Enterprises are excited about the promise of the internet of things, but until they start connecting things, they may have little idea of the potential impact on their business.
Meldium’s slick ID management capability will help admins track and manage passwords in the cloud era, says LogMeIn CEO Michael Simon.
Spark Labs, a company building a platform for the internet of things, has raised $4.9 million, making it another well-funded participant in this space.
Getting devices online and sharing their data is the raison d’etre of a variety of new startups. Now Bug Labs is offering its own modular tool set for the internet of things.
Like many of its chipmaking competitors, Texas Instruments is really stoked about the promise of connected devices. It all boils down to more chips sold. So TI has built out a partner program for the internet of things to help manufacturers link together devices and services from different companies. Participants in TI’s ecosystem include 2lemetry, ARM, Arrayent, Exosite, IBM, LogMeIn (Xively), Spark, and Thingsquare. Basically if a company buys TI chips they’ll work with software, hardware or cloud offerings from the above vendors.
Does the internet of things need a Google-like search engine? The creators of UK startup Umbrellium think so, and have launched Thingful so people can share their devices and data those devices produce with others.
Another cloud for the internet of things has raised funding, with Redwood City, Calif.-based Arrayent scoring $11.9 million in second round funding from Intel Capital and DCM Ventures.
Berg’s transition is complete. The London design shop is now a tech startup selling a connected devices platform, and it’s got VC money to boot.
LogMeIn’s cloud platform for sharing data generated by the internet of things has created a partnership program and signed on two new partners.
Chip licensing giant ARM has purchased a software company that has built protocols for the internet of things. The deal moves ARM closer to the end developer by making it easier for them to make connected devices.