OpenPicus, the italian open source platform made for wireless smart sensors and actuators, definitely takes off with a thick list of juicy news. The open source platform is mature and offers to the developers:
– The new IDE, easy to use and Free to download
– Software Framework: your Apps can control the functions of the Protocol and of hardware, but you don’t need to be an expert of both.
– Apps Source Code (such as wireless Webserver)
– Video guide for the IDE and a Manual for the Framework
“We are really excited. We worked hard for this day to offer to the community a final version of the project, ready to be tasted. Thanks to the community on the Blog, in Facebook and by email for the support. Other great news are coming in the next months” Claudio Carnevali and Gabriele Allegria, founders of the project, say on the introducing video on the renewed website.
OpenPicus started in March 2010, it was just an idea and a Blog. Today FlyPort module (the first Wi-Fi smart module, AKA Picus) is more and more the core of lot of Wireless applications, from sensors to robotics, all over the world thanks also to the smart Campus program: they give FREE Starter kits for Universities.