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‘XMPP is a very good start’ for IoT development

Clayster is working on a new framework to quickly develop Internet of Things solutions and products. Founder Rikard Strid believes the Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) could be the key.

Bug Labs makes building IoT apps easy

Bug Labs evolved from open source hardware to tools to build Internet of Things applications. ‘Customers were putting whole collections of devices on the internet,’ founder Peter Semmelhack says. ‘It wasn’t like one vending machine; it was ten thousand vending machines.’

Interface Foundry adds temporal dimension to geofencing

Interface Foundry lets users build data bubbles pinned to a location and timeframe. Unlike iBeacon it is an open system. ‘Even the kid down the street selling lemonade on a stand should be able to build a data bubble,’ co-founder Rachel Law says.