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ApacheCon North America will be held at the Intercontinetal Miami in Miami, Florida. Register now for the event taking place May 16-18, 2017. 
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Tuesday, May 16 • 11:05am - 11:55am
The Internet of Things - Justin Mclean, Class Software

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CPUs that cost thousands a decade ago are now cost a few dollars. Cheaper faster easier to manufacture electronics has lowered barriers to entry so that people with minimal technical knowledge can create special purpose computers capable of changing the world. Open Source Hardware is in autonomous drones, 3D printers, DNA replicators, satellites, city-wide sensor networks, smart houses and wearable computers. In this talk I'll take you through what Open Source Hardware is and isn't, OSHW licensing, recent advances in OSHW, show a range of projects and demonstrate what's possible now, warn about some the threats (lack of protocol standards and vendor lock in to name two) that may hinder the growth of Open Source Hardware and the latest in low power wide area networks, the new bottom up free to use internet for devices.

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Justin Mclean

Founder, Class Software
Justin Mclean has more than 25 years experience in developing web based applications and is involved in the open source hardware movement. He runs his own consulting company Class Software and has spoken at numerous conferences in Australia and overseas including previous ApacheC... Read More →


Tuesday May 16, 2017 11:05am - 11:55am
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