Thalmic Labs has developed Myo, a gesture control arm band that interprets electronic impulses of muscle actions to wirelessly control devices. They have an SDK/Framework for creating applications that can communicate with the armband. In addition to the SDK, Thalmic plans on soon releasing open source APIs to garner a community of developer support and interest.
Tesla is considered the geekster’s car of cars, with the vision of creating an all-electric powered vehicle without compromising on performance. Of course, developers are eager to create some funky apps that will make the expensive Tesla vehicles even more connected via APIs.
At the PAPIs Connect conference a startup algorithm predicted that Novelti, an IoT startup, was the most likely to be successful among a group of five finalists. Novelti uses machine-learning algorithms to convert IoT sensor data into real-time intelligence, machine learning and pattern recognition.