The IoT Platform is a suite of components that enable:
Deployment of applications that monitor, manage and control connected devices
Remote data collection from connected devises
Independent and secure connectivity between devices
Collect, visualise and analyse data
Integration with 3rd party system
IoT platforms help:
1. Connect hardware
2. Handle different communication protocols
3. Provide security and authentication for devices and users
4. Collect, visualize, and analyze data
5. Integrate with other web services
IoT platforms exist to help businesses overcome technical challenges without the need to figure it all out in-house.
ThingWorx is the purpose-built IoT platform that enables rapid creation of complete applications for smart, connected world. Its unique Thing Model framework allows it to seamlessly integrate with other technologies, including Augmented Reality (ThingWorx Studio) and Industrial Connectivity (Kepware).
Based on ABI Research, Thingworx is the leading of Smart Platform Manufacture 4.0