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Intel, the world leader in silicon innovation, delivers hardware and software technologies to continually advance how people work and live. For over two decades, Intel's contributions to open-source projects-from one end of the solution stack to the other-have helped ensure that a breadth of solutions run exceptionally well on Intel® architecture. As a result, open-source-based solutions, running on Intel® architecture, provides a solid foundation to build your Internet of Things masterpiece. With open source on Intel® Architecture, you’ve got a smarter, faster starting point to build custom embedded Linux-based systems. So let your imagination soar! For additional information about Intel visit or

Gold Sponsors provides a container-based platform that makes it simple to deploy, update, and manage software running on embedded Linux devices - quickly, safely, and at scale. enables customers across a range of industries including retail, smart buildings, home automation, and industrials to get to market faster, improve security, develop iteratively, and deliver more value to end users. builds on open technologies and is committed to open sourcing its own platform.

Silver Sponsors

Google is a proud user and supporter of open source software and development methodologies. Google contributes back to the Open Source community in many ways, including more than 50 million lines of source code, programs for students including Google Summer of Code and the Google Code-in Contest, and support for a wide variety of projects, organizations, and events around the world.

Renesas introduces the superior heterogeneous multi-processing system which adopt big.LITTLE technologies, and demonstrates its implementation running on automotive SoC, APE6 and R-Car H2.

Zephyr Project is a small, scalable real-time operating system for use on resource-constrained systems supporting multiple architectures.  Developers are able to tailor their optimal solution. As a true open source project, the community can evolve the Zephyr Project to support new hardware, developer tools, sensor and device drivers.  Advancements in security, device management capabilities, connectivity stacks and file systems can be easily implemented.

Bronze Sponsors

ATS Advanced Telematic Systems is a German automotive-focused software company specializing in open source and open standards based software solutions for the mobility industry. ATS developed OTA Plus, the only open source client/server solution for over-the-air software updates for OEMs and Tier1s. ATS collaborates with international industry alliances of leading automotive OEMs and suppliers: it is the first cloud-only service provider to be accepted into the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA), leads the OTA activities inside GENIVI and is member of Automotive Grade Linux. Headquartered in Berlin, ATS operates a regional hub in Tokyo.

The Civil Infrastructure Platform (“CIP”) is a collaborative, open source project to establish a "base layer" of industrial-grade software using the Linux kernel and other open source projects. This base layer will be available for use by developers creating software building blocks that meet safety, security, reliability and other requirements that are critical to industrial and civil infrastructure projects.

Mender ( is an open source over-the-air (OTA) software updater for connected Linux devices. Safely and securely update your fleet of devices with Mender's client/server solution while managing all the security nuances required for the update process. Built by the team behind the battle-hardened configuration management framework that currently manages over 10 million Linux-based systems, Mender provides an OTA software updates product to fix software bugs, mend security vulnerabilities, and deliver new features to Linux devices.

Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq "MSFT") is a devices and services company focused on delivering technologies to market that will transform the computing ecosystem and help businesses worldwide take advantage of mobile, enterprise social, and cloud computing trends to drive growth.  Microsoft’s Cloud Platform vision enables you to move to the cloud on your terms; getting the most value from your existing IT investments while giving you the flexibility to respond quickly to changing business needs.  Microsoft is committed to promoting industry-level innovation and customer choice by delivering interoperable and standards-based solutions, with the goal of optimizing  applications in private and hybrid cloud computing models, letting you focus on what’s most important: accelerating your business.

Billions of connected devices should be able to communicate with one another regardless of manufacturer, operating system, chipset or physical transport. The Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF) is creating a specification and sponsoring an open source project to make this possible. OCF will help ensure secure interoperability for consumers, business, and industry.

The Yocto Project is an open source collaboration project that provides templates, tools and methods to help developers create custom Linux-based systems for embedded products regardless of the hardware architecture. It was founded in 2010 as a collaboration among many hardware manufacturers, open-source operating systems vendors, and electronics companies to bring some order to the chaos of embedded Linux development. You can learn more about each aspect of the Yocto Project on the following page:

Breakfast and Breaks Sponsor

Collabora is a leading global consultancy specializing in delivering the benefits of Open Source software to the commercial world. For over 10 years, we've helped clients navigate the ever-evolving world of Open Source, enabling them to develop the best solutions – whether writing a line of code or shaping a longer-term strategic software development plan. By effectively taking Open Source technologies from the community to real-world consumers, and re-using existing components, we help our clients reduce time to market and focus on creating product differentiation. To learn more, please visit Follow us on Twitter @Collabora.

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‘D’ of Things is a blog devoted to all things data and its value: big and small. From analytics to the internet of things, the blog provides comments, opinion and content all around the data management industry, occasionally rants on other related topics.