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Embedded Linux/Android Quarterly Report August 2012
TOP STORY
Android is Definitely Coming to Your Next Embedded Design
With Android shipping on more phones than ever, it’s becoming a compelling embedded choice. Android and Linux will emerge as a proven, clearly superior combination for many embedded systems.  (more)
AnDevCon
AnDevCon IV, Dec. 4-7, San Francisco, is the technical conference for software developers building Android apps. Featuring workshops, technical classes and 50+ exhibitors. Receive a $100 discount off either the 4-day or 3-day pass by inserting the code MEDIASPONSOR when prompted.
FEATURED NEWS & ANALYSIS
ARM and Synopsys Expand Collaboration to Optimize Power and Performance, and Accelerate Design and Verification for ARM Technology-based SoCs
TeamF1 Demonstrates Advanced Capabilities of Its Market-Ready SecureF1rst Reference Solutions for Service Provider Gateways, Unified Threat Management Routers and Cloud-enabled Network Storage at Computex 2012
The PTR Group, Inc. Announces New Embedded Systems Training Courses
ARM9 Panel PC with 7" Color Resistive Touch Screen
Xilinx Acquires Embedded Linux Solutions Provider PetaLogix
Mentor Graphics Reports Fiscal Second Quarter Results
Linux Professional Institute Hosts Exam Labs at SUSECon 2012
Timesys and Critical Link Announce Linux Solution for Sitara™AM335x ARM® Cortex™-A8-based System on Module
SYSGO release enhanced version 5.2 of ELinOS™ Industrial Grade Linux
Enea launches Linux Base Station Platform for Freescale multi-standard SoC targeting Next Generation Radio Access Networks
Red Hat Announces Preview Version of Enterprise-Ready OpenStack Distribution
ARM
ARM Development Studio 5 (DS-5) Toolchain
The ARM® DS-5™ toolchain is the complete suite of development tools for ARM processor-based ASICs and standard devices. DS-5 accelerates your software development by providing an easy-to-use integrated, and validated toolchain. Within DS-5 is Streamline™, a sample-based performance analysis tool, that captures system performance information including energy when used with the new Energy Probe.
TeamF1
TeamF1's SecureF1rst family of embedded networking and security software solutions – enabling OEMs/ODMs build market differentiated, leading-edge, easily manageable networking devices for small-to-medium business (SMB) and residential market segments – with much less risk and time-to-revenue than otherwise possible. Portfolio includes VPN, Firewall, UTM, NAS, residential gateways and any other custom design.
ARTICLES AND TECH BRIEFS
Life in the fast lane: Linux or Android for automotive infotainment systems? Linux is probably in a better position to achieve widespread adoption, while Android will continue to make things interesting in the "connected car" segment. (more)
Needed: Self-Protecting, Security-Aware Mobile Applications with Anti-Tamper Technology Application providers need to step up and begin building in sufficient security for mobile devices, including vulnerability mitigation, re-evaluation of trust and incorporation of secure authentication channels. (more)
Improve Linux Real-time Performance in Multicore Devices with Light-Weight Threading The history of real-time embedded Linux has been to prove that Linux can operate as well as a traditional RTOS solution. Linux light-weight threading brings it closer to the goal for the most serious telecom/networking applications. (more)
Consolidating Packet Forwarding Services with Data-Plane Development Software Consolidating all three planes to a single ATCA blade is now possible. (more)
Analysis of LTE Base Station Software Deployment on Multicore SoCs To achieve full multicore entitlement, SoCs require a hardware infrastructure without bottlenecks, as well as a simplified software infrastructure. The advent of high-speed cellular services like 4G LTE (more)
Multicore Balancing Act The transition to multicore helps meet performance requirements while still fitting into the power, area and cost constraints of embedded systems. Based on recent studies, the VDC Research Embedded Software (more)
Using Linux Trace Analysis to Verify and Validate Complex Multicore Systems Software developers and system designers must have a complete picture of process interactions and performance within the embedded system under development. Traditional debugging methods and technologies (more)
Standards Vie for Mobile Medical Leadership Qseven modules running Windows or Linux applications on Intel Atom processors provide a proven and accessible path to market for mobile medical devices. Embedded computer manufacturers are placing their (more)
Security Measures for Internet Enabled Devices Increased reliance on intelligent devices and a growing number of Internet-based threats requires proactive security measures Embedded devices are the fastest growing segment of Internet users and (more)
From Toys to Tools Security Considerations for the Next Generation of Android Mobile Connected Devices As mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets gain ever more processing power and capabilities, the data stored (more)
The PTR Group
The PTR Group is an experienced team of engineering professionals specializing in embedded, real-time and distributed systems, solutions and services. These system engineering services include software development, hardware and prototype development, consulting and training exclusively for the needs of the embedded and real-time Federal and Commerical markets.
LinuxCon
LinuxCon is the leading annual technical conference in North America, providing a much needed collaboration and education space for the Linux community. Taking place August 29-31 in San Diego, LinuxCon offers top speaking talent, innovative and timely content, and a place for groups to co-locate for topic-specific mini-summits and workgroups.
FROM THE BLOGOSPHERE
"Dies Caniculares" Reading List This "Dog Days" of summer technology list is not to be read indoors! …
Revisiting Moore's Law A time-tested approach is showing diminishing returns. It's time to rethink how ICs are architected, designed and built. …
Rugged Shoebox Computers Still Popular; GE does an about "FACE" Hint: Bottom line? US Army realizes h/w changes faster than s/w, so FACE tries to make software portable by defining standard interfaces. This may be bad for the h/w vendors, though, as it cuts both ways.   GE Intelligent Platforms … Continue reading → …
Microsoft rolls out SkyDrive app for Android phones
Xilinx Buys PetaLogix, Gains Embedded Linux Solutions for FPGAs
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#CLOUD: "Industry Leaders Form Cloud Advisory Council"
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UPCOMING EVENTS
LinuxCon North America 2012
San Diego, CA
August 29 - 31, 2012
IDF 2012 San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
September 11-13
2012 Embedded Systems Conference - Boston
Boston, MA
September 17-20
Automotive Linux Summit 2012
Warwickshire, England
September 19 - 20, 2012
WPDevCon
San Francisco, California
October 22-24, 2012
RTECC - Real-Time & Embedded Computing Conference

8/21/2012 - Irvine, CA
8/23/2012 - San Diego, CA
9/11/2012 - Detroit, MI
9/13/12 - Chicago, IL
10/02/12 - Wright Patterson AFB/Dayton, OH
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