Friendly Technologies, an IoT device and data management provider, announced the release of its professional carrier grade Embedded LwM2M client and associated SDK as free open-source software (FOSS) project. The LwM2M Client is targeted mainly for IoT device manufacturers to comply with industry standards for efficient mass IoT device deployments, wherein many Telcos globally have employed LWM2M as the preferred IoT device management standard, the company said.
Tzvi Skapinker, VP Products at Friendly Technologies, said, “We have released a fully-featured, high-quality LwM2M Client that is efficient and requires a very low footprint for RAM, Flash, and CPU resources.”
The project aims to promote telecommunication and IoT industry maturation worldwide by offering LwM2M resources back to the developer community. The client allows for the interoperability to any standards-based device management platform and can be extended to suit specific IoT target devices or application needs. Organisations that require further support or project assistance can count on the professional services team at Friendly Technologies to assist in realising a solution to meet their specific needs, according to a statement from the company.
The OMA-LwM2M client SDK embedded edition is a framework that implements the OMA LwM2M 1.0/1.1 protocol. LwM2M client can be deployed over various CIoT technologies, including LTE CAT-M1, NB-IoT, and EC-GSM-IoT.
Friendly Technologies provides an LwM2M server for device lab testing and commercial deployments. In addition to the release of this LwM2M client, the company is said to offer a commercial standards-based LwM2M server for testing or lab development purposes. Github account details will be made available at the company website later.