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WiFi and Cellular-connected hardware
Take advantage of Googles heritage of web-scale processing, analytics, and machine intelligence.
Find and compare IoT Cloud Platform providers. Quickly narrow your choices based on your feature requirements, vertical market focus and vendor hardware integrations.
Edge Microserver & Always OnSDK
Help narrow down your platform requirements (end-to-end, open source, etc)
Wide range of supported hardware devices.
Products combine plug-and-play sensors, wireless connectivity, and rich cloud-hosted software
Supports HTTP, WebSockets, and MQTT
Azure IoT Suite packages together Azure IoT services with preconfigured solutions.
Pay-As-You-Go Plans (Coverage in 100 Counties)
Make it smart using our SDK; Java scripting power at your fingertips with Groovy
Acquired Company / Purchaser Date Amount
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Choosing an IoT System? Ask These 8 Questions to Platform Providers- ElectronicDesign 9/2016
Augmented Reality Integration (Vuforia Studio Enterprise)
Overview of IoT platforms designed from the ground up based on supplied hardware
Berg Insight Platform Report Overview(PDF)
Supports HTTP, Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP), and MQ Telemetry Transport (MQTT).
The messaging broker supports connections using native MQTT and WebSockets MQTT.
Parks Associates Platform Report1Q 2016
Allows you to assign devices to customers, set usage limits and get reports for billing purposes
Licensed under Apache Software License 2.0
Works with wide range of languages, devices and other online services like Arduino, Particle and AWS Lambda
Connect data from every device, sensor, website, and interaction with Salesforce to get a more complete view of your customers.
Zatar offers an open Application API for creating custom applications, a Device API for connecting smarter devices and a portfolio of IoT applications for implementing IoT solutions.
Losant provides open source SDKs for Arduino and Node.js
First Analysis overview(PDF) 9/2/2015
Machine Learning – Automate data processing and rank data based on learned priorities.
Create a persistent, virtual version, or shadow, of each device that includes the devices latest state
Full-Stack: Hardware, firmware, software and cloud
The following Channel Guide will help you:
Java/Android, ObjC (iOS and Mac), Python, Ruby and more SDKs.
Subscription-based, pay-as-you-go pricing
A directory list of platform providers based on feature sets, hardware/language support, etv
Easily integrate Azure IoT Suite with your systems and applications, including Salesforce, SAP, Oracle Database, and Microsoft Dynamics
Popular maker friendly platforms with integration with Arduino, Raspi and other DIY hardware platforms
View Complete list of IoT acquisitionshere.
Major Acquisitions in Platform Space
B+B SmartWorx (Acquired by Advantech)
Supports over 60 regulatory frameworks worldwide.
A line of pre-built applications including for Gas leak and soil quality monitoring
integrate your product with other web services
Horizontally scalable – can handle millions of devices
M2M/IoT protocol and data format adapters: CoAP, UDP, HTTP, Modbus, XMPP, DDS, MQTT and Vendor-Specific M2M Technologies
Drag-and-drop reaction editor and data visualizations
Free account and manage up to 2 devices.
Xively provides a C client library for use on devices
Customers have managed up to 500,000 assets and 100,000 device messages per second
Discovery of all available devices/sensors in a network environment.
Includes end-to-end solutions for Fleet tracking, and Industrial IoT applications like remote monitoring for Cold Chain and Condition.
Runs on Embedded Linux devices with as little as 32 MB of RAM
Quickly connect your Raspberry Pi with our mobile app and manage your IoT projects
Safely deploy and manage firmware across your devices
Machnation Platform Overview Summary(PDF) 5/2016
What to Look for in an Industrial Internet of Things Cloud Platform- 12/2016
Raspberry Pi Support – Develop IoT apps that leverage Raspberry Pi, cognitive capabilities and APIs
Utilizes Googles global fiber network (70 points of presence across 33 countries) for ultra-low latency
Work with any programming language, embedded device, sensor, actuator, and cloud service to retrofit existing equipment, build new infrastructure, or explore new business opportunities.
Data management services with open source licenses
Markets and Markets IoT Platform Report11/2015
Free two week trial with pricing starting at $30/Month for individuals and $130 for Businesses.
Endpoint agents and the Web clients are abstracted with myDevices cloud server
Paid Research and Market Reports (IoT Market Reports)
Operator of Cayenne – The worlds first drag-and-drop project builder developed to quickly design and prototype projects
Real-Time Insights – Contextualize and analyze real-time IoT data
Gartner IoT Platform Market Guide7/2015
Our end-to-end ecosystem strategy means you dont have to develop your own modules, network stack, or cloud on-boarding
Edge Nodes, Gateways and device management and update platform.
IoT-Analytics Platform Report1/2016
Developing for the Internet of Things is a complex endeavor, and nobody wants to do it from scratch. IoT data platforms offer a jumping-off point by combining many of the tools needed to manage a deployment from device management to data prediction and insights into one service.
Comparison of providers where connectivity is the primary entry point to data management platform
Built on scalable event processing engine (Thunder), designed to ingest and analyze billions of connected events
Xively provides an application for integrating connected products into the Salesforce Service Cloud.
Runs on cloud infrastructure as a white-label subscription service.
Comparisons based on platform focus (analytics, mobile, device integrations)
Connect devices with MQTT, AMQP, Stomp, and other protocols
Providers of platforms include pure-play 3rd party platforms, hardware vendors, connectivity providers, and system integrators.
IoT Cloud Platform solutions backed by large publicly traded companies
Create listeners, rules and trigger actions
Rules Engine can route messages to AWS endpoints including AWS Lambda, Amazon Kinesis, Amazon S3, Amazon Machine Learning, Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon CloudWatch, and Amazon Elasticsearch Service with built-in Kibana integration
REST/HTTP, websockets, MQTT, and CoAP support
SIM and Fleet Management (MVNO service)
Analyze and visualize your data with MATLAB. RESTful and MQTT APIs.
Wide range of Gateway types, environmental monitoring sensors and camera modules all tied into cloud service and dashboards