New Internet of Things Analytics Allows Manufacturers to Understand How Customers Use Products

Motomic will unveil at DESIGN West in San Jose


IoTA Diagram

Manufacturers can now extend their Internet Analytics to their connected devices with Motomic’s new Internet of Things AnalyticsTM (IoTA) Early Adopter Program.


IoTA will be on demo at DESIGN West in the Embedded Software Store booth #1913



IoTAallows manufacturers to analyze customer interactions with their products by using the same web analytics tools they currently use for their websites – even for products that do not support browsers, HTTP, JavaScript and so on. IoTA is engineered for deeply embedded Internet of Things devices that use very low-cost, low-power, low-processing microcontrollers that are becoming pervasive in the ever increasing Internet of Things. IoTA works with devices that have a user interface which can be graphical, mechanical or even no interface.

IoTA gives immediate, actionable information on product use. IoTA allows customer interactions to be analyzed, providing benefits including:

  • Improve decisions on new products, features and upgrades
  • Improve support while reducing costs
  • Raise perception of brand

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The Internet revolution has connected billions of PCs. There is now a second revolution in Internet connectivity. The Internet-of-Things (IoT) is happening all around us. A wave of billions and billions of devices are being connected. Devices, as simple as a light bulb and as complex as a jet engine, become more manageable once they have become connected devices. By becoming connected, devices can be controlled from a distance. Their settings… read more…




The Internet of Things, a Triad of Partners, and the Singularity of Change

Posted by Guest Partner Jim Trudeau, Senior Solutions Technical Marketer, Freescale     10 April 2012

Once upon a time a man named Tim Berners-Lee invented the World-Wide Web. Actually, what he suggested was the Hypertext Transfer Protocol. Just 22 years ago, he established the first link between a computer and a server via http. If you read the proposalI think you’ll agree that perhaps he had only the vaguest clue what the Web would become, since “addition of graphics would be an optional extra”.  

Without the Web, the internet would be just a network. Without the internet, there would be no Web.
Based on his brilliant concept and the enabling technology of the Internet, the world passed through a kind of singularity. It was a technical singularity that so remade the world… 
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January 11, 2012 | Freescale Design News, Vol. 12, No. 1
Qt-based MQX Motomic ?Butterfly browser

Motomic’s ?Butterfly browser, the first browser that operates on the Freescale MQX operating system, browses, parses and renders HTML/CSS content.  This extensible solution was specifically designed to support Kinetis MCUs and other small-footprint MQX processors, allowing you to pull pages and post from a central server.  It runs on as little as 256k memory.


October 26, 2011 | EDN
Avnet, ARM team for embedded software site

Santa Clara, CA–Avnet Electronics Marketing and ARM today at ARM TechCon announced the launch of the Embedded Software Store, an online information and e-commerce-based Web site focused on the embedded design community.  

The site will provide software software downloads from a wide range of partners that are active in the ARM Connected Community and Avnet’s partner ecosystem.  Avnet expects the number of partners to grow as the site seeks to consolidate a large number of high-value software options within a single domain… read the full article…


April 20, 2011 | Tom Thompson, “The Embedded Beat
Writing real solutions for real-time using MQX

Ever notice how embedded devices these days are much more sophisticated?  Whether they are part of consumer electronics, mobile gadgets, or specialized equipment in the medical field, embedded systms have much greater capability than their predecessors of even a few years ago.  Much of this change is due to powerful system-on-chip parts that have 32=bit microcontroller units (MCUs), analog-to-digital convertors (ADCs) and device interfaces, such as USB and Ethernet, all integrated onto one chip.  Read full article…

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