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Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a vision of the future that is being built today

We live in an emerging world where everyday, physical objects or "things" are embedded with electronics, software, sensors and connectivity, enabling them to talk to other devices... and to us. When ordinary objects can send and receive information, new technological possibilities open up.

A world of opportunities

It is estimated that by 2020 as many as 30 billion devices will be connected to the Internet, all exchanging data with the manufacturer, operator and/or other connected devices. With huge advances in low-power electronics, cloud storage and computing, machine-to-machine (M2M) communication, and ubiquitous wireless data, the idea of a connected world is starting to become a reality.

The Internet of Place (IoP) takes things one step further by considering people, location and context: exploring the links between data and real life, in real-time. Platforms which understand the interests and experiences of users could lead to apps which will help manage city infrastructures, boost economies and ultimately, provide a better user experience.

IoP is a core concept at Brighton's new Digital Catapult Centre which aims to drive more research and innovation in the city.

Our areas of expertise

Administrative tools

Where we can play an important role in any IoT project is in the design and development of the administrative tools that allow users to monitor and control remote devices emitting data about themselves.

We have developed tools for multi-user group access to designated devices, with custom dashboard controls and high quality charting interfaces.

We handle backend data storage as well as the connections and communications with devices that could be sited anywhere in the world.

Custom APIs

There are many ways in which devices can be 'wired up' so that they can be monitored and controlled remotely; they can be connected through the mobile network, the Internet or via Bluetooth.

'Sitting' between remote devices and the servers that manage them there are potentially many other services including third party and custom APIs. This is one area of development where our skills are second-to-none. We have a very strong background in API development and have applied this knowledge in a number of key projects.

Need help with your IoT project?

We have been fortunate enough to work on a number of projects that showcase our skills in developing for the IoT and would love to speak with you if you have such a project in mind