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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 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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Mentor Embedded Linux gains cloud-based IoT platform

Feb 20, 2018

Mentor announced a “Mentor Embedded IoT Framework” platform that builds on top of Mentor Embedded Linux with cloud-based IoT cloud services ranging from device authentication and provisioning to monitoring and diagnostics.
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Add-on board brings BACnet building control to the Raspberry Pi

Feb 12, 2018

Contemporary Controls is launching a “BASpi” Raspberry Pi add-on that supports the BACnet building control standard and Sedona Framework, and provides 6x relay outputs and 6x inputs, including analog, temp, contact closure, pulse, and resistance inputs.
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IoT prototyping board for Raspberry Pi has a mobile/cloud IFTTT app

Feb 12, 2018

GraspIO’s “Cloudio” IoT prototyping add-on board for the Raspberry Pi includes a 1-inch OLED display, sensors, 6x I/Os, and a servo, and is controlled using a mobile/cloud-based drag-and-drop app with IFTTT and voice support.
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Project crowdfunds effort to bring Allwinner VPU support to the Linux kernel

Feb 9, 2018

Free Electrons changed its name to Bootlin, and funded a Kickstarter campaign to bring support for the Allwinner VPU to the Linux kernel, building upon earlier work done in collaboration with the Linux Sunxi community called sunxi-cedrus.
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Automation controller debuts Linux-based PLCnext software

Feb 8, 2018

Phoenix Contact’s rugged, dual Cortex-A9 based “PLCnext AXC F 2152” controller for its Axioline F I/O field bus is the first field controller designed to run Phoenix’s Linux-based PLCnext control stack, which enables PLC control using high-level languages.
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Mozilla’s IoT software for the Raspberry Pi gets major rev

Feb 6, 2018

Mozilla has released an improved 0.3 version of its open source, Linux-based Things Gateway software for setting up a home automation gateway on the Raspberry Pi, featuring a new rules engine and improved voice support.
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