IoT in the News: Oracle and Freescale come together to create a gateway platform for the IoT

Chip maker Freescale and Oracle are announcing an initiative to create standards for gateways that can deal with a flood of data from devices associated with the “Internet of things.” The first step is to create a service platform that standardizes the delivery and management of Internet of things services for home automation, industrial measurement, and manufacturing. Oracle and Freescale will collaborate closely to make it happen and will provide more details this week at the JavaOne conference in San Francisco.

Freescale, one of the largest makers of chips, and Oracle, the big software company, will jointly create software combined with a converged gateway, dubbed One Box.

“This is not just going to be about machine to machine communication,” said Kaivan Karimi, the executive director of global strategy and business development for the microcontroller group at Freescale, in an interview with VentureBeat. “It’s about machine to nature or machine to infrastructure.”

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