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LTS Kernel is a barrier to building sustainable secure IoT and edge devices

IoT has experienced large levels of hype over recent years but is now turning into a reality with over 30 billion* IoT devices expected to be connected by 2020. This has moved IoT from early installs to full production and ongoing maintenance.

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Google Assistant on the LmP

By Alan Bennett in microPlatform

May 9, 2018

In this blog, I describe how to run the Google Assistant SDK on a Raspberry Pi with an external speaker and microphone. After you get things configured and gather key pieces of information you’ll have a simple, portable and easy to reproduce Google Assistant appliance.

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Linux microPlatform, now with OTA updates (beta)

Starting with Linux microPlatform update 0.13, we are including support for over-the-air (OTA) updates.

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ELC / Open IoT Summit 2018 Slides now available

Foundries.io presented 4 sessions at this year’s IoT Summit and Embedded Linux Conference and the slides are now available.

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Blockchain for the Internet of Things

It seems every industry is placing bets on how blockchain technologies will revolutionize the way they do business. The internet of things is not immune to this hype, but the fundamental question remains. How can it be useful? Centralized vs Decentralized Trust Models The flow of data, that is what the internet of things is all about. How to retrieve it, where to store it, and who can access it.

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Foundries.io at Embedded World 2018

Foundries.io is excited to have an opportunity to demonstrate our end to end IoT microPlatforms at this years Embedded World conference in Nuremburg, Germany. The Embedded World conference takes place between February 27th-March 1st at the Embedded World conference Center. OSF will be presenting in the Zephyr booth, located in Hall 4, booth number: 4-680.

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Foundries.io at ELC / Open IoT Summit 2018

Foundries.io is excited to have an opportunity to demonstrate our end to end IoT microPlatforms at this years Embedded Linux Conference and the Open IoT Summit alongside the Zephry project.

This year, the events will take place in Portland Oregon, at the downtown Portland Hilton from March 12-15. Foundries.io will be presenting on 4 topics at this year’s IoT Summit.

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How To Manage LMP Containers

The Linux microPlatform uses a set of Docker containers to provide end-to-end services used by the Zephyr microPlatform. The containers and their configurations are deployed using a simple shell script that wraps Ansible. The scripts require a version of Ansible with Docker support. Some distro packages such as Ubuntu 16.04 don’t have this, so make sure you install Ansible from a proper source before continuing.

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