Posts by: Nathan Betzen

Kodi Community – May 2015

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on May 06, 2015 in Community Updates
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Exciting Google Summer of Code projects, major developments in the codebase that need testing, and even a Kickstarter are just a few of the many items that have occurred since our last community roundup in January. Let’s get updating. Official Android Remote With the last community update in January, we mentioned a desire for someone …

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Kodi 14.2 – Helix: The Final Translation

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Mar 28, 2015 in Release Announcements
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We are proud to announce Kodi 14.2. This marks the final point release before we move on to Kodi 15 “Isengard.” As you may all know by now, we have a new name, a new logo, and a wide variety of new features, but underneath the new coat of paint remains the same software we …

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Kodi Visits SCALE, Plus the New Villain Shirt/Hoodie

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Mar 23, 2015 in Community Updates
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We wanted to take a minute today to talk about our trip down to Los Angeles for the Southern California Linux Expo, otherwise known as SCALE. XBMC/Kodi have been attending SCALE for the past several years now, and we’ve always very much appreciated the attitude and the organization of the event. It’s great to see …

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We’ve been accepted to GSOC 2015!

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Mar 02, 2015 in Community Updates
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We are excited to announce that Kodi has been accepted as a Google Summer of Code 2015 project! Students, as of the time of this publication, you have about 2 weeks to start thinking about project ideas. If you are a student interested in applying, please head over to our project Ideas page and begin thinking about …

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Google Summer of Code 2015

Posted By: Nathan Betzen on Feb 20, 2015 in Community Updates
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We’d like to inform our users that we have applied to be a mentoring organization for this year’s Google Summer of Code. As many of you know, we were accepted in 2013, 2012, and 2008. We recognize that GSoC is always a fierce competition, but we are, as ever, hopeful that we will join many other fine organizations …

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About Kodi

Kodi is a free and open source media player application developed by the XBMC Foundation, a non-profit technology consortium. Kodi is available for multiple operating-systems and hardware platforms, featuring a 10-foot user interface for use with televisions and remote controls. It allows users to play and view most videos, music, podcasts, and other digital media files from local and network storage media and the internet.