Eight Key Open-Source Internet of Things Projects

 
 
By Darryl K. Taft  |  Posted 2014-10-01
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Open source is key to the development of the Internet of things (IoT). Therefore, the Eclipse Foundation is taking a hard look at IoT for Java developers. In fact, the Eclipse IoT community is making it easier for Java developers to connect and manage devices in an IoT solution by delivering at JavaOne 2014 an open IoT stack for Java developers. Based on open source and open standards, the Eclipse Open IoT Stack for Java simplifies IoT development by enabling Java developers to reuse a core set of frameworks and services in their IoT solutions. In addition to the core Open IoT Stack, a set of industrial frameworks are available to accelerate the process of creating home automation and SCADA factory automation solutions. "Our goal with this is to ensure that Java developers have a free and open-source platform for building IoT solutions," said Mike Milinkovich, executive director of Eclipse. "I definitely believe that the core infrastructure pieces of the Internet of things have to be based on open source." This eWEEK slide show looks at some of the core open-source software projects that focus on IoT.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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