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

From ROS prototype to production on Ubuntu Core

by Kyle Fazzari on 6 April 2017

My background is pretty heavily littered with robotics. A natural side effect of this is that I’ve published numerous posts discussing snaps, Ubuntu Core, and...

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Award-winning drone technology with Ubuntu

by Amrisha Prashar on 27 January 2017

The market for drones is exploding as businesses and individuals embrace them. The global market for commercial applications of drone technology will balloon...

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Jamming with Ubuntu Core

by April Wang on 7 December 2016

We celebrated the launch of Ubuntu Core 16 hackathon, or shall we say Snapathon, that took place in Shenzhen between 26-27th November. The 30+ hour gathering...

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Ubuntu IoT vertical pages

by Amrisha Prashar on 3 November 2016

Ubuntu has long been used across various areas of IoT: robotics, digital signage and edge gateways. To celebrate this presence we’ve built dedicated pages...

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ROScon – the robotics conference for developers

by Amrisha Prashar on 5 October 2016

Did you know that the consumer drones market will sit at 67.7 million units annually by 2021? *That’s ten times more than 2015! This shows staggering growth...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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#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...

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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...

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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...

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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...