See you at the Automotive Linux Summit in Tokyo

Automotive Linux Summit connects the developer community driving the innovation in automotive Linux together with the vendors and users providing and using the code in order to drive the future of embedded devices in the automotive arena. Once again this year, ALS will gather over 1,000 attendees from global companies leading and accelerating the development and adoption of a fully open software stack for the connected car.

Konsulko Group works closely with Automotive Grade Linux to support AGL development, releases and demos. If you are in Tokyo at ALS, please be sure to say hello to Scott Murray and Matt Ranostay from Konsulko, and don’t forget to congratulate AGL Executive Director Dan Cauchy as an ECD Top Embedded Innovator of 2018!

Konsulko Group sponsors TuxCon 2018

Konsulko Group was proud to be a Gold Sponsor of TuxCon 2018 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria on June 9th and 10th. TuxCon is an annual community event about free and open source software and hardware. It is organized by volunteers and free for all visitors. Twitter hashtag: #TuxCon.

Headquartered in California, Konsulko Group works with our customers throughout North America, Europe and Asia. Our European subsidiary, Konsulko Ltd is based in Sofia, Bulgaria.

If you are building a new product, we’d love to talk with you about engaging Konsulko’s engineering expertise and experience on your project. Or if you’re a software developer with a passion for Linux, please contact us about joining the Konsulko team.

Konsulko Group at FOSSASIA 2018

FOSSASIA 2018 has kicked off this week, running from March 22-25 in Singapore. Konsulko Group is on-site at Asia’s top FOSS event. Be sure to see Matt’s Software Defined Radio talk on Saturday:

Look for us at embedded and kernel talks as well as the hallway track. See you there!

Konsulko Group presented two technical talks at ELC North America 2018

Konsulko engineers gave two well-received presentations at the Embedded Linux Conference, the premier vendor-neutral technical conference for companies and developers using Linux in embedded products. Slides and abstracts are available at the links below.


Tuesday, March 13 • 2:00pm – 2:50pm
Automating Open Source Hardware Lightning with Home Assistant and MQTT – presented by Leon Anavi


Tuesday, March 13 • 4:20pm – 5:10pm
poky-tiny and Beyond, or Trying to put the Yocto in Yocto Project – presented by Scott Murray

ELC North America was held in Portland, Oregon, March 12-14, 2018.

Konsulko joins Developer Panel Keynote at AGL AMM in Tokyo

At the Automotive Grade Linux All Member Meeting at the Hilton Tokyo, Scott Murray, Konsulko Group Senior Staff Software Engineer, will bring his 20+ years experience developing with Linux, plus expertise building custom distributions with OpenEmbedded and the Yocto Project, to the Developer Panel Keynote on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 11:10am – 11:50am. It promises to be a lively and informative discussion among some of the top engineers working with AGL. If you are planning to attend the AMM, don’t miss this session. We hope to see you in Tokyo!

Konsulko Group at FOSDEM 2018

The Konsulko team will be participating in FOSDEM 2018.

Leon Anavi will be presenting two talks:

Look for Leon Anavi and Scott Murray near the Embedded/mobile/automotive and IoT devrooms as well as the AGL and OE booths this weekend at FOSDEM.

Konsulko at February conferences in Europe and Japan

The Konsulko Group will be well represented at February 2018 conferences with members of the team attending:
* FOSDEM Brussels February 3-4
* Automobile Grade Linux All Member Meeting Tokyo February 20-21
* 4YFN & Mobile World Congress Barcelona February 26-March 1
* Embedded World Nuremberg February 27-March 1
Hope to see you there. Please contact us if you’d like to meet up at one of the shows.

New video released of “The Konsulko Story”

CEO Pete Popov and CTO Matt Porter talk about the Konsulko Group’s 20-years of experience with Embedded Linux, and introduce the Konsulko team.

Created by multimedia director Alex Vlacos, the video was filmed in October 2017 during the Embedded Linux Conference in Prague, where key Konsulko engineers gathered to give technical papers and demonstrate new technology.

Konsulko Group presented three technical talks at Embedded Linux Conference Europe in Prague

ELC is the premier vendor-neutral technical conference for companies and developers using Linux in embedded products. Now in its 12th year, the conference gathers user-space developers, product vendors, kernel and systems developers to collaborate.

Senior engineers from the Konsulko Group gave three technical presentations at ELC Europe 2017 in Prague on October 23-25:

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  • Free and Open Source Software Tools for Making Open Source Hardware, Leon Anavi
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  • Building a Remote Control Robot with Automotive Grade Linux, Leon Anavi
The State of AGL- Plumbing and Services
  • State of AGL: Plumbing and Services, Matt Porter & Scott Murray

We also demoed two Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) platforms at the Attendee Reception and Sponsor Showcase on Tuesday, 24th October.

Konsulko Group expands open source security practice with launch of European subsidiary in Sofia, Bulgaria

Sofia, Bulgaria – October 23, 2017 – Konsulko Group, a California-based open source software services company, announced today that it has completed the formation of a European subsidiary, Konsulko Ltd, based in Sofia.

“With decades of experience, Konsulko provides expert community and commercial embedded Linux and open source software development worldwide. Our engineers in Sofia have been an important part of our team for the last three years. Finalizing our subsidiary there will allow us to grow more rapidly”, said Konsulko CEO, Pete Popov.

“Security continues to be a growing business for us”, said Matt Porter, CTO, “With our substantial security expertise in Sofia, we’ll be able to further help our customers protect their connected devices from the growing threats of security breaches.”

The new subsidiary is fully operational with offices centrally located in Sofia. Konsulko Ltd. engineers are engaged in major projects with key Konsulko clients in Europe and the USA.

About Konsulko Group

Konsulko helps companies around the world develop successful products, offering consulting, product engineering, support and capability building at every stage of engagement. In addition to open source security, Konsulko engineers have been recognized for their contributions to Automotive Grade Linux and the GENIVI Alliance, and have been active participants in both the OpenEmbedded and Yocto open source projects for many years.