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Rugged computers run Linux on Jetson TX2 and Xavier

Mar 18, 2019

[Updated: Mar. 20] — Aitech is offering RedHawk Linux RTOS for its rugged, compact, Jetson TX2-based A176 Cyclone and new A177 Twister systems. There’s also a similar new Jetson Xavier based A178 Thunder computer.
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Linux-driven, 4K-ready thin client starts at $204

Mar 14, 2019

VXL’s compact “Itona IQL2-64” thin client runs Linux on a dual-core Celeron N3350 with 2GB RAM, and offers 4K-ready HDMI and mini-DP, 2x GbE, 3x USB 3.1, and support for Citrix, RDP, VMWare, and more.
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Linux software news from Embedded World

Feb 27, 2019

Software news from Embedded World includes an open source Google Cloud IoT Device SDK, the LF’s safety-first ELISA project, a binary Debian version of Mentor Linux, and new distros from Wind River and MontaVista.
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Wind River Linux and VxWorks team up for new Helix Virtualization Platform

Feb 26, 2019

Wind River Helix Virtualization Platform combines Wind River Linux and VxWorks under a common, cloud-managed edge computing platform. Features include virtualization and safety certified functionality, and support for guest OSes and mixed-criticality workloads.
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Renesas unveils 64-bit Arm SoCs with 96Boards dev boards

Feb 22, 2019

Renesas unveiled an “RZ-G2” family of up to octa-core Cortex-A53 and -A57 SoCs with an updated RZ/G Linux Platform with the 64-bit Arm CIP SLTS kernel for 10 year+ availability. There are also two 96Boards dev boards.
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ST announces Cortex-A7/M4 hybrid SoC and OpenSTLinux distro

Feb 21, 2019

[Updated: Feb. 23] — ST unveiled a Linux-driven “STM32MP1” SoC with dual Cortex-A7 cores and a Cortex-M4 core. The SoC will be available in April with several Raspberry Pi compatible dev boards.
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Android Things is now only for smart speakers and displays

Feb 14, 2019

Android Things will now focus solely on OEM-built smart speakers and displays. Google is discontinuing public access to i.MX8M, Snapdragon, and MediaTek based production modules for the OS.
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Latest SW ports: Ubuntu for Arm laptops and Android Go and Win 10 for the Pi

Feb 13, 2019

Pick a port, any port: Ubuntu for Arm laptops and tablets; an upcoming Android 9 Pie Go based distro for the Raspberry Pi; and a WoA installer for running full Win 10 on the Pi.
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CI platform bolsters embedded Linux and Android support

Jan 31, 2019

Electric Cloud released version 11.0 of its ElectricAccelerator build and test acceleration platform, adding out-of-the-box build support for Yocto Project, Buildroot, and Android Pie plus AWS and Kubernetes “cloud bursting.”
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Project EVE: a cloud-native vision for edge computing

Jan 28, 2019

As part of its new LF Edge initiative for open source edge computing, the Linux Foundation announced a new Project EVE based on Zededa’s cloud-native based virtualization engine for embedded containers.
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Ubuntu Core slims down, offers 10-year LTS support

Jan 22, 2019

Canonical released Ubuntu Core 18, based on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, bringing 10-year support to the embedded Linux platform. Other enhancements include a reduced attack surface and easier porting of Ubuntu apps.
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Runtime security agent tailors itself to each Linux-based IoT device

Jan 22, 2019

VDOO has launched an “ERA” (Embedded Runtime Agent) for securing Linux IoT devices. The agent self-optimizes for specific systems with the help of the company’s Vision analytics software.
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Bash shell utility turns 5.0

Jan 17, 2019

A few months prior to celebrating the 30th birthday of the Bash command language interpreter, the GNU Project has released Bash 5.0, featuring bug fixes and new shell variables.
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Automotive development platforms rev up with Linux

Jan 11, 2019

Linux-driven automotive computing initiatives advanced at CES with Hyundai joining Automotive Grade Linux, and Baidu, Intel, and Nvidia unveiling new assisted and autonomous driving platforms.
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