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All Things SensorThings: Our latest webinar series starts March 17th

Due to popular demand, we’ve brought back another series of hands-on tutorial webinars!  Visit to register and learn more. Or, use the links below to register for each webinar. Please note that you must register for each tutorial individually.   We’ll … Read More

Building IoT Apps: How to use open data standards

Today, IoT data is often confined to independent, silo-ed data management systems. These silos are often proprietary, based on black-box protocols set up to answer a limited set of specific questions. The majority do not permit any data sharing, or … Read More

Comparison of SensorThings API and Sensor Observation Service – Part 2

Summary In the second part of this blog series, we will discuss the interoperability between OGC SOS and SensorThings API. In summary, OGC SensorThings API can interoperate with SOS at both the data level and service interface level. That means SensorThings … Read More

Comparison of SensorThings API and Sensor Observation Service – Part 1

Many people asked me this question: What are the differences between OGC SensorThings API and OGC Sensor Observation Service?  As one of the contributors of the very first version of OGC SOS specification back in 2005 and the editor of … Read More

SensorUp to participate the Internet Architecture Board Workshop on IoT Semantic Interoperability

Dr. Liang was invited to participate the IoT Semantic Interoperability Workshop 2016 organized by the Internet Architecture Board. Dr. Liang will present the Open Geospatial Consortium IoT and Sensor Web standards, such as the OGC SensorThings API, OGC Sensor Web Enablement … Read More

SensorUp Webinar Series: SensorThings Tutorials

SensorUp is offering another series of tutorial webinars, due to popular demand. Our latest series starts March 17th, 2016. Just like last time, it runs each Thursday at 11am MT, for four weeks. You will learn: -> How to connect … Read More

Dr. Liang to present SensorThings API at 2016 Sensors Expo & Conference

Dr. Liang is going to present the OGC SensorThings API at the 2016 Sensors Expo & Conference in San Jose, CA from June 21~23 ’16. If you are in the Bay Area, we would love to meet you there.

SensorUp stickers arrived!

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A Decentralized SensorThings API Architecture for Raspberry Pi

When we designed OGC SensorThings API, efficiency and scalability are two critical requirements.  SensorThings API needs to be efficient so that it can accommodate battery power-constrained, computing power-constrained, and low cost devices. SensorThings API also needs to be scalable because it needs to scale … Read More

Dr. Liang to present at the Alberta Innovation: Partnering for Global Solutions

Invited by Alberta Innovate Technology Future (AITF), Dr. Liang will present at the Alberta Innovation: Partnering for Global Solutions event in Vancouver on March 2nd.  This event is co-located with the Globe Conference 2016. It will showcase Alberta’s leading organizations that are driving … Read More