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LG buddies up with Qt to expand webOS in autos, smart home, and robots

Jun 25, 2019

The Qt Company and LG are collaborating to integrate LG’s Linux-based webOS Open Source Edition with the Qt development platform for automotive, smart home, and robotics.
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DJI spices up Matrice drones with 2nd Gen Manifold computer running Ubuntu with snaps

Jun 17, 2019

Canonical announced Ubuntu snaps support for DJI’s second-gen Manifold companion computer for its Matrice drones. The Manifold 2 offers a choice of Jetson TX2 or Intel Coffee Lake-U chips.
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Security service tracks embedded Linux vulnerabilities

Jun 13, 2019

Timesys has launched a Vigiles security monitoring and management platform with CVE tracking for embedded Linux available as free software or as a subscription service.
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Wind River Linux adds Docker and Kubernetes support for the edge

Jun 11, 2019

The latest version of Wind River Linux debuts an “OverC” container stack that eases integration of frameworks such as Docker and Kubernetes on edge devices. The Yocto-based embedded distro is available in open source and commercial versions.
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LF Edge announces first Akraino release for open edge computing

Jun 7, 2019


The Linux Foundation’s LF Edge project announced the first release of the Akraino Edge Stack with 10 “blueprints” for different edge computing scenarios. Also: LF Edge recently announced new members and the transfer of seed code from Zededa to Project EVE.
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Intel’s NUC Compute Element is an internal variant of discontinued Compute Card

May 30, 2019

Intel previewed a “NUC Compute Element” with Y- or U-series Core chips, RAM, and storage that can be embedded in laptops and other devices via a proprietary connector. It also showed off several new technologies including a Honeycomb Glacier laptop with a secondary screen on the keyboard.
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Nvidia EGX edge-AI stack debuts on four new Jetson and Tesla-based Adlink systems

May 29, 2019

Nvidia’s “Nvidia EGX” solution for AI edge computing combines its Nvidia Edge Stack and Red Hat’s Kubernetes-based OpenShift platform running on Linux-driven Jetson modules and Tesla boards. Adlink unveiled four edge servers based on EGX using the Nano, TX2, Xavier, and Tesla.
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Aaeon releases HW monitoring stack for Linux-on-Intel systems

May 28, 2019

Aaeon’s BIOS-driven “HERO SDK” hardware monitoring stack supports Linux-driven Aaeon systems that use Intel’s Gemini, Whiskey, and Coffee Lake CPUs. The company has also posted specs for a Coffee Lake based “COM-CFHB6” COM Express.
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Toradex spins a distro for embedded Linux newbies

May 2, 2019

Toradex’s “Torizon” embedded Linux distro is built on Foundries.io’s Linux microPlatforms and aimed at Windows migrants and other Linux newcomers. It features Visual Studio integration, security features, OTA updates, and an optional Docker runtime.
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Purism’s Librem One and Mozilla’s WebThings focus on privacy for phones and home automation

Apr 30, 2019

Purism unveiled a “Librem One” service that brings privacy focused, encrypted chat, email, VPN, and social networking to Android and iOS phones. Meanwhile, Mozilla launched a privacy-focused WebThings Gateway 0.8 home automation stack for the Pi.
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Raspberry Pi add-on targets openHAB users

Apr 26, 2019

The $68 “ionware sdk1” is a home automation controller board add-on for the Raspberry Pi Zero W with 7x universal inputs and 7x digital outputs plus a OpenHABian Linux stack with graphical Ladder Logic programming.
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Eclipse IoT survey reveals growing role for Linux and Arm

Apr 17, 2019

The Eclipse Foundation released the results from its latest IoT Developer Survey of 1,717 Eclipse developers, finding growing use of Linux (76 percent), Arm (70 percent), and MQTT (42 percent).
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Firms partner to integrate NASA cFS on space-ready cPCI SBC

Apr 11, 2019

Aitech and EFSI have teamed up to integrate NASA’s cFs (core Flight System) using Aitech’s latest space-ready CompactPCI SBC called the SP0-S, and EFSI’s Linux distribution.
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ZigBee hub builds on Raspberry Pi

Apr 10, 2019

Dresden-Elektronik has launched two ZigBee home automation gateways: an RPi-based “Phoscon Gateway” and a “ConBee II” USB stick. The gateways run the company’s deCONZ Zigbee Gateway software paired with a new mobile app.
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