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Gatis Paeglis

Over-the-Air Updates, Part 3: Repository Configuration and Handling

Published Friday November 11th, 2016 | Comments Off on Over-the-Air Updates, Part 3: Repository Configuration and Handling
Posted in Dev Loop, Embedded

Part one of the blog post series introduced the challenges of implementing an update system. We looked at the OSTree project and how it can help us to bring system update functionality to Qt for Device Creation. The second part demonstrated the tooling and the API that is provided by the Qt OTA Update module.

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Laszlo Agocs

Qt on the NVIDIA Jetson TX1 – Device Creation Style

Published Thursday November 10th, 2016 | 4 Comments on Qt on the NVIDIA Jetson TX1 – Device Creation Style
Posted in Dev Loop, Embedded, OpenGL, QPA, Qt, Qt Quick

NVIDIA’s Jetson line of development platforms is not new to Qt; a while ago we already talked about how to utilize OpenGL and CUDA in Qt applications on the Jetson TK1. Since then, most of Qt’s focus has been on the bigger brothers, namely the automotive-oriented DRIVE CX and PX systems. However, this does not

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Bruno Abinader, Software Engineer, Mapbox

Customizable vector maps with the Mapbox Qt SDK

Published Tuesday October 4th, 2016 | 13 Comments on Customizable vector maps with the Mapbox Qt SDK
Posted in Biz Circuit & Dev Loop, Contributors, Embedded, Yocto

Mapbox is a mapping platform that makes it easy to integrate location into any mobile and online application. We are pleased to showcase the Mapbox Qt SDK as a target platform for our open source vector maps rendering engine. Our Qt SDK is a key component in Mapbox Drive, the first lane guidance map designed

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Laszlo Agocs

Qt Graphics with Multiple Displays on Embedded Linux

Published Monday September 19th, 2016 | 8 Comments on Qt Graphics with Multiple Displays on Embedded Linux
Posted in Automotive, Dev Loop, Embedded, Graphics, OpenGL, QPA, Qt Quick

Creating devices with multiple screens is not new to Qt. Those using Qt for Embedded in the Qt 4 times may remember configuration steps like this. The story got significantly more complicated with Qt 5’s focus on hardware accelerated rendering, so now it is time to take a look at where we are today with

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Tuukka Turunen

Internet of Things: Why Tools Matter?

Published Thursday September 15th, 2016 | 7 Comments on Internet of Things: Why Tools Matter?
Posted in Biz Circuit, Embedded, Internet of Things

With the Internet of Things (IoT) transformation, it’s obvious that the amount of connected devices in the world is increasing rapidly. Everywhere around our daily lives we all use more and more of them. In addition to being connected, more devices get equipped with a touch screen and a graphical user interface. We have all

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Matthias Hölzer-Klüpfel [Medical Devices Consultant]

Creating Certified Medical Devices with Qt

Published Wednesday September 7th, 2016 | 1 Comment on Creating Certified Medical Devices with Qt
Posted in Biz Circuit, Embedded

Many modern medical devices provide a graphical interface to the user. In dialysis machines, for example, touch screen interfaces to set up the treatment parameters and to monitor the treatment progress are commonplace. Qt is a viable technical solution to implement those interfaces, so it is used in quite a number of medical devices. When

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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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Tuukka Ahoniemi

Embedded Systems Are the Backbone of IoT, but It’s Software That Brings It All Together

Published Monday August 29th, 2016 | 2 Comments on Embedded Systems Are the Backbone of IoT, but It’s Software That Brings It All Together
Posted in Biz Circuit, Embedded, Internet of Things

Smoking hot terms like Big Data and the Internet of Things or “IoT” have taken their place in conventional business lingo, and it’s practically impossible to avoid these terms — everyone has recognized what developers have seen for many years. New applications for your products, new opportunities for your offering, new customer areas are emerging,

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Laszlo Agocs

The Qt Quick Graphics Stack in Qt 5.8

Published Monday August 15th, 2016 | 14 Comments on The Qt Quick Graphics Stack in Qt 5.8
Posted in Declarative UI, Dev Loop, Embedded, Graphics, OpenGL, Painting, Qt, Qt Quick, Windows

This is a joint post with Andy. In this series of posts we are going to take a look at some of the upcoming features of Qt 5.8, focusing on Qt Quick. OpenGL… and nothing else? When Qt Quick 2 was made available with the release of Qt 5.0, it came with the limitation that

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Kai Koehne

Qt WebBrowser 1.0

Published Monday July 18th, 2016 | 21 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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