“Can you use open design and open source in your business model?” – Presented by Diderik van Wingerden, Totem

The use of open source as integral part of a business model has been well established in software. But can this ‘open innovation’ model cross from the virtual world of bits and bytes to the physical world of atoms? Advantages and disadvantages of using an open source business model for Internet of Things are presented, supported by examples of successful cases.

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Google Developing ‘Brillo’ Software for Internet of Things

Google wants its software to power any electronic device that connects to the Internet, whether or not it has a digital screen. To that end, Google is working on technology that could run on low-powered devices, possibly with as few as 64 or 32 megabytes of random-access memory, according to people who have been briefed about the project. Continue reading “Google Developing ‘Brillo’ Software for Internet of Things”

3 Types of Internet of Things Investors – Which One Are You?

There are plenty of ways for personal investors to tap into the IoT. Investors have their choice of chipmakers, hardware makers, platform companies, and software companies. But what if you’re looking to base your investment decision not on whether a company makes microcontrollers or analytics software, but rather on the level of risk you’re willing to accept? Continue reading “3 Types of Internet of Things Investors – Which One Are You?”

Create your first Internet of Things application in under 30 minutes with IBM Bluemix

Yes, I am not kidding, and you’ll see how it’s done as you follow through the steps in this article.  Even non-technical folks can try out. To get a quick understanding of Bluemix, you may refer to my other article ‘Bluemix for Dummies’. The purpose of this article is to create a simple IoT application. Continue reading “Create your first Internet of Things application in under 30 minutes with IBM Bluemix”

InvenSense Introduces Next Evolution of 6-Axis SoC With Enhanced Digital Motion Processor

InvenSense, Inc., the leading provider of intelligent sensor system on chip (SoC) for Motion and Sound, announced the introduction of the ICM-20648. The 6-axis ICM-20648 SoC combines InvenSense’s latest enhanced proprietary Digital Motion Processor™ (DMP) engine with InvenSense’s MotionApps™ software … Continue reading “InvenSense Introduces Next Evolution of 6-Axis SoC With Enhanced Digital Motion Processor”