Barebox Bootloader Status Update – ELCE 2012

Sascha Hauer, kernel developer at Pengutronix, gives an update about the status of Barebox bootloader at the Embedded Linux Conference 2012 in Barcelona, Spain. Abstract: Booting Linux is still a hot topic on embedded systems. It has been 3 years since the last presentation about Barebox at ELC-E, and the barebox community has grown and developed many new and unique …

Jolla Unveils Sailfish OS based on Meego and Sailfish SDK

Last July, a company called Jolly announced it would design, develop and sell smartphones based on the Meego operating system. This is now closer to reality as a demo has been showcased running on Nokia N950, except the operating system is now called Sailfish OS. Video) Internally, Sailfish OS is built on top of the Mer project and Qt. The …

Jolla Unveils Sailfish OS based on Meego and Sailfish SDK

Last July, a company called Jolly announced it would design, develop and sell smartphones based on the Meego operating system. This is now closer to reality as a demo has been showcased running on Nokia N950, except the operating system is now called Sailfish OS. Video) Internally, Sailfish OS is built on top of the Mer project and Qt. The …

9 Things Engineers Need to Know About Embedded Development

All engineers think they know the truth about embedded product development. It’s hard. It’s time-consuming. It’s expensive. But that’s only part of it. Unfortunately, the hard truth about embedded development needs to absorbed, not intellectually, but viscerally, through late-night work sessions, missed deadlines, and lost sleep. And the hard truth is this: Embedded development is big and slippery, easy to …