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February 2, 2023 in Blog, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, News, Top News

All Aboard the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Train

Written by De'Vonna Dorton, Ecosystem Project Manager, Business Line Secure Connected Edge Ecosystem Team at NXP Semiconductors As the United States kicks off another year of Black History Month (also…
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January 26, 2023 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr in Safety Critical Applications

During the Open Source Summit Europe 2022, AlektoMetis CTO and Founder, Nicole Pappler, Functional Safety Manager for the Zephyr Project, sat with Mike Vizard, Host, Techstrong TV to explain the…
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January 24, 2023 in Blog, News, Top News

Nordic’s NRF52840 SoC & Zephyr RTOS Enable Keyless Entry For Authorized Users

Why fret if you lose the physical door key when you have a digital key? An Apple HomeKit®- and Amazon Sidewalk-compatible smart lock that can be retrofitted onto almost any…
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January 19, 2023 in Blog, News, Top News

Next-gen SDI-MIPI Video Converter with Lattice CrossLink-NX

Written by Peter Katarzynski, Engineering Manager at Antmicro Due to Antmicro’s focus on the development of latest generation edge AI processing technologies, many of the company’s projects involve vision, video…
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January 17, 2023 in Blog, News, Top News

Supporting Firmware Updates with Zephyr RTOS and Nordic nRF

Written by Mohammed Billoo, Embedded Linux Consultant, MAB Labs Embedded Solutions Overview An essential feature of any embedded system is the capability to update the embedded software. This is accomplished using a…
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January 12, 2023 in Blog, News, Top News, Zephyr Developer Summit

CFP Now Open For Zephyr Developer Summit 2023

Zephyr Developer Summit, which will take place on June 27-30 in Prague, Czech Republic, as part of the first-ever Embedded Open Source Summit (EOSS), has launched its Call for Proposals (CFPs). …
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January 10, 2023 in Blog, Webinar

Sipping Celluar IoT Power – A Golioth Webinar with Jared Wolff

Written by Chris Gammel, Developer Relations Lead at Golioth Cellular IoT products struggle with battery life. Getting and staying connected to a cell tower takes a good amount of energy.…
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December 15, 2022 in Blog, Case Study, News, Top News

Case Study: Adhoc Networks Provides Feature-Rich Smart Sensors with Memfault

Written by Zephyr Project member Memfault This article originally ran on the Memfault website. For more content like this, click here. About Adhoc Networks Adhoc Networks is a northern German-based…
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December 8, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

How to use Zephyr Pin Control (pinctrl) for pin multiplexing and configuration

Written by Mike Szczys, Zephyr Ambassador and Developer Relations Engineer at Golioth This article originally ran on the Golioth website. For more content like this, visit https://blog.golioth.io/. I feel like…
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December 6, 2022 in Blog, News, Products, Top News

Smart Hives: Beehavior Monitoring

A low powered bee hive monitoring system powered by Nordic Semiconductor and Zephyr RTOS Beehaviour Monitoring prototype is a low power solution for monitoring, modeling, predicting and visualizing hive health…
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December 1, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

Ac6-Training: Real-time programming using Zephyr

Written by Roy Jamil, Training Engineer at Ac6 Introduction We are happy to announce our new course “Real-time programming using Zephyr” This course covers topics that let you get started…
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November 28, 2022 in Blog, Linux Foundation Training & Certification

Cyber Monday – up to 65% off of Linux Foundation Training & Certification!

With the new year approaching, what better time is there to plan for the future?  Many technology professionals are looking for ways to level up in their career in 2023.…
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November 22, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr @ Open Source Summit Europe (Videos)

On September 13-17, Zephyr was on-site at Open Source Summit Europe, hosted in Dublin, Ireland and virtually this year. Zephyr kicked off the conference with an in-person Mini-Summit that provided…
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November 18, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

Chester IoT Gateway: Zephyr RTOS for the Win

Written by Pavel Hubner, CTO & Co-Founder at HARDWARIO Today, I would like to share our story about technology from the world of embedded programming. So many people are still…
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November 15, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

nRF BLE Issues on Zephyr RTOS

Written by Mohammed Billoo, Embedded Linux Consultant, MAB Labs Embedded Solutions MAB Labs Embedded Solutions recently helped a client with a very strange problem. Luckily, our background in wireless communication systems not…
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November 10, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News, Zephyr Developer Summit

Zephyr Developer Summit 2023

On June 8-9, 2022, the Zephyr Developer Summit (ZDS) hosted more than 150 people in-person in Mountain View, CA and 236 virtual attendees around the world. For 2023, we are…
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November 8, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

Renodepedia (Video)

Antmicro introduced Renodepedia, an extensive database of contemporary hardware powered by Renode, the open source simulation framework, using Zephyr as one of the key data sources, in a webinar on November 3.…
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November 4, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr + Arduino: A Google Summer of Code Story (Video)

Written by Mike Szczys, a Zephyr Ambassador and Developer Relations Engineer at Golioth This blog originally ran on the Golioth website. For more content like this, click here. The Arduino ecosystem is ever-growing,…
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November 1, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

Everything is Bigger in Texas: AI Summit & IoT World

This week, the popular AI Summit event series is heading to this Austin, Texas alongside IoT World on November 2 and 3. The move coincides with a joining of forces between…
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October 25, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr @ Linux Plumbers 2022 (Video)

Written by Christopher Friedt, Embedded Software Engineer at Meta and a member of the Zephyr Technical Steering Committee At Linux Plumbers 2022, hosted on September 14 in Dublin, Ireland, Zephyr was once…
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October 20, 2022 in Blog, Industry Conference, News, Top News

Zephyr Project at Internet of Things – Vom Sensor bis zur Cloud (Video)

The Internet of Things conference held at Munich, Germany featured many topics related to the development and design of applications, services and devices for the Internet of Things and of…
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October 18, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

Add Custom KConfig Symbols in Zephyr

Written by Mike Szczys, Zephyr Ambassador and Developer Relations Engineer at Golioth This blog originally ran on the Golioth website. For more content like this, click here. In April, I programmed 15 consecutive…
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October 13, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr Mini-Summit at OSS Europe 2022

Open Source Summit Europe, hosted in Dublin, Ireland and virtually on September 12-16, was held as an umbrella conference, composed of a collection of 13 events covering the most important…
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October 11, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

Renodepedia – From Zephyr’s structured data to traceable and testable open hardware with Renode

This blog originally ran on the Antmicro website. For more blogs and articles like this one, visit https://antmicro.com/blog/. The abundance and diversity of hardware platforms brought about by the growth of ARM,…
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October 4, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr 3.2.0

Written by Zephyr 3.2.0 Release Managers Fabio Baltieri, Software Engineer at Google, and Mahesh Mahadevan, Software Engineer at NXP Semiconductor On behalf of the Zephyr Project, we are pleased to…
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September 29, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

Developing Bluetooth Low Energy applications with Zephyr RTOS: Dissecting an iBeacon example

Written by Koen Vervloesem, technology writer and author of the book Develop your own Bluetooth Low Energy Applications for Raspberry Pi, ESP32 and nRF52 with Python, Arduino and Zephyr. This…
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September 27, 2022 in Blog, Industry Conference, News, Top News

Open Source Summit North America 2022 (Videos)

This year, Open Source Summit North America was held as an umbrella conference on June 21-24 in-person in Austin, Texas and virtually for attendees around the globe. It was composed…
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September 22, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News, Zephyr Developer Summit

Zephyr Developer Summit: Interactive TSC Panel (Video)

More than 380 people registered for the 2nd Annual Zephyr Developer Summit, which took place on June 8-9 in-person in Mountain View, CA and virtually for attendees around the world, to learn…
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September 20, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News, Zephyr Developer Summit

Zephyr Developer Summit: IoT Projects in FLOSS Foundations: A Report Based on Community Data (Video)

More than 380 people registered for the 2nd Annual Zephyr Developer Summit, which took place on June 8-9 in-person in Mountain View, CA and virtually for attendees around the world, to learn…
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September 12, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

Intel Pathfinder for RISC-V

Written by Amy Occhialino, Zephyr Project Governing Board Member and Director, Open-Source OS Engineering at Intel Corporation By delivering new capabilities for pre-silicon development, Intel® Pathfinder for RISC-V* is transforming…
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September 8, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

Update: Safety Standard Compliance

Written by Nicole Pappler, Functional Safety Manager at AlektoMetis and Simon Hein, Safety Committee Chair / Safety Architect at Baumer Group Trusting the operating system is key in a safety…
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September 6, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr Developer Summit: Keynotes (Videos)

More than 380 people registered for the 2nd Annual Zephyr Developer Summit, which took place on June 8-9 in-person in Mountain View, CA and virtually for attendees around the world, to learn…
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September 1, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News, White Paper

The Road to Using the i.MX RT685 Crossover MCU with Zephyr RTOS

Written by Eli Hughes, NXP Pro Support Engineer In 2020, I gave a keynote for Altium Live titled “Crossing the Chasm: The Road to Becoming a Full-Stack Hardware Engineer”.   In that session, we…
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August 30, 2022 in Blog, Events, Top Event, Zephyr Developer Summit

Zephyr Developer Summit: Safety & Security (Videos)

More than 380 people registered for the 2nd Annual Zephyr Developer Summit, which took place on June 8-9 in-person in Mountain View, CA and virtually for attendees around the world, to learn…
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August 23, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr Developer Summit: User Space Considerations (Videos)

More than 380 people registered for the 2nd Annual Zephyr Developer Summit, which took place on June 8-9 in-person in Mountain View, CA and virtually for attendees around the world, to learn…
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August 18, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

Dublin Maker Badge 2022 Runs on Zephyr RTOS

Written by Frank Duignan, Electronics Engineer and Lecturer at TU Dublin, Ireland This blog originally ran on the Frank’s website at ioprog.com. For more content like this, click here.  Dublin Maker…
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August 16, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News, Zephyr Developer Summit

Zephyr Developer Summit: Emerging Technologies (Videos)

More than 380 people registered for the 2nd Annual Zephyr Developer Summit, which took place on June 8-9 in-person in Mountain View, CA and virtually for attendees around the world, to learn…
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August 11, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

Developing and testing Bluetooth Low Energy products on nRF52840 in Renode and Zephyr

Written by Michael Gielda, Chair of the Zephyr Marketing Committee and VP of Development of Antmicro The Bluetooth Low Energy (LE) connectivity standard has gained immense popularity in recent years,…
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August 9, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News, Zephyr Developer Summit

Zephyr Developer Summit: Testing with Zephyr (Videos)

More than 380 people registered for the 2nd Annual Zephyr Developer Summit, which took place on June 8-9 in-person in Mountain View, CA and virtually for attendees around the world, to learn…
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August 3, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News, Zephyr Developer Summit

Zephyr Developer Summit: Zephyr RTOS Working Seamlessly with Hardware (Videos)

More than 380 people registered for the 2nd Annual Zephyr Developer Summit, which took place on June 8-9 in-person in Mountain View, CA and virtually for attendees around the world, to learn…
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August 1, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

Connecting Engineers to Zephyr at Embedded World

Written by Mike Szczys, Zephyr Project Ambassador and Developer Relations Engineer at Golioth The Zephyr Project hosted a booth at the 2022 Embedded World conference in Nuremberg at the end…
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July 26, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News, Zephyr Developer Summit

Zephyr Developer Summit: Connecting Devices to the Cloud (Videos)

More than 380 people registered for the 2nd Annual Zephyr Developer Summit, which took place on June 8-9 in-person in Mountain View, CA and virtually for attendees around the world, to learn…
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July 19, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News, Zephyr Developer Summit

Zephyr Developer Summit: Getting Started With Zephyr RTOS (Videos)

More than 380 people registered for the 2nd Annual Zephyr Developer Summit, which took place on June 8-9 in-person in Mountain View, CA and virtually for attendees around the world, to learn…
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July 14, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News, Zephyr Developer Summit

Zephyr Dev Summit: Working with Zephyr Devices & Devicetree (Videos)

More than 380 people registered for the 2nd Annual Zephyr Developer Summit, which took place on June 8-9 in-person in Mountain View, CA and virtually for attendees around the world, to…
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July 12, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

Getting Started With Zephyr RTOS, the nRF Feather, and VS Code: Part 1

Written by Mohammed Billoo, Embedded Linux Consultant, MAB Labs Embedded Solutions This blog originally ran on the MAB Labs website. Click here for more content like this. Recently, MAB Labs…
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July 7, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

RTOS Debugging: Everybody wants the Fork

Written by Dr. Johan Kraft, CEO and founder of Percepio Deadlock is a well-known phenomenon even outside the embedded world. For a general description of deadlock - check out see this article…
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July 5, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

Remote Zephyr RTOS development using Segger tunnel and a Raspberry Pi

Written by Vojislav Milivojević, an Embedded software lead at IRNAS, and originally ran on the Golioth blog. For more content like this click here. As embedded software engineers we usually have…
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June 30, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr RTOS moves towards MISRA Compliance with help from BUGSENG Consulting Services

The Zephyr® Project aims to build a safe, secure and flexible real-time operating system (RTOS) for space-constrained devices.  With more than 1200 contributors, Zephyr is one of the fastest growing…
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June 28, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News, Uncategorized

The 10th annual Open Source Jobs Report

Written by Dan Brown, Senior Manager, Content & Social Media, Linux Foundation Training & Certification The need for open source talent is strong in light of continuing cloud adoption and…
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June 23, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

Google Summer of Code + Zephyr RTOS

The Google Summer of Code (GSoC) is an international annual program in which Google awards stipends to contributors who successfully complete a free and open source software coding project during…
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June 20, 2022 in Blog, Events, News, Top News

Zephyr @ Embedded World

The Zephyr Project will be in-person at Embedded World 2022, hosted in Nuremberg, Germany on June 21-23. Zephyr will have a booth (Booth 4-170 - right next to AGL) at the…
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June 14, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News, Uncategorized

Percepio’s Tracealyzer 4.6 has improved Zephyr Support

This article originally ran on the Percepio website. For more content like this, visit https://percepio.com/blog/. Tracealyzer now has full and official support for Zephyr RTOS. This includes support for snapshot…
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June 7, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

Renode 1.13 for improved machine learning and pre-silicon development

This blog originally ran on the Antmicro website. For more blogs and articles like this one, visit https://antmicro.com/blog/. After a longer while, we are excited to announce that the next release of Renode is…
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June 2, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

How to build your Zephyr app in a standalone folder

Written by Mike Szczys, Zephyr ambassador and developer relations engineer at Golioth This blog originally ran on the Golioth website. For more content like this, click here. If you’re like…
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May 31, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

RTOS Debugging: When the important stuff has to wait

Written by Dr. Johan Kraft, CEO and founder of Percepio The central idea underlying an RTOS with a fixed-priority scheduler is that a high-priority task should be scheduled ahead of one with…
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May 19, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News, Zephyr Developer Summit

Antmicro at the Zephyr Developer Summit 2022: Renode, RISC-V and More!

Written by Antmicro, a Platinum member of the Zephyr Project and a Diamond Sponsor of the Zephyr Developer Summit This year’s Zephyr Developer Summit, hosted on June 8-9 at the…
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May 17, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

How to Set Up ESP32 GPIO Pins in Zephyr RTOS

Written by Mike Szczys, Zephyr Project Ambassador and Developer Relations Engineer at Golioth This blog originally ran on the Golioth website. For more content like this, click here. Getting your…
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May 12, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News, Uncategorized

Leveraging open source software in your Software Development Kit – Nordic Semiconductor’s experience with the Zephyr RTOS

Contributed by Nordic Semiconductor, a Platinum Member of the Zephyr Project and the Zephyr Developer Summit A few years ago at Nordic we took the decision to start working on…
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May 10, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

Remote Device Debugging and Monitoring using Memfault & Conexio Stratus

Written by Rajeev Piyare of Conexio Technologies Preface Uptime is important for embedded devices, but guaranteeing uptime is challenging. Having embedded devices that can work by themselves is a great…
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May 5, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

RTOS Debugging: Chasing the Jitter Bug

Written by Dr. Johan Kraft, CEO and founder of Percepio When you have a task in your system that is supposed to execute at regular intervals, say for instance that it needs…
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April 28, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

How do SBOMs Support Safety Critical Software?

Written by Peter Brink, Functional Safety Engineering Leader, kVA by UL and Kate Stewart, Vice President of Dependable Embedded Systems at The Linux Foundation This article originally ran on Linux.com.…
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April 26, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

ZMK: State of the Firmware #5

Written by Pete Johanson, ZMK Project Creator This blog originally ran on Pete’s website. For more content like this, click here.  Welcome to the fifth ZMK "State Of The Firmware" (SOTF)! This…
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April 21, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

Test-driven development of multi-node Zephyr + micro-ROS solutions with Renode

This blog originally ran on the Antmicro website. For more blogs and articles like this one, visit https://antmicro.com/blog/. Antmicro is actively involved in developing advanced applications, which may involve multiple subsystems communicating…
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April 19, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr-copilot

Written by Joey Hess This was originally posted on Joey's blog. For more content like this, click here. I recently learned about the Zephyr Project, which is a rather neat embedded OS…
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April 12, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News, Zephyr Developer Summit

Intro to Zephyr RTOS

Zephyr RTOS is easy to deploy, secure, connect and manage. It has a growing set of software libraries that can be used across various applications and industry sectors such as…
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April 8, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr Expands Store into Europe

The Zephyr Project launched an an online store in October 2021 that features exclusive merchandise that community members can purchase. The merchandise available includes project branded t-shirts, mugs, stickers, hats,…
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April 5, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

RTOS debugging: When the CPU has too much on its hands

Written by Dr. Johan Kraft, CEO and founder of Percepio In embedded systems using multitasking, you may find yourself in a situation where some of your tasks run slowly or not at…
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March 31, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

Connectig Conexio Stratus to Golioth

Written by Rajeev Piyare, Founder of Conexio Technologies Preface Millions of transactions with vending machines, gas pumps, kiosks, price checkers, and retail point-of-sales stations occur daily from internally run embedded…
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March 22, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

How to Create an Open Source Powered Air Quality Dashboard

Written by Jared Wolff, Hardware and firmware enthusiast and proud father of the nRF9160 Feather This blog previously ran on his website. Click here for more content like this. Depending on…
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March 17, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

Building low-latency smart video solutions with open source tools and Lattice CrossLink-NX

This blog originally ran on the Antmicro website. For more blogs and articles like this one, visit https://antmicro.com/blog/. At Antmicro we are often faced with the challenge of designing video processing…
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March 15, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

RTOS Debugging: Dealing with Timing Issues

Written by Dr. Johan Kraft, CEO and founder of Percepio There is no doubt a learning curve when you begin using a real-time operating system (RTOS) in your development. You…
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March 10, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

Participate in the 2022 Open Source Jobs Report!

Written by Dan Brown, Senior Manager, Content & Social Media, Linux Foundation Training & Certification The Linux Foundation has once again partnered with edX for the next iteration of the…
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March 8, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

Sentrius-MG100/BT510/BT610 Cumulocity IoT Starter Kit

This blog originally ran on the Laird Connectivity website. For more content like this, click here. Capture data from Bluetooth 5 long range sensors and send to the cloud via…
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March 3, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

New Zephyr Career Resource

We are excited to announce the availability of the new Zephyr Career Resource, a job board that brings together those who are looking for careers in Zephyr and our global ecosystem…
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March 1, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

Adding Xtensa ISA support in Renode for the Sound Open Firmware project

This blog originally ran on the Antmicro website. For more blogs and articles like this one, visit https://antmicro.com/blog/. The Xtensa architecture, originally from Tensilica (now part of Cadence), is the base…
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February 24, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

Troubleshoot Zephyr Like a Pro with Menuconfig

Written by Chris Gammell, the Developer Relations Lead at Golioth This blog originally ran on the Golioth website. For more content like this, click here. Troubleshooting high complexity systems like Zephyr…
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February 23, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr and the BBC Microbit V2 Tutorial Part 4: BLE

Written by Frank Duignan, Electronics Engineer and Lecturer at TU Dublin, Ireland This is part 4 of a tutorial series by Frank Duignan. Part 1 focused on GPIO – you…
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February 17, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

Enhancing Supply Chain Security for Embedded Systems: Renode Dashboard for Zephyr RTOS Adds New Software Bill of Materials (SBOM) Capabilities by Default

Written by Michael Gielda, Vice President of Business Development at Antmicro, and Kate Stewart, Vice President of Dependable Embedded Systems This article previously ran on Linux.com. For more content like…
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February 15, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

Machine Learning with Conexio Stratus, Zephyr RTOS and Edge Impulse

Written by Rajeev Piyare, Founder of Conexio Technologies                     Preface The concept of Tiny Machine Learning (TinyML) has been around for…
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February 10, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr Developer Summit

Almost 700 people registered for the first-ever Zephyr Developer Summit last year, to learn more about the RTOS. We had 3 tracks, 5 mini-conferences, 28 sessions and 51 speakers who presented…
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February 8, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

Developing Drivers for the Air Quality Wing on Zephyr

Written by Jared Wolff, Hardware and firmware enthusiast and proud father of the nRF9160 Feather This blog originally ran on Jared’s blog. For more content like this, click here. One of the coolest…
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February 3, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

DC-SCM compatible open source BMC hardware platform

This blog originally ran on the Antmicro website. For more blogs and articles like this one, visit https://antmicro.com/blog/. Open source software is omnipresent in the server and cloud world, with open…
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February 1, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr RTOS and Log4J

Written by David Brown, member of the Zephyr Security Team and Senior Engineer at Linaro I have been asked several times about whether the log4j vulnerability affects Zephyr. There is…
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January 18, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr and the BBC Microbit V2 Tutorial Part 3: I2C

Written by Frank Duignan, Electronics Engineer and Lecturer at TU Dublin, Ireland This is part 3 of a tutorial series by Frank Duignan. Part 1 focused on GPIO – you…
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January 11, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

Connecting Conexio Stratus to Datacake Platform

Written by Rajeev Piyare, Founder of Conexio Technologies Preface Developing applications for the Internet of Things (IoT) is no easy feat. Connecting things to the cloud infrastructure involves the integration…
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January 6, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

LEON3 support in Renode

This blog originally ran on the Antmicro website. For more content like this one, visit https://antmicro.com/blog/. Over the many years of development, Renode, our open source simulation framework, has been successfully used…
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January 4, 2022 in Blog, News, Top News

The Road Ahead for Zephyr RTOS

Happy New Year! Hope everyone in the Zephyr RTOS community had a safe and happy holiday. With a new road ahead, we at the Zephyr Project are excited about what's…
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December 29, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

All Things Open 2021 Video: Securely Connecting to the Resource Constrained Devices

All Things Open, the largest open technology event on the US East Coast, hosted a hybrid event on October 17-19 with an estimated 1,000 attendees on-site in Raleigh and 2,500 participants on…
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December 21, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr RTOS Supports Seeed Studio LoRa-E5 Dev Board

Written by Liyan Gong This blog was originally posted on the seeedstudio website. For more content like this, click here. We are extremely excited to announce that Seeed Studio LoRa-E5…
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December 16, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Renode’s Zephyr dashboard: simulating 100 Zephyr platforms

This blog originally ran on the Antmicro website. For more blogs and articles like this one, visit https://antmicro.com/blog/. Renode is an open source software development framework which allows its users to run…
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December 14, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr Software Code Reuse with NXP MCUXpresso SDK

Written by Derek Snell, Senior Systems & Applications Engineer, NXP When you use the last egg, I bet you throw out the egg carton. Sometimes, my wife doesn’t toss it.…
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December 9, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Up and Running with ZephyrRTOS on Conexio Stratus Cellular IoT Platform

Written by Rajeev Piyare, Founder of Conexio Technologies A glimpse of Conexio Stratus Conexio Stratus is a new nRF9160 based cellular development kit from Conexio Technologies in a tiny feather-like…
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December 7, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr and the BBC Microbit V2 Tutorial Part 2: Analogue input and output

Written by Frank Duignan, Electronics Engineer and Lecturer at TU Dublin, Ireland This is part 2 of a tutorial series by Frank Duignan. Part 1 focused on GPIO - you…
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December 2, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Why you should care about Zephyr RTOS

Written by Brendon Slade, Director MCU Ecosystem, NXP Semiconductors There are many reasons why developers should choose Zephyr RTOS. Beyond the features and security capabilities, there are some aspects, such…
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November 30, 2021 in Blog, News, Newsletter, Top News

The Zephyr Project Q4 Newsletter

Have you saved the date for the Zephyr Project Developer Summit? Did you know that the community moved all communications from Slack to Discord? Have you watched our newest videos…
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November 17, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Why IRNAS selected Nordic Semiconductor’s nRF Connect SDKs and Zephyr RTOS for RAM-1

IRNAS, the  institute for development of advanced applied systems, is the innovation lab for IoT devices, security services and other industrial solutions. Earlier this year, the company chose Nordic Semiconductor’s…
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November 11, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr OS LTS 2 Release Adds Full Platform Support for i.MX RT600 Crossover MCUs

Written by Brendon Slade, Director, MCU Ecosystem, NXP Semiconductors As a founding Platinum member of the Zephyr Project, NXP has been part of the fastest growing RTOS for years. We’re…
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November 10, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

How to Optimize Zephyr Configuration and Overlays

Written by Jared Wolff, Hardware and firmware enthusiast and proud father of the nRF9160 Feather This blog originally ran on Jared’s blog. For more content like this, click here. It’s not…
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November 4, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Open M.2 Smart IoT Module: opening up building automation

This blog originally ran on the Antmicro website. For more blogs and articles like this, click here. With the rise of ever more efficient and cost-optimized edge AI technologies, the…
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November 2, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Device Firmware Update (DFU) with Golioth

Written by Chris Gammell, Electronics Devotee, Host of the Amp Hour and contributor to the Golioth blog This blog originally ran on the Golioth website. For more content like this,…
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October 28, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr Open Source Summit/Embedded Linux Conference (Sept 2021) Videos

Open Source Summit and Embedded Linux Conference, held in Seattle, Washington as well as virtually on September 27-30, gathered 1,944 total attendees.  Approximately, 482 of those attended in person from…
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October 26, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr and the BBC Microbit V2 Tutorial Part 1 : GPIO

Written by Frank Duignan, Electronics Engineer and Lecturer at TU Dublin, Ireland Note: all examples used in this tutorial can be found in full on github. When should you use…
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October 18, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr LTS V2 Release

Written by Chris Friedt, Zephyr LTS V2 Release Manager Well here we are - almost exactly 2 ½ years since the Zephyr Long Term Support (LTS) V1. In that time,…
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October 14, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Getting Started with Tracealyzer for Zephyr RTOS

Written by Johan Kraft, CEO and Founder of Percepio This originally ran on the Percepio website. For more content like this, click here.  How It Works Zephyr contains 250 trace…
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October 12, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Balloons, Hedgehogs, Kites and RISC-V & Zephyr Demos!

  If you missed the RISC-V and Zephyr  co-located event in Seattle last month at Open Source Summit + Embedded Linux Conference, you missed a good time. The room was full of brightly colored…
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October 7, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Getting Started with nRF Connect for Visual Studio Code

Written byRajeev Piyare, Founder of Conexio Technologies Preface An Integrated Development Environment (IDE) is a software application that provides a programming environment to streamline developing and debugging software.  Rather than…
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October 5, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Initial Bluetooth support for nRF52840 in Renode

This blog originally ran on the Antmicro website. For more blogs and articles like this one, visit https://antmicro.com/blog/. For several years now, we have been working with the Google TensorFlow Lite…
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September 30, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Generating SBOMs for IoT at Build Time

One key aspect of being able to secure your software ecosystem is to know what software you are using in the first place. Various tools and approaches are commonly used…
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September 28, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

How to use the nRF9160 Feather on Golioth

Written by Jared Wolff, Hardware and firmware enthusiast and proud father of the nRF9160 Feather. This blog originally ran on Jared’s blog. For more content like this, visithttps://www.jaredwolff.com/blog/. The Internet of…
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September 23, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr RTOS + RISC-V – see the live demo at Open Source Summit/Embedded Linux Conference!

Written by Jonathan Beri, member of the Zephyr Project Marketing Committee and CEO of Golioth An Instruction Set Architecture (ISA) is like the DNA of a computer. It’s what makes Arm®-based…
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September 21, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Using a BMP280 with the BBC Microbit V2 and Zephyr RTOS

Written by Frank Duignan, Electronics Engineer and Lecturer at TU Dublin, Ireland This blog originally ran on the Frank's website at ioprog.com. For more content like this, click here.  I…
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September 14, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr LTS V2 Preview

Written by Chris Friedt, Zephyr LTS V2 Release Manager The Zephyr Real-Time Operating System has seen tremendous growth since the v1.14.0 LTS release 2 years ago. We are just a…
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September 7, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

ZMK Firmware Update

Written by Pete Johanson, ZMK Project Creator This blog originally ran on Pete's website. For more content like this, click here.  I'm happy to announce that we have completed the work to…
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September 2, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Embedding Rust Into Zephyr Firmware Using C-bindgen

Written by Jared Wolff, Hardware and firmware enthusiast and proud father of the nRF9160 Feather. This blog originally ran on Jared's blog. For more content like this, visit https://www.jaredwolff.com/blog/. I’m…
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August 31, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Laird Connectivity Tutorial: Enabling the 32kHz Crystal on the BL65x Dev Kit

For designs that require the least amount of current consumption, it's recommended that you use an external +/- 20ppm 32.768kHz crystal. Laird's BL65x dev kit comes with the 32.768kHz crystal.…
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August 26, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr Project member Golioth continues to make news

A version of this blog originally posted on the MCUboot website. For more content like this, click here.  MCUboot, a secure bootloader for 32-bit MCUs, welcomes Golioth as a new…
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August 24, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

west v0.11.1

Written by Marti Bolivar, west maintainer  Earlier this month, I announced west v0.11.1.  This is mainly a bug-fix release, with a few backported fixes from the main branch. The only new…
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August 19, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Meet Embla Flatlandsmo: Zephyr’s 1000th Contributor!

The Zephyr RTOS community recently achieved a major milestone - it surpassed 1000 contributors! To celebrate this exciting achievement, we sat down with Embla Flatlandsmo, an intern at Nordic Semiconductor,…
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August 17, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

EC-Master Version 3.1.1: Support for Zephyr RTOS

This blog originally ran on the Acontis Technologies website. Click here for more content like this. EC-Master V3.1.1 supports the Zephyr Project out-of-the-box. Zephyr is an open-source real-time operating system (RTOS) for…
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August 12, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Connecting Students to Zephyr

Written by Aveek Basu, Zephyr Ambassador Zephyr is one of the most modern, secure and safe RTOSes available today that can fit in any connected resource constrained device. Launched in…
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August 10, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr FPGA controller

This blog originally ran on the Antmicro website. For more blogs and articles like this one, visit https://antmicro.com/blog/. The Zephyr RTOS has seen tremendous growth recently, with almost 1000 contributors…
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August 5, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Introduction and Installation of Zephyr

Written by Tanmay M, Student at Indian Institute of Technology Mandi Zephyr Installation and running on ESP32 In this blog, we are going to see how to install Zephyr RTOS…
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August 3, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Free Online Training Course Make RISC-V Skills More Accessible

Written by Dan Brown, Senior Manager, Content & Social Media, Linux Foundation Training & Certification With RISC-V cores, systems-on-chips (SoCs), developer boards, and software and tools growing in adoption, there…
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July 29, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Braveridge’s SonicBoard employs Nordic Semiconductor’s nRF9160 SiP to help engineers cut development lead time

Braveridge, a Japan-based IoT Solutions company, create an IoT platform that facilitates control of IoT devices via networks and overwhelmingly accelerates service application development. It has redefined the cloud IoT…
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July 27, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Using CI-based workflow with Renode in bringing TensorFlow Lite to Zephyr

With the ever-growing power and capabilities (and variety!) of microcontrollers, TinyML is becoming practical, in turn pushing complexity of MCU software stacks. To address that complexity engineers need versatile and…
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July 22, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Introduction & Developer Tips for Zephyr RTOS

What is Zephyr RTOS? Why would I chose Zephyr over Linux? How is it open source? What is the Zephyr Project and how does it relate to the RTOS? These…
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July 20, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr Scientific Library (zscilib)

Written by Kevin Townsend, a Zephyr contributor and Senior Embedded Engineer at Linaro  The Zephyr Scientific Library (zscilib) is an attempt to provide a set of functions useful for scientific…
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July 15, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News, Zephyr Developer Summit

Zephyr Connecting to the Clouds

Almost 700 people registered for the first-ever Zephyr Developer Summit, which took place virtually on June 8-10, to learn more about the RTOS. We had 3 tracks, 5 mini-conferences, 28 sessions…
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July 13, 2021 in Blog, Zephyr Developer Summit

Zephyr’s Ecosystem Support

  Almost 700 people registered for the first-ever Zephyr Developer Summit, which took place virtually on June 8-10, to learn more about the RTOS. We had 3 tracks, 5 mini-conferences, 28…
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July 8, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News, Zephyr Developer Summit

Zephyr RTOS + Boards + Configurations + Hardware Interaction

Almost 700 people registered for the first-ever Zephyr Developer Summit, which took place virtually on June 8-10, to learn more about the RTOS. We had 3 tracks, 5 mini-conferences, 28 sessions…
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July 6, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News, Zephyr Developer Summit

Zephyr RTOS Virtualization and Memory Isolation

Almost 700 people registered for the first-ever Zephyr Developer Summit, which took place virtually on June 8-10, to learn more about the RTOS. We had 3 tracks, 5 mini-conferences, 28 sessions…
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July 1, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News, Zephyr Developer Summit

Device Management

Almost 700 people registered for the first-ever Zephyr Developer Summit, which took place virtually on June 8-10, to learn more about the RTOS. We had 3 tracks, 5 mini-conferences, 28 sessions…
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June 29, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News, Zephyr Developer Summit

Zephyr RTOS for Power Electronics

Almost 700 people registered for the first-ever Zephyr Developer Summit, which took place virtually on June 8-10, to learn more about the RTOS. We had 3 tracks, 5 mini-conferences, 28 sessions…
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June 24, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News, Zephyr Developer Summit

Zephyr Testing

Almost 700 people registered for the first-ever Zephyr Developer Summit, which took place virtually on June 8-10, to learn more about the RTOS. We had 3 tracks, 5 mini-conferences, 28 sessions…
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June 22, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr Release 2.6.0

Written by Kumar Gala, Member of the Zephyr Technical Steering Committee, and Principle Tech Lead at Linaro On behalf of the Zephyr Project, I am pleased to announce the release…
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June 17, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News, Zephyr Developer Summit

Safety and Zephyr RTOS

Almost 700 people registered for the first-ever Zephyr Developer Summit, which took place virtually on June 8-10, to learn more about the RTOS. We had 3 tracks, 5 mini-conferences, 28 sessions…
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June 15, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News, Zephyr Developer Summit

Commercializing Firmware Based on the Zephyr RTOS

Almost 700 people registered for the first-ever Zephyr Developer Summit, which took place virtually on June 8-10, to learn more about the RTOS. We had 3 tracks, 5 mini-conferences, 28…
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June 4, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News, Zephyr Developer Summit

Zephyr Developer Summit – Day 3 Preview

The first-ever Zephyr Developer Summit  will offer community members a chance to learn more about the fastest growing RTOS in an informal educational environment. The event is free to attend…
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June 3, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News, Zephyr Developer Summit

Zephyr Developer Summit – Day 2 Preview

The first-ever Zephyr Developer Summit  will offer community members a chance to learn more about the fastest growing RTOS in an informal educational environment. The event is free to attend…
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June 2, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News, Zephyr Developer Summit

Zephyr Developer Summit – Day 1 Preview

  To mark its 5th anniversary this year, the Zephyr Project is hosting the first-ever Zephyr Developer Summit virtually on June 8-10. Developers from around the world will convene online for three days…
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May 27, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

West v0.11.0

Written by Marti Bolivar, west maintainer  Earlier this month, I announced west v0.11.0.  West is an extensible tool for managing multiple Git repositories under a single directory. See the west…
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May 25, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Nordic’s nRF Connect SDK app software development support for Alexa gadgets

Most people have an Artificial Intelligent Assistant in their life. In fact, many people have created a smart home with their AI like Alexa, Amazon’s cloud-based voice service, and their…
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May 21, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

How to Generate a Software Bill of Materials (SBOM) with Open Source Standards and Tooling

Every month there seems to be a new software vulnerability showing up on social media, which causes open source program offices and security teams to start querying their inventories to…
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May 18, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

SBOMs + Zephyr RTOS and the US Executive Order on Cybersecurity

Last week, the United States White House released an Executive Order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity that addressed the malicious cyber attacks that have become more frequent in the last…
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May 11, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Renode 1.12 release – new platforms, sensors and debugging features

This blog originally ran on the Antmicro website. For more blogs and articles like this one, click here.  Originally created to meet Antmicro’s internal need for a flexible system design…
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May 6, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News, Zephyr Developer Summit

The Zephyr Project Announces Schedule and Opens Registration for the Zephyr Developer Summit

To mark its 5th anniversary this year, the Zephyr Project is hosting the first-ever Zephyr Developer Summit virtually on June 8-10. Developers from around the world will convene online for…
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May 4, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Developing Anjay for Zephyr RTOS

Written by Kamil Panek, Software Engineer at AVSystem, a Zephyr Project member company This blog originally ran on the AVSystem website. For more content like this, click here. To help…
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April 29, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Getting Started with Zephyr RTOS on Laird Connectivity’s BL652/BL654

Do you know how to bring up Zephyr RTOS on Laird Connectivity's BL652 and BL654 Bluetooth modules? If not, this tutorial from Zephyr Project member Laird Connectivity will help. You…
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April 27, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Is Memfault the Future of Fault Debugging?

Written by Phillip Johnston, Founder of Embedded Artistry This article originally ran on the Embedded Artistry website. For more content like this, click here.  In the previous article, I talked about…
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April 22, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr at Linaro Virtual Connect Spring 2021

Written by Ebba Simpson, Member of the Zephyr Project Marketing Committee and Senior Marketing Manager at Linaro Linaro Connect is a highly technical engineering event which brings together the Arm…
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April 20, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Renode-based CI for TensorFlow Lite MCU

This blog originally ran on the Antmicro website. For more blogs and articles like this one, visit https://antmicro.com/blog/. Renode is an open source simulation framework enabling effortless and collaborative software development…
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April 16, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr hosts its first-ever Developer Summit this summer

The Zephyr Project is excited to announce it is hosting its first-ever Developer Summit on Tuesday, June 8 - Thursday, June 10. A free virtual event, the Zephyr Developer Summit offers…
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April 13, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr RTOS on ESP32

Written by Glauber Ferreira, Embedded Software Engineer The blog originally ran on The ESP Journal Medium site. For more content like this, click here. Zephyr is a very low footprint…
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April 8, 2021 in Blog, Top Event, Top News

Linux Foundation Training Scholarships Are Back! Apply by April 30

Written by Dan Brown, Senior Manager, Content & Social Media, LF Training Linux Foundation Training (LiFT) Scholarships are back! Since 2011, The Linux Foundation has awarded over 600 scholarships for…
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April 6, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Celebrating our 5 year anniversary with the Zephyr v2.5 release

Written by Anas Nashif, Zephyr 2.5 Release Manager and Member of the Zephyr Technical Steering Committee Launched in 2016, the Zephyr Project celebrates its 5 year anniversary in 2021 and…
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March 23, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

The Linux Foundation Supports Asian Communities

The Linux Foundation and its communities are deeply concerned about the rise in attacks against Asian Americans and condemn this violence. It is devastating to hear over and over again…
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March 16, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Raspberry Pi + Zephyr RTOS

Written by Christopher Biggs, Founder, Accelerando Consulting Raspberry Pi and Zephyr The Zephyr Getting Started Guide is great at helping you get started on Windows, Mac or Linux. At Accelerando,…
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March 11, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr @ Embedded World

More than 13,441 members of the embedded community from more than 100 countries  joined Embedded World 2021, hosted digitally on March 1-5. Participants were able to discuss new products and…
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March 2, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Using Renode for education, research and demonstration

This blog originally ran on the Antmicro website. For more blogs and articles like this one, visit https://antmicro.com/blog/. Throughout Renode’s history, our open source framework has been applied in a variety…
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February 23, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Meet the Zephyr Ambassadors!

  Launched in 2016 with only 80 contributors, the Zephyr community has grown more than 900 percent. The Zephyr Project has more than 800 talented and passionate contributors from around…
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February 18, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Open Source in Safety Critical Applications

The last 20 years have seen a tremendous surge of new technologies and capabilities emerge from open source software. Open source building blocks have become increasingly attractive as the base…
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February 16, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

West v0.9.0

The Zephyr Project includes a swiss-army knife command line tool named west. West’s built-in commands provide a multiple repository management system which allows you to manage and version several git…
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February 11, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

PlatformIO + Zephyr RTOS

Written by Ian Ross This blog originally ran on Ian's website at Skybluetrades.net. For more content like this, click here.  Here, I'm going to try all this stuff using PlatformIO…
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February 9, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

How to use the nRF9160 Feather

Written by Jared Wolff, Hardware and firmware enthusiast. Proud father of the nRF9160 Feather. This blog originally ran on Nordic DevZone. For more content like this, click here.   The nRF9160 is…
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February 4, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Porting Zephyr to SiLabs Development Kit SLSTK3401A

Written by Rafael Dias Menezes, Embedded System Engineer A few years ago, I bought a ARM Cortex-M4F board from SiLabs with a Pearl Gecko microcontroller. At the time, I did…
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February 3, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr RTOS Use Case – ProMOS Technology Secure Positioning Watch

  Wearables can be fashionable, useful and, in some cases, extremely small. The device is based on a RTOS that has built-in power management and connectivity capabilities as well as…
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January 28, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

RISC-V Summit 2020 Recap

This blog originally ran on the Antmicro website. For more blogs and articles like this one, visit https://antmicro.com/blog/. The virtual RISC-V Summit on December 8-10, 2020 put a spotlight on a…
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January 26, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Looking Back on 2020, Ahead to 2021

By Maureen Helm, Chair of the Zephyr Technical Steering Committee   I’d like to wish a somewhat delayed, but very Happy New Year to everyone in the Zephyr Project community!…
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January 21, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr on a Hearing Aid: Oticon More

Written by Asger Munk Nielsen, Firmware developer at Oticon and member of the Zephyr Technical Steering Committee Oticon launches the new, revolutionary Oticon MoreTM, which is the world’s first hearing…
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January 19, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

New Open Source Management & Strategy Training Program Introduces Best Practices for Management & Technical Staff

Written by Dan Brown, Senior Manager, Content & Social Media, LF Training Is your organization considering setting up an open source program office (OSPO) but you aren’t sure where to…
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January 14, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr @ CES

CES, which usually has an infamous presence at Las Vegas each year, was reimagined to be fully digital this year. From January 11-14, 1900 exhibitors and participants from more than…
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January 12, 2021 in Blog, News, Top News

Renode 1.11 – improved testing, RISC-V support and user experience

This blog originally ran on the Antmicro website. For more blogs and articles like this one, visit https://antmicro.com/blog/. Version 1.11 of Antmicro’s open source Renode simulation framework is already available. As usual,…
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December 29, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Top 10 Zephyr Blogs This Year

This year, Zephyr featured a wide range of content on our blog that ranged from technical tutorials to security and code releases to new products or solutions based on the…
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December 16, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr Security Update on Amnesia:33

Written by David Brown, on behalf of the Zephyr Security Team   On December 8, 2020, Forescout released a report containing numerous vulnerabilities found in various embedded TCP/IP stacks, known…
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December 15, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

ElephantEdge tracker: Designing the firmware and first prototype solution

Written by Tim van Dam, Co-Founder of Smart Parks, and Luka Mustafa, Founder and CEO of IRNAS This blog originally ran on the Smart Parks website. For more content like…
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December 9, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Diversity in Open Source: The Linux Foundation and NCWIT Release Free Training Course

Written by Dan Brown, Senior Manager, Content & Social Media, LF Training This blog originally ran on The Linux Foundation Training website. For more content like this, visit https://training.linuxfoundation.org/blog/. Inclusive…
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December 3, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr RTOS @ RISC-V Summit

RISC-V Summit, which takes place virtually on December 8-10, will bring hundreds of developers together to network with thought leaders, technology companies and researchers spearheading the adoption of open standard…
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December 1, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Blinking an LED with Zephyr RTOS: Creating an Application

Written by Lucian Copeland This originally ran on Adafruit’s website. For more content from this Zephyr Project member, visit their blog.   Of course, running someone else’s code is only useful as…
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November 26, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Thankful for the Zephyr Community

Written by Kate Stewart, Senior Director of Strategic Programs at the Linux Foundation When we launched Zephyr in 2016,  there were 80 authors that had contributed to the code base…
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November 24, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr RTOS Use Case – PHYTEC Distance Tracker

During this challenging COVID-19 environment, technology companies worldwide have come together to create products and solutions that help monitor the virus or help prevent it from spreading. With its small…
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November 19, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Security and the Zephyr Project

David Brown is the Security Architect for the Zephyr Project. He is also the security lead for the Linaro IoT and Embedded (LITE) working group. In addition to general security…
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November 16, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Open Source Embedded Controller Firmware Development with the Zephyr OS

By Mazen Gedeon and Anas Nashif, Intel Corporation The embedded controller (EC) is the heart of the mobile PC platform; it is the first device to receive power and the…
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November 13, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Enabling PlatformIO and Zephyr on custom hardware

Written by Valerii Koval, Head of System Integration at PlatformIO This tutorial originally ran on the PlatformIO docs website. For more content like this, click here. In this post, we will…
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November 11, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Tutorial for your Zephyr-based Nordic nRF52840DK development board

Written by Jan Jongboom, Edge Impulse CTO This tutorial originally ran on the Edge Impulse website. To see more content like this, visit their website. Impulses can be deployed as…
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November 5, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Automatic CPU testing with Embench

This blog originally ran on the Antmicro website. For more blogs and articles like this one, visit https://antmicro.com/blog/. The already high numbers of IoT devices shipped worldwide are expected to reach staggering levels…
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November 3, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Help Wanted – Open Source Skills

During the pandemic, developers, hobbyists, students and professionals have turned to open source communities for a little bit of normalcy. As such, open source communities are thriving even in this…
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October 28, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr RTOS @ Open Source Summit North America

Open Source Summit North America, took place virtually on June 29-July 2 with 4,183 attendees from 2,344 organizations in 109 countries around the globe! This year’s event attracted a diverse…
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October 22, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

micro-ROS: A member of the Zephyr Project and integrated into the Zephyr build system as a module!

Written by Francesca Finocchiaro, Project Manager and Team Lead at eProsima We’re glad to announce that, through the FIWARE Foundation, micro-ROS is now a member of The Zephyr Project! micro-ROS…
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October 20, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

How Nordic Semiconductor’s nRF Connect SDK and Zephyr RTOS works for short-range and cellular IoT applications

The Zephyr RTOS currently works with more than 200 + boards and that number continues to grow with every new release the community helps with.  Today, we’re looking at Zephyr…
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October 15, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Using Linux, Zephyr & Greybus for IoT

Written by Christopher Friedt, P.Eng. M.Sc., President & CEO, Friedt Professional Engineering Services, Inc This year, we ran the second Internet of Things (IoT) Microconference (You, Me, and IoT Two) at Linux…
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October 13, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Speech recognition with I2S in Zephyr and TensorFlow Lite

This blog originally ran on the Antmicro website. For more blogs and articles like this one, visit https://antmicro.com/blog/. Machine learning is still predominantly done in the cloud, which in many use…
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October 8, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr Preview at Open Source Summit Europe

Open Source Summit connects the open source ecosystem under one roof. It covers cornerstone open source technologies; helps ecosystem leaders to navigate open source transformation with the Diversity Empowerment Summit…
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October 6, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

How Laird Connectivity is Leveraging Innovative Solutions to Overcome Reopening Challenges

Written by Mindy Dolan, Senior Marketing Program Manager for the Bluetooth SIG This blog post originally ran on the Bluetooth SIG blog. For more content like this, please visit their…
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September 29, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr OS 2.4.0 Released

Written by Maureen Helm, Zephyr Project Chair of the Technical Steering Committee and Software Architect at NXP On behalf of the Zephyr Project, I am pleased to announce the release…
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September 22, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Linaro Connect & Zephyr

Linaro is hosting its annual conferences a little differently this year - all their conferences are virtual! Join Linaro Connect online this week from September 22-24. This event will be…
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September 10, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Blink an LED using Linux, Zephyr & Greybus via Bluetooth

Written by Christopher Friedt, P.Eng. M.Sc., President & CEO, Friedt Professional Engineering Services, Inc In an earlier blog, Christopher shared how to blink and LED using Linux, Zephyr RTOS and Greybus…
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September 8, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Renode 1.10 – new architectures, platforms, peripherals and more

This blog originally ran on the Antmicro website. For more blogs and articles like this one, visit https://antmicro.com/blog/. Renode 1.10 is out now! The latest release of Antmicro’s open source simulator…
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September 4, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Support for Zephyr 2.3.0: New boards, support for CMSIS-DSP and Trusted Firmware M framework

This content originally ran on the PlatformIO docs website. For more content like this, click here. We’re happy to announce updated support for a new release v2.3.0 of Zephyr Project - a scalable real-time operating…
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September 1, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Build NCS application firmware images using Docker

Written by Markus Tacker, Senior Engineer at Nordic Semiconductor, about a project he worked on in his free time. This blog originally ran on Nordic’s DevZone blog. You can find more…
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August 27, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Building with Zephyr – West Overview

The Zephyr project includes a swiss-army knife command line tool named west. West’s built-in commands provide a multiple repository management system which allows you to manage and version several git…
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August 25, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr RTOS is Good For Business

Written by Jonathan Cartrette, Zephyr community member and Director of Technology, IoT Systems, Legrand North America We as a species have created an interdependence on technology. That interdependence has created…
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August 20, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Smart cones to protect workers on construction, building sites, roads lane cuts and railyards

Written by Mathieu Destrian, CEO of Intellinium This blog originally ran on the Intellinium website. For more content like this, visit https://intellinium.io/news/. As a first result of their 9-months collaboration, Intellinium…
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August 18, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

PineTime doesn’t run Linux… But that’s OK!

Written by Lup Yuen Lee, a Techie and Educator in IoT. For more content like this, please visit his blog.  PineTime works great with Zephyr, the open source Real-Time Operating System…
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August 14, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Bluetooth on Zephyr RTOS

Since its four years ago, Zephyr has had a strong focus on Bluetooth and, in particular, on Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE). Through contributions from the active and passionate open source…
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August 11, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

How to Build Drivers for Zephyr RTOS

Written by Jared Wolff, Hardware and firmware enthusiast. Proud father of the nRF9160 Feather. This blog originally ran on the Interrupt blog. For more content like this, click here. If you’ve…
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August 6, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Social Distancing by the Thousands: How Laird Connectivity’s BT710 Makes it Easy

Written by Jonathan Kaye, Senior Director, Product Management, Laird Connectivity This post originally ran on the Laird Connectivity website. For more content like this, visit https://www.lairdconnect.com/resources/blog. A Public Health Crisis in…
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August 4, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr RTOS : Understanding Application Development and a Fancier Blinky for STM32F3 Discovery Board

Written by Abhijit Bose, an Embedded, Analog and Hardware Engineer and new member of the Zephyr community This blog originally ran on Abhijit’s personal website. For more content like this, click here. After understanding…
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July 28, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Trusted-Firmware-M Integration with Zephyr 2.3.0

By Kevin Townsend, Senior Engineer, Linaro IoT and Embedded Group This blog originally ran on the Linaro website. To find content like this, click on their blog. The Zephyr 2.3…
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July 23, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Evolution of Zephyr APIs

Written by Aria Poutanen - BSc Computer Science - University of Victoria Since the launch of the Zephyr Real-Time Operating System (RTOS) a few years ago, it has been increasingly…
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July 21, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

The RTOS for the Future of the IoT: Laird Connectivity and The Zephyr Project

Written by Jonathan Kaye, Senior Director, Product Management, Laird Connectivity This post originally ran on the Laird Connectivity website. For more content like this, visit https://www.lairdconnect.com/resources/blog. Joining for a Secure,…
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July 16, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Blink an LED using Linux, Zephyr & Greybus via IEEE 802.15.4

Written by Christopher Friedt, P.Eng. M.Sc., President & CEO, Friedt Professional Engineering Services, Inc This document describes the steps required to use Linux workstation and a Greybus connection over to blink an LED on…
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July 14, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr RTOS: Blinky Example for STM32F3DISCOVERY board with Debugging Enabled

Written by Abhijit Bose, an Embedded, Analog and Hardware Engineer and new member of the Zephyr community This blog originally ran on Abhijit’s personal website. For more content like this, click here. In this…
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July 9, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

QuickLogic’s Open Reconfigurable Computing Initiative

This blog originally ran on the Antmicro website. For more blogs and articles like this one, visit https://antmicro.com/blog/. QuickLogic Corporation, a developer of ultra-low power multi-core voice-enabled SoCs, embedded FPGA IP,…
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July 7, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr OS: Getting Started on Manjaro (Arch Linux)

Written by Abhijit Bose, an Embedded, Analog and Hardware Engineer and new member of the Zephyr community This blog originally ran on Abhijit's personal website. For more content like this,…
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July 2, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Running and Testing TensorFlow Lite on Microcontrollers without hardware in Renode

This article originally appeared on the TensorFlow Lite blog. For more content like this, click here. Every day more and more software developers are exploring the worlds of machine learning, embedded…
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June 30, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr RTOS and Nordic nRF52-DK: debugging, unit testing, project analysis

This tutorial originally ran on the PlatformIO docs website. You can find it here. For more content like this, click here. The goal of this tutorial is to demonstrate how…
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June 23, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Renode 1.9 release with new platforms, RISC-V improvements, dual radio & more

This blog originally ran on the Antmicro website. For more blogs and articles like this one, visit https://antmicro.com/blog/. Developers of IoT and embedded systems often have to deal with the considerable…
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June 18, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Competitive Warehouse Automation with micro-ROS

This blog originally ran on the eProsima website. For more content like this, please visit their website. Automation is the key to the development within the supply chain and logistics…
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June 16, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr 2.3.0 released!

Written by Carles Cufí, TSC member and Open Source software engineer at Nordic Semiconductor For the last 3 months,  we’ve been busy working on the next release - Zephyr 2.3.0. …
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June 11, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr’s Security Assessment

Written by Joel Stapleton, Technical Product Manager, Nordic Semiconductor, and Zephyr Governing Board Chair In January 2020, NCC Group notified the Zephyr Project of a number of security issues found…
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June 9, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Nordic Semiconductor offers broad product line support for its short-range and cellular IoT devices on nRF Connect platform including a suite of development tools and open source nRF Connect SDK

This article originally ran on the Nordic Semiconductor website. For more content like this, please visit https://www.nordicsemi.com/News. The nRF Connect platform now adds support for Nordic’s popular nRF52 Series SoCs…
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June 4, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Support for the CivetWeb HTTP server in Zephyr

This blog originally ran on the Antmicro website. For more blogs and articles like this one, visit https://antmicro.com/blog/. HTTP support in Zephyr Zephyr has always had a big advantage in the…
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June 2, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

First micro-ROS Application on Zephyr RTOS

This tutorial aims to create a new micro-ROS application on Olimex STM32-E407 evaluation board with Zephyr RTOS. It originally ran on the micro-ROS website. For more content like this, click here. Required hardware…
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May 28, 2020 in Blog, News, Top Event

Designing a RISC-V CPU in VHDL, Part 19: Adding Trace Dump Functionality

Written by Colin Riley, an Engineer and Writer at Domipheus Labs This part of a series of posts detailing the steps and learning undertaken to design and implement a CPU…
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May 27, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Microwatt and the POWER ISA support in Renode

This blog originally ran on the Antmicro website. For more blogs and articles like this one, visit https://antmicro.com/blog/. In August 2019, the IBM-initiated OpenPOWER Foundation open sourced the POWER Instruction Set…
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May 21, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Bluetooth Mesh Developer Study Guide v2.0

Written by Martin Woolley, Senior Developer Relations Manager, Bluetooth Developer Relations Team This blog originally ran on the Bluetooth website. For more content like this, visit the Bluetooth SIG blog.…
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May 20, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Open hardware FPGA platform for multi-camera systems

This blog originally ran on the Antmicro website. For more blogs and articles like this one, visit https://antmicro.com/blog/. Advanced multi-camera systems often require the low latency, high bandwidth and energy-efficiency that FPGA solutions can provide.…
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May 16, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr Project marks remarkable milestone, proving we’re on to something big

John Round, Software R&D Fellow, NXP Semiconductors, and Zephyr Project Governing Board Member At the end of April, the Zephyr Project passed a huge and significant milestone, hitting 40K commits…
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May 13, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Can Smart PPE help fighting COVID-19 by providing Worker Contact Tracing and Social Distancing?

Written by Mathieu Destrian, CEO of Intellinium This blog originally ran on the Intellinium website. For more content like this, visit https://intellinium.io/news/. Intellinium, in collaboration with BIANCO (a French construction company), is…
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May 5, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Introduction of Coding Guidelines for Zephyr RTOS

Written by Amber Mary Hibberd, PhD. Software Engineering Manager at Intel Corporation and member of Zephyr Project Technical Steering Committee The Zephyr Project consistently develops with the integrity of the…
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May 1, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Security Fixes for IoT Products

Written by Kate Stewart, Senior Director of Strategic Programs at the Linux Foundation “Device makers, especially consumer-focused ones, have been the Achilles' heel of IoT security. These vendors have often…
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April 25, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

QuickLogic and Antmicro Partner to Bring Low Power Machine Learning to Endpoint IoT Devices

This blog originally ran on the Antmicro website. For more blogs and articles like this one, visit https://antmicro.com/blog/. QuickLogic Corporation, a developer of ultra-low power multi-core voice-enabled SoCs, embedded FPGA…
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April 16, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Demo of Workload Consolidation on Edge Devices with Project ACRN, Zephyr RTOS, Intel and Docker

Written by Geoffroy Van Cutsem, Technical Marketing Engineering Manager at Intel This blog post originally ran on the Project ACRN website. For more content like this, click here. Geoffroy Van…
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April 1, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Creating real-time ready systems with ACRN and Ubuntu

Written by Alfonso Sanchez-Beato, Software Engineer at Canonical Sometimes you really need a deterministic response time in your system. For example, a robotic arm that needs to be at the…
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March 25, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr RTOS 2.2 Release Highlights

Written by Johan Hedberg, Zephyr 2.2 Release Manager & TSC member and a Senior Software Engineer at Intel Earlier this month, the Zephyr Project announced the release of Zephyr RTOS…
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March 16, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Developing Zephyr RTOS embedded applications on PlatformIO and simulating on Antmicro Renode

Written by Carlos Eduardo de Paula, Senior Cloud Architect at Red Hat and RISC-V Ambassador In this article, we will create a complete environment for developing and simulating embedded applications…
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March 10, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Adafruit’s New Guide: Blinking an LED with the Zephyr RTOS

Adafruit, who recently joined the Zephyr Project ecosystem, launched a new guide from the Adafruit Learning System - Blinking an LED with the Zephyr RTOS. This blog originally ran on…
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March 6, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr Demo Videos from Linaro, Nordic and NXP

Last week at Embedded World 2020 more than 900 exhibitors and 1,500 speakers and participants from 46 countries made it to Nuremberg, Germany. There were around 13,800 visitors this year…
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February 21, 2020 in Blog, News, Top Event

Open computing at the edge: Zephyr member Antmicro at Embedded World 2020

This blog originally ran on the Antmicro website. For more Zephyr development tips and articles, please visit their blog. Zephyr Project member Antmicro helps its customers build advanced, modular, software-centric, edge…
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February 12, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Sneak Peek: Zephyr Project at Embedded World

On February 25-27, more than 32,000 people will be in Nuremburg, Germany for Embedded World 2020. The event offers the global community the opportunity to learn about new developments in…
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February 7, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Blueprint: SDI/HDMI to HDMI/MIPI smart converter and streamer

This blog originally ran on the Antmicro website. For more Zephyr development tips and articles, please visit their blog. The flexibility of FPGAs is an excellent match to any format conversion…
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January 30, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr RTOS for Industrial

Last week, the Internet of Things Helsinki hosted another meetup on Thursday, January 23 from 5-8 pm at the Central Library Oodi. Almost 50 folks registered for the event, which…
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January 10, 2020 in Blog, News, Top News

Zephyr RTOS 2.1 Release Highlights

Written by David Leach, Software Architect at NXP Semiconductor and member of the Zephyr Technical Steering Committee Last month, the Zephyr Project announced the release of Zephyr RTOS 2.1. A…
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December 20, 2019 in Blog, News, Top News

Tensorflow Lite in Zephyr RTOS on LiteX/VexRiscv

This blog originally ran on the Antmicro website. For more Zephyr development tips and articles, please visit their blog. While much of the focus for the recent developments in AI has…
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December 13, 2019 in Blog, News, Top News

Top 5 Highlights from Zephyr TSC Meetings in Lyon

By Maureen Helm, Chair of the Zephyr Project Technical Steering Committee The Zephyr community converges every year at the Embedded Linux Conference Europe, and 2019 was no exception. This year…
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December 5, 2019 in Blog, News, Top News

Antmicro’s work with Time Sensitive Networking support in the Zephyr RTOS

This blog originally ran on the Antmicro website. For more Zephyr development tips and articles, please visit their blog. Solving problems that require real-time calculations and precise control typically calls for…
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October 17, 2019 in Blog, News, Top News

Co-simulating HDL models in Renode with Verilator running on Zephyr RTOS

This blog originally ran on the Antmicro website. For more Zephyr development tips and articles, please visit their blog. Antmicro’s open source simulation framework, Renode, was built to enable simulating real-life scenarios…
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