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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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Two Arduinos Become One

The schism between two Arduino companies (that we covered in March 2015) has apparently been settled. The poster child for the open hardware movement is now under one company "Arduino Holding" and a new not-for-profit Arduino Foundation has been started. "Massimo Banzi, Co-Founder of Arduino LLC,...
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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...
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Modifying ISO images
Learn how to add external packages to your raw images for a custom Linux spin.

How to Modify a Raw Disk Image of Your Custom Linux Distro

SUSE Studio is pretty awesome for building custom Linux spins. When you have designed your spin to your liking, you can download what’s known as a "raw image" that you can copy to a USB thumbdrive, and... Hey presto! You've got yourself a tailor-made distro on a stick! There is one serious caveat,...
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What Containers and Unikernels Can Learn from Arduino and Raspberry Pi

I had always viewed Arduinos and Raspberry Pi as these cool, little, specialized devices that can be used to make all kinds of fun gadgets. I came from the software side of the world and have always considered Linux on x86 and x86-64 "general purpose." The truth is, Arduinos are not specialized. In...
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Because of a legal ruling, Arduino LLC must sell all Arduino boards outside the United States under the Genuino label, giving rival Arduino Srl a global advantage.

Dueling Arduinos Include Linux in Recent SBC Announcements

Few would claim that the year-old fork and legal dispute between rival Arduino camps is healthy for the open source hardware community. Yet, so far, the platform remains strong, despite growing competition from open source Linux SBCs like the Raspberry Pi. In large part, this is due to the rising...
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