Commodore C64x

It’s a name that aged gamers will forget never. And hopefully, it’s a title that even gamers which can be new-age recall and respect. Somehow or another, Commodore USA is still kicking, plus they announced today they are now production that is shipping for the new Commodore 64 Extreme model (C64x-EX). The C64x Extreme could …

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A Comparison of Hard Real-Time Linux Alternatives – Interrupt Latency

We’ll be covering the interrupt latency of the hard real-time Linux alternatives. The interrupt latency is the time that elapses when an interrupt begins to where the interrupt source is serviced. Depending on the microprocessor design, interrupt masking, interrupt controllers and the OS’ interrupt handling, the latency can be affected. This work was done as …

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World’s First NativeDSP Linux Port

Softier has produced the first implementation of Linux that’s usable on a single-core digital signal processor (DSP). The company mentioned that its technology performs real-time encoding/decoding of DVD quality video at 30 frames per second while simultaneously being able to run Linux software on the side. The C54x DSP is the name of the DSP …

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Embedded Linux Distro Supports TI DSP-based Digital Media Processors

Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) the support for embedded RTOS in DSP for many years with the DSP/BIOS kernel. TI has open-sourced its hardware featuring for the community. Why did TI opensource their technology? Open-sourcing a technology enables companies to innovate faster, improve collaboration and get constant access and updates while also reducing the amount of …

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