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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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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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