OCF held its first successful Developer Training Event & Hackathon at the OCF Members Meeting in Chicago on June 21-22, 2018. Open to both members and the general public, OCF debuted a complete and innovative… [Read More]
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With the widespread commercial availability of connected devices over the past few years, it’s safe to say the Internet of Things has officially gone mainstream. You may not be aware, however, that the concept of machines communicating with one another via the internet has been around for a while.
Later this month, Internet of Things developers will descend upon Chicago for the inaugural OCF Developer Training and Hackathon.
The event kicks off at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 21, and is a 28-hour competition where attendees create IoT solutions from scratch. Sleep is not an option.
We have several exciting activities planned for … [Read More]
Open Connectivity Foundation Announces 31 New Members Including Bose Corporation, Comcast, Somfy, Tata Consultancy and Fujitsu Limited
Consortium updates specification with plans to have certified products in the market by end of 2016
Portland, OR. June 28, 2016 – The Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF), a leading Internet of Things (IoT) standards body, announced the addition of 31 new member organizations including Bose Corporation, Comcast, Fujitsu Limited, Somfy and Tata Consultancy, growing membership to nearly 200 companies dedicated to creating a common IoT standard. In addition, OCF announced updated functionality to its specification.
IoTivity is an open source software project enabling seamless device-to-device connectivity where billions of wired and wireless Internet of Things (IoT) devices can securely connect to each other and to the internet. The Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF) develops specifications, interoperability guidelines, and a certification program for these devices. IoTivity Classic and IoTivity Lite are open source reference implementations of the OCF specification. You can learn more about OCF here, and about IoTivity here.
The IoTivity Lite framework APIs expose the framework to developers, and are available in several programming languages and for multiple operating systems. The framework supports dedicated and optimized protocols for IoT, with specific considerations for constrained devices and addressing all types of devices, form-factors, companies, ecosystems and markets.
The IoTivity Lite framework operates as middleware across all operating systems and connectivity platforms and has these four essential building blocks:
- Discovery: supporting multiple mechanisms for discovering devices and resources in proximity and remotely.
- Data transmission: supporting information exchange and control based on a messaging and streaming model.
- Data management: supporting the collection, storage and analysis of data from various resources.
- Device management: supporting configuration, provisioning and diagnostics of devices.
See below for information on how to get started with the IoTivity Lite code base.