- Bosch, in association with IOTA and XDK2MAM, is launching a new IoT programmable sensor device.
- The device is equipped with gyroscope, and environmental sensors, among other things.
- Plans for a workshop in Brazil to showcase the product are already in place.
How does our #BoschXDK, @IOTA and Masked Authenticated Messaging fit together? What is possible with this powerful combination? Find out more about the aspiring ecosystem development @xdk2mam in this article from @HelloIOTA. https://t.co/dVKVtcfHjc #IOTA pic.twitter.com/wvPMCvfUCa
— Bosch Connectivity (@Bosch_BCDS) September 25, 2018
Bosch believes that the way IoT has picked up in the recent years, it won’t be too far-fetched to assume that the world will have more than 15 billion devices utilizing the IoT by the year 2020.
The IoT conducive prototyping platform / device will primarily be used to explore more tangible use cases involving the Internet of Things.
The Bosch XDK comes equipped with wi-fi, a gyroscope, magnetometer, environmental sensors (humidity, temperature, air pressure), ambient light and a microphone.
Initially designed to help Bosch Connected Devices and Solutions to design IoT products, it is now going to be commercialized to help others shape their own IoT projects.
The Team Behind It
An ambitious idea calls for an even ambitious team – and the said project has just the right personnel behind it.
Daniel Trauth, XDK2MAM Advisor, has previously worked as Head of the Machine Learning in Production Engineering working group at the WZL at the Aachen University, and has an unparalleled expertise when it comes to Internet of Production.
Regarding his desire to use XDK to help others achieve their goals, he said,
“Within our vision of the Internet of Production, data from distributed sources along the product life-cycle will be multilateral accessible and usable. Data-based empirical evidence and systematic learning across locations, domains and industry branches will lead to a new level of efficiency for producing industries.”
Internet of the Future
The XDK2MAM team has been instrumental in bridging the gap between the XDK and IOTA. The Daniel De Michele led community has been successfully able to provide end-to-end solutions to publish a sensors data on the Tangle without any hassle, and aims to further reduce the existing gap.
The following tweet by Bosch is a testimony to the hard work the XDK2MAM team has been committed to:
Today at the #ProgrammersDay is a good time to share the ambitious project @XDK2MAM: an open source software, that allows the interaction between our #BoschXDK and the @iotatangle. Check it out: https://t.co/TSEyAJqGnZ #IOTA
— Bosch Connectivity (@Bosch_BCDS) September 13, 2018
Per the post on Hello IOTA, the team behind XDK 110 will be seen giving talks and workshops in Brazil this year at Block Crypto Brazil at the invitation of Serguei Popov and the CILS Argentina (International Free Software Conference) 2018.
Editorial Update: A number of statements regarding the data reported, and XDK2MAM team’s involvement with Bosch and IOTA have been corrected. We regret the error.