ThingWorx, a PTC technology, have joined MK:Smart as an Associate Partner.
Thingworx provides a rapid application development environment which will be integrated as an additional feature to the MK Data Hub. This purpose built IoT application development environment is free to SMEs engaging in MK:Smart for the development of market ready applications. Pre-connected to data available in the Data Hub and open to new data sources, the ThingWorx platform will accelerate the development process of combining data sets to create innovation in IoT applications.
Training and advice for SMEs will be provided from the team at UCMK, supported by BT and ThingWorx Partner InVMA. In addition to this technical support MK:Smart offers a range of business engagement activities for innovative SME’s who are engaging with the MK Data Hub to build data-driven applications and services
“ThingWorx is a great addition to the MK Data Hub,” said Professor Enrico Motta, Open University, Project Director, MK:Smart. “It will enhance our platform by facilitating rapid prototyping and delivery of IoT applications, a key aspect of smart city solutions. I am looking forward to seeing the results from this exciting collaboration.”
“ThingWorx is honored to join MK:Smart, one of the world’s preeminent smart city initiatives,” said Russ Fadel, president, ThingWorx. “Integrating ThingWorx with the MK Data Hub will not only enable universities, high tech businesses and incubators to quickly and securely deliver IoT applications that unlock the value in the city’s open data sets, but also to accelerate economic growth in Milton Keynes by promoting the creation of new local business ventures. MK:Smart is truly demonstrating the way forward for cities around the world.”