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The Internet of Things in the Cloud by Honbo Zhou

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Chapter 7

Architecture Standardization for WoT

7.1 Platform Middleware for WoT

Current markets of the Internet of Things (IoT) and Web of Things (WoT) are highly fragmented. Various vertical WoT/IoT solutions have been designed independently and separately for different applications, which inevitably impacts or even impedes large-scale WoT deployment. A unified, horizontal, standards-based platform is the key to consolidate the fragmentation.

We talked about communication middleware for IoT in Chapter 5. Communication middleware and platform middleware are closely related to and sometimes tightly integrated with each other. However, there are differences between them. We will talk about platform middleware (also called application frameworks, ...

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