News Category: Embedded/Mobile

Linux Is Part of the IoT Security Problem, Dev Tells Linux Conference

The Mirai botnet? Just the “tip of the iceberg” is how security bods at this week's linux.conf.au see the Internet of Things. Presenting to the Security and Privacy miniconf at linux.conf.au, embedded systems developer and consultant Christopher Biggs pointed out that Mirai's focus on building a...
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Marcel Holtmann
“We decided to create a wireless daemon that actually works on IoT devices,” said Intel's Marcel Holtmann in a presentation at Embedded Linux Conference Europe.

New Linux WiFi Daemon Streamlines Networking Stack

If you’ve ever used an embedded Linux development device with wireless networking, you’ve likely benefited from the work of Marcel Holtmann, the maintainer of the BlueZ Bluetooth daemon since 2004, who spoke at an Embedded Linux Conference Europe panel in October. In 2007 Holtmann joined Intel’s...
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Zigbee Writes a Universal Language for IoT

The nonprofit Zigbee Alliance today unveiled dotdot, a universal language for the Internet of Things (IoT). The group says dotdot takes the IoT language at Zigbee’s application layer and enables it to work across different networking technologies. This is important because currently, most IoT ...
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Automotive Grade Linux
Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) project has released version 3.0 of its open source Unified Code Base (UCB) for automotive infotainment development; read more.

Automotive Grade Linux Moves to UCB 3.0

The Linux Foundation’s Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) project has released version 3.0 of its open source Unified Code Base (UCB) for automotive infotainment development. Unlike AGL’s UCB 2.0, which was released in July, UCB 3.0 is already being used to develop in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) products...
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ZeroPhone — An Open Source, Dirt Cheap, Linux-powered Smartphone Is Here

Short Bytes: ZeroPhone is an open source smartphone that’s powered by Raspberry Pi Zero. It runs on Linux and you can make one for yourself using parts worth $50. One can use it to make calls and SMS, run apps, and pentesting. Soon, phone’s crowdfunding is also expected to go live. Raspberry Pi is...
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The Death of CyanogenMod and What it Means for Development

Cyanogen Inc. has finally delivered a bullet to the brain – of CyanogenMod. After years of tumultuous turnovers in the company, Cyanogen recently announced that the company would consolidate all of their efforts into a new Cyanogen Modular OS program. As a part of their consolidation, the company...
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Teresa Cauvel, CTO and co-founder of neonatal health technology startup Neopenda, describes a neonatal monitoring bracelet for low-resource hospitals that uses an Intel Curie module running Zephyr.

Zephyr and Curie Team Up for Neonatal Wearable for the Developing World

The Zephyr Project is still a babe in the technological woods, so it’s only fitting that the open source real-time operating system is driving an innovative wearables solution that aims to improve healthcare for infants. At the recent Embedded Linux Conference Europe, Teresa Cauvel, CTO and co-...
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Debian-Based Raspbian GNU/Linux OS with PIXEL Desktop Out Now for PC and Mac

Raspberry Pi Founder Eben Upton proudly announced the availability of the Debian-based Raspbian GNU/Linux distribution with the recently introduced PIXEL desktop environment for PC and Mac. As you might be aware of, Raspbian is the official Linux-based operating system for Raspberry Pi single-board...
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Secure IoT Through Oversight, Open Source and Open Standards

It should be obvious to just about everyone by now that the current state of affairs concerning the Internet of insecure things threatens the stability of the Internet. This wouldn't have been such a big deal 15 or 20 years ago, but we've now put all of our eggs in the Internet basket, and if it...
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Build a VR App in 15 Minutes with Linux

In 15 minutes, you can develop a virtual reality application and run it in a web browser, on a VR headset, or with Google Daydream. The key is A-Frame, an open source toolkit built by the Mozilla VR Team. Test it Open this link using Chrome or Firefox on your mobile phone. Put your phone into ...
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