Keep an eye on the Android / Open Source track
Would you back against Google? When it comes to mobile comms the Google-backed, Open Source-based Android platform seems to be going from strength to strength. Arguably, it is the main challenger to the iPhone in the Smartphone space – see the new HTC Wildfire, for example.
To help you become well versed in the ways of the Android you want to keep an eye on the Android / Open Source track of events at the Embedded Live conference. For example:
- Fundamentals of Embedded Linux, Andrew Eliasz (Half-Day Tutorial – Tuesday Oct 19th, 9:30am — 12:30pm)
- Android: How it Works and How You Can Make it Work for You, Chris Simmonds (Half-Day Tutorial – Tuesday Oct 19th, 1:30pm — 4:30pm)
- How to make a Linux kernel patch?, Robert Berger (50 Minute Class – Wednesday Oct 20th, 9:00am — 9:50pm)
- Reducing Boot Time in Embedded Linux Systems, Chris Simmonds (50 Minute Class – Wednesday Oct 20th, 11:00am — 11:50am)