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

Launch of T-Slide developed by ICFOSS

On 16 May 2018, Hon’ Chief Minister of Kerala, Sri Pinarayi Vijayan released T-Slide, an ergonomic mouse for people with motor disability developed by International Centre for Free and Open Source Software (ICFOSS). The Chief Minister interacted with Ms Sarasu Thomas , the first user of the device over a video call. T-Slide is an illustration of the government’s policy objective of leveraging

FOSS Technologies in Drone Applications

Conducted from 17th to 19th January, 2018 by ICFOSS, Techno Park, Trivandrum. Drones and allied technologies are no more a thing of future. Thereare many RC flying clubs, hobbyists and researchers around us who make use of this rapidly advancing tech, so as to implement their proof concepts or to just play around with them. The exponential curve in the up rise of the tech is now backed up with a

Community Development Programme of ICFOSS

The Government of Kerala established ICFOSS with the mandate of carrying out academic and research programs and advocacy centered around Free and Open Source Software and thereby achieve the critical objectives of promotion, propagation and development of Free and Open Source Software. ICFOSS would like to prepare an inventory of communities/individuals working around Free and Open Source Software

Draft Kerala State IT Policy 2017

വിവര സാങ്കേതികവിദ്യ കരട് നയ രൂപരേഖ 2017 - നിർദേശങ്ങൾ സമർപ്പിക്കാം ഇതെക്കുറിച്ചു പൊതുജങ്ങൾക്കും ഈ മേഖലയിലെ വിദഗ്ധർക്കും അഭിപ്രായങ്ങളും നിർദേശങ്ങളും രേഖപ്പെടുത്താൻ അവസരം ഉണ്ട്. അങ്ങനെ ലഭിക്കുന്ന പ്രസക്ത നിർദേശങ്ങൾ അന്തിമ നയത്തിൽ ഉൾപ്പെടുത്താൻ പരിഗണിക്കുന്നതാണ്. വിശദവിവരങ്ങള്‍ക്ക് http://itmission.kerala.gov.in/it-policy സന്ദര്‍ശിക്കുക.