Open Source

We build on the shoulders of giants

Without the open source community Candle would not be possible.

Candle combines and builds on these great projects:

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Mozilla Gateway
Smart home hub

The makers of the Firefox browser are now working on a controller for smart homes. It's in early development, but already shows a strong focus on being user friendly.

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Sensor network

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

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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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Raspberry Pi
Open hardware mini computer

A cheap linux computer designed for education which has become to go-to device for makers and tinkerers all over the world.

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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 not only makes it easy to add voice control to any project, it has a strong focus on being privacy friendly. 

Currently only small parts of Snips are open source, although they say they will open up the entire project in the future.