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Google Glass worn by Virgin Atlantic staff to assist passengers at London’s Heathrow airport

Google Glass worn by Virgin Atlantic staff to assist passengers at London’s Heathrow airport | Ubiquitous Computing | Scoop.it
In an effort to make its airline service more glamorous and personalized, Virgin Atlantic is equipping some of its concierge staff with Google Glass at London's Heathrow airport.

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8086tiny: a free PC XT-compatible virtual machine/emulator written in C

8086tiny: a free PC XT-compatible virtual machine/emulator written in C | Ubiquitous Computing | Scoop.it
Last week we discovered an outstanding open source project which worked out of the box on the Raspberry Pi.  8086tiny is a free PC XT-compatible virtual machine/emulator written in C.
DeluxePaint II in two whole colours.
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Intel® Edison Development Board—The SD* Card-Sized Computer

Intel® Edison Development Board—The SD* Card-Sized Computer | Ubiquitous Computing | Scoop.it
The Mimo baby monitor* shows the SD* card-sized Intel® Edison development board in action, featuring the Intel® Quark processor.
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Intel Edisonのおもしろい点として、このサイズで単体で通信をするようになると、これまでコンピューティング能力をもたなかったデバイスにコンピューティング能力をもたせることができるようになる。基本仕様:Intel Quarkプロセッサ(400MHzデュアルコア)、Wi-fi、Bluetooth、Linux等の汎用OS、独自マーケット。

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Building Circuits in Augmented Reality

Building Circuits in Augmented Reality | Ubiquitous Computing | Scoop.it
A video demo of an augmented reality circuit design system has swept us off our feet. We're in love.
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ARはマーケティングとかよりもこういうところに活用するほうが楽しいとずっと思っている。

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SmartThings Raises $12.5 Million From Greylock And Highland To Power The Internet Of Things

SmartThings Raises $12.5 Million From Greylock And Highland To Power The Internet Of Things | Ubiquitous Computing | Scoop.it
Internet-of-Things startup SmartThings has spent the last year or so building a platform that people can use to connect to an increasingly wide range of devices in their homes.
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SmartThingsは家の中のあらゆるデバイスとスマートフォンとを結びつけるIoTプラットフォームを目指している。

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AMD マイクロサーバー SeaMicro、大規模「OpenStack Compute」のデプロイ向けにベアメタル プロビジョニングに対応 - インターネットコム

AMD マイクロサーバー SeaMicro、大規模「OpenStack Compute」のデプロイ向けにベアメタル プロビジョニングに対応 - インターネットコム | Ubiquitous Computing | Scoop.it
米国 AMD は、マイクロサーバー「SeaMicro SM15000」が 大規模「OpenStack Compute」のデプロイメント向けにベアメタル プロビジョニングに対応した、と発表した。
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AMDのマイクロサーバSeaMicro SM15000は512コア、160Gbit I/O ネットワーキング、5PB以上のストレージを、1.28TbpsのFreedom  Fabricで接続しているが、OpenStackのBaremetal provisioning(物理サーバへのブートイメージのインストールとプロビジョニング)に対応した。大規模かつパフォーマンス重視の環境ではOpenStack Baremetal Computingは有用だろう。

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Data models for the Internet of Things

Data models for the Internet of Things | Ubiquitous Computing | Scoop.it
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オープンソースのIoT ToolkitとSmar Object APIでIoTにおけるインターオペライビリティを実現する試み。

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Nymi

Nymi | Ubiquitous Computing | Scoop.it
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Nymi is a device identifying and tracking your heart.

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Open-Source Aquarium Automation: 5 DIY Systems

Open-Source Aquarium Automation: 5 DIY Systems | Ubiquitous Computing | Scoop.it
There are a surprising amount of things that can be automated for a complex aquarium. With open-source development boards being very cheap and eaesy to use, there have been many projects surfacing to tackle some of this automation.
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Google Unveils Prescription Eyewear for Glassholes

Google Unveils Prescription Eyewear for Glassholes | Ubiquitous Computing | Scoop.it
Existing Explorers can now attach Glass to four new frames designed in-house by Google.
    
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Carbon Is the New Black: Lenovo Debuts Third-Gen High-End Ultrabook

Carbon Is the New Black: Lenovo Debuts Third-Gen High-End Ultrabook | Ubiquitous Computing | Scoop.it
The corporate-minded PC corporate PC-buyers love to buy is back, and it's seen some healthy improvements.
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UP

Introducing UP24 by Jawbone. Get insights in real-time with Bluetooth, and turn your intentions into action. Know yourself. Live better.
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JawboneのUP。リストバンド型のアクティビティログ記録端末。これは軽量、ファッショナブルで日常利用のことをよく考えてあるだけでなく、IFTTT対応等ログをどう活用するかも考慮してある。

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インテルがIoT部門を設立、主力は「Quark」

インテルがIoT部門を設立、主力は「Quark」 | Ubiquitous Computing | Scoop.it
インテルがモノのインターネット(IoT)市場に向けて新しいグループを設立した。低電力の新プロセッサファミリ「Quark」が、同グループが扱う主力の製品となる。 ([EETJ] インテルがIoT部門を設立、主力は「Quark」 http://t.co/hLIIIWAKS9)
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愈々IoT市場が立ち上がろうとしてきている。当然ながらそのプレイヤーとしてIntelとARMが元気になってきている。

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The world’s largest Raspberry Pi display?

The world’s largest Raspberry Pi display? | Ubiquitous Computing | Scoop.it
David Whale, a STEM ambassador and all-round good egg, mailed me last week to tell me about a project he’d been involved in at Goodwood race course.
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こんなところにRaspberry Pi!

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OpenRemote | Open Source for Internet of Things | OpenRemote

OpenRemote | Open Source for Internet of Things | OpenRemote | Ubiquitous Computing | Scoop.it
OpenRemote, the professional open source middle-ware solution for Internet of Things, Integrate any device or protocol, design any user interface and intelligence, runs on any hardware
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オープンソースのIoTプラットフォーム向けミドルウェア。要チェックかな。

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Get a Model A and a camera board for $40

Get a Model A and a camera board for $40 | Ubiquitous Computing | Scoop.it
We’ve talked before about how the camera board and the Model A are natural bedfellows.
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