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Things to consider when building a robot with open source

By Kyle Fazzari on 18 July 2017

So you’re considering (or are in the process of) bringing a robot, using open source software, to market. It’s based on Linux. Maybe you’re using the Robot Operating System (ROS), or the Mission Oriented Operating Suite…

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Top 10 snaps in June

By David Callé on 12 July 2017

From fast and secure file sharing to Kubernetes charts management, from email clients to classic text editors for your Pi, our selection of top snaps for June has something for everyone. If the term “snaps” doesn’t ring a bell,…

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Robot development made easy with Husarion CORE2-ROS running Ubuntu

By Guest on 12 July 2017

This is the first in a series of two posts by guest blogger; Dominik Nowak, CEO at Husarion. We’ve seen many breakthroughs happening in the IT industry over the last decade. Arguably the most meaningful one on the consumer side was the…

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TechnoSec and Ubuntu Core help DE.OL transition to a smart factory

By Sarah Dickinson on 12 July 2017

The industrial internet of things market (IIoT) is estimated to reach US$ 195.47bn by 2022 according to Markets and Markets. A number of companies in this sector recognise the need to modernise their operations – DE.OL, an Italian…

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Deploying robotic code as a single package across dev boards

By elopio on 11 July 2017

I love playing with my prototyping boards. Here at Ubuntu we are designing the core operating system to support every single-board computer, and keep it safe, updated and simple. I’ve learned a lot about physical<br…

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Ubuntu Core: Making a factory image with private snaps

By Kyle Fazzari on 11 July 2017

This is a follow-up to the ROS prototype to production on Ubuntu Core series to answer a question I received: “What if I want to make an image for the factory, but don’t want to make my snaps public?” This question is of…

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User acceptance testing of snaps, with Travis CI

By elopio on 5 July 2017

Travis CI offers a great continuous integration service for the projects hosted in GitHub. With it you can run tests, deliver artifacts and deploy services on pull requests, when they are merged, or with some other…

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AZLOGICA use Ubuntu Core for customised IoT agricultural solutions

By Sarah Dickinson on 3 July 2017

Shrimps are now considered as the most lucrative seafood product with demand growing from consumers due to their high nutritional value. This is reflected in the export figures with the two largest exporters of shrimps, Ecuador and India,…

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How Ubuntu helped InnovaPOS revolutionise the vending machine industry

By Sarah Dickinson on 3 July 2017

The smart vending machines market is on the rise with estimates of 2.7 million to be sold by 2020 with Asia Pacific predicted to be the fastest growing region with a CAGR of 15% over the same period. It is this opportunity that Spanish…

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Build, test, and publish snap packages using snapcraft

By Guest on 28 June 2017

This is a guest post by Ricardo Feliciano, Developer Evangelist at CircleCI. If you would like to contribute a guest post, please contact Snapcraft, the package management system fighting for its spot at the Linux…

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Canonical supports Ubuntu Core on the Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3

By Canonical on 27 June 2017

London UK, 27th June 2017: Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, today announces that its IoT OS, Ubuntu Core, is available on the Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3 – the general-purpose compute product from the Raspberry Pi Foundation.…

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Amazon Greengrass launches as a snap on Ubuntu

By Canonical on 13 June 2017

Last week, Amazon launched Greengrass, their new IoT platform allowing developers to create intelligent edge software. Amazon is collaborating with a variety of manufacturers to make Greengrass available on as many devices as possible from…