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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.

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Chris Simmonds

Consultant, 2net
Chris Simmonds is a freelance consultant and trainer who has been using Linux in embedded systems for over 15 years. He is the author of the book “Mastering Embedded Linux Programming”, and is a frequent presenter at open source and embedded conferences, including the Embedded Linux Conference and Embedded World. He has been running training courses in embedded Linux since 2002 and has delivered hundreds of sessions to many well-known... Read More →

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

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