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  • What Mother Nature Can Teach the IoT Industry

    by OMA | Monday, May 1, 2017

    Posted by Joaquin Prado Industry in general and IoT in particular should learn from the Mother Nature. Our planet is formed by – in some cases extremely complex – ecosystems. Ecosystems are formed by communities of living and non-living organisms that interact as a system with the purpose of surviving and reproducing. IoT is a […] Read More >

  • AT&T Deploys LwM2M Based IoT Device – Top 3 Lessons for IoT Developers

    by OMA | Monday, April 17, 2017

    Posted by Basavaraj Patil, Lead Member of Technical Staff with AT&T Mobility The Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the fastest growing segments in the communications sector today. IoT touches almost every vertical segment that can be imagined including automotive, industrial, and healthcare. The ecosystem includes devices, networks, protocols, platforms, applications, analytics and more. […] Read More >

  • Ingredients for IoT Developer Success – Open Source, Testing and Tools

    by OMA | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

    Posted by Megan Leonard and Elizabeth Rose Last year, the Open Mobile Alliance embarked on a survey of mobile and IoT industry professionals to shed light on trends towards cooperation between the Open Standards and Open Source communities. Very quickly we found that Developers are key to widespread adoption. It was also revealed that there […] Read More >

  • Comparing IoT Standards – What Services Do They Provide?

    by OMA | Thursday, March 9, 2017

    Posted by Jacques Bourhis, Co-Founder and CTO, IoTerop Jacques Bourhis, co-founder and CTO of IoTerop explores the differences in common IoT standards and the services they can provide to developers looking to differentiate their IoT products and services. What Services Do IoT Standards Provide? There is no contradiction between an effective standards-based solution and differentiation. […] Read More >

  • Why Bring Your IoT Device to a TestFest?

    by OMA | Wednesday, March 1, 2017

    Posted by Joaquin Prado The first Lightweight IoT blog post by Hatem Oueslati of IoTerop highlighted the importance of interoperability as fundamental to the success of the Internet of Things (IoT). Today, most IoT solutions available are proprietary and incompatible with one another.  Costs incurred due to fragmentation are too high for suppliers, developers and […] Read More >

  • IoT and M2M – What is the difference?

    by OMA | Friday, February 3, 2017

    Posted by Elizabeth Rose What is the difference between IoT (Internet of Things) and M2M (machine-to-machine)?  This is a question that members and staff at OMA have pondered for years.  Last week at our OMA Member face-to-face meeting in Vancouver, I collected answers.  The following blog post is a summary of what I found: IoT […] Read More >

  • The Top 3 Challenges IoT Developers Face

    by OMA | Monday, January 30, 2017

    Posted by Hatem Oueslati, Co-Founder and CEO, IoTerop Analysts are predicting that the number of IoT devices deployed will grow to reach 50 billion devices by 2020. More IoT devices will be shipped each year than PCs, tablets, cell phones, set-top-boxes and gaming platforms combined. This will indeed be a historic opportunity for many industries. […] Read More >