66 listings. Items of interest that don't currently fit into the other categories.
A common framework for IoT edge computing and an ecosystem of interoperable components, the EdgeX Foundry is an open source project hosted by The Linux Foundation. Announced at the Hannover Messe in April 2017.
Cambridge, MA. With patent-issued technology, Squadle brings together wireless sensors, cloud-based dashboards and mobile apps to improve operations for multi-unit vendors, primarily in the restaurant industry.
McKinney, TX. Creates mind-driven solutions that can control consumer electronics by translating thoughts into speech or actions. The technology can help ALS, autism and Locked-In Syndrome victims speak again.
London, UK. Helps chefs in professional kitchens by providing smart food labels coded with key food safety info, superfast digital stocktaking and cloud-based food data analysis.
Extensions created on top of the XMPP protocol, providing a means for multiple systems and individual devices to collaborate and communicate. XMPP is an open community based IoT standard, organized by the XSF Foundation.
Denver, CO. Offers a personal emergency wearable paired with a smartphone via Bluetooth. The pushbutton allows the user send "yellow" and "red" alerts to list of contacts at the push of a button.
Physical Logic AG
Zug, Switzerland. Offers a closed loop series of MEMS accelerometers that provide improved performance, such as scale factor linearity, bias stability and vibration rectification.
Mountain View, CA. At the intersection of clothing and connectivity, Google ATAP's Project Jacquard makes it possible to weave touch and gesture interactivity into any textile using standard, industrial looms.
Santa Clara, CA. Offered as a platform-as-a-service (PaaS), Ayla brings connected products to market quickly and securely using the industry's first Agile IoT Platform.
Internet of Sh-t
Twitter feed and blog highlighting the more absurd use cases, and ridiculous outcomes, of the mis-application of IoT. Obviously the best thing to do is put a chip in it.
Lincolnshire, IL. Builds tracking technology and solutions that generate actionable information and insight into physical things. Zebra's product portfolio includes RFID readers, location solutions, mbed-Enabled IoT cloud service, and more.
A podcast delivering the latest news, plus deeper dives into IoT-enabling tech, interviews with people driving the IoT, mHealth, privacy and other societal implications, and more.
Tokyo, Jpn. An iniative of Preferred Networks, SensorBee is an open source stream processing engine for IoT, designed for low-latency processing of streaming data at the edge of the network.
London, UK. A digital care service targeting older people that combines a wearable, an in home communication device, behavior monitoring, home automation and emergency response.
An open Source embedded Linux build system, package metadata and SDK generator. The project also provides an Eclipse IDE plug-in and a graphical user interface to the build system called Hob.
An offering of EXILANT's ZagLabs, CoAPSharp is a lightweight library, distributed under LGPL license, which can be used to build CoAP enabled devices for the Internet of Things.
Linkoeping, Swe. Uses sensor fusion to create a pedestrian indoor positioning and navigation service for smartphones. The IPS includes wayfinding, geofencing for location-based messaging, real time tracking of individuals and user behavior analytics.
Detroit, MI. A free, open source, API-first Internet of Things platform built on node.js. Zetta combines REST APIs, WebSockets and reactive programming to create IoT servers that run across geo-distributed computers and the cloud.
Shanghai, Chn. Creator of the popular ESP8266 WiFi SOC, Espressif specializes in providing Wi-Fi and specialty semiconductor communication chipsets.
Santa Cruz, CA. Provides wearable & IoT sensor-based solutions supporting state-of-the-art sensors and networks of sensors. The MotionX Platform includes the building blocks for non-invasive, wearable and IoT devices with ultra-long battery life, powered by data science.
Seoul, Kor. Under the Thing+ brand (Thing+ Cloud, Embedded, and Portal), Daliworks applies to use cases such as Farm Environment Monitoring, Home IoT on a Set-top Box, Retail Food Care Service and more.
Poland. Presenting a unified interface for Things, DeviceHub.net is designed for smart metering, fleet management, medical industry, solar energy, factories, home automation and more. It works with every dev board such as Edison, Raspberry Pi, Beagleboard, Arduino, etc.
Open Sensors Ltd.
London, UK. OpenSensors.io enables users to quickly create real time smart IoT products with components such as real time data access, security, storage, data analytics and machine learning.
IoT Design Manifesto
Participants can sign onto guidelines for responsible design in a connected world, affirming a code of conduct for everyone involved in developing the Internet of Things.
Miami, FL. A Social Network for the Internet of Things, Prempoint allows users to define places with Things, and then securely share them. The app supports Estimote, Gimbal, and Kontakt.io beacons.
Tampere, Fin. Provides advanced low power wireless communication solution to connect Things to the Internet. Wirepas' Pino technology is a fully automatic, distributed multi-hop Mesh IoT platform where the nodes are the network.
Stirlingshire, UK. Offers software platforms and tools for IoT, Industrial Internet and advanced wireless communications. Major products are Vortex, DDS Community and Spectra.
Boston, MA. Self-powered by the water running through it, Driblet offers a Smart Water Management solution to help people, industry, organizations, and governments track and conserve water.
London, UK. A platform that encompasses client, server, and device software, resin.io can be used in connected home; manufacturing & logistics; marketing & retail; and other applications.
Cambridge, UK. Helps companies connect their products to the Internet without spending time building infrastructure. The company plays a leading role in creating open standards, such as HyperCat, to enable IoT applications and services to work together automatically. Formerly 1248.io
Mount Carroll, IL. With custom research, Tau answers questions such as Who are the world's IoT leaders and what separates them from the pack. The IoT 2040 Project aims to categorize and track devices, systems, and initiatives found within the IoT.
Palo Alto, CA. Bringing voice recognition to the IoT, Wit.ai analyzes natural language and brings back structured data that can be used to control appliances, mobile apps, wearables and more. The open platform is used by an active devloper community. Purchased by Facebook in January, 2015.
Bal Harbour, FL. An open-source middleware platform for building, managing, and integrating connected products with the Internet of Everything. Created by CyberVision, Inc. and licensed under Apache 2.0, Kaa integrates with Canonical's Snappy Ubuntu Core.
Sponsored by the Open Interconnect Consortium (OIC) and hosted by the Linux Foundation, IoTivity is an open source software framework enabling seamless device-to-device connectivity. Code contributions are shared under the Apache 2.0 license. #IoTivity
Foxboro, MA. Provides cloud-based services and software for managing connected products and machines and implementing innovative M2M and IoT applications, under the the Axeda Machine Cloud brand. Offers developer tools such as the Axeda Adaptive Machine Messaging Protocol (AMMP). Acquired in 2014 by PTC.
Limmex Emergency Watch
Zurich, Ch. A Swiss watch with an emergency call button, Limmex uses Gemalto's Cinterion MIM (Machine Identification Module). The device has a built-in loudspeaker and microphone to speak with contacts, plus can communicate via SMS.
New York, NY. Creators of the QBracelet, a fashion accessory that charges smartphones. The stylish jewelry item comes in three sizes (S,M,L) and two configurations: (1) micro-usb for Android or similar devices or (2) an Apple Lightning connector.
A Google gambit to introduce an open, URL-based identity and communication system for IoT. Accessing a smart device via a web address obviates the need for high-overhead apps, but also exposes the device's data to Google's information collection systems.
Web of Things
A community working to leverage Web standards to interconnect all types of embedded devices (sensors, mobile phones, etc.), seamlessly connecting the physical world with the virtual.
Portsmouth, NH. The personal massager interface allows the user to create and experience vibrations in real time with the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. The blueMotion product is Indiegogo sucessfully funded.
Singapore. A wearable, Bluetooth-enabled smart vibrator controlled by apps. Vibease can vibrates in sync with an audio fantasy and can facilitate long-distance intimate interactions. The venture Reached 3X its Indiegogo target in 24 hours.
By Woodenshark. Kickstarter unsuccessfully funded. A wristband designed to keep users in touch with significant others over long distances, the device is "post-social" to keep TapTap communications very private.
MIT Media Lab
The authoritative pioneer in areas such as wearable computing, tangible interfaces, and affective computing. The Lab also provides a venue for the annual EmTech gathering.
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