Canonical Announces the Release of uTouch for Ubuntu OS

uTouch Two-finger GesturesThis week Canonical, the backers of Ubuntu, announced that the next release of Ubuntu 10.10 will ship with a multi-touch and gesture stack called uTouch, which integrates all the way down to the kernel level. uTouch will include an open source gesture recognition engine and gesture API that software developers can tap into that will [...]

Canonical Plans to Take Ubuntu to TV Set-tops, Tablets, and In-car Systems

Operation Lucid - Photo credit: Chris KenyonThe Register is reporting that Canonical, the producer of the popular Ubuntu Linux OS for PCs, has set its sights on the embedded market. Director of Business Development, Chris Kenyon, states that its branching out to "the digital home or something you carry around." The platform that will enable this will be called Ubuntu Core, which [...]