Linked by Anonymous on Tue 18th Jun 2013 22:26 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes The open source Contiki operating system and its commercial Thingsquare distribution are making strides towards the connected home. According to a Computerworld article, a new LED light bulb manufacturer is putting small computers into their light bulbs. Each computer runs the Contiki OS, which gives each bulb an IP address and allows them to be controlled with a smartphone application. To connect the bulbs to the application, the bulbs use both Wi-Fi and the much lower power IEEE 802.15.4 mesh technology.
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RE: Switched on?
by Kochise on Wed 19th Jun 2013 11:48 UTC in reply to "Switched on?"
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Epic. Fail.

Soon, the Contiki powered switch ;)


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