Mag 262017

NASA has released its 2017-2018 software catalog, which offers an extensive portfolio of software products for a wide variety of technical applications, all free of charge to the public, without any royalty or copyright fees.

Available in both hard copy and online, this third edition of the publication has contributions from all the agency’s centers on data processing/storage, business systems, operations, propulsion and aeronautics. It includes many of the tools NASA uses to explore space and broaden our understanding of the universe. A number of software packages are being presented for release for the first time. Each catalog entry is accompanied with a plain language description of what it does.

reference: NASA software

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Mar 232017


Blynk is a Platform with iOS and Android apps to control Arduino, Raspberry Pi and the likes over the Internet.
It’s a digital dashboard where you can build a graphic interface for your project by simply dragging and dropping widgets.
It’s really simple to set everything up and you’ll start tinkering in less than 5 mins.
Blynk is not tied to some specific board or shield. Instead, it’s supporting hardware of your choice. Whether your Arduino or Raspberry Pi is linked to the Internet over Wi-Fi, Ethernet or this new ESP8266 chip, Blynk will get you online and ready for the Internet Of Your Things.

reference: blynk

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Dic 182016

What is Spacebrew?

  • Spacebrew is a service and toolkit for choreographing interactive spaces.
  • Makes it easy to connect interactive things to one another over local networks and the Internet
  • A toolkit developed to support prototyping-driven design efforts
  • Flexible routing and re-routing between anything that can speak over Websockets.
  • A dynamic interface that allows changes and provides feedback in real-time.
  • Supported libraries and example scripts.
  • A growing tutorial library.
  • Monthly Jam Session hackathons hosted by LAB at Rockwell Group.
  • Open-source and completely free.
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Dic 142016

A project to develop open-source energy monitoring tools to help us relate to our
use of energy, our energy systems and the challenge of sustainable energy.

  • Wireless sensor nodes sending data to a web-connected Raspberry Pi base-station.
  • Supports home energy, solar PV system & remote temperature monitoring plug-and-play out of the box.
  • Fully open-source hardware & software, Arduino IDE compatible
  • Easily customized for a variety of applications.

reference: OpenEnergyMonitor

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Gen 302016

“Casa Jasmina” is a two-year pilot project in the business space of domestic electronic networking, or, “the Internet of Things in the Home.” Our goal is to integrate traditional Italian skills in furniture and interior design with emergent skills in Italian open-source electronics.The project is a showplace inside the large industrial building already shared by Toolbox Co-Working, Fablab Torino and Officine Arduino.
Casa Jasmina showplace has three main functions:

  • A real-world testbed for hacks, experiments and innovative IoT and digital fabrication projects.
  • A curated space for public exposure of excellent artifacts and best practices.
  • A guest-house for occasional visitors to Toolbox, Officine Arduino and Fablab Torino.

Although it resembles an apartment home, Casa Jasmina is actually a combination of lab, gallery space and B&B, so it needs dynamic management. Casa Jasmina is not merely a kitchen, library, bedroom, and bathroom. It’s a public interface for a larger Internet-of-Things process of building things, acquiring installing things, removing things, repairing and maintaining things, storing things, recording and linking to things, and, last but very importantly, getting rid of things.
We are building Casa Jasmina in order to encourage industries that will create tomorrow’s living spaces.
Casa Jasmina is an incubator, and its purpose is industry-boosting in the Torino and Piemonte IoT space. The successors of the Casa Jasmina project will be real homes with real, innovative products inside.

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The Internet of Things Awards

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