APIs and the Internet of Things – Crossing the boundary between Device and Software

Real time interaction is the defining characteristic for a majority of IoT scenarios, whether involving large numbers of devices or not. While “APIs of things” are a pre-requisite for crossing the boundary between device and software, they are not sufficient on their own - you also need a platform that can handle real time detection...  Continue reading APIs and the Internet of Things – Crossing the boundary between Device and Software

APIs and the Internet of Things – Everything is a Prototype

There are abundant opportunities for building smart systems based on “APIs of things”. While APIs of things are "fixed" in deployed devices, we are still learning what a good Internet of Things solution looks like. Before the dust settles, many business domains may become “platform shaped” with a few major platform companies and everyone else...  Continue reading APIs and the Internet of Things – Everything is a Prototype

APIs and the Internet of Things – Not all APIs are made the same

Most people readily agree there is a significant synergy between APIs and the Internet of Things. The Internet of Things has really been around for at least a couple of decades… What is new is the ability to leverage APIs for interacting with a host of different things in much more uniform fashion. So,...  Continue reading APIs and the Internet of Things – Not all APIs are made the same