LinuxDevices.com Archive Index (1999-2012) | 2013-current at LinuxGizmos.com | About  
Follow LinuxGizmos:
Twitter Google+ Facebook RSS feed

Seminars help developers transition to Embedded Linux

Sep 24, 2001 — by LinuxDevices Staff — from the LinuxDevices Archive
Share this: Tweet about this on TwitterGoogle+Share on FacebookShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit

Sunnyvale, CA — (press release excerpt) — MontaVista Software Inc. is sponsoring a series of half-day seminars for embedded software developers in seven U.S. locations. The seminars, entitled “Moving from a Proprietary RTOS to Embedded Linux,” will be held in San Diego on October 24; in Dallas on October 30; in Austin, Texas on November 1; in the Research Triangle Park, N.C. on November 6; in Melbourne, Fla. on November 8; in Boston on November 13; and in Washington D.C. on November 15. All seminar times are from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

A recent survey by software market research firm, Evans Data Corporation, predicts that embedded Linux may soon become the most popular operating system for embedded development — perhaps as early as next year. One of the most striking results of the survey, published in July, is the indication of a dramatic shift away from “home grown” operating systems — which still account for more than 50 percent of all embedded systems' OSes — to Linux. The Evans Data report projects that the market share for embedded Linux will grow more than 140 percent by 2002.

MontaVista's “Moving from a Proprietary RTOS to Embedded Linux” seminars will discuss trends in the embedded market, review processes in embedded software development, and take a close look at the technical issues involved in moving to embedded Linux. There will also be a discussion around open sources licenses. Demonstrations of embedded systems that have already been developed by MontaVista and its partners using MontaVista's award-winning Hard Hat Linux development environment will also be featured. Hard Hat Linux is currently deployed by more than 200 customers worldwide.

 
This article was originally published on LinuxDevices and has been donated to the open source community by QuinStreet Inc. Please visit LinuxToday.com for up-to-date news and articles about Linux and open source.

u8x7co8

(advertise here)


Comments are closed.