AllSeenAlliance is the 11th Linux Foundation Collaborative Project, aiming to ease communication between various devices and democratize the IOT. The AllJoyn SDK suite by AllSeen Alliance allows devices within close proximity to find and communicate with one another using peer to peer networks. The SDK comes with various API language bindings to comply with a diverse array of operating systems and chipsets. The SDK is written in C & C++ for compatibility with various use cases. Supported operating systems include: Android, Thin Client, iOS and OS/X, Linux, Unity, and Windows 7.
ecobee, a company that provides intelligent energy management solutions, has released the public ecobee API that will make it possible for developers to create new applications that integrate with the functionality of ecobee's Smart Thermostats. The company prides itself on having developed energy solutions that are easy to understand, easy to manage, and ultimately reduce the impact on the environment and save money.
New technologies like IoT deliver invaluable data, but transforming that data into actual user functionality is the key to happy customers, and that’s the job of APIs. APIs are a connector between applications and IoT data; this article offers three tips for using high-performing APIs at the edge.