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Master Seminar Embedded System – Projects Winter Term 2011/12 – Home Automation, StepPiano, iBooze, CAN, iOS Accessories

During the seminar on embedded systems five student teams worked on five different projects and wrote a paper about the results. The topics were: Home Automation with Arduino StepPiano – an Installation with Arduino CAN Bus Simulation with CANoe from Vector iBooze – An iPhone controlled cocktail mixing machine Developing an iOS Accessory The paper abstracts …

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HP to Contribute webOS to Open Source

It seems like no one wanted to buy webOS, so HP decided to make it Open Source. Very good decision HP! Congratulations and thank you. It is a good platform and hopefully some manufacturers will use it for their devices. We will see… HP press release

Nokia releases some new Web components for Anna, MeeGo and Windows Phone development

The Mobile Web Components are: – collapsible list – scrollable area – pop-up menu – sliding drawer – slideshow and miscellaneous components like buttons and sparklines. The components are developed in HTML, CSS and JavaScript and can be downloaded here: http://projects.developer.nokia.com/mobile_web_components Take a look at them and perhaps you like them more than JQuery Mobile …

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Android Apps on MeeGo

Running Android apps on MeeGo sounds interesting. But does it really work? OpenMobile tries to make it happen by developing an Application Compatibility Layer for Android Apps. Unfortunately the OEM has to preinstall this feature on the device as OpenMobile won’t sell the technology to private customers. Take a look at the video here: http://www.engadget.com/2011/09/22/openmobile-demos-acl-for-meego-promises-100-compatibility-with/