Mycroft Promises Open Source, Linux-based AI for IoT World

The smart home niche of the Internet of Things (IoT) is shaping up to be the next great frontier for open source software to conquer. And a new, crowdfunded device, Mycroft, is hoping to be among the first open source platforms to make inroads in this market. Mycroft promises “A.I. for everyone.” (A.I is short for artificial intelligence, just in case you missed the acronym revolution.) And its developers aim to deliver not just any AI, but a fully open source one that serves as a foundation for other developers to contribute features. Those features revolve around artificial intelligence for IoT devices in smart homes, as well as offices. Mycroft is designed to perform tasks such as turn lights on and off, control media devices and adjust thermostats in response…


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