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2/28/2014 02:00 PM EST
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daleste
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daleste   2/28/2014 8:13:17 PM
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Yep, smaller, cheaper and lower power consumption with higher performance.  That will be the needs of IofT.  The rest of the industry will benefit as well.

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Good old Linux!
prabhakar_deosthali   3/1/2014 8:19:01 AM
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Good to read that Linux is still holding its fort despite advances from Android as the Embedded OS.

I am not clear about the virtualization of the micro-controllers though!

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nickflaherty   3/3/2014 7:32:13 AM
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Indeed Prabhakar - and that was a bit of a surprise to me, but Yocto seems to be making quite a difference for the board makers. Running the same applications across different embedded boards with different controllers is quite compelling.

The virtualization for microcontrollers is coming with the new MIPS Warrior M class controller IP and ARM's Cortex-R which will start showing up as new devices later this year - Virtualization pushes into microcontrollers and this ties up with the LInux theme when they support both an RTOS and Linux on the same chip

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