Boston Linux & UNIX was originally founded in 1994 as part of The Boston Computer Society. We meet on the third Wednesday of each month at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Building E51.

Internet of Things Festival

Date and Time

Thursday, January 15, 2015 from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm


MIT Building E-51, Room 315
Peter Hoddie , Founder, Kinoma , Marvell Semiconductor, Inc.
Jason Kridner , Open Platforms Technologist/Evangelist , Texas Instruments


The Hardware and Software of IoT: A Product Perspective


We have two remarkable speakers, both widely recognized for their extensive industry experience and expertise with technologies related to IoT.

This meeting is held in collaboration with The meeting is open to the public.

Thanks to the generosity of Canonical, we'll have pizza served beginning at 6:30 PM.

Join us in January for speaker presentations, product demonstrations and Q&A.

Creativity fused with technology and the internet - together we will connect things.


Peter Hoddie leads Kinoma, an integrated design and engineering team in Marvell semiconductor. Kinoma creates tools to rapidly prototype new product ideas for the IoT market. In 2002, Peter co-founded Kinoma to create a lightweight, portable, media-capable, scriptable software platform. Kinoma's customers included Palm, Sony, Softbank, and Sling Media. In 2010, Marvell acquired Kinoma. Prior, Peter founded Generic Media to simplify digital media publishing and viewing with the first real-time transcoding server. For a decade previous, Peter was Chief QuickTime Architect at Apple, recognized with the title of Distinguished Engineer. While attending Boston University, he was a leader at the Boston Computer Society where he learned to demonstrate technology and lead volunteers.


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