|By Jayaram Krishnaswamy||
|June 13, 2014 10:34 PM EDT||
The Electric Imp is a platform which has all the necessary features:
- Cloud Service
With these you get all the well known capabilities (Cloud Mantra 1:01):
You can make API calls to the device. Here is what API's can do for you:
"The Electric Imp API provides a set of classes and global objects with which imp code may access local hardware and remote cloud functionality. This API augments the Squirrel Standard Library which provides non-imp-specific functionality. For more general information about the Squirrel language, see Learning Squirrel."
Read more about Squirrel language here:
The company is young with seasoned warriors who have left the likes of Apple and Google. Hey! that's a plus+.
Read some background information on this one year old company here:
More on Electric imp here:
Here is stuff from a gallery of products using Electric Imp:
Well, these may make you think, do we really want to light up a lamp from the cloud or a lock that can be activated via Wi-Fi? But what is important is if it can do this, it can do lot more.
Imagination is the limit.
Most of the images are from Electric Imp site.
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