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Connected Devices and Product Engineering

In the previous article, we talked about the motivations and upsides to embed a container image into a Linux embedded system as well as the challenges this paradigm brings up in a general way. In this article, our perspective is focused on different approaches based on the Yocto build system with Docker engine, installed on […]

The use of containers is not a new idea and nowadays several container solutions for Linux embedded systems are available such as BalenaOS, Linux microPlatform or Torizon from Toradex. These projects provide a Linux system with a Docker based infrastructure to run and manage containers along with many tools to provide an easy developer user […]

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Industrial products have become immensely more complex and require much more interaction and connectivity. It is now very common to control a device from a dashboard provided by an internal web application. Over the last decade, frontend web development drastically migrated to emerging open-source frameworks pushed and maintained by big players such as Google (Angular) […]

Recently, our ‘AI Robotics Programming’ Team has delivered a proof-of-concept robot used to explore and map unknown industrial and residential spaces while identifying floor types. The robot (with the exception of its Roomba chassis) is fully built from open-source (OS) hardware and software components. The result is an elegant blend of genetic algorithms and neural […]

Savoir-faire Linux sent one of its experts, Julien Grossholtz, to Myanmar to teach a Linux training course at a young company specialized in industrial equipment. Learn about his testimony and his discovery of this enigmatic and picturesque country. I traveled to Myanmar to teach a course on Embedded Linux, my specialty, to our client, Amber Star […]

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                    May 16th, 2017 – Savoir-faire Linux, a Canadian leader in Open Source technologies and Free Software, and Technologic Systems, an American embedded solutions company, are pleased to announce the completion of a one-year partnership agreement in order to provide mutual support on technological and marketing levels. This […]

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The Product Engineering team of Savoir-faire Linux, along with the colleagues working on the Ring project, expanded into a new office. But they had a problem: at lunchtime, the sandwich delivery guy needed to pound on the door to get someone to let him in. Being hackers, the team realized that they actually could use […]

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