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Keycard is a new open source hardware project that utilizes near field communications (NFC) technology to secure and store cryptocurrencies. It looks like a credit card but uses NFC to authorize cyrpto transactions through mobile devices. Private wallet, messenger, and DeFi browser are included.
Engauge is an analog gauge maker. It's gauges test many functions from fan speed to usage. The gauges were initially designed to monitor PC performance, but the gauges can now monitor any electronic device that they interface with. A new API allows users to monitor from compatible 3rd party devices.
DJI, a China-based drone maker, this week announced that it is opening its drone platform up to third party development with a new Skyport adapter and payload API that makes it possible for third parties to create drone-based remote sensing solutions for specific industries and applications.
The connected camera category has seen much growth since 2014. In this tutorial, we reproduce the basic functionality of a camera like the Nest Cam but with the unique property of being cellular connected. We will use a Twilio Programmable Wireless starter pack and Raspberry Pi to do this.
This year, Hayo will start shipping its smart home device: a device that turns regular household items into virtual remote controls. Developers will be especially excited to learn that Hayo will include a developer API that enables the device to trigger actions within third party apps.
Sixteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Hardware and Weather. One highlight added today is an API for earth and weather data from Synoptic, which is collected from individually operated geophysical sensors around the world. Take a look at what's new.
GE Predix Industrial IoT Developer Tool Kits are coming soon and the first to be released will run on Intel Edison. Developer Tool Kits for Raspberry Pi and GE Field Agent will also eventually be made available as well as industry-specific Predix Tool Kits such as solar energy and mining.
Amazon quietly launched the AWS IoT Button, a limited release programmable button that developers can program to control connected devices and services. The AWS IoT Button sold out in a few hours. Developers interested in trying it out can sign up to be notified when more buttons become available.
Parse announced new SDKs for Apple Watch and Apple TV. While its original SDK for Apple Watch (watchOS 1) launched earlier this year, the SDK for watchOS 2 includes the entire Parse experience. The SDK for tvOS brings immersive capabilities to applications built for Apple TV.
Cisco is overhauling how it manages and distributes information about security vulnerabilities that affect its products and will begin offering this information via API.
Parse has expanded its suite of IoT SDKs to include Atmel, Broadcom, Intel, and TI allowing developers to build a wide range of applications for connected devices.
CentraLite has released a campaign to fill a gap it sees in the IoT API landscape. The campaign includes an add-on board that enables IoT devices to speak to a single API.
Knowm has announced the launch of a brand new advanced computing platform, API, and commercial products including discrete memristor chips, Web Application Server, and more.
Seven APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in Charity, Auto, Accessibility, Bitcoin, Calendars, and Mapping categories. Here's a look at what's new.
Crowsnest has created an IoT device crash analytics service that lets device makers link the performance of their hardware to a machine learning service in real time via API.
SDKs from IoT platform Temboo have been embedded into new hardware chips from Samsung and Qualcomm, giving devs a new market entry point for building IoT products.
Actionable Notifications drive interactions with users without the need to open the full application. Their use on Apple Watch can reduce the need to use the iPhone.
Facebook is working with the makers of Tobii Communicator to allow the eye-tracking app access to users' news feeds while meeting both security and accessibility needs.