It’s easier than ever to get started developing for the Internet of Things (IoT), said Microsoft .NET developer evangelist, Dave Glover.
“That whole bridge between inventing and the entrepreneur — someone who can take it to market — that whole gap is closing,” Glover said in a developer session today at the TechEd conference in Sydney.
Price is no longer a barrier to developing connected devices thanks to commoditization, he said.
“This stuff is getting as cheap as chips, no pun intended,” he said.
Microprocessors cost a $1 or less if you buy them in bulk, he said. Wi-Fi chips cost about $4.
Source:: Cloud Computing News (ComputerWorld)