The Web of Things working group, part of the W3C, has gathered many big players in the IoT space to standardize on semantic interoperability based on Linked Data and APIs. The goal is to describe things in a way that developers don't have to know the details or underlying communication patterns.
Parrot today announced the impending release of a new development kit designed to aid in the construction of autonomous aerial drones. Using the kit developers are able to prototype solutions for use in autonomous flight, 3D mapping, or data collection via the onboard sensors.
Akamai has announced the release of Akamai Edge Cloud and an accompanying IoT Edge Connect service. With the announcement of these new tools the company is hoping to “streamline and secure the delivery of data to connected devices and in-application messaging at scale.”