The EdgeX Foundry Device C SDK enables device services with one set of packages. EdgeX Foundry offers the means to build IoT edge computing applications. This platform provides plug-and-play components that facilitate the deployment of IoT products and includes the files to manage, containerize, and initialize services. The latest version is 0.7.1.
The AllSeen Alliance has launched as the 11th Linux Foundation Collaborative Project. The AllSeen Alliance represents an open source consortium dedicated to democratizing and expanding the Internet of Everything. At the heart of the technology lies a a series of APIs that allows hardware devices to communicate with each other regardless of operating system, manufacturer, or other technology mote.
Amazon has released the Alexa Gadgets Toolkit (Beta) which includes a number of self-service APIs, technical documentation, and sample code that developers can use to build an Alexa Gadget that incorporates some of the available Gadget Interfaces such as wake word detection, speech, and reminders.
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.