Each week, we scour the Internet superhighway for the latest and greatest Internet of Things news. From product launches to thought leadership articles, below are our five favorite IoT items this week.
Facebook Pushes Into The Internet Of Things
Facebook announced that it’s rolling out a new software development kit for Parse, a company it acquired in 2013 that provides a cloud backend for app developers. Read more.
Create Your First IoT Application In Under 30 Minutes
Using IBM Bluemix, even non-technical folks can create simple Internet of Things applications quickly. Read more.
Panasonic Opens Intellectual Property Portfolio To Boost Innovation
Panasonic pledges to provide companies with royalty-free access to some of its IoT software and patents as way to speed up the development of new IoT software and services. Read more.
Boston To Install Pay-By-Phone Parking Meters
Boston’s parking meters are going to get a lot smarter over the next few years, eventually letting drivers find open spots and feed the meter with their smartphones. Read more.
The Aquila Drone Will Beam Down Internet Access With Lasers
As the second day of its F8 conference began here at Fort Mason in San Francisco, Facebook announced the first hardware it plans to use to beam the Internet down to billions of people around the world. Read more.