Open Source Technologies are Key to IoT Growth

FOSS is the future

OpensourceFree and open source software (FOSS) has become a force to reckon with in many markets, especially so in connected embedded devices. For example, VDC Research predicts embedded Linux will run roughly 65% of embedded products shipped by 2017 (it’s over 50%now.) Besides the obvious advantages of reusing code it encourages open standards and frameworks. Here’s a good post on this topic:

Round-up: Open source technologies are key to the growth of Internet of Things

 

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