OpenIoT

OpenIoT promoted by ICFOSS is a community enabled knowledge sharing platform to share, discuss and collaborate on Open Source hardware and software for Internet of Things (IoT). Physical and virtual objects that have unique identities are now connected to the internet to facilitate intelligent applications that make energy, logistics, industrial control, retail, agriculture and many other domains “smarter”. The software and hardware needs arising out of the billions of devices/things expected to get connected, will have to be addressed by the open source community. OpenIoT is aimed at developer communities working in this direction.

Nodes

Nodes are edge/end devices that can add value to the interconnects based on which decisions can be made.The nodes, which in most cases is Hardware Device, is a combination of Open Source Hardware, Sensors and Open Source firmware.

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Gateways

Gateways act as bridge between two different networks. In most IoT application the purpose of gateway is to offer interconnects between a Non-IP network such as Zigbee, LoRaWAN, RF, Bluetooth, etc and an IP network such as LTE, WiFi.

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Middleware

Middleware helps establish a common standard amongst the diversity of devices, sensors, OS and applications that makes up the IoT ecosystem architecture.It essentially connects different, often complex and already existing applications that were not originally designed to be connected.

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Dashboard

Dashboards are platforms that offer a visual representation of data/information from the physical entities through a display (Human Machine Interface) on a computer/mobile device. Dashboards enable remote management of nodes, helps perform analytics, enable data visualisation and also enable creation of data sharing models such as an API.

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OS

Hardware agnostic systems helps bring large scale scalability to the internet of things. Operating systems allow a horizontal integration approach to create smartphone-like, app-driven usage and business models, connecting and interacting with Cloud-based infrastructure and services.

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Protocols

Protocols help optimise the bandwidth, radio cost and the number of interconnects while standards in most cases refer to regulatory rules that allow for a standard model for everyday IoT backend tasks, such as processing, storage, and firmware updates.

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Recent Posts

Public LoRAWAN Launch

The website will be inaugurated by Shri. M Sivasankar IAS, Secretary to the Government - Electronics & IT Department Kerala, on 25th April 2018 at 03:30 PM 03:00 PM along with the launch of public LoRaWAN network.

Event type: Public. Open to all.
Venue: Travancore Hall, Park Centre, Technopark, Trivandrum.
Registration:Spot registration is available from 02:30 PM till 03:00 PM at the venue.

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The Things Network

The Things Network is a global, crowdsourced, open, free and decentralised internet of things network for enabling data connectivity across diverse applications. The network allows ultra-low power things (nodes) connect to the internet for seamless data exchange across several platforms.

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