Linux Foundation unveils internet of things-standard Intel and Samsung




The nonprofit Linux Foundation has announced the preview release of IoTivity. The new open-source software framework should be a new standard for Internet of Things applications. Include companies such as Intel and Samsung are involved in the project.

IoTivity The umbrella organization involved in the project, called OIC. More than fifty companies have joined the organization, as is the announcement stated. The OIC is last summer founded and is supported by companies such as Intel and Samsung.

The Linux Foundation is the IoTivity hosting project. The goal is to create a new standard for Internet of Things applications. Devices should more easily be able to connect with each other. The notice is reported that the project is open to everyone and that is made of different APIs used to be accessible in multiple languages ​​and for various operating systems. The project will be made available under an Apache license.

However, several companies want to create a standard. For example, companies like LG, Panasonic, Microsoft and Sony joined the Alliance Allseen added . The organization uses open source software designed by Qualcomm and under Apache and BSD licenses is made available. Allseen the system is not tied to a particular platform or IP network, making it suitable for WiFi, 3G / 4G, Bluetooth and Ethernet connections.

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