The future is wireless. Eventually Wi-Fi will be everywhere we go and will connect many of the things we use on a daily basis to the internet. This approaching phenomenon is called the Internet of Things. Sensors on everything from the fridge at home to the pen on your desk will record data, hopefully to improve our lives.
Other than broad Wi-Fi or fast cellular coverage, we’ll also need a platform for developing products to make the Internet of Things a reality. Qualcomm and AT&T are developing just such a platform, which they are calling the Internet of Everything. This particular platform will be designed specifically to use AT&T’s bandwidth, and supports Oracle’s Java ME Embedded 3.2. Continue reading