Canonical unleashed Ubuntu Core 18 on the public today following a beta of the locked-down Linux in December.
Ubuntu Core is Canonical’s pitch at the IoT and embedded market and brings the company’s Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, released back in April 2018, to devices that prefer stability to life on the bleeding edge.
Enthusiasts may wince, however, as many packages have been removed from the core operating system in order to minimise the attack surface. The less-is-more principle also applies to updates – Canonical reckons that by stripping away the chaff, the size and frequency of patches should be reduced as well.
Internet of Things has established itself as the technology that is out to connect the world across industries across the globe.
No matter what Tech Trend Report you take up for 2019 and beyond, IoT mobile app will be present everywhere in every popular technology trend list promising a world that is connected with each other. And would be prepared to present opportunities that are aimed at bringing the control of every machine and device that a user works with on their smartphone.
The demand that the IoT mobile app industry is witnessing has presented a positive sentiment driven outlook for the technology, which in turn have given birth to the statistics presented below, showcasing the technology’s rise –
By 2030, the world is expected to have 43 megacities that host more than 10 million inhabitants, while by 2050 it is likely that 68 % of the world population will live in urban areas, according to a UN report. With continued urbanisation, successful management of cities has become more important than ever. Thanks to its potential to improve the quality of life in areas ranging from energy and environment to transportation and healthcare, the concept of smart cities is increasingly becoming popular.
Robert Bosch, the world’s biggest auto parts supplier, is plunging deeper into a new world of Internet-based technologies and vehicle services in a bid to remake itself as what it calls “an IoT company.”
The supplier of parts ranging from humble spark plugs to electric vehicle powertrains believes there is an enormous opportunity beckoning with billions in business from such new technologies — even if many consumers don’t understand what the term “IoT” means.
On Monday, Bosch launched a new IoT identity campaign here at the kickoff of the global electronics trade show, CES 2019. The new public relations effort, built around an advertising theme called “Like a Bosch,” will attempt to present the old German company in a cheerful and humorous light as a purveyor of Internet solutions, including vehicles that communicate with their owners and with other vehicles.