By Risto Avila

Senior Software Engineer/Principal Consultant @ The Qt Company. Specialized in embedded software development and system integration

Risto Avila

Fast-Booting Qt Devices, Part 4: Hardware Matters

Published Tuesday August 30th, 2016 | 2 Comments on Fast-Booting Qt Devices, Part 4: Hardware Matters
Posted in Automotive, Boot time, Embedded, Performance

Welcome back! A while ago, I posted three parts of Fast-Booting Qt Devices blog post series where we showcased 1,5 second boot-time, optimized the Qt application and finally showed you how we optimized the entire Linux stack. Today, we will show you that hardware selection and hardware architecture in general can have a big impact […]

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Risto Avila

Fast-Booting Qt Devices, Part 3: Optimizing System Image

Published Wednesday May 25th, 2016 | 14 Comments on Fast-Booting Qt Devices, Part 3: Optimizing System Image
Posted in Automotive, Biz Circuit & Dev Loop, Boot time, Embedded

It is now time for the third part of the fast-boot blog post series. In the first post we showed a cluster demo booting in 1.56 seconds, in the second post we opened up how the Qt application was optimized. Here, we will concentrate on the optimization of boot loader and kernel for NXP i.MX6 SABRE development board […]

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Risto Avila

Fast-Booting Qt Devices, Part 2: Optimizing Qt Application

Published Wednesday April 27th, 2016 | 13 Comments on Fast-Booting Qt Devices, Part 2: Optimizing Qt Application
Posted in Automotive, Biz Circuit & Dev Loop, Boot time, Embedded

Welcome back to the fast-boot blog post series! Last week we covered the fast-boot demo that showed you a video of an i.MX6 board booting under 2 seconds. In this blog post we will cover how the Qt QML cluster application was optimized. The original demo shown in Qt World Summit 2015 was designed in PC […]

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Risto Avila

Fast-Booting Qt Devices, Part 1: Automotive Instrument Cluster

Published Wednesday April 20th, 2016 | 4 Comments on Fast-Booting Qt Devices, Part 1: Automotive Instrument Cluster
Posted in Automotive, Biz Circuit & Dev Loop, Boot time, Embedded

When creating embedded devices, one crucial part of the user experience is also the boot-up time of the system. In many industries, such as Automotive, there are also hard requirements for the boot-up time. We get a lot of questions like “How quickly can devices built with Qt start?”,  “Can you boot up a system […]

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