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Today’s BLOG entry is about a simple hack that can make your life easier when working with serial USB devices under Linux (Ubuntu/Debian). Every time a device is attached, an automatically generated device name is assigned to it by the OS (e.g. /dev/ttyUSB1). When you work a lot with embedded devices, using their serial USB devices for developing and testing, it could be a real pain to always change their names in a terminal program or some config files. Especially when using multiple devices concurrent, connecting and disconnecting them in different order, creates a device name lottery and very quickly you no longer know which device is connected to which device name.

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dec112-logo.png Today we completed the next step in advancing our efforts to make next generation 112 available for people in need in Austria.
 
We have submitted a funding application to www.netidee.at, Austrias largest internet funding initiative. One part of the application was the requirement for a short video about us, the project and the goals.

 
You can find it on youtube (in german) - be nice to us, we are not video professionals :-)



 

See also the introduction to DEC112.


 
 

dec112-logo.png Today’s emergency services are almost voice-only capable and only a marginal share of data and multimedia is used by Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs).

Improving access to emergency services for deaf and hard of hearing citizens induces enabling PSAPs and people in need to handle their modes of communications such as text.

 

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