Living in the Near

The open hardware movement is rapidly gaining momentum, and more businesses and services are expanding or being created as a result. The established technologies like Arduino and Android are not standing still either. Both of these platforms had major version upgrades just as this book was finishing its production.

This section talks about what changes are in store with these near-term technology innovations and how these new releases will impact anyone choosing to use these as the technologies of choice when constructing the projects in this book.

Arduino 1.0

Just as the final pages in this book were written, the Arduino team announced the impending release of Arduino version 1.0. A number of substantial changes have been ...

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