Victor Perera: Microsoft has teamed up with Qualcomm, Intel and other tech giants to formulate one communication protocol for IoT

One-size-fits-all is a much needed approach when a uniform standard for the Internet of things (IoT) is lacking. Microsoft argued that closed company protocols in IoT limit advancement in the technology, and therefore encouraged the formation of an open IoT standard. Microsoft partnered with Intel, Qualcomm, and Cisco, for the development of the Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF).

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