OnQ Blog

The Internet of Everything Development Platform – Where IoE meets M2M

May 12, 2015

Qualcomm products mentioned within this post are offered by Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries.

Think about connected cars, connected health care and even Smart Cities. As the devices around us become more closely integrated with computing in the cloud, you can see a coming convergence between the Internet of Everything (IoE) and machine-to-machine (M2M).

That convergence requires a platform that not only runs the device but also naturally binds with the cloud.  As embedded devices become more practical, more scalable and less expensive, IoE is expanding beyond M2M to connecting everything.

To make this a reality, M2M application development needs to be as easy as developing PC applications has become, and it needs to offer the same advantages PC app developers have become accustomed to, like easy access to development environment, tools, short development time, near-real-time response, security and integration with back-end systems.

The evolution needs software and hardware . . .

On the software side of this development equation, Qualcomm Technologies recognizes that Java, with its huge developer community, is a viable platform for growing the potential of M2M applications and integrating them to the IoE. Collaborating with Oracle to enable Java provides a broad set of powerful technologies to the M2M ecosystem. This is our starting point for delivering platforms that address the evolving needs of M2M development.

The hardware side of the equation requires a toolkit, including reference platform, that developers can use as sandbox to write M2M applications.

. . . and The IoE Development Platform has both

The IoE Development Platform offers hardware and software for designing and building IoE-M2M devices with built-in cellular connectivity. Use the platform to quickly develop and test for a full range of applications:

  • Automotive, transportation and logistics
  • Smart energy and security
  • Industrial automation and enterprise
  • Consumer
  • Digital home

Next Steps

Find out more about the Internet of Everything Development Platform and start creating your own convergence app for IoE and M2M.

Opinions expressed in the content posted here are the personal opinions of the original authors, and do not necessarily reflect those of Qualcomm Incorporated or its subsidiaries ("Qualcomm"). Qualcomm products mentioned within this post are offered by Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries. The content is provided for informational purposes only and is not meant to be an endorsement or representation by Qualcomm or any other party. This site may also provide links or references to non-Qualcomm sites and resources. Qualcomm makes no representations, warranties, or other commitments whatsoever about any non-Qualcomm sites or third-party resources that may be referenced, accessible from, or linked to this site.

Rahul Sachdev

©2021 Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and/or its affiliated companies.

References to "Qualcomm" may mean Qualcomm Incorporated, or subsidiaries or business units within the Qualcomm corporate structure, as applicable.

Qualcomm Incorporated includes Qualcomm's licensing business, QTL, and the vast majority of its patent portfolio. Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, operates, along with its subsidiaries, substantially all of Qualcomm's engineering, research and development functions, and substantially all of its products and services businesses. Qualcomm products referenced on this page are products of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries.

Materials that are as of a specific date, including but not limited to press releases, presentations, blog posts and webcasts, may have been superseded by subsequent events or disclosures.

Nothing in these materials is an offer to sell any of the components or devices referenced herein.