Mark Shuttleworth: Ubuntu on the Desktop Will Remain Important to Canonical

The OpenStack Summit 2017 event kicked off today in Boston, MA, and Canonical’s CEO Mark Shuttleworth was there to discuss the upcoming plans for Ubuntu on the desktop, cloud computing, and IoT (Internet of Things). The Canonical and Ubuntu founder was interviewed there by theCUBE, who were very curious to know what is the state of Ubuntu Linux these days, now that Mark Shuttleworth shocked the Open Source community when... Read more

Raspberry Digital Signage 9.0 released

Raspberry Digital Signage is an operating system designed for digital signage installations on the Raspberry Pi: it displays a full-screen browser view restricted to a specified (web) resource. It shows web pages from Internet, local area network or internal (SD-card contained) sources; there is no way to escape this view but rebooting the machine. It is a hacker-proof secure operating systems for indoor and outdoor use. Raspberry Digital Signage 9.0... Read more

Debian-Based OSMC Linux Media Center Updated with Better Raspberry Pi Support

The OSMC (formerly RaspBMC) Linux Media Center operating system based on Debian GNU/Linux received a new major update that brings a great number of improvements and bug fixes. For those unfamiliar with OSMC, it’s an open-source and free GNU/Linux distro for embedded devices, based on the popular Kodi Media Center. It’s main design goal is to be one of the best solutions for transforming small appliances into low-cost HTPC (Home... Read more

MIPI addresses security concerns of IoT chip interfaces

The group of firms behind the MIPI interface specifications is to address security in its mobile device interface specifications. The initiative takes the form of the Security Birds of a Feather (BoF) group which is open to MIPI Alliance member companies as well as non-member security experts. The aim of the group will be to provide recommendations and guidelines to the … Read full article: MIPI addresses security concerns of IoT chip interfaces Read more

Dark Detecting LED Flowers

You could use an Arduino to make a dark detector (nightlight), or you could just use a transistor. You could make a regular nightlight, or you could turn a decorative object into an interactive light display.That was my thinking going into this project. Once you understand the circuit, you can apply…By: KineticED Read more

Togglebutton Till Arduino

Du ska bygga en koppling som ska få en lampa att tändas eller släckas när du trycker ner en knapp.Knappen funkar likadant som en strömbrytare på en apparat hemma t.ex. TV.En arduino är en väldigt liten dator som man kan använda för att styra bl.a. lampor.En arduino består av en processor, ett minne …By: SimonE51 Read more

Smart thinking: Smart watches and speakers will be the next retail battleground, says e-commerce expert

By News Aggregator By Sheetal Kumbhar Apple Watch sales doubled last year, and smart speakers such as Amazon Echo will be a £7 billion (€8.3 billion) market within five years. But are consumers and retailers ready for the revolution in shopping habits they will bring, asks e-commerce provider Fastlane International. Sales of smart watches such as the Apple Watch, and smart speakers […] The post Smart thinking: Smart watches and... Read more

The challenges of designing UX for IoT – Part 1

By Sheetal Kumbhar The Internet of Things (IoT) is connecting people and physical things to change the way business is done. There are a lot of aspects in IoT where innovation is happening from data processing to security to firmware to storage. One area that doesn’t get as much attention but is equally important to the success of […] The post The challenges of designing UX for IoT – Part... Read more