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Protecting Linux devices with verified boot, from ROM to Userspace

Feb 16, 2017 — 842 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.

Real-time Linux explained, and contrasted with Xenomai and RTAI

Feb 10, 2017 — 2,530 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.

Open source smart home platform gains Ubuntu snap packages

Feb 9, 2017 — 2,644 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.

Linaro’s AOSP TV supports Android TV development on 96Boards

Feb 7, 2017 — 1,273 views

Linaro released AOSP TV for the HiKey, enabling development for Android TV using 96Boards SBCs without requiring Google Services and verification.

Linux-ready UP board drives IoT framework for vending machines

Feb 4, 2017 — 1,545 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.

Setting up an automated software lab for Linux SBCs

Feb 2, 2017 — 1,017 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.

Google seeks dev feedback for putting AI on Raspberry Pi

Jan 23, 2017 — 1,704 views

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

Keeping Linux devices secure with rigorous long-term maintenance

Jan 20, 2017 — 865 views

In this ELCE talk, Jan Lübbe of Pengutronix reveals how syncing with upstream projects can keep Linux devices secure and functional for 10 years and beyond.

New Linux wireless daemon seeks cleaner connection

Jan 12, 2017 — 2,042 views

At ELCE, Intel’s Marcel Holtmann described how a new Internet Wireless Daemon will help to streamline the Linux communications stack for IoT.

ELC lineup features Linus, Alexa, Zephyr, and Android Things

Jan 10, 2017 — 894 views

The LF posted the schedule for the Embedded Linux Conference in Portland, Feb. 21-23. Keynotes include Guy Hoffman, Imad Sousou, and Linus Torvalds.

LTE IoT kits include Raspberry Pi and AWS friendly models

Jan 9, 2017 — 3,197 views

AT&T expanded its Cellular IoT Starter Kit family with an AWS version with a K64F Freedom Board, plus a $59 model that instead lets you bring your own RPi.

AGL's v3.0 automotive spec is ready for the road

Jan 4, 2017 — 685 views

The Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) project released v3.0 of its UCB spec for IVI, and announced that Daimler AG (Mercedes-Benz) has joined the group.

Google's Brillo morphs into "Android Things" IoT OS

Dec 13, 2016 — 1,170 views

[Updated: 6:00PM] — Google has retooled Brillo into an “Android Things” OS, supported with Android development resources. It’s also updating Weave with new device types.