Texas Instruments Inc. (Dallas, Texas) has announced the formation of an "ecosystem" of third parties that can provide cloud services for the Internet of Things for products based on TI products.
The first members of the group include 2lemetry , ARM , Arrayent , Exosite , IBM , LogMeIn, Spark , and Thingsquare .
Each of the companies listed has already demonstrated a cloud service offering based on one or more of TI's wireless, microcontroller and processor ICs for IoT applications spanning industrial, home automation, health and fitness and automotive.
The types of service offered by the TI IoT Cloud Ecosystem includes the integration of data into business processes, data analytics, customizable user portals and smart phone apps, and compatibility with multiple wireless technologies. The membership is open to any companies providing cloud services that run on TI IoT technology, TI said.
"At ARM, we believe that the Internet of Things will transform every business model on the planet," said Adam Gould, vice president of the Internet of Things business unit at ARM, in a statement issued by TI. "TI's cloud ecosystem will accelerate that transformation with ARM Sensinode software securely connecting billions of gateways and sensors to cloud platforms."