UK consortium unveils HyperCat IoT specification

Friday 27 June 2014 | 11:12 CET | News
A group of more than 40 UK-based technology companies have delivered on the first phase of a project to accelerate the adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) technology. The consortium, funded by the Technology Strategy Board, has developed a new IoT specification called HyperCat that allows machines to work together over the internet and for applications to discover and make sense of data automatically without human intervention. This has been developed in 12 months with GBP 6.4 million of funding from the TSB. Partners include BT, IBM and ARM, as well as various UK start-ups and universities.

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Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: BT / IBM
Countries: United Kingdom
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