The State of IoT – December 2022 | Ubuntu
Welcome to the December edition of the monthly State of IoT series. While we ended 2021 with a rosy outlook prompted by rising unit shipments and hardware spending, 2022 ended amidst supply chain disruptions, economic sanctions and an ongoing war. Despite this, we will likely remember 2022 as a transitional year in the ever-increasing adoption of embedded and IoT devices. Cybersecurity vulnerabilities in IoT devices, smart homes and a few major announcements took the headlines. Without further ado, let’s dive straight into the most prominent news across the IoT landscape from the last month of what proved to be an exciting year.
Open Source Robotics Corporation behind ROS gets acquired
Alphabet-owned Intrinsic acquired the commercial subsidiary of Open Robotics, the firm behind the popular Robot Operating System (ROS). ROS is an open-source framework helping researchers and developers build and reuse code between robotics applications. ROS is already used across numerous…