News Category: Embedded/Mobile

The Top 10 IoT Application Areas – Based on Real IoT Projects

As part of a larger effort to track the IoT ecosystem, we set out, mining hundreds of homepages, and managed to assemble and verify 640 actual enterprise IoT projects (Note: We did not include any consumer IoT projects such as wearable devices or hobby projects). In a second step we took the time...
Read 0 Comments

Intel Unveils its Joule Chip Module for the Internet of Things

Joule is the latest product in Intel’s family of all-in-one chip modules for the Internet of Things. Intel CEO Brian Krzanich showed off the new Joule module during a keynote speech at the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco. The module is a follow-up to Edison, the prior IoT module introduced...
Read 0 Comments

Linux Bug Leaves 1.4 Billion Android Users Vulnerable to Hijacking Attacks

An estimated 80 percent of Android phones contain a recently discovered vulnerability that allows attackers to terminate connections and, if the connections aren't encrypted, inject malicious code or content into the parties' communications, researchers from mobile security firm Lookout said Monday...
Read 0 Comments

iotivity-2.png

IoTiivity 2
Vijay Kesavan describes plans for IoTivity 2.0 to support new platforms and IoT ecosystems and explore usage profiles in automotive and industrial domains.

IoTivity 2.0: What’s in Store?

In May, we reported on an Embedded Linux Conference talk by Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF) Executive Director Mike Richmond on the potential for interoperability between the OCF’s IoTivity IoT framework and the AllSeen Alliance’s AllJoyn spec. We also looked at how the OCF has evolved from the ...
Read 1 Comments

The Onion Omega2 Lets You Add Linux to your Hardware Projects

Need a tiny, $5 computer to build a robot that will bring you your slippers, initiate a massage chair session, and pour out your daily dose of bourbon?The Onion Omega2 can do all that and more. This tiny board is Arduino-compatible but also runs Linux natively. This means you can plug it in and get...
Read 0 Comments

Google Waves Goodbye to Linux for New IoT OS Fuchsia - Coming Soon to Raspberry Pi

Google has started building a new open-source operating system that doesn't rely on the Linux kernel. While Android and Chrome OS have Linux at their heart, Google's new OS, dubbed Fuchsia, opts for a different kernel to create a lightweight but capable OS, suitable for running all Internet of...
Read 0 Comments

mediatek-soc.png

SoC
MediaTek has revealed the upcoming Helio X30 system-on-chip that will likely be one of the first 10nm fabricated SoCs to arrive when it ships in mid-2017.

MediaTek’s 10nm Mobile-Focused SoC Will Tap Cortex-A73 and -A32

MediaTek has revealed an upcoming Helio X30 system-on-chip (SoC) that will likely be one of the first 10nm fabricated SoCs to arrive when it ships in mid-2017. The deca-core mobile SoC will also be one of the first to use ARM’s new Cortex-A73 successor to the Cortex-A72, according to PhoneRadar,...
Read 0 Comments

KDE Kirigami UI Framework Makes First Debut

The previously talked about KDE Kirigami UI framework has now experienced its first public release. The Kirigami UI framework is designed for mobile and convergent applications written in Qt. Today's announcement explains, "Kirigami is not just a set of components, it is also a philosophy that...
Read 0 Comments

pine64-main.png

Pine64
If you want to get your hands on a 64-bit “computer” for DIY fun, PINE64 is the best board around.

Build a $20 Computer with PINE64

I love my Raspberry Pi, which I use for many different projects. But when I saw Kickstarter campaign for 64-bit PINE64 I could not resist, so I pre-ordered one for myself. I wanted to play with the board and see whether I could do some home automation kind of stuff or make my Traxxas X-maxx smart....
Read 2 Comments

elc-mike-anderson.png

Mike Anderson
The rules for Linux security are basically the same for desktop, server, or embedded, but IoT devices pose some unique challenges, said Mike Anderson, CTO and Chief Scientist for The PTR Group, Inc. at the Embedded Linux Conference.

Securing Embedded Linux

Until fairly recently, Linux developers have been spared many of the security threats that have bedeviled the Windows world. Yet, when moving from desktops and servers to the embedded Internet of Things, a much higher threat level awaits.   “The basic rules for Linux security are the same whether...
Read 0 Comments

Pages