Last year, Johan Janssen started a Lego Internet of Things project. Using Scala, Akka and Raspberry Pi, he controlled a Lego train set. At Voxxed Days Athens, Johan will live demo his project and discuss how to use Akka HTTP and actors. We asked him about the technology.   What is Akka HTTP and what is […]

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13 Mar

Comparison of Open Source Process Engines for Edge Integration In February 2017, I attended the JFokus conference for the first time. This is the biggest developer event in Sweden. While the ‘J’ in the title shows that there is a lot of focus on the Java platform, the Internet of Things (IoT) was another hot […]

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The IT world is moving forward fast. The digital transformation changes complete industries and peels away existing business models. Cloud services, mobile devices and the Internet of Things establish wild spaghetti architectures though different departments and lines of business. Several different concepts, technologies and deployment options are used. A single integration backbone is not sufficient […]

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You may have noticed lately that Internet of Things (IoT) noise has lowered a notch as the sector starts to get its teeth into making viable solutions that will be a really strong foundation for the revolution to come. Just this week a survey by security folk Webroot and data centre specialists IO suggests that […]

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As is customary at this time of year, we’ve had an influx of predictions – and, *spoiler* you can be assured that in 2016 there are going to be as many buzzwords to chew on as ever. Many of these forecasts centre on the commercially fertile plains of the IoT and the explosion of data analytics tools […]

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In Matt Asay’s original article on TechRepublic, Samsung displays its vision for SAMI, which aims to standardize the way we develop, launch and work in a future with billions of connected Internet of Things (IoT) devices. This platform initiative is built with (deep breath): Java, Scala, Play, Akka, Kafka, Zookeeper, Cassandra, ElasticSearch, MongoDB, TitanDB, Redis, MySQL, Spark, […]

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German startup Giant Swarm aim to make life easier for developers by providing a simple microservice infrastructure, freeing their hands up to do the coding that they love. Or, as the Swarm folk put it, “the power and freedom to build the software that runs the world.” In this interview, we speak to team member Puja […]

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Love tinkering on your Pi, but hate the cumbersome task of hooking it up to a monitor? Is the DukePad just not doing it for you? Well, you’re in luck – this week, the Raspberry Pi Foundation have launched the official Raspberry Pi touch display. Although the 7-inch device was first spoken about by Foundation […]

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Bert Jan Schrijver chats to Voxxed about his unusual Java-powered hobby, which he achieves with a $7 USB stick. By tuning into software-defined radio – (SDR)a radio communication system where parts of the components are implemented in software – he’s able to decode AIS messages from ships and ADS-B messages from airplanes. On a more […]

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V2COM’s Leo Lima talks about his work providing hardware and software for the IoT. With over one million of his company’s products hooked into the Brazilian grid, he’s quite literally unleashing the power of the Internet of Things on South America. We also discuss Lima’s involvement in JSR 363 – the first IoT JSR – […]

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