December 2, 2020 in Blog

ACRN Release Version 2.3

The ACRN 2.3 release supports enhanced GPU passthrough on 11th Gen Intel® Core™ processors, ivshmem interrupt support, end-to-end secure boot improvements, enhanced system shutdown, and removal of deprivileged boot mode.
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September 29, 2020 in Blog

ACRN Release Version 2.2

The ACRN 2.2 release supports new Intel Elkhart Lake and Tiger Lake processors, expands ivshmem communication, adds CPU sharing for pre-launched VMs, stages removal of deprivileged boot mode, and more.
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August 8, 2020 in Blog

ACRN Release Version 2.1

This ACRN v2.1 release adds passthrough support for MMIO devices, LAPIC timer for OVMF RTVM booting, validation for Preempt-RT Linux as a pre-launched RTVM, and documentation updates.
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July 21, 2020 in Blog

Project ACRN makes waves with Functional Safety Certification Concept Approval

ACRN has successfully received concept approval from TÜV SÜD Rail GmbH for its functional safety concept, design and management process in place. The concept approval letter claims that, “ACRN Hypervisor…
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June 24, 2020 in Blog

ACRN Release Version 2.0

ACRN v2.0 offers a new hybrid-mode architecture supporting both resource sharing and partitioning, and improved scenario definitions for industrial IoT and edge device use cases.
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May 11, 2020 in Blog

ACRN Release Version 1.6.1

This v1.6.1 update adds libvirt support for VM orchestration based on OpenStack, CPU sharing and GVT-d by default, platforms with multiple IO-APICs, and VT-d posted interrupts.
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April 1, 2020 in Blog

ACRN Release Version 1.6

We are pleased to announce the release of ACRN™ Hypervisor version 1.6, which introduces a number of new features. What's new in v1.6 Graphics pass-through supportThe hypervisor and Service VM…
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March 9, 2020 in Blog

ACRN and Zephyr demo at Embedded World 2020

Embedded World 2020 is a wrap. This year the ACRN hypervisor and Zephyr RTOS were demonstrated together in Canaonical's Ubuntu booth. Since ACRN’s start in 2018 as a Linux Foundation…
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January 10, 2020 in Blog

ACRN Release Version 1.5

We are pleased to announce the release of ACRN™ Hypervisor version 1.5 which introduces a number of new features. Version 1.5 major features What’s New in v1.5 Basic CPU sharing:…
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December 19, 2019 in Blog

2019 ACRN Reflections: Keep Running

Can you believe December is almost gone? While many of us are looking forward to the holidays and time with our loved ones, December also brings a convenient occasion to…
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December 11, 2019 in Blog

Demo of Workload Consolidation on Edge Devices

Geoffroy Van Cutsem from Intel featured ACRN™in a compelling demonstration of the power of workload consolidation in edge devices. This was presented at the Open Source Summit EU in Lyon France. The…
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November 22, 2019 in Blog

ACRN Release Version 1.4

We are pleased to announce the release of ACRN™ Hypervisor version 1.4 which introduces a number of new features. What’s New in Release Version 1.4 ACRN now conforms to the…
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September 30, 2019 in Blog

ACRN Project Releases Version 1.3

We are pleased to announce the release of ACRN™ Hypervisor version 1.3 which introduces a number of new features. What’s New in Release Version 1.3 Introduced the`acrn-config` tool to configure the…
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September 11, 2019 in Blog

ACRN™ and Intel Drive Chery EXEED’s Transformation of the Automotive Experience

Have you ever driven home after work and wanted to stay in your car to relax a little more instead of going inside of the house? Because of the rapid…
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August 28, 2019 in Blog

ACRN Project Releases Version 1.2

We are pleased to announce the release of ACRN™ Hypervisor version 1.2 which introduces a number of new features. What’s New in Release Version 1.2 Support for OVMF as virtual…
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August 16, 2019 in Blog

Project ACRN Documentation Update

We are very pleased to announce we’ve updated the Project ACRN documentation, organized around your interest with ACRN as an end user, developer, and contributor.  As shown above, ACRN documentation…
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July 29, 2019 in Blog

Project ACRN at Open Source Summit + Automotive Linux Summit Japan 2019

Big changes are coming to the world of hypervisors. The open source Project ACRN is a device hypervisor targeting Edge and IoT devices. ACRN supports multiple Operating Systems (OSes) with…
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July 8, 2019 in Blog

ACRN Contributes to the Success of the 1st Open Source IoT Projects Community Event

The 1st Open Source IoT Projects Seminar was held on June 11-12 in Shanghai hosted at the Intel Zizhu Office. This is a new event and the first time that…
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June 27, 2019 in Blog

ACRN Project Releases Version 1.1

We are pleased to announce the release of ACRN™ Hypervisor version 1.1 which introduces Hybrid Mode and support for Zephyr, VxWorks and Windows as new Guest Operating Systems. In this…
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May 30, 2019 in Blog

Open Source Drives IoT From Device to Edge

The 1st PRC IoT Open Source Projects Seminar will be held from June 11 to 12, 2019,We are very pleased to invite you to attend the Event in Shanghai. Open source…
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May 28, 2019 in Blog

HopeRun Software Joins ACRN Hypervisor community to Accelerate Virtualization Solutions

HopeRun Software announced that it has become a strategic software partner of the open source technology Project ACRN, which will be a key component of its virtualization strategy. This is…
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May 28, 2019 in Blog

Case Study: ACRN Helps Neusoft Automotive Develop Smart Cockpit Systems by Leveraging the Advantages of Open Source Technology

Neusoft entered the field of automotive electronics through cooperation with Alpine in 1991. In the past 27 years, the company has solidified its technical strength, accumulated deep technical experience, and…
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May 10, 2019 in Blog

ACRN Project Releases Version 1.0

We are pleased to announce the release of ACRN™ Hypervisor version 1.0, a key Project ACRN milestone focused on automotive Software-Defined Cockpit (SDC) use cases and introducing additional architecture enhancements…
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April 10, 2019 in Blog

ACRN Project Releases Version 0.8

We are pleased to announce the release of Project ACRN version 0.8 (see the release notes and documentation). ACRN is a flexible, lightweight reference hypervisor, built with real-time and safety-criticality in…
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March 14, 2019 in Blog

ACRN Project Releases Version 0.7

We are pleased to announce the release of Project ACRN version 0.7 (see the release notes and documentation). ACRN is a flexible, lightweight reference hypervisor, built with real-time and safety-criticality in mind, optimized…
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March 8, 2019 in Blog

Project ACRN at Embedded World 2019

Embedded World 2019, held in Nuremberg, Germany, showcased the best of the embedded and IoT industry’s latest innovations and trends to over 30,000 visitors. Project ACRN™ was present at the Linux…
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February 26, 2019 in Blog

ACRN Look Ahead in 2019

2019 will be an exciting year for project ACRN. Several big things are planned: By early Q2, we’ll welcome ACRN v1.0 and provide a stable software reference for Software-Defined-Cockpit (SDC)…
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February 18, 2019 in Blog

ACRN Project Releases Version 0.6

ACRN has released version 0.6 (see the release notes and documentation), an updated revision of the project with significant new features and fixed bugs. The project team encourages you to learn…
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January 15, 2019 in Blog

ACRN Project Releases Version 0.5

ACRN has released version 0.5 (see the release notes and documentation), an updated revision of the project with significant new features and fixed bugs. The project team encourages you to learn…
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December 14, 2018 in Blog

ACRN Project Releases Version 0.4

ACRN has released version 0.4 (see the release notes and documentation), a new updated revision of the project with many added features and fixed bugs. The project team encourages you to learn more about…
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November 18, 2018 in Blog

ACRN Project at Open Source Summit/IoT Summit/Embedded Linux Conference Europe

The ACRN Project made a splash at the Open Source Summit/Embedded Linux Conference Europe/OpenIoT Summit in October in Edinburgh, UK. In addition to being featured in an ongoing demo in the Intel…
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November 12, 2018 in Blog

ACRN Project Releases Version 0.3

ACRN has released version 0.3 (see the release notes), a new updated revision of the project with many added features and fixed bugs. The project team encourages you to learn…
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October 8, 2018 in Blog

AliOS 2.0 Guest OS Support in ACRN

Since its release in March, we’ve seen lots of interests from the developer community and industry partners on the ACRN project. As a flexible, lightweight reference hypervisor, built with real-time…
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September 27, 2018 in Blog

Project ACRN Releases Version 0.2

ACRN has released version 0.2 (see the release notes), a new updated revision of the project with many added features and fixed bugs. The project team encourages you to learn more about…
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September 26, 2018 in Blog

ACRN Showcase at Alibaba Computing Conference 2018

Demonstration of Next Generation E-Cockpit System on AliOS Themed “Empower Digital China”, the  4 day Computing Conference 2018 opened this week in Hangzhou, China. There were over 170 leading-edge industry…
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July 20, 2018 in Blog

ACRN Version 0.1 is Here with Some Big Feature Additions!

We have been busy working on project ACRN since its launch in March earlier this year. We are now excited to share the details with you on our latest release…
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June 29, 2018 in Blog

ServerWatch: ACRN Arrives on the Scene as a Mini Hypervisor for IIoT

Hypervisors are pretty complex pieces of software, and that means new ones don't appear on the scene very often — although a few new hypervisors designed for container environments have…
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June 25, 2018 in Blog

Wrap-Up: ACRN Hypervisor Meet-Up in Shanghai

By Hongbo Wang, Cherry Wang and Xiaolan Wang on behalf of The ACRN Meetup Team Executive Summary The first ACRN Community meet-up was held on June 14, 2018 in Shanghai, hosted…
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June 12, 2018 in Blog

The Linux Foundation: Crack Open ACRN – A Device Hypervisor Designed for IoT

This article was produced by The Linux Foundation with contributions from Eddie Dong, Principle Engineer of Intel Open Source Center. As the Internet of Things has grown in scale, IoT…
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May 14, 2018 in Blog

Harman’s New-Generation Intelligent Cockpit – Based on Intel’s Computing Platform

This article was first released on TMTPost (钛媒体), a Chinese media/news outlet focusing on technology, media and telecom industries on April 27, 2018 in Mandarin. This is the translated version…
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April 9, 2018 in Blog

标题:ACRN亮相云栖大会,英特尔与AliOS联手打造电子座舱解决方案
ACRN Debuts at Alibaba’s YunQi Conference, Intel and AliOS Working Together to Create an Electronic-Cockpit Solution

2018云栖大会·深圳峰会上周在大中华喜来登举行,在大会上阿里巴巴展示了阿里云在云计算、大数据、人工智能、物联网领域的技术和产品,并且分析了这几项技术的发展趋势。阿里云总裁胡晓明表示:“过去20年的互联网是‘人联网’,未来20年的互联网是‘物联网’。互联网的上半场是将人类活动数字化,比如电商、社交、文化娱乐等,由此催生了今天蓬勃发展的互联网市场,这背后是全球40亿网民。互联网的下半场是将整个物理世界数字化,道路、汽车、森林、河流、厂房……甚至一个垃圾桶都会被抽象到数字世界,连到互联网上,实现‘物’‘物’交流,‘人’‘物’交互,这会是一场更加深刻的技术变革,一场全新的生产力革命。” 2018 YunQi Conference Shenzhen Summit was held last week at Sheraton Shenzhen. Alibaba showcased their technology and products in the field of Cloud Computing, Big Data, AI and IoT,…
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March 14, 2018 in Blog

Intel® Testimonial

Introducing ACRN™: A Big Little Hypervisor for IoT Development By Imad Sousou IoT developers face mounting demands as connected devices are increasingly expected to support a range of hardware resources,…
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