Articles by Holger Assmann

Showcase: Preempt RT and Time Sensitive Networking

Nowadays, even small and cheap microcontrollers offer enough calculation power to perform time critical tasks within an industrial environment. However, as soon as actors and sensors are spread over an entire facility and are to be connected over Ethernet, the actual moment when a data packet will get processed becomes very hard to predict. At this point, Linux running a Preempt RT Kernel altogether with a network featuring Time Sensitive Networking (TSN) capabilities can help.


Pengutronix Christmas Tree

With the outside world getting colder and the days becoming shorter, we at Pengutronix decided to bring a bit of light in these dark days of the year.