The role of the Things service within your IoT solution

The following picture illustrates the role of Bosch IoT Things within your IoT Solution:

Bosch IoT Things in your scenario

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(1) Typically two separated layers: device integration & business application. Can also be combined in one application.

(2) Active “publishing” of relevant information and actions to all interested parties.

(3) “Farm” your assets within your device integration layer and bring them to a “business level”.

(4) Use your assets on your required “business level” directly in your business application.

(5) Especially important for large-scale or cross-domain solutions: Model your Things based on Eclipse Vorto Information Model concept. Bosch IoT Things ensures their validity/integrity.

(6) Your devices can be used in other solutions and/or: Your solution/users can use devices from other solutions.