News Category: Embedded/Mobile

Mentor Embedded Linux Gains Cloud-Based IoT Platform

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. Mentor’s Mentor Embedded IoT Framework (MEIF) extends its Yocto Project...
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Custom Embedded Linux Distributions

In the past, many embedded projects used off-the-shelf distributions and stripped them down to bare essentials for a number of reasons. First, removing unused packages reduced storage requirements. Embedded systems are typically shy of large amounts of storage at boot time, and the storage...
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A Fast-Evolving New Botnet Could Take Gadgets in Your Home to the Dark Side

Satori is built to turn routers, thermostats, and other household devices into zombies. There’s a new botnet in town. Since December, security researchers have been tracking an insidious piece of malware called Satori, which hijacks internet-connected devices and turns them into “zombies” that can...
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What is the IoT? Everything You Need to Know About the Internet of Things Right Now

What is the Internet of Things? The Internet of Things, or IoT, refers to billions of physical devices around the world that are now connected to the internet, collecting and sharing data. Thanks to cheap processors and wireless networks, it's possible to turn anything, from a pill to an aeroplane...
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First Impressions: Asus Tinkerboard and Docker

I've spent many hours playing with both 32-bit and 64-bit ARM System-on-Chip (SoC) boards, so you may be wondering why I ordered another - the Asus Tinkerboard. Well here are my first impressions with the board as I try to get Docker and Kubernetes up and running. Highlights The Asus Tinkerboard...
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Ringing in 2018 with 103 Hacker-Friendly SBCs

Welcome to our latest biannual round-up of hacker-friendly single board computers that run Linux or Android. Included are a brief review of recent SBC market trends, a catalog with key features, specs, and pricing of each SBC, and a table comparing them all. Relative to our June report, which was...
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Get Started with Your New Raspberry Pi

Creating amazing projects is easy with a Raspberry Pi, but first you need to plug it in and set up Raspbian, the default operating system. This guide will get you up and running in no time. The Raspberry Pi is a wonderful microcomputer that brims with potential. With a Raspberry Pi you can build ...
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Small Open-Source OSs for Small IoT Devices

A range of open-source operating-system solutions are available for those confined to scaled-down dimensions—homing in on the best option does require some research, though. Linux has become the de facto open-source operating system (OS), although there are niche alternatives like flavors of BSD (...
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The State of Netbooting Raspberry Pis

I'm going to walk you through a few of the pieces involved in net-booting a Raspberry Pi and then talk about the challenges of running cloud native apps on a net-booted RPi. It's undeniable - Raspberry Pis capture the imagination of techies of all ages. Combine several Raspberry Pis into a cluster...
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Holiday Lights that Harmonize Around the Globe

Make this festive season one to remember with a project you can build for around $25 over a weekend and share in with your your friends and family. Grab a mince pie and a cup of coffee as we build your very own Festive Lights decoration that is powered by a Raspberry Pi Zero W and Docker containers...
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