Big news for the Internet of Things (IoT). Wolfram Research, producers of of Mathematica have launched Wolfram Connected Devices, initially to allow consumers to choose the most appropriate devices for their projects. They already claim over 2,000 devices from over 300 companies in their system.
Managing the data produced by such devices in the wild is an obvious next step.
“We’re working hard to make the Wolfram Connected Devices Project an important and useful resource in its own right. But in the end our goal is not just to deal with information about devices, but actually be able to connect to the devices, and get data from them—and then do all sorts of things with that data.”
Wolfram Research has an outstanding track record of making data valuable by making it accessible and Stephen Wolfram is both a visionary and has a proven track record of successful execution so it will be interesting to see where this goes.
“Within the Wolfram Language we have a rich symbolic way to represent the world. And with connected devices we have a way to attach this representation to real things in the world. And to make the Wolfram Language become a complete language for the Internet of Things.”