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Touchless health monitoring module works with Raspberry Pi

Dec 13, 2018

Olea Sensor Networks’ “OS-3010” healthcare sensor module now works with the Raspberry Pi and other Linux and Android devices. A 24GHz Doppler Radar Sensor monitors heart rate, respiration, and other signals synthesized by OleaSense software.
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A crash course in embedded Linux software deployment

Dec 13, 2018

At ELC Europe, Mender.io’s Mirza Krak surveyed popular techniques for deploying embedded Linux software, including cross-dev strategies, IDEs, Yocto-OE package management, config utilities, network boot, and updating software.
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Open source autonomous driving project to build on 96Boards SBCs

Dec 10, 2018

Linaro, Tier IV, and Apex.AI have co-founded an Autoware Foundation to establish an open source platform for autonomous vehicles built around Tier IV’s Linux/ROS based Autoware stack and some future 96Boards SBCs.
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Linaro partners with IIC on upcoming 96Boards Industrial Edition spec

Dec 7, 2018

Linaro and the Industrial Internet Consortium announced a partnership to collaborate on open source Arm standards for industrial IoT involving OTA, TSN, and security, as well as develop a 96Boards Industrial Edition spec.
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Linux Foundation consolidates FOSS compliance efforts under ACT project

Dec 6, 2018

The challenge of open source compliance starts with figuring out which compliance tools to use. The Linux Foundation’s new ACT group aims to cut through the confusion with a one-stop shop for FOSS compliance projects.
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Libcamera successor to V4L2 hopes to ease embedded Linux camera headaches

Dec 4, 2018

At ELC Europe, Linux kernel developer Laurent Pinchart unveiled a follow-on to the V4L2 stack for embedded cameras. The open source “libcamera” eases the burden on userspace developers, offers improved per-frame and 3A controls, and sandboxes proprietary camera code.
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EBBR spec to bring standardization to embedded Linux boot process

Nov 28, 2018

At Embedded Linux Conference Europe, Arm’s Grant Likely explains how an emerging, UEFI-based EBBR spec could standardize embedded Linux firmware bootup behavior using standard bootloaders like U-Boot.
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Smart speaker voice platforms compared

Nov 21, 2018

At the Embedded Linux Conference Europe, Leon Anavi compared the Alexa and Google Assistant voice platforms and looked into open source newcomer Mycroft Mark II.
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RISC-V Linux development in full swing

Nov 8, 2018

All signs point to a happy marriage between Linux and RISC-V. At Embedded Linux Conference Europe, Comcast’s Khem Raj gave a presentation that strengthens the case.
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Gumstix enhances Geppetto board design service with new Board Builder UI

Nov 7, 2018

Gumstix has expanded its Linux-oriented Geppetto online embedded board development platform with a free “Board Builder” service that offers a checklist interface for selecting modules, ports, and more.
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Intel updates embedded toolsuite — but says it’s scaling back its IoT effort

Nov 2, 2018

Intel launched Intel System Studio 2019, updating the Linux-friendly embedded toolsuite with improved performance and enhanced I/O analysis. Meanwhile, due to soaring demand for Intel’s Core and Xeon sales, it’s scaling back its lower-end IoT business.
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Container-based server platform for Linux device management goes open source

Oct 30, 2018

Resin.io changed its name to balena and released an open source version of its IoT fleet management platform for Linux devices called openBalena. Targets include the Intel NUC, Jetson TX2, Raspberry Pi, and a new RPi CM3 carrier called the balenaFin.
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OpenWrt based distro claimed to be first fully open source bitcoin mining software

Oct 26, 2018

Braiins has released an open source, OpenWrt based ASIC bitcoin miner stack called Braiins OS, featuring AsicBoost to reduce power usage. It’s compatible with Antminer and Dragonmint mining rigs and works with Braiins’ Slush Pool mining pool.
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Linus returns to the helm as Linux 4.19 ships with new conduct code

Oct 25, 2018

Linux 4.19 has arrived with new CAKE router tech, WiFi 6 support, and a lightweight EROFS file system. Meanwhile, Linus Torvalds returned to duty from his self-imposed time-out to publicly discuss the new Code of Conduct.
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