Category Archives: Embedded Computing

Why Maintenance Releases Matter

I’m cross-posting this from my blog on the Yocto Project web site. Please go there to learn more about embedded Linux and the work we’re doing in the Yocto Project to make it easier for you to develop embedded devices. As the calendar year winds down, I find myself tapping away at the keyboard at […] Read more >

Register for Intel(R) Technical Presentation "Analysis of hybrid applications with the Intel(R) Cluster Studio XE 2012"


Gergana Slavova, Technical Consulting Engineer, will be presenting “Analysis of hybrid applications with the Intel(R) Cluster Studio XE 2012” on Dec 7th at 9am PDT. Please register! Read more >

Corks? Or Screw tops? Why the experience matters

Cross-posted from my blog on the Yocto Project web site. Respond here or over there. I’ve noticed a disturbing trend amongst a few of the high quality wineries in my state. They have abandoned the cork to close their high-end wine bottles and turned to screw caps. This is good news to people who struggle […] Read more >

Forget the Console, buy a Gaming PC!

This will be my tongue-in-cheek response to a ZDNET blog posting that can be found here: http://www.zdnet.com/blog/hardware/forget-the-gaming-pc-buy-a-console/15969#comments While the author brings up a few interesting discussion points; I’m not entirely convinced that it’s a fair assessment and here’s why. 1) Pricing: When the Xbox 360, and PS3 first released their real street price was no […] Read more >

Meet Edison: the Yocto Project 1.1 release

Cross-posted from my blog on the Yocto Project website. Check out the complete site for more information. Back in my college days, I sang in the University Chorus, one of those big choirs who sang a variety of pieces, mostly classical and rarely a more contemporary song. One time we had a young music director […] Read more >

Aggressive Parking Negotiations and embedded computing

Cross-posted from my blog on the Yocto Project web site. Follow up there for more useful embedded Linux information. I was just in Los Angeles this week for a few days of holiday with my family. With apologies to the Angelinos who might read this post, we got an excellent exposure to the local culture: […] Read more >

Understanding x86 vs ARM Memory Alignment on Android

With Google’s recent release of the NDK (r6), it is now possible build Android application for x86 processors in addition to ARM. In general, this only involves rebuilding native code to port applications from ARM to x86. However, there are a few pitfalls to avoid. One difference between x86 and ARM is the memory alignment […] Read more >

Understanding x86 vs ARM Memory Alignment on Android

With Google’s recent release of the NDK (r6), it is now possible build Android application for x86 processors in addition to ARM. In general, this only involves rebuilding native code to port applications from ARM to x86. However, there are a few pitfalls to avoid. One difference between x86 and ARM is the memory alignment […] Read more >

Register for Intel(R) Technical Presentation "Using Intel(R) Inspector XE 2011 with Fortran Applications" by Jackson Marusarz (Technical Consulting Engineer)

Jackson Marusarz, Technical Consulting Engineer, will be presenting on Aug 17th at 9am PDT on “Using Intel(R) Inspector XE 2011 with Fortran Applications”. Please register and attend. Read more >

Meego Tablet 1.2 On Low Power Embedded Platform(China National College Student Software Innovation Contest Series)

The is a translation of a blog wrote by Zhchbin, a CS senior from Zhong Shang  University(sysu.edu.cn), China. He participated the 4th Intel Cup  National Software Innovation  Contest for College Student( NSICCS) this year. The original blog can be found here. Embedded  Platform LAB-8902 embedded platform is a new low power high-performance embedded platform made […] Read more >

Meego Tablet 1.2 On Low Power Embedded Platform(China National College Student Software Innovation Contest Series)

The is a translation of a blog wrote by Zhchbin, a CS senior from Zhong Shang  University(sysu.edu.cn), China. He participated the 4th Intel Cup  National Software Innovation  Contest for College Student( NSICCS) this year. The original blog can be found here. Embedded  Platform LAB-8902 embedded platform is a new low power high-performance embedded platform made […] Read more >

Fresh Yocto Code – the M2 Milestone release for embedded Linux goodness

Cross-posted from my blog on the Yocto Project site. Head over to http://www.yoctoproject.org for more information about the project, resources and all around good stuff Today we dropped another development milestone build for the Yocto Project. Introducing the M2 build. Our intent for these regular milestone drops is to synch up everything in the project […] Read more >

Register for Intel(R) Technical Presentation "Modeling parallelism with Intel(R) Parallel Advisor" by Dr.Paul Petersen (Architect)

Paul Petersen, Architect for the Intel(R) Parallel Studio product suite, will be presenting on July 21st at 9am PDT on “Modeling Parallelism with Intel® Parallel Advisor”. Please register and attend. Read more >

High Velocity Embedded Everything

I cross-posted this from my blog on the Yocto Project web site. You can comment on it here, on over there. The David Stewart home was in serious want of a stereo upgrade. The old setup was from the analog days, and with the dominance of Internet, High Definition and Blue Ray, I needed a digital-enabled […] Read more >

Progress on the next Yocto Project release

I’m cross-posting this from my blog on the Yocto Project site. Head over there to check out videos, documentation and more stories about embedded Linux and the Yocto Project. We had a lot of excitement last April when we launched the 1.0 version of the Yocto Project. We celebrated a little while, and then got ourselves […] Read more >

Register for Mark Davis’ presentation "Intel® Parallel Advisor 2011 Shows Its Stuff on Duplo"

Mark Davis, Senior Principal Engineer for the Intel(R) Parallel Advisor 2011 product, will be presenting on June 22nd at 9am PDT on “Intel® Parallel Advisor 2011 Shows Its Stuff on Duplo”. Please register and attend. Read more >