ARM teams with LogMeIn to drive M2M in the cloud

May 14, 2013 // By Nick Flaherty
Processor core designer ARM has teamed with US remote access specialist LogMeIn to simplify and accelerate commercial development on the Internet of Things (IoT).

As part of the agreement, the companies are cooperating on LogMeIn’s Xively Jumpstart Kit, a rapid prototyping-to-production bundle that significantly reduces the cost, complexity and learning curve required to bring IoT-based connected products and solutions to market. Perhaps better known for remote log in to PCs, LogMeIn has launched a new commercial IoT Public Cloud called Xively Cloud Services.
The IoT enables a world where devices, data and places are interconnected with applications and users over the internet, transforming how people discover, interact and experience their world. It is made possible through a rapidly growing class of small, inexpensive yet powerful processors, ubiquitous connectivity, mobile computing and interaction platforms. The IoT market, which is predicted to generate between $1.2 trillion and $14.4 trillion in revenue and represent over one trillion connected objects by 2020.
LogMeIn’s Xively Jumpstart Kit combines ARM's mbed platform for rapidly building connected devices using ARM-based microcontrollers with Xively’s cloud platform for anyone wanting to build Internet-connected devices and associated cloud-based applications from small entrepreneurs to established Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs). With ARM mbed for product development, combined with Xively Cloud Services, developers and businesses can focus on their own innovations rather than on infrastructure and platforms. This results in accelerated time-to-market, as developers can rapidly progress from prototyping to volume deployment.
“ARM is increasing opportunities for innovation across the Internet of Things with easy-to-use platforms and standards that accelerate the creation of low-power, end-to-end solutions,” said John Cornish, executive vice president and general manager, System Design Division, ARM. “LogMeIn’s Xively Jumpstart Kit harnesses ARM mbed to support the development of new IoT products. We are pleased that LogMeIn shares our vision for an increasingly interconnected, innovative and energy efficient world.”
“The Internet of Things signifies the next major wave of the Internet, one that we believe could even eclipse both the web and mobile waves combined, and presents a massive opportunity for businesses that want to