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67 listings. Items of interest that don't currently fit into the other categories.

Image Sensing Systems, Inc.
St. Paul, MN. Founded in 1984, ISS provides software-based solutions for the ITS sector. The Autoscope vehicle detection system converts a traffic scene's video image into digital form for real-time traffic management. $ISNS
icon icon icon icon · imagesensing.com

EdgeX Foundry
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.
icon icon icon · edgexfoundry.org

Squadle
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.
icon icon icon · squadle.com

Antenova M2M
Herts, UK. Provides embedded high performing standard antennas and radio antenna modules for wireless M2M and consumer electronic devices.
icon icon icon · antenova-m2m.com

Freevolt
London, UK. Technology that recycles radio energy in cellular & wi-fi networks to power small devices such as wearables, sensors, beacons and IoT devices.
icon · getfreevolt.com

ThynkWare Innovation
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.
icon icon icon · thynkware.com

PantryAce
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.
icon icon icon icon icon · pantryace.com

Barracks
Montreal, QB. A SaaS platform that helps easily distribute your updates and packages to connected devices, acting as a bridge between the software and the device.
icon icon icon icon · barracks.io

XMPP-IoT
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.
icon icon icon · xmpp-iot.org

Revolar
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.
icon icon icon icon icon icon icon icon icon icon · revolar.com

NATS
San Francisco, CA. The open-source NATS Server is a simple, high performance open source messaging system for cloud native applications, IoT messaging, and microservices architectures.
icon icon · nats.io

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.
icon icon · physical-logic.com

ESP8266 Community
A Community of developers, hackers, and visionaries centered around the Espressif ESP8266 WiFi board and the newer ESP32.
icon icon icon icon · esp8266.com

Project Jacquard
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.
icon icon icon · atap.google.com/jacquard/

Ayla Networks
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.
icon icon icon icon · aylanetworks.com

Afero
Los Altos, CA. Offers a turnkey, IoT Platform as a Service (PaaS) solution for developing and deploying the next generation of connected devices.
icon icon · afero.io

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.
icon icon · internetofshit.net

Zebra Technologies
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.
icon icon icon icon icon · zebra.com

Farstuff
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.
icon icon icon · farstuff.com

SensorBee
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.
icon icon · sensorbee.io

The Things Network
Building a global open crowdsourced Internet of Things data network, which is open to allow any LoRaWAN device to be connected.
icon icon icon · thethingsnetwork.org

Alcove
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.
icon icon icon icon · youralcove.com

SIGFOX
Labege, Fra. Provides long-range, low-throughput, cost-effective and energy-efficient connectivity suited for two-way cellular communication.
icon icon icon icon icon · sigfox.com

Golgi
Mountain View, CA. The Golgi Programmable Device Cloud is a cloud-based IOT platform enabling developers to securely expose device features and functionality through APIs.
icon icon icon icon · golgi.io

Yocto Project
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.
icon icon icon icon icon icon · yoctoproject.org

CoAPSharp
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.
icon icon · coapsharp.com

SenionLab
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.
icon icon icon icon icon icon · senionlab.com

Zetta
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.
icon icon · zettajs.org

Espressif Systems
Shanghai, Chn. Creator of the popular ESP8266 WiFi SOC, Espressif specializes in providing Wi-Fi and specialty semiconductor communication chipsets.
icon icon icon · espressif.com/en/products/esp8266/

MotionX
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.
icon icon icon · motionx.com

O'Reilly Radar
Sebastopol, CA. The IoT section of O'Reilly Media's group blog on emerging technologies.
icon icon icon · radar.oreilly.com/iot

Daliworks, Inc.
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.
icon icon icon · "daliworks.net/?lang=en"

DeviceHub.net
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.
icon icon icon icon · devicehub.net

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.
icon icon · opensensors.io

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.
icon · iotmanifesto.org

Prempoint
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.
icon icon icon icon icon icon icon · prempoint.com

Olea Sensor Networks
Sunnyvale, CA. Develops intelligent sensors and analytic software in the connected car, connected care, and identity access management sectors.
icon icon icon · oleasys.com

Wirepas
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.
icon icon icon · wirepas.com

PrismTech
Stirlingshire, UK. Offers software platforms and tools for IoT, Industrial Internet and advanced wireless communications. Major products are Vortex, DDS Community and Spectra.
icon icon icon icon · prismtech.com

RESTACK
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. A universal interface for connected devices (Arduino, RaspberryPi, ElectricImp, etc.). Data is sent and received as JSON.
icon · restack.io

Driblet Labs
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.
icon icon icon · driblet.io

Resin.io
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.
icon icon icon icon icon · resin.io

DevicePilot
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
icon icon icon icon · devicepilot.com

Tau Institute
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.
icon icon icon · tauinstitute.org

Wit.ai
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.
icon icon icon icon · wit.ai

Kaa Project
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.
icon icon icon · kaaproject.org

IoTivity
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
icon icon · iotivity.org

Axeda
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.
icon icon icon icon icon icon icon icon · axeda.com

ThingSquare
Stockholm, Se. Offers a software platform that lets product makers connect products with smartphones
icon icon icon icon icon icon · thingsquare.com

WUF
Boulder, CO. Offering a smart dog collar, WUF creates the "connected canine," so that dog owners can be competent and relaxed. The device is paired with a smartphone app.
icon icon icon · getwuf.com

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.
icon icon icon · limmex.com

IoT Perspectives
Santa Cruz, CA. Curated and opinionated analysis of the business, technology and market trends of the Internet of Things. E-mail newsletter available.
icon icon icon · iotperspectives.com

Q Designs
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.
icon icon icon icon · qdesigns.co

Physical Web
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.
icon icon icon icon · google.github.io/physical-web/

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.
icon icon icon · webofthings.org

MachineShop
Boston, MA. Through the MachineShop Services Exchange (MSX), or a private Enterprise Services Exchange (ESX), this middleware company enables the Internet of Services.
icon icon icon · machineshop.io

OhMiBod
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.
icon icon icon icon icon · ohmibod.com

Vibease
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.
icon icon icon icon · vibease.com

TapTap
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.
icon · taptap.me

IFTTT
San Francisco, CA. Pronounced like Gift without the "G," If This Then That allows users to create custom scripts, called applets (formerly "recipes"), to connect and control things.
icon icon icon icon icon · ifttt.com

Internet of Things Filter
GigaOm's search results for articles / posts tagged with IoT, including a chart showing the count of mentions.
search.gigaom.com/technology/internet-of-things/

MQTT
MQ Telemetry Transport is a lightweight, low-power/bandwidth, publish/subscribe messaging protocol for sensors, mobile devices, and the IoT.
icon icon · mqtt.org

theThings.IO
Barcelona, ES. A social network for IoT, including a blog.
icon icon icon · thethings.io

XOWi Smart Voice Badge
Mclean, VA. A wearable device enabling hands free/eyes free interactions with Things using voice. Unsuccessful Kickstarter funding.
icon icon icon icon icon · xowi.me

MoDev
Washington, DC. Connects mobile developers, designers, marketers and providers through meetups, conferences and hackathons.
icon icon icon icon · gomodev.com

My Mobile Robots RK-1
An Arduino mobile robot with tractor treads that can be controlled via iOS or Android using WiFi. Kickstarter successfully funded.
icon icon icon · mymobilerobots.com/rk1/

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.
icon icon icon icon icon icon icon · media.mit.edu

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