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 integrated the innovation capabilities of automotive electronics technology from three diverse geographic regions. Neusoft has established extensive cooperation with many of the world’s top automakers with rich experience in products and services and has signed framework contracts with a number of domestic and foreign automakers…

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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 for more IoT usages, such as Industrial workload consolidation.

This v1.0 release is a production-ready reference solution for SDC usages that typically require multiple VMs, GPU sharing, and rich I/O mediation for sharing storage, network, USB devices, and more. This release also includes architectural enhancements for supporting diverse IoT workload consolidation usages,..

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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 mind, optimized to streamline embedded development through an open source platform. Check out the Introduction to Project ACRN for more information. The project team encourages you to try it out, and also to join the weekly technical call

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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 to streamline embedded development through an open source platform. Check out the Introduction to Project ACRN for more information. The project team encourages you to try it out, and also to join the weekly technical call

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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 Foundation’s Zephyr™ Project booth. The Zephyr Project is a small, scalable open-source Real-Time Operating System (RTOS) for IoT embedded devices. ACRN is a flexible, lightweight reference hypervisor, built with real-time and safety-criticality in mind.

Project ACRN and Zephyr Project engineering teams are collaborating to make one of the hottest trends a reality: workload consolidation,..

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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) usage on Intel Apollo Lake platforms.
  • Real-Time OS will be supported, opening use of ACRN in industrial scenarios needing low latency, and fast, predictable responsiveness. Initial support is for VxWorks and Zephyr OS as Real-Time guest OSes in Q2, and PREEMPT-RT Linux in Q3.
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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 booth at the conference, project architect Eddie Dong presented ACRN: A Big Little Hypervisor for IoT Development to a packed room with 112 attendees.

ACRN continues to be very well-received in automotive, industrial,..

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