A few days ago ars technica published an article “Google’s iron grip on Android: Controlling open source by any means necessary”.
If you are considering Android for embedded this article is a must-read to understand the severe ramifications of Google’s tight (and tightening) control on the Android technology and ecosystem.
As I blogged recently, the Java ME 8 specifications are moving full steam ahead. And today, Oracle is announcing the immediate availability of Java ME 8 Early Access.
Java ME 8 in a Nutshell:
Java ME 8 is a significant update of the Java ME platform and provides (more...)
Embedded @ JavaOne is really coming into its own this year. Lots of cool and relevant topics, content, and activities related to Java and embedded. A quick sampler:
Be sure to watch the JavaOne keynotes for embedded announcements and some cool demos …
- Java Embedded Extreme Mashups: Building Self-Powering (more...)
One of the core requirements for embedded Java applications is the ability to access I/O devices, such as sensors, switches, converters, actuators, LEDs, and so on to enable the embedded system to interact with the world around it.
Java ME Embedded includes the Device Access API (DAAPI), which is (more...)
Obfuscation is a really helpful mechanism to reduce the size of your Java ME Embedded application code to a minimum.
When developing Java embedded applications using the Java ME SDK 3.3 with NetBeans you would normally be able to easily install the ProGuard obfuscator via the NetBeans ProGuard plugin (more...)
Reactions to last weeks release of Oracle Java ME Embedded 3.3 and the Oracle Java Platform Integrator (OJPI) program have been excellent.
SIMCom announced the selection of Oracle Java ME Embedded for their new Wireless Module SIM800.
In the press, the news also got a lot of good coverage (more...)
In case you missed it: Last week at JavaOne Shanghai, SIMCom announced it will integrate Oracle Java ME Embedded into its latest wireless module solution, the SIMCom SIM800.
Together with previous announcements by Gemalto/Cinterion, Qualcomm, and Telit, this now means that four of the top manufacturers of wireless modules and (more...)
I wanted to point your attention to a free webinar today by Peter Utzschneider, Vice President of Product Management at Oracle:
Oracle Device to Data Center: The Rise of the Connected Machines
Harnessing Business Value
Date: Tuesday, July 30th, 2013
Time: 10:00 AM PDT
A key feature of Java ME Embedded is the ability for developers to access peripheral devices directly from Java application code. This significantly simplifies development effort because the device-related code is much easier to write, portable across platforms, and there is no need for complicated native code development and integration.
Last time I published the OTN “Java Top 10″ there was a lot of interest – so here is the current ranking for the last 12 months (most popular at the top).
Top 10 Java Articles on OTN:
1. Getting Started with Java® SE Embedded on the Raspberry Pi by Bill (more...)
Check out the latest Java Spotlight Podcast number 138:
An interview with Paul Perrone, found/CEO of Perrone Robotics, on the MAX robotics and automation platform and Life Saving Embedded Java.
Filed under: Embedded
, Java Embedded
, Java Spotlight Podcast
Oracle and Beecham have recently conducted a market survey on use of Connected Devices for M2M & Internet of Things (IoT) applications and new trends.
On June 27, 9 am ET the first session in this webinar series addresses intelligence in connected devices. Join Peter Utzschneider from Oracle and Robin (more...)
Is Android a good choice for building an embedded product? Be sure to consider all the facts … In this PartnerCast video, Henrik Stahl answers an attendee question and shares some very valuable insight (skip to the 7:55 time mark in the video).
Android is a smartphone operating system (more...)
A while back, Qualcomm announced development platforms for the “Internet of Everything” (IoE) based on Oracle Java ME Embedded.
Now these boards are on pre-order and the package includes a data plan (12 months at 50 MB / month).
An excellent way to get started with IoE development …
Just a quick reminder to participate in the upcoming Java Virtual Developer Day tomorrow or June 25th. More information on my previous post.
Filed under: Embedded
, Mobile & Embedded
Tagged: Embedded Java
, Java EE
, Java ME
, Java ME Embedded
, Java SE
Oracle Partner Network (OPN) has released three new video interviews focusing on Oracle’s products and partners in the embedded space:
1. Oracle Device to Data Center Platform
Ed Zou from Oracle introduces Oracle’s Device to Data Center platform, which is an common end-to-end development and deployment platform to address (more...)
The Oracle Java ME Embedded 3.3 and Java ME SDK 3.3 EA bits have been refreshed. Please see Terrence Barr's blog for full details.
Sorry for the slow rate of postings lately … been insanely busy working on a number of things related to Java Embedded – stay tuned for more details in the near future.
In the meantime, be sure to register for our upcoming “Virtual Developer Day – Java” in either of (more...)
Java Day Tokyo is happening next Tuesday, May 14 at the AKIHABARA UDX.
It will be a packed day of information, from keynotes to technical sessions, demos, and lightning talks – covering Java EE, Java SE, JavaFX, Java ME, and, of course, Java Embedded.
I will be there, talking about (more...)
Have you been working on a cool application, solved a tricky embedded problem, or helped deliver an industrial-grade solution using Java?
There is a lot of great stuff happening in the embedded Java space. The world wants to hear about it.
Submit your proposal to JavaOne 2013 in San Francisco (more...)