IBM Rolls “Internet Of Things” Starter Kit

Michael Cooney | Network World | October 21, 2013

IBM teams with Libelium to offer wireless sensor application kit

IBM today said it teamed up with wireless sensor builder Libelium to offer what it calls an Internet of Things starter kit that would let customers deploy dozens of different sensor applications.

Created by IBM and Libelium engineers to ease application development, testing, and scalability of wireless sensor networks, the Kit integrates Libelium's Waspmote wireless sensor platform with IBM's Mote Runner software and 6LoWPAN, which lets any sensor and device to connect to the Internet using the IPv6 protocol.

According to IBM, Mote Runner is an open software development platform that connects sensor and actuator motes within wireless sensor networks based on the IETF 6LoWPAN protocol specification. [...]