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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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Iris Yamashita

Qt @ NXP FTF 2016

Published Friday May 13th, 2016 | 2 Comments on Qt @ NXP FTF 2016
Posted in Biz Circuit, Community, efficiency, Embedded, Events, News, Performance

The Qt Company is a Silver Sponsor with Adeneo Embedded at NXP FTF Technology Forum 2016 where inspiration, training, ecosystem and expertise you need will be provided to boldly face the challenges and opportunities from new markets and ever-changing technologies.    NXP FTF Technology Forum 2016 May 16-19, 2016 JW Hotel, Austin Register today    The Qt Company, Adeneo […]

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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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Tuukka Turunen

Creating Certified Systems with Qt

Published Monday April 25th, 2016 | Comments Off on Creating Certified Systems with Qt
Posted in Automotive, Biz Circuit, Embedded, Functional Safety, RTOS

When there is a need to use Qt as part of a system requiring functional safety certification, it is typically best to analyze if the safety critical functionality can be separated. This approach allows the safety critical functionality to be implemented without the need to certify the complete software stack of the system. In my […]

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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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