Google Summer of Code Work Kicks Off

Today is the kickoff of coding work for Google SoC 2010 projects.

We’re very excited about the Google funded project to refine USB multiseat on Linux, with the winning proposal from Lucas Nascimento Ferreira at the Federal University of Parana in Brazil.

In addition to providing mentoring, Plugable is also providing donated hardware for this project. Two Plugable Universal Docking stations with recent enhancements for use as a terminal, were just picked up by Lucas in Brazil today. By next month, we expect to have updated versions of the DC-125 for terminal use to send down.

For those interested in learning more and potentially following Lucas’ work:

And we’ll post periodic status updates here.