Gartner’s annual report on top technology trends features all the buzzwords it can: augmented reality, microservices, IoT and machine learning all have their time in the limelight. We take a quick look at their predictions and what the future holds for tech.
“Home automation is a luxury,” says Daniel Young, CEO of tech consultancy DXY. What’s missing is for the Internet of Things to prove it can really improve people’s lives.
Gordon Haff is back to speak about the real value of IoT and how open source culture can have a positive impact in this growing field. Haff says that most of today’s big IT trends are fundamentally enabled by open source code.
The first Internet of Things Design Manifesto has gone live with contributions and backing from a plethora of professionals in the IoT community. Its guidelines aim to be a foundation for designers and engineers to create a myriad of products and services.
Matteo Collina has been dealing with new possibilities for savings and energy efficiency through ‘Smart Grids’. For communication between a washing machine and a power plant to work, some obstacles need to be cleared.
According to a recent study on IoT apps commissioned by Progress, 65% of them are able to generate real sales. The majority of IoT solutions included in this group can be found in the fields of smart home, wearables and sports and fitness.
In the past two to three years, OSGi has gone from being an outdated Java-based connected home specification to a mainstream IoT technology. Here we take a look at the myriad of IoT standards and the most successful examples of OSGi IoT implementations.
Using practical examples, Oracle’s David Delabassee explains what home automation is all about and how Java EE fits into the IoT space.
A new API management tool is promising 20,000 API calls per second in a lightweight first release that’s optimised for mobile and IoT. Varnish CTO Per Buer walks us through version 1.0 of the Varnish API Engine.
Talk of a third industrial revolution has swept across the IT sector. But has the Internet of Things really brought revolution to the manufacturers? Is it still in the beginning stages? Or is it all just hype?
Taking a look forward at the practical experiences in IoT over the next five years, Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino says developers will have 99 problems, and bad software isn’t necessarily the worst one of them.
Azul Systems have thrown down the gauntlet to Oracle’s OpenJDK, serving up a new open sourced Java platform targeting embedded, mobile, and robust, high-function IoT designs.
Microsoft is spreading its cloud to the Internet of Things with an IoT Suite for Azure, while Windows 10 is scheduled to get its own IoT version.
The world is becoming connected: more than 3 billion people online, 8 billion devices, millions of apps. What does this mean to developers? It means that you developers are becoming the creators of a new world – a connected world.