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Assessing the openness of universAAL IoT

In an earlier blog, the six criteria for the openness of software platforms were introduced. This post looks at the positioning of universAAL IoT in relation to these criteria, namely open API, open scope, open source, open provision, open operation and open adaptability....

September 1, 2017

A new technical overview of universAAL IoT published

universAAL IoT is used in at least three of the nine deployment sites of the H2020 IoT large-scale pilot ACTIVAGE that aim at deploying different smart living solutions, involving in total ca. 10,000 users and 50,000 IoT components. As one of the five different open platforms used in the nine deployment sites of ACTIVAGE, a new short technical overview of universAAL IoT was created within this project that is worth to be shared here for those who are interested in getting quick insights into th...

April 20, 2017

Good questions, some answers...

Back in the beginning of June 2016 at the eHealth Week 2016 in Amsterdam, Tech Talks Central interviewed four of the participants of the universAAL exhibition booth organized by ReAAL, the universAAL piloting project; worthwhile, despite the length (30 minutes), to get back to it and listen to, among others, an attempt to explain in simple words what semantic interoperability means:...

January 3, 2017

Programming with universAAL

universAAL is a software platform for the integration of open distributed systems of systems. It provides runtime support for distributed service-oriented environments in which components can provide and consume services by sharing compatible models (ontologies). Communication participants do not need to access each other and hence do not need to know the addresses of the other participants. Therefore, they do not need to know if the other participants run in the same runtime environment loc...

January 2, 2017

universAAL IoT Path-to-Market

universAAL is available royalty-free, with one of the most permissive open source licenses, namely the Apache Software License 2.0. It has a widely unlimited scope, with special support for smart environments....

December 9, 2016

What is an "open platform"?

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December 9, 2016

Press Release at the European Summit for Digital Innovation for Active & Healthy Ageing in Brussels

Following many years and iterations as academic led R&I projects [1], The universAAL IoT Coalition (uIC) is about to be launched as a public facing international association under Belgian Law in order to bridge the open source community [2] of universAAL to the market [3]. universAAL IoT ( www.universaal.info) is an open source platform that enables seamless interoperability of devices, services and applications on an unprecedented scale. It provides the framework for communication, conne...

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