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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 ...

Orchestrate Events API Now Features Search for Time Series Data

Orchestrate Events API Now Features Search for Time Series Data

... utilize a complete database. Developers building advanced IoT applications that incorporate time series data generated from device sensors and other sources can benefit from using the Orchestrate Events API. We reached out to Adam DuVander, developer relations director at Orchestrate, who explained to ProgrammableWeb this most recent major update ...

WIP Factory Conducts Annual Developer Engagement Survey

WIP Factory Conducts Annual Developer Engagement Survey

... thinks in addition to the boom in the Internet of Things (IoT) and hardware industries, he will see more non-pure play (online businesses) maturing in their API developer engagement strategies and is hopeful that the survey will glean some insights into how non-tech businesses are leveraging APIs and communicating with developers: “We're seeing a ...

Apigee Launches Link: An API-first Internet of Things Platform

Apigee Launches Link: An API-first Internet of Things Platform

... to create what it hopes will be the commercial digital IoT platform that device-makers select when designing how their devices will integrate. Brian Mulloy, head of the IoT Lab at Apigee and chief architect behind Apigee Link, sees the new product as enabling device-makers to build out ecosystems around their products and better enable ...

Yet Analytics Builds Upon the DoD’s Experience API

Yet Analytics Builds Upon the DoD’s Experience API

... the growth in wearables , augmented reality and the IoT , the team realised the value of making the data work together. The Yet Analytics team spent 9 months incorporating xAPI into Yet Core, which is a data architecture that standardises data, “making it smart before it hits the database.” Since xAPI can be used for training in any ...

Tado Launches API, IFTTT Integration for Smart Thermostats

Tado Launches API, IFTTT Integration for Smart Thermostats

... ways. "Connected devices and dedicated applications (IoT) are arising everywhere, and the future is clear: The vast majority of today's products will become online products,” tado founder and CEO Christian Deilmann explained . "The key differentiator between a good product and a great product will be the digital user experience — how good is ...

The Hive Employs APIs to Transform Role of Venture Capital in API Economy

The Hive Employs APIs to Transform Role of Venture Capital in API Economy

... The Hive also sees the rise of The Internet of Things (IoT) as a major opportunity. As it becomes simpler to collect data across any number of industries, start-ups can more easily gather the critical mass of data required to drive a next-generation predictive analytics application. With demand for Big Data applications expected to rise ...

Marvell Targets Apple's HomeKit With IoT SDK

Marvell Targets Apple's HomeKit With IoT SDK

... SDK for HomeKit is available though its EZ-Connect IoT Platform . This includes the company's 88MC200 microcontroller and advanced Avastar 88W8801 Wi-Fi system-on-chip. The SDK lets developers tap into the power of these chips. Marvell says they are cost effective, easy to use and flexible and will lead to connected devices that can interact with ...

SOA Software Rebrands as Akana to Reflect Company Direction

SOA Software Rebrands as Akana to Reflect Company Direction

... Things turning a corner in terms of business use cases. “IoT is really nothing more than an API-enabled platform for extending data to the things that are being used to deliver value to users. There is no IoT without APIs, and just about every piece of data that gets moved into a device will get there with an API,” he wrote at the start of the ...

SAP Extends Mobile App Development Reach

SAP Extends Mobile App Development Reach

... mobile computing, the cloud, and the Internet of Things (IoT) all coming together in a way that promotes the emergence of what it calls a Network Economy. Under that premise, backend services running on the SAP HANA platform will enable a raft of mobile applications that, in effect, create a virtual cycle between business-to-business (B2B) applications ...

PubNub, IBM Partnership Highlights IoT Emphasis

PubNub, IBM Partnership Highlights IoT Emphasis

... for the Internet of Things, shows an increased emphasis on IoT.  Announcing this at the IBM InterConnect 2015 conference , Doron Sherman, Vice President of Business Development at PubNub, says that even though PubNub has existing partnerships with a wide variety of platform-as-a-service (PaaS) platforms, the alliance with IBM is significant because ...

Canonical Starts to Build IoT Ecosystem

Canonical Starts to Build IoT Ecosystem

... that promises to make it easier to both build and manage IoT applications. Maarten Ectors, vice president of connected devices for Canonical, says the challenge with IoT these days is that rather than being an actual platform for developing applications, the IoT as developers see it is more akin to the Internet of isolated things. To address ...

CloudRail Extends API with Box.com Integration and Node.js SDK

CloudRail Extends API with Box.com Integration and Node.js SDK

... platform into other industries like Internet of Things (IoT) and Industry 4.0 where interoperability will be a huge pain point for the developer community.” The Box.com integration and Node.js SDK are available at http://www.cloudrail.com CloudRail Extends API with Box.com Integration and Node.js SDK ...