Internet of Things, also known as IoT, is a concept of a wider implementations of internet. Some of the advantages is data sharing, remote control, and etc. Include things in physical life. For example is in food and beverages, electronic, collection, equipment tools, also physical things that are connected to local and global network through sensor and stay active.
The Internet of Things has been a hype for couple of days since it began to be recommended by Kevin Ashton on 1999 and started popular through Auto-ID centre in MIT. At this moment, we can see many people is using Internet of Things. Not only in daily life but it begins a university project for their student.
With many people developing IoT for living, IoT Platform is getting popular and people wants to use IoT Platform to ease their process in building IoT system.
Basically, Internet of Things platform has similar features and basic needs as any other platform to build IoT devices. Some IoT platform providers basic service of a platform. But the main use of IoT Platform is to ease developer/maker to build solution faster by using a platform (IaaS, PaaS, or BaaS) to get lower cost infrastructure.
IoT Platform has became one of regular tools. Most developers will use IoT Platform to develop their product and solution also help them scale up globally. IoT Platform is simply helping engineers to build their Internet of Things project faster and also manage them regularly. This includes building engagement with their user.
The market of IoT Platform will be likely high since Internet is one of major needs in the world. With billion people own a smartphone, which can be a key to Internet of Things implementation. This makes developers are competing to have an IoT project and develop them in IoT Platform.