Making a Splash: Digital Signage Powered by MinnowBoard and the Yocto Project - John 'Warthog9' Hawley, Intel & Nitin Kamble, Intel
The use of digital signs has become commonplace anywhere dynamic information needs to be presented. As digital signage evolves, opportunities for greater interactivity are being explored to increase user engagement. This talk will describe the process of developing digital signage appliances and design issues to take into consideration when doing so. Using an example of a retail kiosk, the demo project models best practices when developing embedded Linux applications with the Yocto Project, and leverages the strengths of the open hardware MinnowBoard embedded computer.
John 'Warthog9' Hawley led the system administration team on kernel.org for nearly a decade, leading a team including four other administrators. He specifically worked on system operations, the wikis and the kernel.org Gitweb. His other exploits include working on Syslinux, OpenSSI, a caching Gitweb, and patches to bind to enable GeoDNS. He's the author of PXE Knife, a set of interfaces around common utilities and diagnostics tools needed by an average systems administrator, as well as... Read More →
Sr Software Engineer, Intel Corporation
Nitin Kamble is a software developer at Intel Corporation. He has been working on Open Source development since the early '90s. He has worked on Linux kernel development, Open Source Virtualization i.e. Xen & KVM before. Now he is working on the Yocto Project where he is maintaining many Intel BSPs along with other tasks. | | Previous Speaking Experience: | Nitin has presented at various open source conferences including OLS, Design West, and Qt Conference.
Tuesday April 29, 2014 4:20pm - 5:10pm
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