Yes. The rumours are true. I will star in the next Marvel film! Alright, alright. That’s a lie, but it is true that I am leaving my Marketing Specialist position at the Eclipse Foundation after nearly 6 years.

The beginning

To be honest, I don’t remember applying for the job. I got an email from someone named Ian Skerrett saying I had an interview. I was like… “What’s the Eclipse Foundation?”. I even had to Google what a “committer” was. To top it off, I got to the headquarters in Ottawa for my interview and the door said to go around the…

Complete the survey :)

The fourth IoT Developer Survey is now open and ready to receive your responses! It’s a great resource to find out what’s going on in the world of IoT and to watch it change year to year.

Dear IoT enthusiasts, please take 10 minutes to complete the survey all the way to the end :) I’m posting this on a Friday — so I am basically giving you a way to procrastinate!

While you’re at it, look at the results from previous years:

The fourth edition of the Open IoT Challenge was launched in September and as of November 20, the race to build the best open IoT solution has officially begun!

Over 70 teams have submitted their ideas and are now in the running to win the Open IoT Challenge 4.0.

The participants have four months to make their idea a reality and show everyone how an innovative IoT solution can be built with open source and standards. The deadline to submit their final solution report is March 15. After that deadline, it’s in the jury’s hands. …

When I started working as a Marketing Specialist in the tech world, I never thought about becoming a speaker. It isn’t that I didn’t think it was a reachable goal. I spoke in front of crowds in the past, but it just didn’t occur to me in a tech setting. This is what I call the I am not the expert syndrome. I always imagined myself in the background — which is funny because I have many opinions and I like to share.

I am not the expert

I attended and organized many events and conferences since I started working…

Hello again! It’s been a while. Summer is always a unique time in the office and even thought I had good intentions, I neglected to post here. But, I am writing today with exciting news. I promise the wait will have been worth it.

Keep reading to find out more about:

  • Open IoT Challenge 4.0
  • New Eclipse IoT Newsletter
  • Eclipse IoT Day @ ThingMonk Recordings
  • All Things IoT @ EclipseCon Europe

Open IoT Challenge 4.0

I am pleased to say that we launched the fourth Open IoT Challenge today! We are very excited about this one because last year’s was such a great success…

The Eclipse IoT community has been working hard on some pretty awesome things over the past few months! Here is a quick summary of what has been happening.

Open Testbeds

We recently announced the launch of Eclipse IoT Open Testbeds. Simply put, they are collaborations between vendors and open source communities that aim to demonstrate and test commercial and open source components needed to create specific industry solutions.

The Asset Tracking Management Testbed is the very first one! It is a collaboration between Azul Systems, Codenvy, Eurotech, Red Hat, and Samsung’s ARTIK team. It demonstrates how assets with various sensors can be…

In February & March 2017, we conducted the third annual IoT Developer Survey and 713 of you took the time to complete it! Thank you for contributing to this initiative. It might only a small sample, but it gives many IoT community, companies, and individuals a glimpse into what is going on in the vast and continually changing world we call the Internet of Things.

If you thought of Carmen Sandiego when reading this question — you are awesome!

Here are some quick survey highlights for you to devour:

In less than two weeks, we will be at the Red Hat Summit in Boston, MA.

We’re really excited! We will be involved in many aspects of the conference including the Red Hat IoT Partner Showcase, where we will be demoing something very cool! Stay tuned for the details.

Benjamin Cabé will also be speaking at on May 2 @ 10 am during the Lightning Talks.

Plan to join this year’s IoT CodeStarter starting on May 2 @ 6 pm to experience and use open source projects such as Eclipse Kura, Eclipse Kura Wires and Eclipse Kapua.

Stop by our demo station at the Red Hat IoT Partner Showcase to say hello!

Each month, I work with various technical experts to create and publish a new issue of the Eclipse Newsletter. The theme changes every month; this month it was Eclipse IoT! The articles feature four great IoT projects: Eclipse Hono, Eclipse ioFog, Eclipse Kapua, and Eclipse Vorto. Thank you to the authors for taking the time to write this content.

Eclipse Newsletter — Internet of all the Things

Eclipse IoT is growing quickly and becoming an influential open source IoT community. We now have over 30 members and over 25 projects. Just last month, a new Eclipse IoT project called Eclipse Ditto was proposed. If you’re interested in the Internet of Things, you should definitely look at the open source projects our community offers.

Now I’ll stop typing and let you read the IoT themed Eclipse Newsletter.


In case you missed the Eclipse IoT announcement last week, the Open IoT Challenge 3.0 winners were announced!

And the winners are…

Open IoT Challenge 3.0 Winners

Congratulations to the InMoodForLife team for coming in first. Their solution analyzes and monitors the sleep patterns of individuals affected by bipolar disorder. The goal of the solution is to improve the therapeutic approach, react, and adapt the treatment faster. The team already shared part of their future plans with us and it sounds very promising! We hope they will go on to help many individuals suffering from bipolar disorder.

The krishi IoT and RHDS teams also worked very hard and delivered great solutions. Read the full announcement to find out more.

Roxanne on IoT

I’m Roxanne Joncas and I work for the Eclipse Foundation — specifically for Eclipse IoT ( Follow me here for all things IoT!

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