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Although only two of the 65 presenters at Demo Fall 2005 unveiled products designed to enhance sensor technology, Tendril and Echelon -- and similar sensor companies -- will likely bring more sweeping changes to the tech industry than any of the other companies showcased at the annual event.
Sensors are small measuring devices that integrate the physical or analog world with the digital world.
Tendril helps bring application development for sensor networks to the huge base of Java and .Net programmers, and it automates control of vast numbers of sensors from a centralized location. The Tendril Service Broker is a distributed run-time platform that allows …