Join the Linux Users of Northern Arizona (http://flaglug.org) at the USGS Shoemaker Center for Astrogeology, Building 6:00pm, September 11. Spread the word!
Maps to our campus (on the #2 bus route): http://astrogeology.usgs.gov/About/Visitors/
Bus routes (head for Buffalo Park): http://www.naipta.az.gov/MountainLine/index.htm
Overview of Embedded Systems Using Linux: In this presentation, Dr. Salazar will give an overview of what is embedded Linux, tools, bootloaders, filesystem, as well as the steps needed to configure and create a small root filesystem from scratch for an embedded device using Linux. All of this in 90 minutes. Q and A follows presentations.
About the presenter, Dr. Raul Salazar: Raul A. Salazar, Ph.D. President and CTO JHL Technologies, Inc. Technical training, Mentoring, Multimedia, embedded and Software Development
Dr. Salazar is President and Chief Technology Officer of JHL Technologies, a global provider of advanced technical training; software, embedded, and multimedia development. Prior to joining JHL he was an assistant professor at Nova Southeastern University where he was instrumental in securing over $800,000 in donated computers and software from Gould, AT&T, Harris Corporation, and Digital Corporation. At Nova, he was instrumental in establishing a successful relationship with industry. While dedicated to academia, industry was demanding more of his time and expertise. In 1993, Raul became a joint owner of JHL. Even so, Raul maintains his roots in academia and continues to teach computer science and computer information systems courses as an adjunct professor.
For over ten years, Raul has designed and developed embedded Linux systems for the cellular and small screen industry. He also designs total home and condominium automation systems based on embedded Linux. This includes design and development of DIY Home and Environmental Monitoring, Control and Automation using Traditional Interfaces and protocols (Panel computers, sbcs, USB ports, Serial ports, X10, Insteon, UPB, etc).
Today, Dr. Salazar has over 27 years industry experience, 22 years university teaching experience, and 24 years technical training and development experience to Fortune 500 companies. He has taught and designed over 150 technical courses, which also include software development, mentoring, and consulting services in these areas. He manages a diverse team of developers and contractors. Given his broad technical and management expertise, coupled with his commitment to excellent customer relations, has garnered him the respect of his colleagues in industry, academia, and from corporations for whom he has provided his services.
This event sponsored by the Linux Users of Northern Arizona: http://flaglug.org