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Canonical announces Ubuntu Core across Rigado’s IoT gateways

By Canonical on 21 February 2018

Rigado customers will benefit from open source, cost-effective, secure software in their commercial IoT deployments London, UK – 21st February 2018 – Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, today announced that Ubuntu Core will be deployed…

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Cinergy makes significant digital signage savings using Ubuntu Core

By Sarah Dickinson on 24 October 2017

Based in Dallas, Texas, Cinergy operates a chain of three cinema entertainment centres (CECs) with ambitious expansion plans. CECs are an all in one entertainment venue incorporating cinemas, restaurants, bowling and other activities such…

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NEC partners with Canonical on Ubuntu Core based signage platform

By Canonical on 13 September 2017

CMS digital signage solution leverages NEC large format displays and the Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3 Munich, 13 September 2017 – NEC Display Solutions Europe today announced a collaboration with Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu…

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Achieving ROI trumps security as the IoT industry’s biggest challenge

By Canonical on 19 July 2017

While security concerns continue to grab headlines, business benefits and ROI are the top-ranked challenges for IoT professionals today London, 19 July 2017 – Despite over 23,000 articles* being written about IoT security in the last 12…

Internet of Things

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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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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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…

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The Turtlebot 3 has launched

By Kyle Fazzari on 31 May 2017

If you’re familiar with ROS (Robot Operating System), chances are you’re also familiar with the Turtlebot. The first version of the Turtlebot was created back in 2010 to serve as an inexpensive platform for learning ROS. This…

Internet of Things

Ubuntu ranked as 2nd most used IoT OS by Eclipse Foundation survey

By Sarah Dickinson on 17 May 2017

Last week we posted a blog on programming languages following the Eclipse Foundation 2017 IoT survey results. This week we look at the findings from a business perspective which highlight a number of IoT trends emerging from the wide…

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Canonical joins EdgeX Foundry to help unify IoT edge computing

By Sarah Dickinson on 24 April 2017

Fragmentation is the nature of the beast in the IoT space with a variety of non-interoperable protocols, devices and vendors which are the natural results of years of evolution in the industrial space especially. However traditional…

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Canonical and ARM collaborate on OpenStack

By Canonical on 17 October 2016

Canonical and ARM collaborate to offer commercial availability of Ubuntu OpenStack and Ceph for 64-bit ARM-based servers Availability of Ubuntu OpenStack and Ceph support included with Canonical’s Ubuntu Advantage enterprise-grade offering…