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API Design Considerations for The Internet of Things

API Design Considerations for The Internet of Things

... Things , you could ask how API design is affecting IoT . Given the constraints inherent to IoT and the potential of its impact, you could also ask how IoT is affecting API design. Whether the market or even the developer community is ready, this Internet of everything is set to reach $19 trillion in the next decade — yes, trillion — and, ...

Solid Conference Highlights Design of Smart Everyday Things

Solid Conference Highlights Design of Smart Everyday Things

At the IoT -focused Solid conference this week, Ammunition co-founder Robert Brunner pointed to the latest trend in product development: the design of smart everyday things. And while APIs and hardware don’t necessarily go together from the start, there are signs that in the ...

Kinoma Releases Two New IoT Prototyping Devices

Kinoma Releases Two New IoT Prototyping Devices

... at helping developers prototype new Internet of Things (IoT) products. Launching at Solid in San Francisco today, Kinoma has released the Kinoma Element, an embedded product prototyping platform, and Kinoma HD, a USB-stick-sized, HDMI output plug that can turn any screen into a rich content streamer. Both products can communicate with data, apps, and ...

OGC Requests Community Input on OGC SensorThings API Standard

OGC Requests Community Input on OGC SensorThings API Standard

... accelerates the development of Web-based Internet of Things (IoT) applications. Application developers can use this open standard to connect to various IoT devices and create innovative applications without needing to individually integrate the heterogeneous protocols of the different IoT devices, gateways and services. System manufacturers can embed the ...

Send SMS using Nexmo and Amazon Web Services’ Lambda

Send SMS using Nexmo and Amazon Web Services’ Lambda

... A job is completed in Hadoop cluster An iot sensor detects a change like a light is turned on, a door is opened etc. A new customer downloaded the app from appstore     Summary: Nexmo provides a cost-effective way to sending SMS worldwide. AWS Lamda provides a cost effective way to process events without ...

Will Oracle v. Google Mean The Death of the API economy?

Will Oracle v. Google Mean The Death of the API economy?

... the advents of mobile computing and the Internet of Things (IoT), the API is rapidly becoming the most important leverage point in the history of computing. Few, if any, profoundly scalable innovations are able to fully deliver on their potential without the employment of APIs. A possible threat has emerged in the form of the court case Oracle America, ...

MachineShop Enhances IoT Platform with Vert.x for Java Virtual Machine

MachineShop Enhances IoT Platform with Vert.x for Java Virtual Machine

... MachineShop , the industry leading Internet of Things (IoT) Middleware Company, announced today that they have enhanced their platform by adopting the Vert.x Application Framework ( vertx.io ). Vert.x is an asynchronous, event-driven application platform for the Java Virtual Machine that's designed for modern mobile, web, and enterprise ...

VIMOC Releases New SDKs for Smart City Sensor Measurements

VIMOC Releases New SDKs for Smart City Sensor Measurements

... measure pedestrian flow through public spaces. “In the IoT world, if you don’t have sensors and deployment, you don’t have value,” says CEO Tarik Hammadou. “So that’s exactly what we are doing — we are using open hardware but trying to move to being hardware-agnostic.” Hammadou says an initial goal is to collect data from 12,000 sensors ...

Forum Systems API Gateway's Security Architecture Leads to Top Recommendation

Forum Systems API Gateway's Security Architecture Leads to Top Recommendation

... in integrating – and securing – mobile, cloud, SDN and IoT platforms with their existing enterprise infrastructures in order to better serve partners and customers." Forum Systems facilitates secure business integration for global enterprise customers in commercial, government and military sectors. Processing and securing more than 10 billion ...

IoT API Startup Crowsnest to Offer Crash Analytics Service

IoT API Startup Crowsnest to Offer Crash Analytics Service

... to sharpen its focus on providing device analytics for IoT makers. Originally focused on creating an open source platform to integrate IoT devices through a standardized set of APIs , the startup founders and Techstars alums have pivoted to create a crash analytics machine learning service for IoT device makers. “We interviewed ...

LocationAPI Pinpoints GeoLocation of IoT Devices, Smartphones

LocationAPI Pinpoints GeoLocation of IoT Devices, Smartphones

... to instantly locate any smartphone or Internet of Things (IoT) device. Drawing on a database of over 511.4 million WiFi and 58.9 million cell tower objects, LocationAPI can return a specific device’s location on all leading WiFi and cell tower technologies, including GSM, CDMA, UMTS, and LTE. The service uses the cell ID data from a mobile ...

Temboo API Platform Puts Industrial IoT In Reach of Devs

Temboo API Platform Puts Industrial IoT In Reach of Devs

... device manufacturers to embed their Internet of Things (IoT) SDKs into new device lines, including the recently released ARTIK chips from Samsung , as well as Qualcomm’s new WiFi chips.   “Really what we have done here, is we have built a special library sort of like an SDK Library for the ARTIK and it is now integrated ...

Twenty Years of Java and Beyond

Twenty Years of Java and Beyond

... sets, is paying dividends in the Internet-of-Things (IoT) arena. The Java Virtual Machine (JVM) runs on mobile phones, wearables , all Blu-ray players , industrial robots , and cloud platforms. It even drives NASA's mission control software  and a simluator of the  Mars rover . But the JVM’s old age doesn’t make it ...

Mapsense Developer Platform Provides Mapping Big Data Analytics

Mapsense Developer Platform Provides Mapping Big Data Analytics

... UI are coming soon. "With the advent of cellphones, IoT and connected cars, billions of lat/longs are now being generated by companies across a wide swatch of verticals," said Cohen. "We've developed in-house spatial-data stores optimized for dealing with the analysis and visualization of this sort of data; the implications of these tools are ...

Microsoft's Plans To Fork And Extend Node.js Alarms Developers

Microsoft's Plans To Fork And Extend Node.js Alarms Developers

... the running of Node.js-based apps on Microsoft's Windows 10 IoT Core on ARM processors. In that environment, a typical Node installation won't work because the environment only supports JIT compiling with Microsoft's Common Language Runtime (CLR) and Chakra. Among the Windows extensions that Microsoft is including in the fork; the ability to access ...

Apple HomeKit Delay Highlights IoT Complexities

Apple HomeKit Delay Highlights IoT Complexities

... make use of Bluetooth. Broadcom recently launched new IoT software and said, "HomeKit devices will be able to bridge from a non-WiFi device such as a Bluetooth Smart light bulb to connect to a smart plug containing Broadcom's software module, creating a bridge from the light bulb to the user's HomeKit-supported app on their iPhone, iPad or iPod ...

MODE Launches Cloud Platform for the IoT

MODE Launches Cloud Platform for the IoT

... as the foundation for developers of Internet of Things (IoT) applications launched this week. MODE , which was founded by former Google and Yahoo engineers, "serves as a virtual back end team for IoT companies" and handles critical functions, including device connectivity, user and device management, and access control. The company's REST API ...