Open Source

We build on the shoulders of giants

This is just the tip of the iceberg:

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Raspberry Pi OS
Open mini computer

A cheap linux computer designed for education which has become to go-to device for makers and businesses all over the world. Candle runs on Raspberry Pi OS.

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Webthings Gateway
Smart home hub

The makers of the Firefox browser were working on a controller for smart homes, with a strong focus on being user friendly. After Mozilla downsized in 2019, the project became independent.

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Zigbee integration

This amazing project is able to control hundreds of Zigbee devices from a wide range of manufactures.

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Bluetooth Audio

Candle runs a version of BlueAlsa which has been modified to only use audio codecs without patents.

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Matrix Nio
Privacy friendly chat

The Voco addon allows you to chat with your home from your phone thanks to the Matrix Nio project.

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Connecting all kinds of electronics to computers and networks, it has opened up the world of electronics to a larger audience.

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Sensor network

C‌reate encrypted wireless self-healing mesh networks for sensors and switches. 

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MySensors library for the Python programming language

This library makes it easy to manage your MySensors network from Python code.

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Flashing software

This software allows you to easily create the SD-cards or USB sticks that you have to plug into the Raspberry Pi in order to run the Mozilla Gateway and other software.

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Snips (partially open source)
Voice control platform

S‌nips forms the basis of our local voice control. Their software has a strong focus on being privacy friendly. They have since been bought by Sonos.

Only some parts of Snips are open source.

O‌ur code 

Cande uses Github to store code. This includes:

Candle Controller

Our controller builds on the Webthings Gateway.

Candle Add-ons

Addons expand the functionality of the Candle controller.

Research Prototypes

Inspect the highly documented code for all our Arduino sketches.

Voco - voice control add-on

This add-on allows for fully local voice control.

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