Category: Linaro Connect

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Geniatech Tablet Dock for 96Boards

Posted by Charbax – December 11, 2017

Geniatech shows their Tablet Dock for use with 96Boards compatible/sized development boards, where the board can just be swapped into the Tablet Dock to power it, including with touch support. To be distributed by Arrow at an affordable price.

Geniatech also provides a range of 96Board sized open source Qualcomm 410, 820 based development boards which you can see some of them featured in this video filmed at Embedded World 2017:

Andrea Gallo, Linaro VP Segment Groups talks open source AI, copyrights, ARM servers, DRM and more

Posted by Charbax – December 11, 2017

Andrea Gallo manages the Linaro Enterprise, Home, Mobile, Networking, IoT and Embedded Segment Groups focusing on their specifc market applications around ARM servers, smartphones, home entertainment, networking. Reporting to Linaro members about resource usage, technical achievements, upstream objectives, planning the next Linaro Connect.

Linaro Core Development Group

Posted by Charbax – December 11, 2017

Mike Holmes is the director of The Linaro Core Development Group, to to help evolve key GNU/Linux upstream technologies across the kernel, power management, security, and virtualization fields with a long-standing experience submitting code upstream, they develop, improve, and maintain these open-source technologies in tight collaboration with the open-source software communities. The Core Development Group coordinates engineering teams and provide management support, Interface and coordinate with other Linaro groups and engineering teams, Support Linaro Members at the engineer level (in their areas of expertise), Execute through the Kernel, Power Management, Security and Virtualization engineering.

Interview with Matt Grob, Qualcomm EVP, Technology at Linaro Connect San Francisco 2017

Posted by Charbax – December 11, 2017

Matt Grob is Executive Vice President of technology for Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and a member of Qualcomm’s executive committee. Matt Grob joined Qualcomm in 1991, In 1998, Grob was promoted to lead the Company’s R&D system engineering group and in 2006, he became in charge Qualcomm’s Corporate R&D division, now known as Qualcomm Research. Grob also served as Qualcomm’s Chief Technology Officer from 2011-2017.

You can also watch the video of his Keynote at Linaro Connect San Francisco 2017 here:

Naresh Kamboju QA Service Expert at Linaro

Posted by Charbax – December 11, 2017

Naresh Kamboju, based in Hyderabad India, started working from Linux 2.x kernel and now is working on Linux Kernel Validation and is an active Open Source contributor. Majorly he works on Linux Test project (LTP), Kselftest, Android CTS, VTS, and SystemTap test suites. By using Linaro Automation and Validation Architecture (LAVA) he validates Linux kernel Trees which includes Linux-mainline, Linux-next, Linux-term-stable(LTS) 4.14, 4.9 and 4.4 and sending test reports to Linux kernel Mailing List aka LKML. Naresh Kamboju played a major role in validating ARM big.LITTLE Architecture on Versatile Express TC2 and Juno for measuring Power vs Performance on ARM and ARM64 architectures. he is involved in user space validation building Debian and RPM packages. He started his career at Deference Research and Development Organization (DRDO), Patni computers, Sony and Wipro.

Qualcomm Dragonboard 820c runs Debian Radios streaming with VLC, Icecast

Posted by Charbax – December 11, 2017

Here's the upcoming Qualcomm Dragonboard 820c shown off doing some multimedia streaming running Debian with VLC, Icecast and a USB Radios dongle. Filmed at the Linaro Connect.

Keynote: Heather Meeker (O’Melveny & Myers LLP) at Linaro Connect San Francisco 2017

Posted by Charbax – December 11, 2017

Keynote: Heather Meeker (O’Melveny & Myers LLP) Read more at http://connect.linaro.org/resource/sfo17/sfo17-300k2/

Cavium Octeon TX CN83XX 24-core 64bit ARMv8 for 5G Cellular Backhaul

Posted by Charbax – December 11, 2017

Cavium engineers are showing the Cavium Octeon TX 24-core 64bit ARMv8 platform handling the IPsec tunnel for future base stations to be used for the 5G backhaul, to increase bandwidth, increase coverage for cellular networks around the world. Filmed at Linaro Connect.

RISC-V Linux Port is Upstream, interview with Palmer Dabbelt of SiFive, binutils and gcc maintainer

Posted by Charbax – December 11, 2017

RISC-V Linux port has been accepted into Linus’ tree and is slated to release as part of 4.15. While this is a major milestone for RISC-V, they’re far from done in Linux kernel land and there’s a whole lot of work left to be done in userspace.

RISC-V is an open instruction set architecture (ISA) that began in 2010 at the University of California, Berkeley, based on established reduced instruction set computing (RISC) principles, it can be freely used for any purpose, permitting anyone to design, manufacture and sell RISC-V chips and software.

$79 Poplar Android TV Development Board by Hoperun on Hisilicon Hi3798CV200

Posted by Charbax – December 4, 2017

Poplar is the first development board compliant with the 96Boards Enterprise Edition TV Platform specification. Developed by HiSilicon, the board features the Hi3798C V200 with an integrated quad-core 64bit ARM Cortex A53 processor and high performance Mali-T720 GPU, making it capable of running any commercial set-top solution based on Linux or Android. Its high performance specification also supports a premium user experience with up to H.265 HEVC decoding of 4K video at 60 frames per second. It's available for $79 at Aliexpress.com