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Sex and the art of IoT

These are two subjects that tend not to go together in a standard blog, but bear with me please, there is a connection.

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Keeping Edge devices secure from IoT hackers

Edge devices are now at the frontline of security attacks on manufacturing and enterprise organisations. Hackers are extorting more money out of a wider range of companies and corporations, with the latest estimates being that attacks have increased by 500% in the last year.

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The OTA updatable OS for your next IoT or Edge Product

By George Grey in microPlatform

July 5, 2019

Why is there no Android or Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IoT and Edge devices? The “one size fits all” approach of a modern Linux distro does not meet the requirements of the IoT and Edge markets because of the diversity of hardware and use cases - from cellular-connected sensors, to industrial IoT infrastructure, to gateways and even autonomous vehicle computing. More complex use-cases and more powerful processors almost universally use some variant of Linux. Simpler devices such as sensors typically use an RTOS. In this article we focus on Linux - a future article will explore the many RTOS options.

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Foundries.io makes IoT deployable using Linux and Zephyr microPlatforms™

By Sally Doyle in news-and-media

June 5, 2019

Brings secure, supportable longevity to IoT installed devices

LONDON, UK; 5 June 2019: Foundries.io, innovator in the deployment of Linux and Zephyr for Edge and IoT solutions, announces key customers showcasing its ability to provide secure, supportable platforms, realising the full value of IoT.

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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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