What is Fog Computing?

In early November 2017 the Open Fog Consortium (OFC) held the first conference focused exclusively on Fog Computing: the Fog World Congress. Since then, we’ve been reading more and more about Fog and Edge Computing in popular literature and how it might challenge or benefit Cloud Computing. Fog Computing has been named among the top […]

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The state of Linux media center software

Recently a client expressed interest in developing a pre-built Home Theater PC (HTPC) solution with Digitial Video Recorder (DVR) functionality for Over The Air (OTA) broadcasts. They considered both low-end devices, like the Raspberry Pi, and high-end devices like dedicated PCs. As part of their marketing research, they wanted to have a broader perspective of […]

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Getting Started with the ESP8266

Several months ago we purchased an Arduino Starter Kit from OddWires to experiment with during downtime. We’ve used it for several fun projects, but not much more because it didn’t have Internet access. After talking with some friends at ArrayFire, I decided to purchase an ESP8266 for some wifi-enabled microcontroller fun. […]

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