Shane Francis is awarded the title as the latest Hero Open Source Developer for his extensive commits enabling the use of the fingerprint sensor on the AOSP Z5 phone series. Read more about Shane and how you can become the next Hero Open Source Developer after the jump.
Sony’s Entertainment Access Glasses received the Hearing Loss Association of America Innovation Award 2016 for the ability to provide the hearing impaired with captions at the cinema.
The AR glasses are a predecessor to Sony’s SmartEyeglass and use the same holographic technology to display captions on the wearer’s natural field-of-view. Read more about the award and the technology on Sony Developer World.
Sony presents and invites developers to the new open source project Lumber Mill, a project with the main purpose to act as a Logstash/Beat on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Lumber Mill is useful for developers integrating ELK stack with AWS infrastructure such as Cloudwatch Logs, Kinesis and S3.
The Denver Broncos together with CrowdOptic has developed an technology based upon Sony SmartEyeglass and Sony Cameras. The technology allows the fans to broadcast their line of sight to a flat screen monitor giving them full control over the content displayed.
Today, we’ve added a new AOSP Marshmallow experimental platform to our Open Device program. This provides an opportunity to develop custom ROMs for Xperia devices based on the very latest AOSP branch. It also allows for the addition of the Xperia X to the Open Device program as well as compatibility with most other supported devices.
We are happy to announce March and April’s Hero Open Source Developer – Florent Revest, a computer science student in Toulouse, France. Florent has made a major contribution to the open source community by porting Tetra code into unified kernel. Learn more about what this means and how you can be named the next Hero Open Source Developer after the jump.