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Wednesday, October 24 • 16:15 - 16:55
Why the Yocto Project for My IoT Project - Drew Moseley, Mender.io

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As Linux gains momentum as an operating system in connected devices (IoT), we will cover the Yocto Project as a Linux build system. It is widely supported by many organizations including Intel/Wind River, Texas Instruments, Mentor Graphics, Dell, AMD, LG Electronics, and more.

The Yocto Project has become one of the most popular projects to build your own Linux distribution for embedded systems and in order to get an overview and assist in evaluating the Yocto Project tools, we will cover the following:

Yocto Advantages
Yocto Disadvantages
IoT Specific Needs

The benefits of the Yocto build system as outlined are among the reasons it is so widely used and supported in the embedded software industry. Yocto’s wide variety of features, expandability, and fine-grained control over the contents of the target image make it ideally suited for IoT projects.

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Drew Moseley

Technical Solutions Architect, Mender.io
Drew is currently part of the Mender.io open source project to deploy OTA software updates to embedded Linux devices. He has worked on embedded projects such as RAID storage controllers, Direct and Network attached storage devices and graphical pagers. He has spent the last 7 years... Read More →

Wednesday October 24, 2018 16:15 - 16:55 BST
Lammermuir 2, Level -2