Category: Reviews

The work I am going to cover in this post is already 2 years old and was presented at the PerCol workshop 2013 in San Diego which I was chairing. I think it is a quite appealing work and deserves …

A Scalable Network of XMPP Servers for Smart Home Applications Read More »

In the last post there was an article comparing the different messaging protocols for the IoT. The Smart Energy Grid is a special case of the IoT which receives great attention today. A world of decentralized energy production is envisioned …

Protocols for the Smart Energy Grid Read More »

There is a main battle going on in the moment which application layer protocol is going to win the Internet of Things. The battle candidates are HTTP/REST, CoAP, MQTT, AMQP, DDS, and (of course) XMPP. A new survey has been …

Messaging Protocols for the Internet of Things Read More »

I recently stumbled upon a paper by K├íroly Farkas, a professor from Budapest, Hungary who organized the 2014 PerCom conference in Budapest: They built up a system and an Android app to monitor buses and trams from the public transport …

Crowdsourced Live Monitoring of Public Transport with XMPP Read More »