Linaro Demostrates Easier, Quicker and Optimized Open Source

by Keith Vance

In just six months, Linaro has now more than 70 developers working on improving embedded Linux with ARM.

Linaro showcased its progress this week at the ARM Techcon in Santa Clara.

"In a demonstration that shows Linaro delivering on its mission to make open source development easier, quicker and more optimized," the press release said, "Samsung, ST-Ericsson and TI will be showcasing multiple open source distributions, running on multiple SoCs using code or tools that have been enhanced by Linaro."

Leonard Tsai is a vice president of Compal Electronics Inc.. He said, "Linaro can help change the embedded open source world for the better by reducing non-value-add fragmentation and creating a place where the ARM partnership can collaborate to advance open source."

Linaro was launched in June with a goal of getting 100 software engineers onboard. As of November 10, Linaro now has more than 70 developers and is continuing to add new talent every month, according to the press release.

This article was originally published on Friday Nov 12th 2010
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