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Free Yourself from Mental Handcuffs, Intellectual Property

A time once existed when you were writing code that you showed up for work, and wrote code. During the dot-com era certainly, you came to work and wrote code. 1,134 more words

Open Standards

Telenor joins OSPT Alliance to promote Open Contactless Standards

OSPT™ Alliance, an international association which provides an open standard for secure transit fare collection solutions, today announces that global mobile network operator (MNO), Telenor, has joined the organization as an Associate Member. 286 more words

OSPT Alliance

Calling Esri Out On Claims Of Being Good "Open Standards" Citizens

Source and Credit: Cameron Shorter, Geospatial Solutions Manager, LISAsoft

21st April 2015 

I’m calling Esri out on their claim to be good “Open Standards” citizens. Esri are… 1,007 more words

Open Source Geospatial

OSGeo Open Letter for Open Formats of LiDAR data

A widely unnoticed revolution is going on in the field of capturing landscapes for mapping and other geographic purposes, and it is laser based:

LiDAR… 278 more words


lighting OS: mivune

An interesting concept is developing in the lighting industry: Companies are launching generic “operating systems” that manage the core functionality of lighting control across the current plethora of hardware and communications standards, including both old-school lighting-specific systems (like DALI), new-school Internet-based systems (like Zigbee, Power-over-Ethernet, etc.) and various other building management systems (like LON). 567 more words

Lighting Technology

GDC 2015: Vulkan And SPIR-V Session

The Khronos Group finally posted a screencast of their first talk at GDC 2015, covering their new technologies. Can’t wait for the initial specs and driver implementations later this year!