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Temboo API Platform Puts Industrial IoT In Reach of Devs

Temboo API Platform Puts Industrial IoT In Reach of Devs

IoT platform Temboo has partnered with 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 ...

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 ...

Samsung's Artik Platform Targets Internet Of Things

Samsung's Artik Platform Targets Internet Of Things

... were to minimize fragmentation and enable faster adoption of IoT,"  explained Samsung . "The Internet of Things is supposed to integrate our devices and experiences, yet it's currently hampered by disconnected apps and ecosystems. Artik provides an end-to-end solution for making interconnected applications, from low-power wearables to high-end smart ...

Built.io MBaaS Platform Adds New Real-Time Capabilities

Built.io MBaaS Platform Adds New Real-Time Capabilities

... backend services for web, mobile, and Internet of Things (IoT). Using Built.io APIs and SDKs , developers can build cross-platform applications for enterprises that include real-time features and leverage built-in functionality of the Built.io platform such as geolocation, analytics, social integration, and more. Screenshot of the ...

Daily API RoundUp: Microsoft Project Oxford, Salesforce, VIMOC

Daily API RoundUp: Microsoft Project Oxford, Salesforce, VIMOC

... computing platform that connects the Internet of Things (IoT) and places. The company provides an IoT service called Landscape-Computing to provide smart cities with a scalable API, sensor-data-driven platform. The VIMOC REST API allows developers to retrieve site information, look up sites, and manage site specifications. We’ve primarily ...

End User Verification Even your Grandma Can Use

End User Verification Even your Grandma Can Use

... human? This used to be quite difficult, but thanks to the IoT (Internet of Things) and cloud services like Nexmo this has gotten much easier. While it may not be possible to know for absolute certain your user is a real person without meeting them in person, there are things you can do to gain a reasonable level of trust that your user is real. A ...

Daily API RoundUp: Meerkat, Dextro, Sticky, Owler, Meeti, Private.Me

Daily API RoundUp: Meerkat, Dextro, Sticky, Owler, Meeti, Private.Me

... analytics software service for the Internet of Things (IoT) and smart devices. With Meeti, developers can see a dashboard of data collected from IoT device usage. The data will be displayed in charts and graphs. The service can be synced with Salesforce. Developers can use the Meeti REST API to access connected devices, manage devices, get alerts, ...

How Smart Cities Are Promoting API Usage

How Smart Cities Are Promoting API Usage

... is Barcelona city’s open source, Internet of Things (IoT) smart city infrastructure platform aimed at enabling access to sensor and actuator data (monitoring temperature and air quality, garbage collection, parking, pedestrian flows, etc.). A REST API provides access to the city’s sensors and actuators. Documentation includes example code snippets ...

Mashape Unleashes Kong as Open Source API Management Platform

Mashape Unleashes Kong as Open Source API Management Platform

... as an API gateway in support of Internet of Things (IoT) applications. Organizations that have already deployed a commercial API management platform can opt to deploy Kong in a drop-in replacement using a simple RESTful API to import data from third-party API management systems without any downtime being incurred, says Flynn. Flynn says Kong ...

How APIs Are Enabling IoT Automation Once Thought Impossible

How APIs Are Enabling IoT Automation Once Thought Impossible

The emergence and growth of the IoT is driven by API s, which allow rapid development, security and scalability. The ability of different systems to communicate with each other over the cloud is powering a level of disruption unparalleled in history, writes Samuel Greengard for CIOInsight. CentralLite Systems, who ...

Bluetooth Targets IoT With New SDK

Bluetooth Targets IoT With New SDK

... for developers, innovators or anyone with an idea for the IoT to bring their product idea to market quickly and inexpensively," said Hegenderfer. The Bluetooth SIG expects 3 billion Bluetooth devices will ship this year. Since Bluetooth is at the core of the Internet of Things, the Bluetooth SIG has a stake in making sure its technology doesn't hold ...

7 API-in-a-Box Startups for Connecting to the Internet of Things

7 API-in-a-Box Startups for Connecting to the Internet of Things

... hyped buzzwords in recent times, the Internet of Things (IoT) remains a tantalizing opportunity for many businesses. Gartner forecasts that IoT spending will reach upwards of $69 billion in 2015 alone. With that opportunity comes the inevitable gold rush as companies try to stake their claim in the space. Forbes recently looked at 7 startups that ...

IBM Partners With TI on Secure APIs for IoT

IBM Partners With TI on Secure APIs for IoT

... four years to create a dedicated Internet of Things (IoT) business unit, IBM has announced it is working with Texas Instruments (TI) to secure APIs used in a variety of embedded systems. Pete Karns, director of Internet of Things Cloud for IBM, told ProgrammableWeb that TI is the first of several providers of processors that are used ...