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Prepping device drivers for Real-Time Linux

Apr 25, 2018

At Embedded Linux Conference 2018, NI’s Julia Cartwright told device driver authors how to ensure their drivers will run without a hitch on Real-Time Linux.
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Why Microsoft chose Linux for Azure Sphere

Apr 19, 2018

Why did Microsoft choose to launch an Arm/Linux SoC design with device-to-cloud security? A VDC analyst suggests that Azure Sphere is all about competing with Amazon FreeRTOS.
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Microsoft unveils secure MCU platform with a Linux-based OS

Apr 16, 2018

[Updated: April 17] — Microsoft announced an “Azure Sphere” blueprint for hybrid Cortex-A/Cortex-M SoCs that run a Linux-based Azure Sphere OS and include end-to-end Microsoft security technologies and a cloud service. Products based on a MediaTek MT3620 Azure Sphere chip are due by year’s end.
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The best way to build with Yocto Project and BitBake

Apr 11, 2018

At the Embedded Linux Conference, Intel’s Stephano Cetola offered tips and tricks for getting the most of Yocto Project and its BitBake build system, from using layers and SSTATE cache to exploring package feeds and BitBake scripts.
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Open source Linux automotive stack runs on Raspberry Pi and new Intel ARP

Apr 10, 2018

Luxoft has released an open source version of its Linux- and GENIVI-based PELUX automotive development platform, which runs on an RPi 3 and Intel’s ARP platform, based on an Atom-driven Conga-SA5 COM and a Cyclone V SoC FPGA.
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Intel sheds Wind River

Apr 4, 2018

Investment firm TPG has acquired Intel’s Wind River software subsidiary, which develops the Wind River Linux and VxWorks embedded development platforms.
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Civil Infrastructure Platform wants Linux to save civilization

Mar 30, 2018

At the Embedded Linux Conference conference, Civil Infrastructure Platform contributor Yoshitake Kobayashi talks about the CIP project’s progress in bringing a 10-year SLTS Linux kernel to the world of power plants and transportation systems.
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Intel contributes open source NEV and Titanium code to “Akraino” edge computing project

Mar 27, 2018

The Linux Foundation announced new support for its “Akraino Edge Stack” project for creating open source cloud services for edge computing, including Intel’s promise to open source parts of its Wind River Titanium Cloud and Network Edge Virtualization SDK.
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NXP IoT platform links ARM/Linux Layerscape SoCs to cloud

Mar 16, 2018

NXP’s “EdgeScale” suite of secure edge computing device management tools help deploy and manage Linux devices running on LSx QorIQ Layerscape SoCs, and connects them to cloud services.
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Open source project aims to build embedded Linux hypervisor

Mar 14, 2018

The Linux Foundation announced an Intel-backed embedded reference hypervisor project called “ACRN” that features real-time and safety-critical features for Linux and Android IoT and automotive projects.
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Arduino Create expands to run Arduino on BeagleBone and Raspberry Pi

Mar 13, 2018

Arduino announced an expansion of its Arduino Create development platform for deploying Arduino sketches on Linux systems to support Arm boards like the the Raspberry Pi and BeagleBone in addition to Intel boards like the UP Squared.
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Snapdragon 820 based system can identify faces, age, gender, and emotion

Mar 2, 2018

The VIA Smart Recognition Platform is a facial and object recognition board that runs Android 7.1.1 or Linux on a Snapdragon 820 by way of VIA’s SOM-9X20 module.
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Thread-optimized IoT gateway adds Ubuntu Core support

Mar 2, 2018

Rigado announced that its i.MX6 UL based Vesta IoT Gateway, which offer Ethernet, WiFi, BT, Thread, and optional LTE, LoRa, and PoE, will soon be available with Ubuntu Core and Canonical’s IoT app store.
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Circuit Cellar and LinuxGizmos.com join forces

Mar 1, 2018

LinuxGizmos has joined forces with KCK Media, publisher of Circuit Cellar magazine. The alliance will expand our coverage of the rapidly evolving hardware and software technologies used in new and emerging embedded and IoT devices, while continuing our unique focus on the benefits of open source software and standards.
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