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Roxanne Joncas's picture

Open IoT Challenge 3.0 — Finalists

Monday was a big day for the Open IoT Challenge participants. It was the day they had to submit their final solution after 3 months of hard work! 10 teams came through with some great solutions. Here are their final reports:

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Wayne Beaton's picture

Prerequisite Dependencies

All third party content must be taken through the Eclipse Foundation’s Intellectual Property (IP) Due Diligence Process before being used by an open source project hosted by the Eclipse Foundation. This includes all third party content that is incorporated into project code, included in builds, or otherwise required by the project code to provide functionality.

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Wayne Beaton's picture

Eclipse Foundation Open Source Project Announcements, February 10/2017

Intellectual Property Policy Changes Implementation

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Ian Skerrett's picture

Eclipse IoT Day in San Jose

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Wayne Beaton's picture

Eclipse Infrastructure Support for IP Due Due Diligence Type

The Eclipse Foundation’s Intellectual Property (IP) Policy was recently updated and we’re in the process of updating our processes and support infrastructure to accommodate the changes. With the updated IP Policy, we introduced the notion of Type A (license certified) and Type B (license certified, provenance checked, and scanned) due diligence types for third-party dependencies that projects can opt to adopt.

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Using MQTT-SN over BLE with the BBC micro:bit

The micro:bit is one of the best IoT prototyping platforms I’ve come across in the past few months.

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Wayne Beaton's picture

What’s Your (IP Due Diligence) Type?

Long-time Eclipse Committer, Ian Bull initiated a interesting short chat on Twitter yesterday about one big challenge when it comes to intellectual property (IP) management. Ian asked about the implications of somebody forking an open source project, changing the license in that fork, and then distributing the work under that new license.

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Wayne Beaton's picture

License Certification Due Diligence

With the changes in the Eclipse Intellectual Property (IP) Policy made in 2016, the Eclipse Foundation now offers two types of IP Due Diligence for the third-party software used by a project. Our Type A Due Diligence involves a license certification only and our Type B Due Diligence provides our traditional license certification, provenance check, and code scan for various sorts of anomalies.

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Benjamin Cabé's picture

Eclipse IoT in 2016: A Year in Review

As we are wrapping up the year, it is a good time to reflect on all the great things that have happened to the Eclipse IoT community this year.

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Ian Skerrett's picture

IoT Trends to Watch in 2017

2016 has been an incredible year for the IoT industry and the pace of innovation looks like it will accelerate in 2017. Last week I participated in a webinar, organized by Canonical, on the IoT trends to watch in 2017. It was a really good discussion, so feel free to listen to the recording.  I think it would also be interesting to summarize some of the 2017 trends I see in the IoT industry and specifically in the Eclipse IoT community.

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