27 posts from February 2015

Ninja Blocks

By Stephanie, 17 February 2015

Ninja Blocks is building the future of smart home control with open source software and visionary technology. The new Ninja Sphere connects all of the devices in your home and brings the intelligence to make them work together. With…

Project Calico and Canonical: Working Together at #MWC15

By Stephanie, 13 February 2015

Project Calico will be one of Canonical’s several technology demos at Mobile World Congress in Hall 8.1 at App Planet Stand CC8.20. Metaswitch’s Project Calico is an open-source solution for virtual networking in cloud data centers.…


By Karl Williams, 12 February 2015

Erle Robotics is building the next generation of open Linux-based personal drones that will educate, teach and inspire about robotics; their “Erle-Copter” is the first multicopter powered by the Ubuntu Core! We are delighted to reveal the…

Ubuntu is Airborne

By Maarten Ectors, 11 February 2015

Thanks to Erle Robotics Snappy Ubuntu Core is now airborne. See the first Ubuntu Core powered drone fly. Erle Robotics said the experience so far was amazing and Snappy Ubuntu is super lightweight.

Create DevOps Magic on Azure with Canonical’s Juju

By Tom Callway, 10 February 2015

The following is a guest post by Samuel Cozannet, a Strategic Program Manager for Canonical, an Azure partner and the company behind Ubuntu. At Canonical, we’re really happy to see Microsoft increasingly engage with the open source…

Ubuntu delivers a bulletproof media production platform

By Canonical, 10 February 2015

Ubuntu has transformed the ability of Carbonado Intermedia and Auteuristic to remain lean and yet deliver its digital content both on time and on budget. Crashes and the costs associated with them have become a thing of the past.

Kaa Project

By Stephanie, 9 February 2015

Kaa is an open-source middleware platform for building and facilitating applications in the realm of Internet of Things. An integrated solution between Kaa IoT platform and Ubuntu is a perfect mix for a rich open-source IoT platform.…

BQ’s new Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition – the smartphone that puts content and services at your fingertips

By Canonical, 6 February 2015

First Ubuntu smartphones available in the coming days with BQ on the Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu’s Scopes introduce a new mobile experience for users, a smarter ecosystem dynamic for developers, and unprecedented differentiation opportunities for…


By Karl Williams, 6 February 2015

CyberVision is a trusted global provider of IT engineering services that offers extensive technical expertise in the following industries: IoT, mobility, big data and telecom. As the authors of Kaa – an open-source platform for…

Mojo: Juju Service Orchestration distilled part 3

By Tom Haddon, 3 February 2015

This is the third in a series of three articles about Mojo. In the first article we introduced Mojo, and in the second article we took a closer look at specifications and manifests. Today we’re going to walk through an example service…

Vzzual join Charm Partner Programme

By Ellen Arnold, 3 February 2015

Canonical is excited to announce the addition of Vzzual to its Charm Partner Programme. allows you to better understand your photo and video assets by offering an automated image tagging (image understanding), image processing,…

Fujitsu joins Ubuntu Certified Public Cloud

By Canonical, 2 February 2015

Canonical today is delighted to welcome Fujitsu, the third-largest IT service provider globally, as its first Certified Public Cloud partner in Asia. Fujitsu Cloud services portfolio covers Infrastructure as a Service, Platform as a…