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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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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Come to meet JSR 363 – Units of Measurement! It’s the first JSR targeted to help you work with IoT devices, tackling sensors and measurements in a standard way. We all know that when representing a temperature, for example, we normally have it as a float. But, is this float in Celsius? Fahrenheit? Kelvin? This […]

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Even in these days of work anywhere, anytime, it’s still important for certain businesses to maintain a level of control over their information. Unfortunately though, whilst data on mobiles, laptops, and other gear can be managed relatively easily, there’s been little heed paid to the potentially leaky nature of Internet of Things (IoT) devices, which […]

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Who wants a mindless drone? Teach it to think, and it can do so much more. This session’s speaker discusses a new open source library, Autonomous4j, for autonomous drone development. Combining this library and some components from his mad science toolkit, he demonstrates how to get your Internet of Things off the ground and do […]

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By Payara Team Payara Micro is a new way of running Java EE applications without having to install a full application server. As Payara Micro requires no installation and has a <60MB runtime footprint it is ideal for running on small platforms like the Raspberry Pi. This blog will give you a step by step rundown […]

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As the IoT continues to evolve, there’s been increased concern about the risk of fragmentation. Corralling the myriad of technologies involved around one single language platform certainly is one way to alleviate the issue – and enterprise stalwart Java is looking like a strong forerunner in this respect. Today, open source JDK providers Azul Systems […]

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Back in November, Oracle announced support for ARM Cortex-M3 or -M4 microcontrollers in Java ME Embedded 8.1 – and last week, revealed that it would be extending this support to the STMicroelectronics STM32429I-EVAL developer evaluation board. This tool gives developers “a complete demonstration and development platform for the STMicroelectronics ARM Cortex-M4 core-based STM32F429 line microcontrollers.” Terrence […]

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