Category: IoT

Key considerations when building Smarter Cities

Written by Tim Ritchie

Recently I had the opportunity to attend the 2016 Smart City Summit in Boston. I estimate nearly 300 participants including a host of municipalities, infrastructure providers, professional services organizations, and partners like Buddy Platform were in attendance. It was very encouraging to see a number of city infrastructure Internet of Things (IoT) projects underway, not … Continued

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Talk of the town: The Connected Adelaide Model

Written by Brian Seitz

This week the City of Adelaide, South Australian Department of State Development, and the Smart City Studio in partnership with Buddy Platform, unveiled The Connected Adelaide Model (CAM). The model was constructed with over 30,000 LEGO bricks and typical smart city devices and sensors, all tied into Buddy Platform to process and visualize data in … Continued

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The rise of IoT platforms

Written by Sarah Geiger
Peggy Smedley Institute

Our Experience at the Peggy Smedley Institute Event – IoT platform growth Our CEO, David McLauchlan spoke at the Peggy Smedley Institute this last Friday in sunny San Diego addressing the rise of IoT platforms and the top four capabilities you should consider when evaluating a platform solution. During our session, we demonstrated a real-time … Continued

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Buddy Platform Surpasses First Performance Milestone

Written by Brian Seitz

We had some great news earlier this week about hitting our first ever performance milestone! We passed 20 million discrete connections per day through Buddy Platform, in fact we averaged a high of 35.1 million connections. This milestone marks the completion of the first performance milestone, a full seventeen months ahead of schedule, and signals significant … Continued

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Buddy’s impact at IoT World 2016

Written by Buddy

Last week we attended our first IoT World Conference in sunny Santa Clara, CA with most of the Seattle office exhibiting our booth. We met with folks across the IoT space and shared our take on the massive opportunity in connecting the world’s devices and systems for real-time intelligence and decision making through our platform. … Continued

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Lono arrives in The Home Depot

Written by Buddy

Here we are a few weeks into Spring, and here in the Pacific Northwest that means weekend trips to Home Depot, to plan and place the stars of your 2016 garden. I am really good at buying plants, pretty good at getting them in the ground, and absolutely terrible with remembering to water them. Lono … Continued

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Exciting news from Buddy: Parse Server Support

Written by Buddy

While Buddy has emerged as a leading data backend solution for IoT and other connected devices, our support for mobile smartphone applications is about to take a powerful step forward. Facebook recently announced that they were shutting down the Parse mBaaS service, and in less than a month, they will begin deprioritizing applications that haven’t … Continued

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Build or Buy? Key questions to ask before building an IoT Platform

Written by Buddy

The opportunities made possible by the Internet of Things (IoT) are growing. Devices are constantly collecting and transmitting data in a wide variety of industries and markets. In the coming years, internet-connected everything will increasingly and positively impact our daily lives. Capturing this raw data and integrating it with key business tools provides businesses with … Continued

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Buddy Issues Half Yearly Report

Written by Buddy

We are pleased to announce our that our half yearly report and financials for the period of July 1, 2015 to December 31, 2015, have been issued. The full reports can be found here. This has been a very exciting and energetic time for us at Buddy and we are pleased to share some of the key highlights: Opened the Australian base of operations in Adelaide, South Australia, currently staffed with software development engineers. Continued to grow the management

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Buddy in Action: Water Quality Demo at Mobile World Congress

Written by Buddy

Residents in Flint, Michigan have been battling water quality issues for almost two years, culminating in a serious public health crisis and state-of-emergency, as thousands were exposed to lead-contaminated water. The after-effects leave many wondering what happened, who is responsible, and more importantly, how it could have been prevented. Buddy has been following this disaster … Continued

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From MWC: Formation of IoT standards group

Written by Buddy

Timed with the kick off of Mobile World Congress, a collection of companies including Microsoft, Cisco, Electrolux, General Electric, Intel, Qualcomm, Samsung, ARRIS, and CableLabs announced the Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF). The goal of the newly founded organization is to bring predictability to the way IoT devices communicate with one another and other systems. Any effort … Continued

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Buddy and Gimbal partner on location and proximity data access

Written by Buddy

We are proud to announce a new partnership with Gimbal, a leader in location intelligence and proximity-based mobile engagement. Gimbal is on the front lines of the Internet of Things wave, with customers across retail, hospitality and out-of-home networks – helping them to better understand customer behavior in the physical world. With Buddy, now enterprises can … Continued

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Buddy Platform Investor Webinar

Written by Buddy

Happy New Year from the Buddy Platform team! We hope 2016 proves to be one of your best years yet. To help illustrate our plans for the New Year, we are hosting a webinar on Jan 05, 2016 at 11:00 AM AEDT. During this time we will review the presentation used on the investor roadshow and leave … Continued

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