The new Yocto project is establishing itself as the Embedded Linux Operating System and is now available on Qseven conga-QMX6

Embedded World, 25 February 2014   * * *  congatec AG, a leading manufacturer of embedded computer modules, is using the new Yocto project BSP (Board Support Package) for more stability for a large variety of customer requirements.

The Yocto project was launched at the end of 2010 by merging the CE Linux Forum with the Linux Foundation. Yocto project supports ARM, Intel, MIPS and power architecture platforms on the hardware side. Many drafts, templates, tools and methods that may be used with the Linux based system are available for the developer, regardless of the hardware architecture. congatec provides its BSP based on version 1.5.1 (Dora), so users may create their own Yocto project according to the specific application involved.

From now on, the Yocto project BSP is available for the conga-QMX6 module. The Computer-On-Module (COM) is equipped with the Freescale i.MX6 ARM Cortex A9 processor family, scalable from 1 to 4 ARM cores. With its modern 3D-compatible High End HD graphic interface, it is particularly suitable for demanding multimedia applications. Primary target markets are manufacturers of mobile and ultra mobile industrial devices as well as users in the fields of medical, automotive and industrial automation technologies.

About congatec AG
congatec AG has its head office in Deggendorf, Germany and is a leading supplier of industrial computer modules using the standard form factors Qseven, COM Express, XTX and ETX. congatec’s products can be used in a variety of industries and applications, such as industrial automation, medical technology, automotive supplies, aerospace and transportation. Core knowledge and technical know-how includes unique extended BIOS features as well as comprehensive driver and board support packages. Following the design-in phase, customers are given support via extensive product lifecycle management. The company’s products are manufactured by specialist service providers in accordance with modern quality standards. Currently congatec has ~160 employees and entities in Taiwan, Japan, USA, Australia and the Czech Republic. More information is available on our website at or via Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.