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Smart Home Day 2017 - Why Open Source Matters

Smart Home Day 2017 - Why Open Source Matters

Slides from my talk about the relevance of Open Source at the Smart Home Day in Darmstadt on May 20, 2017.

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Kai Kreuzer

May 20, 2017
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  1. WHY OPEN SOURCE MATTERS Kai Kreuzer, openHAB Foundation e.V.

  2. SOFTWARE IS EATING THE WORLD

  3. ECONOMIC RATIONALITY License costs No code insight 3rd party dependency

    BUY MAKE Costly & slow Completely proprietary Code is a liability, 
 not an asset
  4. OPEN SOURCE Sharing costs, resources & know-how Full insight, control

    over features and direction Leveraging the power of communities License costs No code insight 3rd party dependency BUY MAKE Costly & slow Completely proprietary Code is a liability, 
 not an asset ECONOMIC RATIONALITY
  5. DEVELOPER RECRUITMENT Open Source Engagement… Source: https:/ /www.bosch-si.com/media/bosch_si/iot_platform/oss-infografik_v10.pdf Grows Networks

    Drives Learning Enables Cooperation Increases Visibility Proves Expertise Brings Credibility
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  7. INNOVATION Source: https:/ /www.bosch-si.com/media/bosch_si/iot_platform/oss-infografik_v10.pdf RESEARCH PROTOTYPE PRODUCT

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  11. INTRANET OF THINGS

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  13. openHAB for Makers

  14. openHAB in ACADEMIA student courses smart home labs topic of

    bachelor 
 and master thesises research projects
  15. THANKS!