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Billions of connected devices (devices, phones, computers and sensors) 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 unlock the massive opportunity in the IoT market, accelerate industry innovation and help developers and companies create solutions that map to a single open specification. OCF will help ensure secure interoperability for consumers, business, and industry. For more information, please visit www.openconnectivity.org and https://www.iotivity.org/.

Diamond Sponsors

Qualcomm Incorporated is a world leader in 3G, 4G and next-generation wireless technologies. For 30 years, Qualcomm ideas and inventions have driven the evolution of digital communications, linking people everywhere more closely to information, entertainment and each other. Visit Qualcomm’s website,  OnQ blog, Twitter and Facebook pages.

What began as a better way to build software—openness, transparency, collaboration—soon shifted the balance of power in an entire industry. The revolution of choice continues. Today Red Hat® is the world's leading provider of open source solutions, using a community-powered approach to provide reliable and high-performing cloud, virtualization, storage, Linux®, and middleware technologies.

Platinum Sponsors

The AllSeen Alliance is a nonprofit open source consortium dedicated to driving the widespread adoption of products, systems and services that support the Internet of Everything with AllJoyn, an open, universal development framework that is supported by a vibrant ecosystem and thriving technical community. The Alliance manages and advances an industry-supported collaborative open source software connectivity and services framework based on AllJoyn technology accepting contributions from premier members, community members and the open source community. This secure and programmable software connectivity and services framework enables companies and individuals to create interoperable products that can discover, connect and interact directly with other nearby devices, systems and services regardless of transport layer, device type, platform, operating system or brand. For more information, please visit: http://www.allseenalliance.org.

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 http://www.intel.com or http://01.org.

Gold Sponsors

Linaro is leading collaboration on open source development in the ARM ecosystem. The company has over 200 engineers working on consolidating and optimizing open source software for the ARM architecture, including developer tools, the Linux kernel, ARM power management, and other software infrastructure. Linaro is distribution neutral: it wants to provide the best software foundations to everyone by working upstream, and to reduce non-differentiating and costly low level fragmentation. The effectiveness of the Linaro approach has been demonstrated by Linaro’s growing membership, and by Linaro consistently being listed as one of the top five company contributors, worldwide, to Linux kernels since 3.10. To ensure commercial quality software, Linaro’s work includes comprehensive test and validation on member hardware platforms. The full scope of Linaro engineering work is open to all online. To find out more, please visit http://www.linaro.org and http://www.96Boards.org.

Silver Sponsors

BayLibre is a leading embedded Linux consultancy focused on product realization and upstream Linux kernel development. Our work ranges from merging new SoC support into mainline Linux, developing tools such as our ACME power measurement platform, and product development from concept to manufacturing. Our customers are global semiconductor manufacturers, established ODMs and early stage startups building the next must-have consumer electronic device based on Android, Yocto, Brillo and other custom solutions. BayLibre is at the heart of embedded Linux.

At Facebook, we've always been strong advocates of open software. From our earliest days - when the site was built on PHP, MySQL and memcached - we've been privileged to stand on the shoulders of open source giants. Ever since, we've worked hard to contribute our own work back to the community, and help other companies - both small and large - learn from our experience of building web, mobile, big data, and infrastructure stacks at scale. https://code.facebook.com/

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. developers.google.com/opensource

Founded in 1974, Opto 22 designs, develops, and manufactures IoT-ready, industrial grade hardware and software products to address the convergence of Information Technology with Operations Technology. Developers can design their solutions on prototype platforms like Raspberry Pi, Arduino, or BeagleBone, then quickly deploy into production using Opto 22 platforms featuring programming and interface options like a RESTful API, node.js, Node-RED, a flowchart control programming environment, mobile visualization server, and dozens of physical input/output options. Opto 22’s globally available products are highly reliable tools designed for smart city, smart grid, industrial Internet, and smart manufacturing applications.

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

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 collabora.com. Follow us on Twitter @Collabora.

Igalia leads the development of essential projects and components in the areas of web rendering and browsers. Igalia also has years of experience developing and optimizing key components of the GNU/Linux graphical pipeline, multimedia and compilers.

Kinoma hardware products and software solutions are designed to take connected device ideas to prototype and production. Developers adopt the Kinoma platform to build IoT products in JavaScript, and to make those connected devices evolve faster with end-user scriptable enhancements. The platform is open source, so developers can customize Kinoma software across their product ecosystem, use preferred hardware components and cloud services, and do more with the products they create. Kinoma is leading the way in scripting for embedded systems, and making an entire product category more accessible to a wider pool of developers. In 2010, Kinoma joined semiconductor giant Marvell, bringing the team’s proven heritage in software architected for high performance on everything from phones to tablets, to the Internet of Things. Marvell’s chips power everyday electronics, including Google Chromecast, Samsung Tablets, and Lenovo Smart TVs.

Mender (www.mender.io) 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.

Since 1976, National Instruments (www.ni.com) has equipped engineers and scientists with tools that accelerate productivity, innovation and discovery. NI’s graphical system design approach to engineering provides an integrated software and hardware platform that speeds the development of any system needing measurement and control. The company’s long-term vision and focus on improving society through its technology supports the success of its customers, employees, suppliers and shareholders.

NATS acts as a central nervous system for distributed systems at scale, such as mobile devices, IoT networks, and cloud native infrastructure. Written in Go, NATS powers some of the largest cloud platforms in production today. Unlike traditional enterprise messaging systems, NATS has an always-on dial tone that does whatever it takes to remain available. NATS was created by Derek Collison, Founder/CEO of Apcera who has spent 20+ years designing, building, and using publish-subscribe messaging systems.

Panasonic Corp. of North America provides a broad line of digital and other electronics products and solutions for consumer, business and industrial use. The company is the principal North American subsidiary of Osaka, Japan-based Panasonic Corporation and the hub of Panasonic’s U.S. branding, marketing, sales, service and R&D operations. Panasonic recently pledged to provide royalty-free access to software, patents and experience from its product ecosystem to speed the development of the Internet of Things software development through OpenDOF Project Inc. It is also increasing its intellectual property contributions to the AllSeen Alliance, a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project.

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: https://www.yoctoproject.org.

Breakfast & Breaks Sponsor

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 http://www.intel.com or http://01.org.

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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 http://www.intel.com or http://01.org.

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