October 31 - November 1 - Co-Located Events
October 28-30 - Conference
Lyon Convention Centre - Lyon, France
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Paul Barker

Beta Five Ltd
Managing Director & Principal Engineer
Nottingham, UK
Paul Barker has been an active member of the Yocto Project community since 2013. He has contributed to the project in many ways, including maintaining the opkg package manager during 2013-2015. More recent contributions have focused on improving support for the Raspberry Pi and other single board computers. He is currently the technical lead on the Oryx Project which integrates lightweight container support into a production-ready Embedded Linux distribution and is built on top of Yocto Project technologies.

Paul's technical role within Beta Five Ltd is to maintain board support packages (BSPs) and customised Embedded Linux distributions for clients. He also provides more general open source consulting and system administration services to selected clients. His previous role was the development and maintenance of Linux support at CommAgility Ltd, a manufacturer of telecomms test equipment.

Paul has previously spoke at FOSDEM 2014 on the subject of opkg maintenance and Embedded Linux based underwater noise monitoring equipment. He has also spoken at several academic conferences on the subjects of underwater acoustics, noise monitoring equipment and data analysis.