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Powering EclipseCon France with IoT magic

In just about a week is EclipseCon France, and here’s one more reason why it’s going to be awesome! This year you will all be actors of a real-world Internet of Things setup, that leverages several Eclipse IoT technologies.

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2 great IoT events in Toulouse this week

We have to great IoT events in Toulouse this week!

IoT Toulouse meetup

The recently created IoT Toulouse meetup group will have its first event tomorrow, Tuesday 13.

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Turning a toy robot into an IoT device with Eclipse technologies

The Rapiro is a nice open-hardware robot, controlled by an Arduino and a Raspberry Pi.

Earlier this week, I decided that he’d be nice if I could run Eclipse Orion directly on the robot, allowing me to write an app that would bridge the Rapiro to the Internet (there’s a WiFi dongle attached to the RaspberryPi so the robot does have Internet access), using MQTT.

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New sandbox servers for IoT developers

The most difficult aspect of developing an IoT solution is probably that one has to deal with the –embedded– hardware that will eventually run the application that talks to the sensors, thermostats, car entertainment, etc. Embedded is definitely complex: the resources are limited, the development tooling usually sets you back a decade, etc.

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Videos of “IoT Theme Day” at #EclipseCon 2014

On March 19, we were very lucky to host a great IoT event during EclipseCon 2014. I think everybody in the room that day learnt a lot about the current challenges for IoT, and our speakers really did a good job at presenting the challenges for building an open, interoperable, and secure Internet of Things.

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IoT Live free online event on April 9

You may already know that April 9 is the International IoT Day, with events organized all around the world. Together with Postscapes, we are organizing an online conference called IoT Live that very same day, with a great lineup of speakers from all around the world!

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Interview with Kai Kreuzer @ EclipseCon 2014

Two weeks ago at EclipseCon 2014, I spoke with Kai Kreuzer. Check out our interview and learn more about Eclipse SmartHome and its great community!

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Videos from Eclipse IoT Day Grenoble

I am happy to announce that the recordings of the Eclipse IoT Day Grenoble talks –that I already summarized in a previous blog post– are now online!

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IoT at EclipseCon 2014

With EclipseCon starting in less than 3 weeks, I am starting to be really excited!

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