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The Best of the Week (Sep. 26): IoT Zone

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Digi-Key Electronics’ Internet of Things (IoT) Resource Center Inspires the Future: Read More

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the IoT Zone (September 26 to October 2). Here they are, in order of popularity:

1. Getting Started with IoT and Java

At JavaOne we announced the Open IoT Stack for Java, a set of open source technologies that will make it easier for Java devs to build IoT solutions. The focus of the technology is to enable developers to connect and manage the devices, sensors and actuators that are part of their IoT solution.

2. Practical IoT: Appliances are Only the Beginning

IoT is more than just a series of pocketbook-draining home upgrades and fashionably futuristic dog-suits, and more than a connected refrigerator. Here are a number of things that it actually is, each of which helps to paint a practical picture of the impact IoT is having and will have on the world.

3. Sorry, Fanboys, There Will Be No Rise of the Machines

You’ve seen it in billion dollar movie franchises - the premise that one day, machines will become so intelligent that they will rise up against their human creators. It sounds plausible. But it’s actually as ridiculously and preposterously absurd as the premise that the earth is flat — maybe more so!

4. ARM mbed: An OS, Server, and Tools to Connect Everything

On Wednesday, ARM announced mbed, a new Internet of Things platform centered on ARM's free mbed OS and Cortex M7 processor. In particular, ARM points to three aspects of the mbed project: mbed OS, mbed Device Server, and mbed Tools.

5. The Internet of Java: Eclipse's Open IoT Stack for Java

A lot of people are getting interested in IoT, but it's not always the easiest thing to get started with. That's where the Eclipse Foundation's announcement from JavaOne comes in: the Internet of Things is now quite a bit more Java-friendly.


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