One of the world’s largest trade shows for IT and communications has joined hands with a new trade group to showcase the business of the ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT).
Provider of wireless solutions to the Machine-to-Machine (M2M) companies, RacoWireless has taken the lid off the fresh version of its Omega Management Suite (OMS) platform, an award-winning device management tool that allows partners to control their connected solutions.
Cisco has announced fog computing, a platform that combines Linux with its Internetworking Operating System to create a distributed computing infrastructure. This will be used ultimately to buildin computing capability into Cisco IoT routers, switches and IP (Internet Protocol) video cameras. The architecture is called Cisco IOx, and was showcased at the utility-industry trade show Distributech in San Antonio, Texas, USA. It promises to bring devices closer to the IoT network for enterprises to benefit immediately from actionable data generated by devices.
A Berlin, Germany based company now wants almost any developer to make apps for the Internet of Things (IoT), even though he may not know much about hardware. Called the WunderBar, using its simple APIs, app developers can access data from the real world and make new apps.