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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. …

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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 …

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Why language choices can be irrelevant when choosing the right IoT OS

by Sarah Dickinson on 10 May 2017

This is the first in a series of two blogs exploring the finding from the latest Eclipse Foundation IoT Developer Survey. A couple of months ago we posted a blog inviting developers to contribute to the …

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Webinar: Delivering the value of IoT in the retail industry

by Canonical on 9 May 2017

Register Now IoT is being embraced by an increasingly diverse set of sectors and one which is reaping the benefits is the retail sector, specifically supermarkets and how they are using data in cold-chain (refrigeration) solutions. …

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ROS production: create Ubuntu Core image with snap preinstalled [5/5]

by Kyle Fazzari on 9 May 2017

This is the fifth (and final) blog post in this series about ROS production. In the previous post we created a gadget snap to allow confined access to the Turtlebot. In this post, we’re going to …

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ROS production: obtaining confined access to the Turtlebot [4/5]

by Kyle Fazzari on 27 April 2017

This is the fourth blog post in this series about ROS production. In the previous post we created a snap of our prototype, and released it into the store. In this post, we’re going to work …

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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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ROS production: our prototype as a snap [3/5]

by Kyle Fazzari on 21 April 2017

This is the third blog post in this series about ROS production. In the previous post we came up with a simple ROS prototype. In this post we’ll package that prototype as a snap. For justifications …

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FTC and D-Link

by Guest on 19 April 2017

This is a guest post by Peter Kirwan, technology journalist. If you would like to contribute a post, please contact ubuntu-devices@canonical.com Anyone who doubts that governments are closing in on hardware vendors in a bid to …

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Ubuntu 17.04 supports widest range of container capabilities

by Canonical on 13 April 2017

Ubuntu 17.04 released today, supporting Kubernetes, Docker, LXD and Snaps. This is the 26th release of Ubuntu, the world’s most widely deployed Linux OS and the leading platform for cloud and IoT operations. “The breadth and …

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ROS production: our prototype [2/5]

by Kyle Fazzari on 13 April 2017

This is the second blog post in this series about ROS production. In the previous post we discussed why Ubuntu Core was a good fit for production robotics. In this post we’ll be on classic Ubuntu, …