Ubuntu 18.04 LTS is moving out of standard support in April 2023.
Ubuntu for the Internet of Things
From smart homes to smart drones, robots, and industrial systems, Ubuntu is the new standard for embedded Linux. Get the world's best security, an operating system designed for IoT, a private app store, a huge developer community and reliable OTA updates.
A small footprint and full OpenGL make Ubuntu Core the perfect platform for secure digital signs.
Unleash the robots with ROS on Ubuntu. For autonomous vehicles and smart manufacturing.
Rich networking and comms make Ubuntu the perfect choice for your industrial gateways.
Reinvent the automobile with Ubuntu, designed for critical embedded systems.
Harness the power of Ubuntu Core to keep distributed devices connected and secure.
Ubuntu Core is a version of Ubuntu optimised for IoT-native embedded systems.
- Fully containerised
- Low footprint
- Ultra-reliable and low-touch
- Advanced security out of the box
- Mission-critical over-the-air updates
- 10 years of long term support and security updates
IoT App Store
A custom, private app store. Enterprise-ready for efficient software distribution and IoT package management, with on-premise options to support your use case. Utilise our huge range of existing apps or build your own.
IoT professional services
Canonical offers full-service enablement, customisation and development to get your first device to market. App store and security updates guaranteed.
- Bring your IoT devices to market in no time with our IoT Professional Services
- Focus on your apps, we handle the rest
- Fast time to market, low risk, and scalable
Ready–to–go gateway solutions
For industrial and enterprise solutions, just add your apps and they'll handle the rest.
Regular updates for Ubuntu and your apps protect devices from ongoing attacks. Robust and reliable update mechanisms mean we safely address security issues automatically by default. If you want to review changes, Update Control ensures that changes are only applied after they are certified by the device manufacturer.
Snaps for security
Ubuntu Core is an all-snap version of Ubuntu. A snap is a secure, easily upgraded, universal Linux package for an app and all its dependencies. Snaps are:
- Confined for strict security
- Transactional for reliable updates
- Compressed to save disk space
- Easy to create and distribute
- Widely adopted by industry leaders
Look who's leading
SNA Displays unlocks proactive maintenance with Domotz and Ubuntu
With deployment numbers and customer expectations rising, SNA Displays needed a way to monitor more displays more efficiently, while delivering a more seamless customer experience. By implementing Domotz – a network monitoring solution built on Ubuntu Core – the company has unlocked automated display monitoring and a proactive maintenance model.
Tunnel drones, going where man cannot
AeroLion Technologies's UAVs are undertaking tasks autonomously and helping to inspect areas that were previously unreachable, either due to extreme or dangerous conditions or because the area is geographically inaccessible.
Azeti raises the bar for field operations
Azeti Networks is a global provider of IoT technology to companies from telecommunications to manufacturing, finance and healthcare. Azeti chose Ubuntu Core for improved operations and security.
Dell — defining industrial intelligence
The Dell Edge Gateway range bring familiar X86 robust connectivity to the industrial market, making it easy to create and manage diverse industrial control systems for static and mobile applications.
From prototype to production on all major platforms
Intel IoT platforms
Intel’s portfolio of edge-ready compute and connectivity technologies make it easy to deploy edge applications quickly.
Raspberry Pi 2, 3 and 4
For fun, for education and for profit, the RPi makes device development personal and entertaining. With support for both the Pi2, Pi3 and the new Pi4, Ubuntu Core supports the world's most beloved board.
64-bit ARM boards bring high-end performance to the low-power segment, enabling a new class of drones and mobile intelligence.
Xilinx Evaluation Kits and SOMs
Zynq® UltraScale+™ MPSoCs integrate a quad-core 64-bit Arm application processor with real-time processors and FPGA logic to offer an embedded, low-latency acceleration platform.
Best for developers
With Ubuntu, you can develop a packaged application on your laptop, then monetise it by publishing it directly to the snap store.
Let's work together
Talk to us if you are thinking about using Ubuntu Core for your next Internet of Things project.