Nest Bricks Revolv: The Importance of Open IoT

This news illustrates very clearly why it is SO IMPORTANT to use open standards in IoT! For IoT vendors, that is, startups with IoT products, this news should underscore the importance of choosing an open standards-based platform. You’ve put your time, effort, and hopes into your device, the last thing you want is to have…

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Dr. Liang sponsored FOSS4G 2016

Dr. Steve Liang, our founder and CEO, proudly sponsors the Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial (FOSS4G) North American 2016, and financially supported the Poster and Map session. FOSS4GNA 2016 will be held in Raleigh, N.C. from May 2~5 2016.  Please say hi to Steve if you will be there. Steve will be very…

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SensorUp Featured in GCN News

SensorUp was recently featured in GCN news. The story looked at SensorUp’s emergency management work: connecting all kinds of sensors to help first responders and situation managers as they deal with catastrophes. Our work with the Department of Homeland Security was highlighted. The work involved combining sensor data from numerous different sensing systems, including a Hexoskin biometric…

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SensorUp Wields Open Source to Battle IoT Silos

To address the issue of silo-ing in the Internet of things (IoT), SensorUp has proposed an open source project with Eclipse Foundation. In a recent article published by the Eclipse Foundation, SensorUp founder and CEO Steve Liang explained the threat posed by silo-ing in IoT: IoT systems that operate in isolated technology or vendor specific…

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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 system interoperability. Because it impedes the connection between sensors and datastreams, silo-ing is the primary…

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