IPSO Alliance Smart Object Guidelines Rapidly Gaining Traction; Announces Work on Next Generation of IoT Interoperability

PR Newswire – April 19, 2017

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The IPSO Alliance (IPSO) today announced that its Smart Object Guidelines are experiencing strong industry adoption, with more than 500 downloads in the past six months alone. Issued in 2014 and supplemented in 2015, the guidelines, which define smart-object models for IoT interoperability, are continuously updated using the Open Mobile Alliance’s (OMA) OMA LwM2M Management Object and Resource Editor.

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Ikea launches iPhone-connected smart home bulbs & sensors, but no Apple HomeKit support

Apple Insider – April 6, 2017

After an international roll-out, flat-pack furniture company Ikea has brought its Tradfri smart home system to the U.S., with a starter gateway kit with two bulbs, a network gateway, and a dimmer for $80.

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It’s Easy to Manage Wireless IoT Sensor Nodes from the Internet!

OMA SpecWorks – March 23, 2017

IPSO Alliance, 21 March 2017 — The availability of the Internet Protocol (IP) suite on constrained devices, including IPV6 and 6LowPAN, makes a new kind of interoperability for connected devices and Smart Objects possible. IPSO’s Smart Object Guidelines provide a common design pattern, an object model, that can effectively use the IETF CoAP protocol to provide high-level interoperability between Smart Object devices and connected software applications on other devices and services. In this guest article, member company STMicroelectronics showcases how it has adopted the IPSO Smart Object guidelines, along with OMA’s LWM2M and other open standards to simply and effectively manage wireless IoT sensor nodes from the Internet, demonstrating the broad applicability of these technologies for IoT applications.

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IWCE to Host an Apps Center and a Wearable Technology Pavilion

OMA SpecWorks – March 17, 2017

International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) will host an Apps Center and a Wearable Technology Pavilion within the Exhibit Hall, March 29-30 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The new apps and wearable technologies bring the communications technology sector into the next century. The IWCE Exhibit Hall that will include more than 400 exhibitors showcasing the most innovative technologies in the communications technology industry.

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OMA LWM2M: Breaking down the silos that limit IoT at scale

Mbed Blog – February 28, 2017

Thanks to everyone for the huge interest in the LwM2M webinar we hosted on February 13th. The timing was excellent as version 1.0 of the LwM2M specification was just finalized and published so we were able to share the most recent developments with our attendees.

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Metaswitch Introduces Converged Network Message Store (CNMS) As A Platform For Delivering An Integrated Voice, Data And Video Messaging Experience Across All Devices

Yahoo Finance – February 22, 2017

LOS ALTOS, CA–(Marketwired – February 22, 2017) – Cloud native communications software leader Metaswitch today announced the general availability of its Converged Network Message Store (CNMS), the first cloud native platform to provide unified, cloud-based storage of voicemail, text and video messages. CNMS is a highly scalable, elastic storage solution that provides unified access for multiple messaging services, through open application programming interfaces (API). In turn, operators can use CNMS to enable a new wave of advanced, device-independent messaging services that connect third party businesses, enterprises and consumers; the platform is currently in commercial use by a tier 1 US communications service provider. CNMS is available as a standalone platform, or as part of Metaswitch’s broad suite of messaging solutions for mobile operators.

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Eclipse IoT Announces Support for OMA LightweightM2M 1.0 Device Management Standard

itbusinessnet.com – February 15, 2017

The Eclipse IoT Working Group, a collaborative working group of the Eclipse Foundation, is pleased to announce the Eclipse Leshan open source project will support the newly ratified Open Mobile Alliance (OMA) LightweightM2M (LwM2M) 1.0 device management standard. LwM2M has become an important Internet of Things (IoT) standard for managing low power and lightweight devices that are common for IoT solutions.

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AVSystem releases its LwM2M library Anjay as an open-source software

AVSystem – February 9, 2017

Krakow, Poland – 9 February 2017 – AVSystem is glad to announce that its LightweightM2M (LwM2M) library Anjay was published as open-source software under Apache 2.0 license. Anjay follows C99 standard and is compatible with the newest version of LwM2M Technical Specification. The software and documentation can be found on GitHub.

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IWCE 2017 Celebrates 40 Years of Educating Communications Technology Professionals, Event Delivers a Week of Wide-Ranging Education

OMA SpecWorks – January 27, 2017

International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE), the premier annual event for communications technology professionals, offers the most comprehensive education program in the communications technology industry. IWCE will celebrate its 40th anniversary when it takes place March 27-31, 2017 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

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CES 2017: From competition to coopetition – Standards groups work toward unifying IoT with dotdot

Embedded Computing Design – January 12, 2017

I’m sure you’ve all seen the following comic before and chuckled when thinking about the proliferation of Internet of Things (IoT) standards.

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