Internet of Things

MWC17: The future of industrial IoT

By Maarten Ectors on 23 February 2017

The internet of things, augmented reality, artificial intelligence, big data, robots/drones, blockchain, industry 4.0 and other hype terms are popping up everywhere. Our partners will be showcasing real industrial solutions that go far…

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Screenly announces a follow-up to its popular digital signage solution

By Canonical on 22 February 2017

Screenly’s platform has grown to run over 10,000 screens in less than four years Making it the largest commercial deployment of Raspberry Pi for digital signage Enables rich content in-store screens to be flexible media platform Screenly 2…

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Webinar: Qt on Ubuntu Core

By Amrisha Prashar on 21 February 2017

Are you interested in developing Qt on Ubuntu Core? Learning how to package Qt apps as snaps? And the solutions they bring to the world of Digital Signage? If so, join us for a webinar. You will learn the following: Introduction to Ubuntu…

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IOTA: IoT revolutionised with a ledger

By Canonical on 20 February 2017

Ever since the introduction of digital money, the world quickly came to realize how dire and expensive the consequences of centralized systems are. Not only are these systems incredibly expensive to maintain, they are also “single points…

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Eclipse foundation: IoT developer survey

By Amrisha Prashar on 13 February 2017

The third annual IoT Developer Survey, hosted by Eclipse IoT has just been launched. In previous years it has provided interesting insights about how developers are building IoT solutions, for example – did you know that 73% of…

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openHAB arrives as a snap!

By Canonical on 9 February 2017

openHAB is a completely open source smart home alternative to Apple Homekit and Samsung SmartThings. Consumers can mix and match hardware and services from different brands London, UK – February 9th, 2017: Canonical, openHAB…

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10 crazy IoT ideas that can soon become real

By Maarten Ectors on 6 February 2017

1) Smart cities: revenue generating fountains What if instead of being a cost to cities, fountains become a revenue generator? Crazy idea? Just put the same coin accepting mechanism you find in vending machines and allow tourists to switch…

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The first consumer device to run snaps: Nextcloud box

By Amrisha Prashar on 3 February 2017

The Nextcloud box is a private cloud and IoT solution for home users, giving consumers a way to take back control over their personal data. It’s an app-enabled home gateway and the first Ubuntu-Core-enabled consumer device. Snaps and…

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48% of people unaware their IoT devices pose a security threat

By Canonical on 30 January 2017

LONDON, U.K. – 30 January, 2017 – Nearly half (48%) of citizens remain unaware that their connected devices could be infiltrated and used to conduct a cyber attack. That’s according to a new IoT security whitepaper which was published…

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IoT predictions for 2017

By Amrisha Prashar on 5 January 2017

Big movements took place in the space of IoT last year from voice-controlled home assistants to block chain solutions. As we enter 2017, Maarten Ectors has put together predictions across the IoT ecosystem that will shape the way…

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The 4th China Mobile Global Partner Conference Forum

By April Wang on 22 December 2016

China Mobile units 24 industry leaders forming the Digital Home Cooperation Alliance Canonical attends the partner conference and becomes a member of the alliance The 4th China Mobile Global Partner Conference took place on the 18th…

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Webinar: 2017 – what’s in store for IoT?

By Amrisha Prashar on 12 December 2016

It’s nearing the end of the year! Time to take a breather and plan for 2017. As part of our ‘IoT builders’ webinar series, we have asked some of the most prominent technologists, community builders and visionaries in this…