If you’re just beginning to traverse the landscape of the Internet of Things (IoT), you've likely come across a surplus of IoT platforms. To get the most out of IoT data, you'll need to employ the tools a platform provides for connectivity, analytics, triggers, alerts and more. The quest for the perfect IoT platform often begins with the following questions: 1) What is an IoT platform? 2) Which platform do I choose to get started?
Navigating the world of the Internet of Things (IoT) devices as a developer can be overwhelming. With thousands of unique products, hundreds of disparate communication protocols, and millions of promising use-cases, a vast universe of possibilities awaits. The missing link between all of these elements is the software. But what can the app developer build that’ll be useful and gain traction in a connected ecosystem approaching 30 billion devices1 by 2020?