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 reference release, we use Clear Linux* as the Service OS (SOS) and User OS (UOS).  Android* and other Linux* based OSes can also be used as a UOS.

See the full release notes and latest documentation for more information about this 1.1 release…

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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 is now mainstream in all software stack, Intel is leading open source software development which covers a large span of technologies from virtualization, real-time, security and safety etc. Numerous IoT innovations can benefit from these open source projects, from device to edge to cloud with Intel platforms…

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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 another major development for HopeRun Software’s IoT engagement. They have added support for 74 chip-level capabilities on the HiHope platform which will have a significant impact in the field of embedded virtualization such as in-vehicle, power management, and retail.

ACRN: Embedded Virtualization Open Source Platform for IoT

Embedded
IoT virtualization is faced with three major challenges…

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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 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 forums, gathering 450 companies and more than 60,000 elite IT professionals attending. The companies and guests exchanged ideas in the hot fields of cloud computing, big data, AI, etc.

Intel’s exhibition area at Computing Conference 2018

As strategic partner of the Computing Conference 2018,..

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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 of ACRN – version 0.1, on July 17, 2018. This release comes packed with an exciting list of new features, tools, and support for additional hardware.

We are happy to announce that, in addition to the original Intel Apollo Lake NUC we launched with,..

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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 by Intel. There was a total of 118 attendees with representative from various companies & industry segments, e.g. Shanghai GM, Mentor, Archemind, Huawei, Bosch, Ruijie, and more to name a few.

The meetup was a great event to bring the community up-to-speed on ACRN usage,..

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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 developers are increasingly expected to support a range of hardware resources, operating systems, and software tools/applications. This is a challenge given many connected devices are size-constrained. Virtualization can help meet these broad needs, but existing options don’t offer the right mix of size,..

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