Swatantra Drones @ ICFOSS

ICFOSS announces the availability of Open Drone A 680, a Micro Quad copter developed in house . This is a momentous step towards the mandate of ICFOSS, in applied research and promotion of Open Source Solutions. Configured by the dedicated Open Hardware Lab of ICFOSS, this NPNT compliant drone can be used for a variety of operations including disaster management tasks. Open Hardware lab is

Automated Rain Gauge - Open IoT

Open IoT Lab of ICFOSS deployed an automated Rain Gauge at Technopark in 2018 as a Proof of concept IoT device working on LoRa WAN. The updated rain gauge works out of battery since August 2019. This low power device working on LoRa WAN is expected to have a battery life of 3 years and transmits data to a gateway within 5km radius. The data from this rain gauge shall be viewed at rg1.icfoss.org .

Winter School for Women

International Centre for Free and Open Source Software (ICFOSS) is organising Winter School for Women on Unstructured data analytics & Natural Language Processing (NLP) from Jan 6 th to 18 th 2020, as an initiative to improve women participation in FOSS communities. Winter School is a part of our effort to improve technical capability and understanding of free software. Though this, ICFOSS expects

Open IoT Lab

OpenIoT promoted by ICFOSS is a community enabled knowledge sharing platform to share, discuss and collaborate on Open Source hardware and software for Internet of Things (IoT). Physical and virtual objects that have unique identities are now connected to the internet to facilitate intelligent applications that make energy, logistics, industrial control, retail, agriculture and many other domains

Swatantra 2017 report

ICFOSS organizes a triennial conference- Swatantra - on the emerging developments in FOSS, and how these can be leveraged for betterment of our world. The previous versions held in 2001, 2005, 2008, 2011, 2014 and 2017 successfully achieved the objectives of this unique Conference and evolved as a networking event for FOSS professionals across the world. The Conference report of Swatantra 2017 is