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Android Oreo adds Linux kernel requirements, debuts Project Treble

Sep 7, 2017 — 976 views

[Updated: 11:41AM] — As Android 8.0 debuts a “Project Treble” update plan, all new Android 8.0 devices must run Linux 4.4 or later. Plus: Oreo and Linux 4.13 beef up security.
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Survey shows Linux and FreeRTOS out front in embedded tech

Aug 29, 2017 — 1,860 views

AspenCore’s 2017 survey of embedded tech developers reveals that open source OSes like Linux and FreeRTOS continue to grow as proprietary platforms decline.
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3G-ready smartwatch runs on Linux

Aug 28, 2017 — 2,082 views

[Updated: Sep. 9] — The Connect Watch offers a 4-day battery, a 2MP, 720p camera, plus WiFi, BT, and optional 3G, and runs the open source AsteroidOS on a quad -A7 SoC.
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Adlink gear to showcase VMWare’s Liota based IoT framework

Aug 24, 2017 — 298 views

Adlink will offer the new VMware Pulse IoT Center service and Linux-friendly Liota (Little IoT Agent) to Adlink customers as pre-integrated solutions.
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Open comm protocol for AUVs embarks with BeagleBone based modem

Aug 15, 2017 — 659 views

NATO’s open source JANUS standard for underwater communications is first appearing in a BeagleBone-based acoustic modem running Linux.
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Free security service scans open source Linux IoT binaries

Aug 14, 2017 — 1,131 views

[Updated: Aug. 22] — Insignary unveiled TruthIsIntheBinary, a free, cloud-based version of its Clarity binary code scanning software aimed at open source Linux IoT code.
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Final Android Things preview adds RPi3 features and new i.MX6 UL target

Aug 11, 2017 — 1,353 views

Google released Developer Preview 5 of Android Things, adding Android O, OpenGL ES, and WebView on the RPi 3, and support for an i.MX6 UL based “SprIoT” kit.
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IoT cloud service adds Linux support via free BeagleBone BSP

Aug 4, 2017 — 661 views

Anaren released v2.1 of its Anaren Atmosphere cloud-based IoT development platform, for the first time adding Linux support via a free BeagleBone Black BSP.
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Arduino announces developer workshop following Musto ouster

Aug 3, 2017 — 1,046 views

Arduino opened registration for an Arduino Core Developers Workshop following a shakeup in which controversial CEO Federico Musto left the company.
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Automotive Grade Linux releases UCB 4.0 and taps virtualization tech

Aug 3, 2017 — 636 views

The AGL project released UCB 4.0 with new SmartDeviceLink support, and Ubuntu was spotted in an Uber self-driving trial.
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Mentor’s Zynq UltraScale+ eval kit includes Linux and Android 6.0

Jul 27, 2017 — 804 views

Mentor’s “Xilinx Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC ZCU102 Evaluation Kit” offers Mentor Embedded Linux, Nucleus, Code Sourcery, a hypervisor, and an Android 6.0 BSP.
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Open source group adds members to forge edge computing standards

Jul 26, 2017 — 520 views

The open source EdgeX Foundry group gains new members as it begins to sculpt standardized software building blocks for intelligent edge computing.
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Snapdragon 835 neural processing SDK targets Android and Linux gizmos

Jul 26, 2017 — 784 views

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Neural Processing Engine SDK for the Snapdragon 835 supports Caffe, Caffe2, or TensorFlow AI frameworks on Linux or Android targets.
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