Why IoT System Developers Need the Yocto Project for Custom Linux Solutions

Linux is the leading operating system for Internet of Things (IoT) systems. IoT Developer Survey Results published in April 2018 by the Eclipse IoT Working Group, AGILE IoT, IEEE, and the Open Mobile Alliance, found more than 71 percent of developers use Linux operating systems for their IoT systems. Additionally, Linux leads as the most popular OS for constrained devices (38.7 percent) and edge/gateway devices (64.1 percent).