Enhance performance of your embedded system with our Linux/Android boot time optimization and power management services
When working with any system, there are always two factors that are not replaceable – time and power. A slower system consumes user’s valuable time and a power-hungry implementation drains battery power which forces for recharging etc. It is paramount that modern systems must be honed to be better in these aspects and vendors are under increasing pressure to obtain higher level of performance from existing systems. While Android is being widely used, the Android source as provided by Google, called the AOSP – Android Open Source Project, is not optimized for any given platform.
Embien, a renowned Android embedded systems development company offers optimization services for Android and Linux. Our team has profited many customers in these endeavours of optimizing Android system performance. As popularly known as “Toothpaste effect”, Android boot time optimization is a tough and time-consuming activity. Various factors have to be considered during this process and hence rightly it is called as an art. Also, with most of the Android devices running on battery, reducing power consumption is an important criterion. And every Android system/peripheral set is unique. Backed up by several man-years of Android experience, Embien, for a given case, after extensive performance testing, can come up with the list of possible improvements that can be implemented to achieve necessary operational requirements.
Apart of the Android boot time reduction and power optimization, there are many other scopes for improving the performance of an Android device. Embien has extensive working experience in performing such operations including
- Kernel level optimizations
- Boot time optimization
- Android Application optimization
- Thread level optimization
- Memory leak management
- Robust Error handling
- Power profiling of peripherals
- Incremental OTA upgrade based only on changes
With 100% confidence in our capabilities, Embien is ready to engage in flexible engagement models such as output based pricing and risk sharing. Embien’s specialized services offering for Android includes
Android Boot time Optimization Services
Usually when booting up an Android system, the process takes time and we can hear the angst coming from the user waiting to start playing with the device. It is vital to reduce the boot time of the system for a happier user experience. Our boot optimization services are results of years of extensive working experience with various embedded systems. We can slice and dice the process in a variety of ways to determine modules time consumption and figure out the optimal ways to re-jig the loading order. Our techniques including spreading loads across CPUs in case of multi-core systems, DMA enabled transfers, fast boot techniques, delayed loading techniques, enable us achieve significant time saving and bringing the system boot time down. Our knowledge on file systems and underlying storage technologies, enables us to choose the right one. Sometimes even we have developed highly specialized boot loaders to fasten up the boot significantly. There is no one recipe for successful performance optimization. Recipe for customization varies across and domains and end user use cases.
With this in-depth knowledge, Embien has reduced the boot time of Linux systems from upward of 45 seconds to less than 3 seconds. Also, we have done Android boot time reduction of A10 based platforms from more than 60 seconds to sub 18 seconds. Our process has achieved sub 28 second boot for iMx6 Solo based Auto-infotainment systems. In spite of this, the update and upgrade facilities are not compromised.
Android Power Optimization Services
Our team has the capability to run DAQs on even CR2032 batteries for months together. So, when it comes to Android power management, we are the right team to help you in optimizing system and achieve battery usage efficiently. Our power optimization techniques extend from underlying clock of the peripheral to the applications that consumes its services. Our well-equipped lab helps us to profile the power consumption to accurate details when it is not possible with our software techniques.
At Embien, its Android power management team, has credentials of reducing the power consumption of systems significantly. Standby time of a product was increased from 1 day to more than 10 days i.e. improving more than 900%. Keen profiling of peripherals, efficient handling of power and intelligent application design helped us achieve this. Our power optimization services are available at affordable cost for optimizing Android and significantly improving your device performance.
It is always better to work with the right team for Android embedded systems optimization - both Android boot time optimization and Android power management. And we are there over phone at +1 224 836 1572/+91-80563 33955 or over our contact us page!
Below video shows the difference before and after optimizing the Android load time in a custom A20 platform.