The Internet of Things seems to be buzzing no matter which way you turn, but where can you go for the most up-to-date information and thoughtful perspective? No worries -- we've scoured the web and done the work for you. Below is a list of the top 11 IoT blogs and sites of 2016 (thus far). Dive in, and enjoy building your connected world.
About: The Bosch ConnectedWorld Blog is hosted by Bosch Software Innovations, the Bosch Group’s spearhead for providing software for the Internet of Everything. Bloggers include customers, partners, analysts, guests and associates from the world of Bosch.
About: Based in Annapolis, Maryland, Link Labs is a leading innovator in low power, widearea network technologies that power the Internet of Everything. The company was founded in 2014 by a group of veteran engineers from the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab, who had worked together on a variety of projects for the U.S. Department of Defense, telecommunications industry, and Intelligence Community. You may know them for their patented Symphony Link technology that provides secure connectivity for IoT devices.
About: Hackster.io launched in 2013 to help people learn how to program, connect and create Internet-connected hardware. According to the site, they "put people and learning ahead of commercial interests." Hackster's number one mission is to help solve huge problems. In their words: "By equipping inventive people with the resources they need, we hope to help them create technologies that impact meaningful issues, such as a healthy environment, wildlife preservation, and our own welfare."
Neat Project: Robot Kit
About: IoT Agenda covers all aspects of Internet of Things technology and strategy as it relates to enterprise IT, including the technologies that enhance and enable internal business processes, and the resulting IoT products themselves -- the "things" that the business produces. Some topics they cover include: IoT software, embedded systems and sensors, data analystics platforms and strategies for deploying new technology.
About: Council is a bottom IoT ecology accelerator with a large number of early innovators, startup and SME as members. It aims to offer the latest on technical building blocks but also tries to put this digital transition into a social context. Council also hosts the Internet of Things Group on Linkedin.
About: Adafruit was founded in 2005 by MIT engineer Limor "Ladyada" Fried. Her goal was to create the best place online for learning electronics and making the best designed products for makers of all ages and skill levels. Adafruit has expanded offerings to include tools, equipment and electronics that Limor personally selects, tests and approves before going in to the Adafruit store.
About: IoT Worm is part of Esthan Pvt. Ltd, a company founded by Yash Mehta. The site covers everything about IoT, data science, wearables, connected technology and smart products.
About: Arduino is a software company, project, and user community that designs and manufactures computer open-source hardware, open-source software, and microcontroller-based kits for building digital devices and interactive objects that can sense and control physical devices.
Neat Project: A DIY Digital Arduino Clock Designed For and By Teachers
About: Postscapes publishes a catalog of projects, events, interviews and company/job listings within the industry. They also host the annual IoT awards, recognizing the top developments in the IoT world.
About: Exosite provides a highly reliable, secure, and scalable platform to enable business transformation through connected products. Our platform, device software, and collaborative partnerships give you an intuitive starting point to get your devices up and running, fast.
About: CB Insights builds technology to help businesses "guess less and win more." They aggregate and analyze data and use machine learning, algorithms and data visualization to help companies answer strategic questions.