MediaTek Taking Steps to Be More Open – xda-developersxda-developers

MediaTek Taking Steps to Be More Open – xda-developersxda-developers.

The world changes…..even Mediatek comes to open source.

cPulse Teaser 1 – YouTube

cPulse Teaser 1 – YouTube.

We love this new start up and their first product: CODLIGHT is a EU-based HW startup that focus on developing technologies/products within the IoT (Internet of Things) arena. Their mission is to reinvent how you experience and interact with lighting. Their first product is called cPulse:” Lighting in the palm of your hand” which enables you to create your own lighting. cPulse supports the latest and the greatest Android Smartphones and will be on Kickstarter soon.

Check it out on youtube: http://youtu.be/KgtIXinoEZw

More information:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/codlight

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/CODLIGHT/251535288386269

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/codlight

Website: http://www.codlight.com What do you think?

NXP Smartphone Quick-Jack Solution Connects to Your Smartphone Audio Jack and Interfaces with Sensors, HMI Devices

NXP Smartphone Quick-Jack Solution Connects to Your Smartphone Audio Jack and Interfaces with Sensors, HMI Devices.

This kit contains sensors and allows developpers to prototype health monitoring devices. An IoT development kit based on an M0.

Smart Skateboard Travels 10 Miles on a Single Charge

Smart Skateboard Travels 10 Miles on a Single Charge.

The Florida-based makers of the lightest electric skateboard weights just 9.9 pounds. The Marbel is robust enough to power you up steep hills. The Marbel can travel up to 10 miles on a single charge. The company’s Kickstarter campaign has already raised $217,023 of its initial $90,000 goal.

IDC: Smartphone growth to continue, reach 1.2 billion in 2014 | ZDNet

IDC: Smartphone growth to continue, reach 1.2 billion in 2014 | ZDNet.

Smartphone market continues to grow according to IDC and Android keeps the lion share.

Intel Reveals Open Source Robot Kit and Smart Shirt | Linux.com

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich shows an open source Linux robot kit called Jimmy, as well as a sensor-laden Smart Shirt for health monitoring. Both based on its Linux-ready Edison computer-on-module. It also announced its first licensing partnership for Atom with China’s Rockchip aimed at low-end Android tablets.
Its Smart Shirt Developed in collaboration with AIQ Smart Clothing, is packed with sensors that can track your heart rate, EKG, and other vital signs. 
Its robot Jimmy demonstrated on stage was an advanced, Intel Core-based version. It will ship by the end of the year in kit form, complete with open source licensing and schematics.
Intel had sold about 10 million tablet chips, and hopes to ship in 40 million tablets this year, representing about 15 percent of the market.
All of these products are Linux based.

Intel Reveals Open Source Robot Kit and Smart Shirt | Linux.com.