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Kai Koehne

Qt WebBrowser 1.0

Published Monday July 18th, 2016 | 19 Comments on Qt WebBrowser 1.0
Posted in Dev Loop, Embedded, Qt WebEngine | Tags:

We have recently open sourced Qt WebBrowser! Qt WebBrowser (codename Roadtrip) is a browser for embedded devices developed using the capabilities of Qt and Qt WebEngine. Using Chromium, it features up-to-date HTML technologies behind a minimal but slick touch-friendly user interface written in Qt Quick. All basic browser features are supported: You can search for

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Maurice Kalinowski

Status Update on Qt for WinRT / UWP

Published Friday July 1st, 2016 | 1 Comment on Status Update on Qt for WinRT / UWP
Posted in cross-platform, desktop, Dev Loop, Embedded, Mobile, Qt Bluetooth, Qt Quick 2, Windows, WinRT | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

It has been a long while since we were writing on this blog about the WinRT port of Qt. Hence, this is going to be a longer article on what we achieved in the meanwhile, are currently working on, and what we will provide in future releases.

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Tuukka Turunen

Aligning with the Yocto Project

Published Friday July 1st, 2016 | 3 Comments on Aligning with the Yocto Project
Posted in Community, Dev Loop, Embedded | Tags: , ,

We have leveraged Yocto internally for many years to build our reference “Boot to Qt” embedded Linux stack of Qt for Device Creation. During 2015 we started to align our work with upstream Yocto Project, including contributions to improve the meta-qt5 layer. With Qt 5.7 we have also opened our meta-boot2qt layer in order to make it easier

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Gatis Paeglis

Over-the-Air Updates, Part 2: Device Integration, API and Creating Updates

Published Tuesday June 28th, 2016 | Comments Off on Over-the-Air Updates, Part 2: Device Integration, API and Creating Updates
Posted in Dev Loop, Embedded, Tutorial

With Qt 5.7 for Device Creation we introduced a new piece of technology – an OSTree-based solution for Over-the-Air software updates for the whole software stack. For a more detailed introduction about this new component of the Boot to Qt software stack, read part one of the blog post series. This blog post contains a

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New Compositor API for Qt Wayland

Published Monday June 13th, 2016 | 6 Comments on New Compositor API for Qt Wayland
Posted in Automotive, Dev Loop, Embedded, Lighthouse, QPA, Wayland

As part of the forthcoming Qt 5.7, we are happy to be releasing a tech preview of the new Qt Wayland Compositor API. In this post, I’ll give you an overview of the functionality along with few examples on how to create your own compositors with it. Wayland is a light-weight display server protocol, designed

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Alistair Adams

Announcing The Qt Automotive Suite

Published Wednesday June 8th, 2016 | 13 Comments on Announcing The Qt Automotive Suite
Posted in Announcements, Automotive, Biz Circuit, cross-platform, Embedded

  Today we announce the launch of the first generation of the Qt Automotive Suite. The idea for the Qt Automotive Suite was born when The Qt Company, Pelagicore and KDAB sat down and shared their experiences of projects using Qt for In-vehicle Infotainment (IVI). With cumulative experience from over 20 automotive projects it was

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Laszlo Agocs

Graphics improvements for Embedded Linux in Qt 5.7

Published Tuesday June 7th, 2016 | 6 Comments on Graphics improvements for Embedded Linux in Qt 5.7
Posted in Dev Loop, Embedded, Graphics, News, OpenGL, QPA, Qt, Wayland

As is the tradition around Qt releases, it is now time to take a look at what is new on the Embedded Linux graphics front in Qt 5.7. NVIDIA DRIVE CX The linux-drive-cx-g++ device spec introduces support for the NVIDIA DRIVE CX platform. This is especially interesting for the automotive world and is one of

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Gatis Paeglis

Over-the-Air Updates, Part 1: Introduction

Published Tuesday May 31st, 2016 | Comments Off on Over-the-Air Updates, Part 1: Introduction
Posted in Biz Circuit & Dev Loop, Embedded

The Qt for Device Creation offering has been successful at bringing many new and exciting products to the market by significantly reducing time-to-market with its pre-configured software stack and toolchains for rapid UI development. We would like to take this a step further by providing an opt-in feature for Over-the-Air (OTA) system updates.

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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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