Wind River Unveils Latest Software Platform For Internet Of Things

Wind River ® , a world leader in embedded software for intelligent connected systems, today introduced the latest version of Wind River Intelligent Device Platform, a complete software development environment used for building machine-to-machine (M2M) applications and devices that communicate with the cloud. The platform provides ready-to-use components to secure, manage, and connect Internet of Things (IoT) gateways.

Intelligent Device Platform is a scalable, sustainable, and secure solution that simplifies the development, integration, and deployment of IoT gateways. It is based on the Wind River market-leading operating systems, which are standards-compliant and fully tested, as well as Wind River development tools. The platform contains device security, smart connectivity, rich network options and device management.

“Making the most of IoT means integrating new and existing devices in an operationally efficient ecosystem, and connecting via gateways will be the most practical way to achieve scalability and minimize cost,” said Santhosh Nair, general manager of intelligent systems group at Wind River. “Companies are looking for integrated solutions to help them develop compelling applications while protecting their investments, so we’re very pleased to offer a flexible platform to address these increasing needs that we’re seeing across market segments, including industrial, medical, and transportation.”

The latest version of Intelligent Device Platform includes the following key features:
  • Gateway security: Delivers security features designed to secure the communication channel, the data, and the end device
  • Application enablement: Provides Lua, Java, and OSGi application environments to enable portable, scalable, and reusable application development on both resource-constrained and full-featured devices
  • Device connectivity: Embraces IoT protocol MQTT for data transportation and native support for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, ZigBee, and short-range wireless protocols widely used in IoT devices
  • Remote device management: Supports well-established management protocols such as TR-069 and OMA DM

“Layering in new technologies, such as gateways, into existing legacy systems allows companies to maximize their infrastructure investments, while acquiring the intelligence needed to drive next-generation design innovation,” said Kumar Balasubramanian, general manager of Intelligent Solutions at Intel ®. “Technology offerings like Wind River Intelligent Device Platform play a critical role in the end-to-end approach that is required to best capitalize on emerging IoT opportunities.”

Intelligent Device Platform is optimized for Intel architecture and is an integral part of the Intel-based family of intelligent gateway solutions, a packaged and pre-validated hardware and software product for gateways that connect legacy systems and provide common interfaces between devices and the cloud. The first set of solutions will be available in the first quarter of 2014.

More information about Wind River Intelligent Device Platform 2.0 is available at www.windriver.com/announces/intelligent-device-platform/.

To learn more about how Wind River is addressing the opportunities and challenges created by the Internet of Things visit http://windriver.com/iot/.

About Wind River

Wind River, a wholly owned subsidiary of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), is a world leader in embedded software for intelligent connected systems. The company has been pioneering computing inside embedded devices since 1981, and its technology is found in more than 1 billion products. Wind River offers the industry's most comprehensive embedded software portfolio, supported by world-class global professional services and support and a broad partner ecosystem. Wind River delivers the technology and expertise that enables the innovation and deployment of safe, secure, and reliable intelligent systems. To learn more, visit Wind River at www.windriver.com.

Wind River is a trademark or registered trademark of Wind River Systems, Inc. and its affiliates. Other names may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

If you liked this article you might like

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Becomes the Latest Tech Titan to Slash Jobs

7 Essential Rules for Investing in Tech Stocks

Your Guide to Making a Lot of Money on the Driverless Car Boom

Buying Nvidia Now Is Like Getting Intel Way Back in 1993, Jim Cramer Says

Google's Waymo Teams With Intel on Self Driving Technology