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HackNite at Digital City RI

August 8, 2014
Makers, hackers, coders, and newbies alike gathered at the co-working space and tech hub of Digital City Rhode Island in Providence RI at HackNite this week. Their goal was to play with Internet of Things (IoT) devices and sensors with the help of the Developer Enablement team from Axeda.

Developing IoT Prototypes with Java ME 8

July 24, 2014
By Tyler McDaniel The latest platform for building IoT applications is Java Micro Edition Embedded 8, released by Oracle this spring.  Classic Java strengths like multiplatform support, polished APIs, and a robust developer community have been expanded in the embedded space, with an expanded...

An SDK for the IoT

July 17, 2014
By Kevin Holbrook Writing Software is all about creating new and occasionally innovative solutions that address existing problems or new business opportunities. The Web development world is dominated by WebServices and APIs offered by companies to make it easier to develop web based solutions using...

Upgrade Your Existing Products to IoT with WiFi Modules and AT Commands

July 15, 2014
By Dick Bates, Business Manager, Inventek The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to revolutionize the capabilities of many industrial and consumer products. Connected appliances and industrial infrastructure are introduced at the premium segment of each market offering remote capabilities through...

Developing Microcontroller based IoT Prototypes and Products with the ARM mbed IDE

July 1, 2014
By John Rogers, Application Engineer Developing innovative IoT prototypes and products just became easier with the pairing of the Axeda Internet of Things cloud and mbed web based development environment of ARM Cortex based devices. ARM’s mbed web based development environment provides a complete...

Creating Embedded IoT Devices using Axeda ‘Embedded’ Software Technologies

June 16, 2014
By Mats Samuelsson Creating cost effective Internet of Things (IoT) devices requires the ability to capitalize on cost effective and proven hardware and software technologies. Traditionally, embedded has meant microcontroller chip or SOC based devices that use small footprint operating systems and...

The Axeda Developer Toolbox – A Quick Start to Developing Applications on the Axeda IoT Platform

June 11, 2014
By Mats Samuelsson The world of IoT devices and applications is expanding rapidly. Leading product manufacturers of anything from appliances to medical monitors and thermostats to locks are adding connectivity and IoT applications as a way of differentiating their products and provide a better...

Axeda Embedded or Axeda Ready - Making the Right Choices for Your IoT Device and Product Solution

May 19, 2014
Addressing the rapidly growing IoT devise and solutions market requires flexible device and connectivity solutions.

When the Tool Just Fits – A View From the AT&T Hackathon

January 9, 2014
By Sara Jarjoura It’s 2014 and the tech scene is a-buzz with the outcome of the AT&T Hackathon at their Developer Summit in Las Vegas, just prior to CES.  Partners present at the Hackathon - ARM, Qualcomm, Intel, Netgear, SparkFun, MultiTech, Plantronics - all brought great hackable ...

Chip, Module, or Device?

December 18, 2013
By Allen Smith Connecting a real-world device to the internet using the cell phone network is all the rage these days, so why is still so hard and confusing?  Does it seem like people are being evasive when you ask how much it will cost and they start asking a bunch of questions?  I can...

Sending An AMMP Message With Only A Web Browser

November 15, 2013
You don't need hardware to try out the Axeda platform.  The Axeda platform communicates using AMMP - Adaptive Machine Message Protocol.  AMMP uses JSON encoded objects sent to the Axeda platform in an HTTP POST.  Any device that is capable of making an HTTP POST (such as a web...

Getting Started With Connecting Microcontrollers to the Axeda Machine Cloud

November 1, 2013
Using the Axeda platform lets you focus on building your unique application and not waste time duplicating the "plumbing" that is the same across all applications.

Axeda Goes Microcontroller

October 28, 2013
In the rapidly expanding M2M and Internet of Things markets, microcontrollers are quickly becoming the key component in connected devices.