ThingWorx & O’Reilly Podcast What’s New About the IoT

October 20, 2015

Machines have been able to talk to each other and to computers for a long time, so what’s the big deal with the IoT? That’s the first question Jon Bruner of O’Reilly poses to Joe Biron, on this episode of the O’Reilly Solid Podcast. According to Joe, while the machine-to-machine (M2M) model is stovepiped and specialized, the IoT entails a platform approach. Machines on the IoT are abstracted, which makes decentralized application development possible. And it’s more flexible: the platform will eventually be able to accommodate new applications that haven’t been conceived yet.

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