Robotics

Whether you’re starting in the lab or already in production, Canonical can help manage the complexity of the open-source software underpinning your robot’s brains and personality.

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Internet of Things

Highlights from Intel’s Developer Conference 2016!

by Pedro Coca on 7 September 2016

Last month we were present at Intel’s Developer Conference that took place in SF. The conference gathered technologists together to demo, discuss and share ways in which the boundaries of technology can be pushed. On our …

Desktop

25 Linux devices to celebrate 25 years of Linux

by Amrisha Prashar on 25 August 2016

Happy 25th birthday Linux. It’s a monumental milestone! Over the years Canonical has been working on putting Linux in the hands of millions of people and worked with various hardware vendors to release over 1000 models …

Internet of Things

UAVIA unveils first 100% remotely controlled drones; powered by Ubuntu

by Thibaut Rouffineau on 8 December 2015

Today, at TechCrunch Disrupt, the next generation of remote controlled drones is being unveiled by UAVIA, powered by Snappy Ubuntu Core. For the first time, UAVIA is demonstrating a new generation of completely remote controlled drones. …

Internet of Things

#InternetOfToys – let the toy battles begin

by Maarten Ectors on 30 October 2015

Wouldn’t it be great to play with toys and get paid for it? If this sounds like music to your ears, then this blog post is for you. If you are a business person who thinks …

Internet of Things

Flying mobile base stations

by Maarten Ectors on 9 July 2015

Lime Microsystems builds open source hardware chips to enable any type of wireless communication, called software defined radio. Elre-robotics makes app-enabled open source drones with Snappy Ubuntu Core. Are you able to create flying mobile base …

Internet of Things

IoT World and the power of Snappy Apps everywhere

by Maarten Ectors on 19 May 2015

IoT World was an eye opener for many. The same open source operating system that everybody loves from the cloud now powered the first smart fridge with apps from GE, the first Ubuntu Core drone with …

Internet of Things

Autopilot Apps & Boards for Drones

by Maarten Ectors on 27 March 2015

Drones are getting Snappy Autopilot Apps. On Indiegogo you can contribute to the PixHawk Fire (PXF). The PixHawk Fire (PXF) is an open hardware cape (daughter board) for the BeagleBone Black that allows you to create …

Cloud and server

Erlerobot

by Karl Williams on 12 February 2015

Erle Robotics is building the next generation of open Linux-based personal drones that will educate, teach and inspire about robotics; their “Erle-Copter” is the first multicopter powered by the Ubuntu Core! We are delighted to reveal …

Internet of Things

Ubuntu is Airborne

by Maarten Ectors on 11 February 2015

Thanks to Erle Robotics Snappy Ubuntu Core is now airborne. See the first Ubuntu Core powered drone fly. Erle Robotics said the experience so far was amazing and Snappy Ubuntu is super lightweight.