Embedded Systems

The Embedded Systems track contains technical talks about Free Software confronted to constrained resources, with a strong focus on mobile computing this year.

This year, the track is curated by Steven Shiau, Thierry Kauffmann and François Revol.


Reached milestones for liberating mobile devices on Replicant

Speaker(s) : Paul Kocialkowski

  • Language : Français
  • Level : Expert
  • Nature : Conférence
  • Date : Tuesday 7 July 2015
  • Schedule : 11:20
  • Duration : 40 minutes
  • Place : 206
This talk will present Replicant as part of the initiative to liberate mobile devices. At first, the major issues linked to freedom on those devices will be mentioned, along with various considerations regarding security on those devices and the communications they carry out. Then, Replicant will be... Read more

Haiku: ARM & PPC support

Speaker(s) : François Revol

  • Language : Français
  • Level : Expert
  • Nature : Conférence
  • Date : Wednesday 8 July 2015
  • Schedule : 09:20
  • Duration : 40 minutes
  • Place : 206

Video : https://rmll.ubicast.tv/permalink/v1253b436edc0u66vwwc

We will expose the state of ARM and PowerPC support on Haiku, as well as the encountered problems, ranging from U-Boot or Flattened Device Tree support to architectural limitations.
We will also complain about common linuxisms that don’t make other FLOSS OSes’ life easy.... Read more

Embbed the web into smartphone running a Firefox OS.

Speaker(s) : Christophe Villeneuve

  • Language : Français
  • Level : Confirmed
  • Nature : Conférence
  • Date : Wednesday 8 July 2015
  • Schedule : 10:00
  • Duration : 40 minutes
  • Place : 206

Video : https://rmll.ubicast.tv/permalink/v1253b419e2f99dg3kte

A few years ago, the idea of proposing a free software mobile operating system named ’Firefox OS’ was brought in by Mozilla Corporation.
Today, it is now a reality. But what can we really do with it?
This talk will show how to make one’s web project compatible with this platform, w... Read more

Workshop: Freedom and embedded systems

Speaker(s) : Paul Kocialkowski Georges Khaznadar

  • Language : Français
  • Nature : Conférence
  • Date : Wednesday 8 July 2015
  • Schedule : 10:00
  • Duration : 60 minutes
  • Place : 219
Many hacks using Free Software and a broad range of hardware like Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Cubieboards… and creating OpenHardware, and maybe even some soldering to do!... Read more

Liberating mobile devices from the ground up

Speaker(s) : Paul Kocialkowski

  • Language : Anglais
  • Level : Expert
  • Nature : Conférence
  • Date : Wednesday 8 July 2015
  • Schedule : 11:00
  • Duration : 60 minutes
  • Place : 206
Most mainstream mobile devices are fatally flawed when it comes to software freedom since they are unable to function without proprietary software on their main processing unit. In particular, most of those devices ship with proprietary bootloaders: early software that is in charge of bringing up th... Read more

FirefoxOS and Privacy

Speaker(s) : genma kun

  • Language : Français
  • Level : Expert
  • Nature : Conférence
  • Date : Wednesday 8 July 2015
  • Schedule : 14:20
  • Duration : 40 minutes
  • Place : 206
Threads : Societal challenge
FirefoxOS, the smartphone operating system made by Mozilla, respect privacy. Talk is about the features of this OS related to privacy.... Read more