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Getting Started With OpenCL: Using The ODROID-XU4

While I tested OpenGL ES with tools like glmark2-es2 and es2gears, as well as WebGL demos in Chromium, I did not test OpenCL, since I’m not that familiar with it, except it’s used for GPGPU (General Purpose GPU) to accelerate tasks like image/audio processing. That was a good excuse to  ▶

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Home Assistant: A DIY Smart Light Project

Ever since I started working with Home Assistant and automating various things around the house I wanted to have a way to control the lights. I looked at smart light bulbs, like Philips Hue, but they are expensive. Also, most solutions use proprietary protocols or cloud services which may leak personal data, or might stop working in the future leaving you with expensive paperweights. The solution: Sonoff wifi switches built by Itead in conjunction with ODROIDs  ▶

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Mali GPU accelerated Qt5: Running on Ubuntu 18.04

Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic comes with Qt 5.9.5 by default. However, Canonical has built it without considering the ARM Mali GPU detection, and Qt5 doesn’t work on Ubuntu 18.04 at all. So, we have to build Qt5 from source code manually. This is a quick and dirty build guide, that I  ▶

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