Choosing the right Linux for embedded projects

Choosing a Linux for embedded systems

When it comes to choosing an embedded Linux distribution for an embedded system, requirements like scalability or the real-time behaviour are in mind of the responsible project manager. But there are also not-so-obvious points that have to be considered. Imagine this: A manufacturer of industrial weighing systems is about to build a new series of…

Will we have security in Industry 4.0 applications?

Industry 4.0 is an extremely interesting topic that once achieved will enable flexible production and re-configurable plants. During the Security Symposium 2016 all keynotes and presentations have an agreement that the current industrial automation pyramid will transform into mesh-network (see Figure 1). This network will enable to reconfigure the installed plant services into new and…