Inside the 96Boards Specification

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Inside the 96Boards Specification The Specification Goals Linaro Footprint SoCs and Price Points Memory Storage Networking Interfaces Displays and Cameras USB UARTs Audio Power Supplies and Power Measurement Expansion Connectors...

96Boards and Open Source Hardware

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Linaro announced the 96Boards initiative at the recent Linaro Connect conference in Hong Kong on February 9th. Linaro is a software company, and the goal of 96Boards is to provide...

Q1 2014 CEO Note

Thursday, April 10, 2014

The announcement of five new members at Linaro Connect, including Club members Qualcomm, MediaTek and ZTE, is a significant endorsement of the value of Linaro’s business model, and further increases the...

Linaro 2013 Year End Review

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

It’s the traditional time of year to look back and reflect on the last 12 months. Linaro’s continued growth has led to more engineering output and new challenges. Looking forward...

big.LITTLE Software Update

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

With much going on in the big.LITTLE world, this is a progress report on Linaro’s activities and plans for support of ARM’s big.LITTLE SoCs with Linux and Android software. With...

Q1 2013 CEO Notes

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

The Expanding ARM Ecosystem Moving from its mobile roots, the ARM Cortex­A series architecture is entering new market segments at a rapid clip. The potential of ARM­based servers has substantial...

August 2012 CEO Report

Friday, September 7, 2012

Following the recent Members and Board meetings I am pleased to let the members know that the new category of Linaro membership - Group membership - has been approved. Linaro...

June 2012 CEO Report

Monday, July 2, 2012

Although Linaro is now only two years old and has already achieved substantial success, it seems like we have only just begun. Differentiation and innovation lie at the heart of...

April 2012 CEO Report

Friday, May 11, 2012

Linaro’s work affects many segments other than mobile - cars, TV, cameras, kiosks, printers, consumer and enterprise routers, servers - the market for Linux on ARM extends to billions of...

March 2012 CEO Report

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Linaro has made substantial progress in its goal of consolidating and optimizing Linux on the ARM architecture. As an open source-focused organization this work has been carried out completely in...

February 2012 CEO Report

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Linaro is now receiving industry recognition for its work, both from a purely technical viewpoint, and in helping the member ARM SoC vendors work together on common challenges, while remaining...

January 2012 CEO Report

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

There are three themes that run through our plans for 2012. These are in addition to continuing our work in consolidation and defragmentation of existing ARM open source code in...

December CEO Report

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Despite the impact of the very welcome holiday season Linaro achieved a new set of monthly deliverables described below. As we start a new year it’s worth reminding ourselves of...

November CEO Report

Monday, December 19, 2011

Looking Forward Until now, Linaro has principally been focused on short-term challenges and needs from our members. As some of the more pressing issues have been resolved we have started...

October CEO Report

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

With the advent of the Cortex-A15, ARM CPU cores have become considerably more powerful, and despite ARM’s flagship SoC MIPS/watt ratings, the increasing number of MIPs inevitably also requires an...

September CEO Report

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Differentiation and a Single ARM Linux Kernel This note was inspired by our current roadmap discussions within Linaro. A view was offered that a single ARM binary kernel wasn’t that...

August CEO report

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

This month the mobile market outlook significantly changed over the course of a single week with Google’s acquisition of Motorola Mobile, and HP’s exit from the Web-OS device market. The...

July CEO Report

Monday, August 15, 2011

Last month I discussed how Linaro’s working groups deliver technology to kernel.org and other upstreams. Over time, open source distributions including Google’s Android utilize this work in their latest releases,...

June CEO Report

Monday, July 18, 2011

Linaro exists because our members understood that working together on common non-differentiating problems was far more cost effective than each working to solve those problems again and again. This month...

May CEO Report

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Earlier this month we held our Developer Summit in Budapest, alongside the Ubuntu Developer Summit.  This was our biggest event yet, with around 200 Linaro-affiliated attendees. Thank you to everyone...

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