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Wednesday, April 30 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
A Timeline For Embedded Linux - Chris Simmonds, 2net

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Today, Linux is woven into the fabric of our technology, Things like printers, routers, TVs and phones all have their own "Inner Penguin". Yet it was never intended to be used beyond desktop and server PCs. A lot of things had to happen before Linux could break out of the PC environment and make its way in the world as a jobbing jack-of-all-trades. Since the early beginnings of embedded Linux in the late 1990's many people have contributed time and know-how that has resulted in today's Linux based embedded operating systems. This talk describes some of the key milestones and the events and people behind them.


Chris Simmonds

Consultant, 2net
Chris Simmonds is a freelance consultant and trainer who has been using Linux in embedded systems for over 14 years. He has worked on a number of interesting projects including a stereoscopic camera, weighing scales, set-top boxes, home routers and a large walking robot. He has been running training courses and workshops in embedded Linux since 2002 and has delivered over 180 sessions to many well-known companies. You can see some of his work... Read More →

Wednesday April 30, 2014 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Salon IV

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