Ubuntu Core and Kura: A framework for IoT gateways

The Linux distribution model, whilst established and well understood for computing, has some limitations when it comes to IoT edge gateway devices. Due to often being located in remote or hard to access areas, there is a greater demand for a system that offers both high levels of robustness and security. With the IoT gateway […]

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Fing: future-proofing Fingbox the IoT home network monitoring device

As many as 20.4 billion internet of things devices are estimated to be in use by 2020, according to Gartner, with consumer products making up 63% of this figure. A large amount of these will be low-cost devices, rushed out by manufacturers in order to capitalise on this opportunity. Unfortunately, this method typically pays no […]

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IoT Graphics: Mir Release 1.0

The Mir team is pleased to announce the milestone release of Mir 1.0.0. This is the first major release targeted at IoT device makers and enthusiasts looking to build the next-generation of graphical solutions. Mir is a display server and is used by other projects to draw graphics on the screen. The Mir team have […]

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Key considerations when choosing a robot’s operating system

Whether it be down to technological advances, rising market demand or just the ‘cool’ factor, the increase in robotics is happening and across numerous industries from healthcare, industrial to retail. According to IDC, worldwide robotic spending, encompassing hardware, software and related services, is set to reach US$230.7bn by 2021. Much like the wider internet of things […]

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Robots that run Ubuntu

The home for innovators, Ubuntu is a place where developers can create what previously lived solely in the realms of fiction. The internet of things, the cloud, and robots are world changing technologies and they’re all running Ubuntu. With an estimated worldwide spending figure of $103bn by 2020, according to IDC, the field of robotics […]

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Moving towards a software defined IoT business model

Fig 1: The journey to a software-defined business model The opportunity to capitalise on the internet of things is significant for many companies, but that doesn’t mean that it is a straightforward journey to success. Companies need to analyse their current business practices and evaluate where benefits can be gained – and for some this […]

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IoT Security at Scale: Managing end-to-end security

Title: IoT Security at Scale: Managing end-to-end security for Commercial IoT Gateways Speakers: Kevin Tate, CRO, Rigado Date/Time: August 8, 12:00PM EST / 5:00PM BST Rigado, a Canonical partner, provides a secure, scalable gateway solution to companies deploying large-scale Commercial IoT applications. In this webinar, Rigado will share their best practices for creating and managing […]

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