2017 — 1,404 views

Linaro released AOSP TV for the HiKey, enabling development for Android TV using 96Boards SBCs without requiring Google Services and verification.
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Linux-ready UP board drives IoT framework for vending machines

Feb 4, 2017 — 1,673 views

Aaeon and Kii unveiled a “Smart Vending Now” platform that combines Aaeon’s Atom-based UP SBC with Kii’s cloud-based IoT platform for vending machines.
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Setting up an automated software lab for Linux SBCs

Feb 2, 2017 — 1,103 views

At ELCE, Samsung’s Paweł Wieczorek explained how he automated Tizen testing on popular Linux hacker boards by integrating Jenkins, OBS, and other tools.
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Google seeks dev feedback for putting AI on Raspberry Pi

Jan 23, 2017 — 1,797 views


Google will bring its AI and machine learning technology to the Raspberry Pi this year, and has posted a survey seeking input.
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