Articles by Philipp Zabel

What's new in Weston 13?

Last Tuesday, Weston 13.0 has been released. The release contains several new features that have been developed and mainlined for our embedded systems' use cases. In this blog post, we would like to explain the new features relevant for us — multi-backend, OpenGL renderer for the PipeWire and VNC backends and overlapping outputs — and outline why those are important for embedded usecases.

Weston, VNC Server

In March last year I gave a talk about our work on the Wayland compositor Weston at the Embedded Recipes conference, and demonstrated using multiple backends simultaneously. A single Weston instance provided content to a range of different outputs, e.g.:

GStreamer Conference 2018, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

We are back from two days of interesting talks at the GStreamer Conference 2018, which was held in Edinburgh last week, right after the Embedded Linux Conference Europe (ELC-E).

Pengutronix TechWeek 2018: NIR for Etnaviv

Once in a year, mostly during springtime, no phone call is answered at Pengutronix, no customer Mail receives a reply, no BSP is built and no coffee machine gargles. But, no fear, this is not the end! It is just the time for something new! New ideas, focused development on new world domination plans and time to think outside the box. Yes, it's again the time for the Pengutronix TechWeek!