News Category: Embedded/Mobile

Huawei’s $239 HiKey 960 Wants to Be a High-End Alternative to Raspberry Pi

Hoping to tap into the highly lucrative and popular Raspberry Pi market – 12.5 million sales in five years – Linaro and Huawei have unveiled a high-end (read: expensive) rival.  The HiKey 960 96Boards are designed as alternatives to Raspberry Pi, using ARM mobile technology specifically for Android...
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Patrick Ohly
Patrick Ohly, a software engineer at Intel, discusses integrity protection schemes and system update mechanisms at the recent Embedded Linux Conference.

Pros and Cons of System Update and Integrity Protection Schemes

Given the increasing malware attacks against Linux-based IoT devices, there is growing interest in integrity protection schemes, as well as system update mechanisms that support over-the-air (OTA) field upgrades. At the recent Embedded Linux Conference, Patrick Ohly, a software engineer at Intel...
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Apache IoT
We provide a look at some highlights of the Apache IoT track at ApacheCon North America, to be held in Miami from May 16-18.

Get a Preview of Apache IoT Projects at Upcoming ApacheCon

The countdown until ApacheCon North America has begun. The blockbuster event will be in Miami this year and runs May 16-18. The Apache community is made up of many niche communities and ApacheCon offers something for all of them. Here, Roman Shaposhnik, Director of Open Source, Pivotal Inc., who...
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Linux Foundation Launches EdgeX Foundry for IoT Edge Interoperability

There is a new internet of things (IoT) project launching at the Linux Foundation today—EdgeX Foundry. Dell is contributing its Fuse IoT code base as the initial code for EdgeX Foundry, providing an open framework for IoT interoperability. "We lack a common framework for building edge IoT solutions...
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Zephyr ELC
Fabien Parent and Neil Armstrong of BayLibre shared their experiences in developing a wearable device with Zephyr at Embedded Linux Conference.

Building a Wearable Device with Zephyr

The Linux Foundation’s open source Zephyr Project received considerable attention at this February’s Embedded Linux Conference (ELC). Although there are still no shipping products running this lightweight real-time operating system (RTOS) for microcontrollers, Fabien Parent and Neil Armstrong of...
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Internet of Cars
Alex Agizim looks at the importance of creating a security-first approach with open source software.

How to Look at Mission-Critical Safety in the Internet of Cars

Alex Agizim is CTO of Automotive and Embedded Systems at EPAM. The autonomous car will redefine how we travel, ship inventory, and design infrastructure. As physical objects become more deeply integrated into the Internet of Things, the connected car will soon become an essential component of the...
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Automotive Linux Summit
Automotive Linux Summit takes place May 31-June 2 in Tokyo, Japan.

Dive Into Connected Car and Open Source at Automotive Linux Summit 2017

Next month, the world’s leading automotive experts and engineers will gather at Automotive Linux Summit in Japan to discuss the future of connected cars and collaborate on the open source technologies driving innovation in the automotive arena.   Automotive Linux Summit, taking place May 31-June 2...
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Michael Opdenacker
Free Electrons’ Michael Opdenacker summed up the latest kernel shrinkage schemes as well as future possibilities at the Embedded Linux Conference.

Shrinking the Linux Kernel and File System for IoT

At last year’s Embedded Linux Conference Europe, Sony’s Tim Bird warned that the stalled progress in reducing Linux kernel size meant that Linux was ceding the huge market in IoT edge nodes to real-time operating systems (RTOSes). At this February’s ELC North America event, another figure who has...
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Android Apps on Linux PCs: Now Anbox Tool Runs Smartphone Software Natively

A new open-source project, Anbox, from a Canonical engineer lets you run Android apps natively on Ubuntu and other Linux-powered desktops. It differs from several existing projects that allow Android apps to run on PCs. Instead of using emulators, Anbox employs Linux namespaces to run Android in a...
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Google Patches Android Security Vulnerabilities in April Update

Google is out with its April 2017 Android security update, patching 102 different vulnerabilities in the mobile operating system. Of the vulnerabilities patched by Google this month, only 15 are rated as having critical impact. Not surprisingly, the mediasever component is once again being patched...
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