IoT Software

  • Banana Pi BPI-F2S Industrial SBC Launched for $58 with Linux 4.9 based Debian or Fedora OS

    Linux on ARMLast month we covered Banana Pi BPI-F2S single board computer (SBC) for industrial, IoT, and smart audio application that was powered by the intriguing SunPlus SP7021 “Plus1” processor featuring four Cortex-A7 cores, one ARM9 ARM9 real-time core, and one 8051 I/O controller core, as well as up to 512MB built-in DDR3 RAM.

  • 9 Raspberry Pi Operating Systems That Aren’t Linux

    Linux on ARMLooking for a way to get the most out of your Raspberry Pi? Running a project that just needs something more? Odd as it may seem, Linux might be the problem, so why not consider a non-Linux operating system? Several have been released, or adapted, for use on the Raspberry Pi.

  • GIS software ported to Arm Linux devices for IoT apps

    Linux on ARMEsri has launched an Arm Linux version of its ArcGIS Runtime SDK for Qt aimed at GIS mapping and analytics applications such as in-vehicle fleet management.

  • Arm Mbed Gets a Linux OS for Cortex-A Processors

    Linux on ARMArm Mbed is known as a free, open source platform and operating system that makes it easier to design IoT products based on Cortex-M micro-controllers, but the company figured out it might be a good idea to make something similar for IoT devices based on Arm Cortex-A processor and that’s exactly what Mbed Linux OS is made for.

  • Linux on Raspberry Pi: SUSE support turns $35 board into enterprise IoT platform

    Linux on ARMSUSE has released a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 (SLES) for the popular Raspberry Pi, which comes with full commercial support for enterprise customers.

  • NXP IoT platform links ARM/Linux Layerscape SoCs to cloud

    Linux on ARMNXP’s “EdgeScale” suite of secure edge computing device management tools help deploy and manage Linux devices running on LSx QorIQ Layerscape SoCs, and connects them to cloud services.

  • Mozilla launches Project Things IoT framework on Raspberry Pi

    Linux on ARMMozilla unveiled “Project Things,” which builds upon standard web technologies and the Web of Things project, and released code that runs on a Raspberry Pi.

  • Azul Systems’ Zulu Embedded is a Build of OpenJDK for ARM, MIPS, PowerPC, and x86 Compliant with Java SE standard

    Linux on ARMYesterday as I wrote about the Embedded Systems Conference 2017 schedule I came across a potentially interesting talk entitled “Building A Brain With Raspberry Pi and Zulu Embedded JVM” by Azul Systems that will explain how to build a brain emulator using a cluster of Raspberry Pi boards. I wanted to find more about it, but I have not been able to find any details about the project/demo at this stage.

  • Shenzhen Xunlong Releases Two Orange Pi Boards with 64-Bit ARM Processor, 2GB RAM

    Linux on ARMShenzhen Xunlong has already been selling 64-bit ARM development board with their Orange Pi PC 2 & Orange Pi Zero Plus 2 H5 boards based on Allwinner H5, as well as Orange Pi Win board powered by Allwinner A64 processor.

  • Orange Pi 2G-IoT ARM Linux Development Board with 2G/GSM Support is Up for Sale for $9.90

    Linux on ARMOrange Pi 2G-IoT was unveiled at the start of the year as an ultra cheap ($10) Linux development board with 2G cellular connectivity. The board has just launched for $9.90 + shipping on Aliexpress.

  • How to Control Your Air Conditioner with Raspberry Pi Board and ANAVI Infrared pHAT

    Linux on ARMLeon ANAVI may be a full-time software engineer, but in his spare time he has started to develop open source hardware project with the help of others and by himself. Last year, I got hold of his RabbitMax Flex HAT for Raspberry Pi, and tested it with the provided LCD display, one temperature sensor, and a Raspberry Pi 2 board.

  • Microsoft's .NET Core slowly marches onto Raspberry Pi 3

    Linux on ARMMicrosoft's .NET Core is now making its way to Raspberry Pi developer boards, and an official .NET 2.0 Core is coming from the software company later this year. The .NET Core for Raspberry Pi and instructions to install it are available on the Github site.

  • COM runs Linux on tiny, power-sipping, 64-bit Cortex-A53 SoC

    Linux on ARMF&S announced a tiny, wireless enabled “efus A53LS” module that runs Linux on NXP’s QorIQ LS1012A, billed as the world’s smallest 64-bit ARM SoC. F&S Elektronik Systeme has unveiled the “efus A53LS” computer-on-module, which adopts its 62 x 47mm “efus” form-factor, as found in the i.MX6UL based efus A7UL. This time, F&S has tapped what might be considered the i.MX6UL of the 64-bit ARM world: NXP’s 9.6 x 9.6mm QorIQ LS1012A.

  • How to Install Domoticz Home Automation System in NanoPi NEO and Other ARM Linux Boards

    Linux on ARMI’ve recently started experimenting with IoT projects, and the first hurdle is to select the hardware and software for your projects are there are simply so many options. For the hardware your first have to choose the communication protocols for your sensors and actuators, and if you are going to go with WiFi, ESP8266 is the obvious solution, used together with your favorite low cost Linux development board such as Raspberry Pi or Orange Pi to run some IoT server software locally or leveraging the cloud.

  • Ubuntu Core 16 IoT-focused Linux distro finally available for PC and Raspberry Pi

    Linux on ARMLast month, Canonical released a beta of Ubuntu Core 16. This is not a typical Linux distribution, but instead, one that is focused on Internet of Things and the cloud. What makes the operating system particularly interesting is the use of "Snaps" -- an ingenious modular way of handling software. It combines applications and dependencies into one convenient package.

  • Concurrent Introduces RedHawk Linux for 64-Bit ARM® Processors

    Linux on ARMDULUTH, GA – May 5, 2016 – Concurrent (NASDAQ: CCUR), a global provider of high-performance Linux® and storage solutions, today announced a new version of the RedHawk™ Real-Time Linux Operating System, that includes support for 64-bit ARM processors. In addition to supporting aerospace and defense requirements, RedHawk version 7.2 enables embedded applications in automotive, robotics, networking and Internet-of-things (IOT) markets that require high-performance, low-power consumption and real-time response characteristics.

  • Tibbo Project System is a Modular Linux IoT Prototyping Platform based on TI Sitara Cortex A8 Processor

    Linux on ARMIf you’ve found yourself needing to quickly demo a system that does not look like a mess of wire to a customer, or your project is requires low production volumes, making the cost of designing your own and mass-producing the hardware prohibitive, Tibbo Project System might be worth looking into. It features an almost bare board powered by Texas Instruments Sitara processor, and a large area for Tibbit blocks to add features as needed, as well as an enclosure.

  • Microsoft releases Windows 10 IoT Core for Raspberry Pi 3 - can it displace Linux on Pi?

    Linux on ARMThe ARM-powered Raspberry Pi computers have a been a godsend to tinkerers, students, HTPC enthusiasts, and more. The inexpensive devices have proven quite useful for many projects, and continue to push the envelope on what can be achieved for little money. The $5 Raspberry Pi Zero, while very limited, is quite the feat of engineering.

  • ARM Linux IoT gateway offers cloud services support

    Linux on ARMEurotech’s rugged “ReliaGate 10-11” IoT gateway runs Linux on a TI AM3352, offers numerous options, and is supported with an updated ESF 3.3 framework.

  • ARM Unveils Ultra-efficient Cortex-A32 32-bit Processor Based on ARMv8 Architecture

    Linux on ARMSo far you could safely equate 64-bit ARM processors with ARMv8 architecture. Not anymore. A few months after introducing Cortex A35 low power ARMv8 64-bit processor, ARM has now announced Cortex-A32 processor, even more power efficient, support ARMv8-A architecture, and designed for 32-bit embedded and IoT applications.


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