Increases in membership strengthen AllJoyn framework
BARCELONA, MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS 2016–February 22, 2016–The AllSeen Alliance, a Linux Foundation cross-industry collaboration to advance the Internet of Things through the AllJoyn® open source software project, announced eight new members today at Mobile World Congress.
New members include Applied Science and Technology Research Institute, Domotz, Enphase Energy, General Mobile Corporation, iST, Onbiron, Online Trust Alliance and y8studio.
These contributors will work with the AllSeen community, the world’s largest open source IoT collaboration, to advance the AllJoyn technology. Recognized for its ability to seamlessly allow devices and apps to discover and talk to one another, AllJoyn enables the full potential of the IoT. Members of the AllSeen Alliance bring together knowledge and technical resources to advance this technology for all.
“The AllSeen Alliance is attracting new members that are committed to developing an open framework that will bring products to market that embody the vision of an open, interoperable IoT,” said Philip DesAutels, senior director of IoT at the AllSeen Alliance. “We’re seeing the IoT ecosystem rapidly converge toward a common, open model that delivers solutions, not things, to people everywhere so they can solve problems. The possibilities are endless.”
More about the new members:
Smart Home Companies
Domotz provides affordable Home Intelligence systems that professionals and businesses can use to deliver remote tech support services. Its systems enable users to monitor devices from remote, provide remote tech support, get alerts about device events, manage power, perform diagnostics and remotely access devices that support remote desktop, http, https, VNC, SSH, RDP or Telnet connections.
Enphase Energy, a global energy technology company, is leading the charge to bring smart, connected solar energy to every home, business and community. The company delivers simple, innovative and reliable energy management solutions that advance the worldwide potential of renewable energy. Enphase has shipped approximately 10 million microinverters, and more than 370,000 Enphase residential and commercial systems have been deployed in more than 95 countries.
y8studio is a design company crafting modern sustainable homes. Products like its Prefab Passive House combine advanced building science with emerging connected home technologies to make smart, sustainable living accessible to the rest of us.
IoT Platforms and Service Solutions
General Mobile Corporation (GMobi) is a Taiwan-based company specialized in mobile Internet services. Founded in 2011, the company has built partnerships with over 80 OEMs and supporting over 1000 models of Smartphones, Tablets, Smart TVs, Wearables and connected devices across different chipset platforms. GMobi is headquartered in Taipei with regional offices in China, India, Singapore, the United States and Russia.
iST is a leading electronic verification service providers. Founded in 1994, iST has been providing service to more than 10,000 customers from IC design to end products.
Onbiron provides IoT middleware solutions based on open standards, that can be easily integrated with mobile and cloud backends. Onbiron IoT platform is a key connectivity enabler for device manufacturers.
The AllSeen Alliance also welcomes new sponsored members including Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) and Online Trust Alliance (OTA).
About the AllSeen Alliance
The AllSeen Alliance is a nonprofit open source consortium dedicated to driving the widespread adoption of products, systems and services that support the Internet of Things with an open, universal development framework that is supported by a vibrant ecosystem and thriving technical community. The Alliance manages and advances an industry-supported collaborative open source software connectivity and services framework based on AllJoyn technology accepting contributions from premier members, community members and the open source community. This secure and programmable software connectivity and services framework enables companies and individuals to create interoperable products that can discover, connect and interact directly with other nearby devices, systems and services regardless of transport layer, device type, platform, operating system or brand. For more information, please visit: http://www.allseenalliance.org.
The AllSeen Alliance is an independently funded open source software project at The Linux Foundation.