Linux Pursues Internet of Things Initiative

The Linux Foundation recently announced that it will be creating a new open-source project, EdgeX Foundry. This project takes aim at the growing scope of Internet of Things technology by attempting to build a common, open IoT solution framework.The intent of EdgeX Foundry is not to restrain IoT d... [More]

Microsoft Announces IoT Central

In April, Microsoft announced a new service to help alleviate the layers of headaches that can accompany building software for the Internet of Things. The solution, called IoT Central, is touted as an end-to-end, cloud-based software as a service to help developers build and support the back end... [More]

The Rise of Microcontrollers

The demand for microcontrollers will grow substantially over the next five years, according to the findings of a Grand View Research report released last year. These miniature computers discretely control appliances and devices that have to think on their own, such as components in your automobi... [More]

The Internet of Things

The Internet of Things is a term nearing ubiquity in press releases, tech talks, and industry forecasts. Equal parts futurism and pragmatism, the Internet of Things is the presence of sensors in virtually any setting (or “thing”) to monitor physical information in real time. These sensor... [More]