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Digi-Key lifts IoT data solution to global platform

23rd October 2020
Mick Elliott

Digi-Key Electronics has been named as the exclusive global distributor of ready-to-use IoT data management software for the BeagleBone platform, Machinechat JEDI One for BeagleBone.

"As one of the founding sponsors of BeagleBoard, Digi-Key is pleased to continue to be the leader in supporting BeagleBone developers with innovative solutions that enable them to make their IoT ideas reality," said Robbie Paul, director of IoT business solutions for Digi-Key Electronics. "With the addition of Machinechat's JEDI One for BeagleBone to our product offering, we are continuing our tradition of offering the industry's best-of-breed solutions for the BeagleBoard community."

Machinechat's JEDI One is an all-in-one software application for IoT developers and solution architects to provision IoT data collection, visualisation, monitoring and local storage capabilities in minutes.

Offered as a single binary software application that is installed on-premise, JEDI One for BeagleBone is an affordable ready-to-use IoT software solution that enables developers and their customers to have complete control over their data, along with an advanced set of data management tools that can be leveraged in minutes.

"One of the key challenges for any engineer, maker or student is the time and effort it takes to develop an infrastructure for data collection, transformation, monitoring and visualisation software for their IoT project," said Robert Nelson, Digi-Key principal applications engineer. "With Machinechat's JEDI One software, these steps are transformed into something that can be done quickly and cost-effectively, while using minimal resources on the BeagleBone platform. This allows all developers to easily add robust data functions into their IoT projects within minutes."

"We are excited again to be partnering with Digi-Key to deliver a solution that serves the IoT development community," said E.E. Wang, chief marketing officer for Machinechat. "BeagleBone has long been recognised as one of the leading embedded platforms for developing IoT home, industrial and commercial applications. With the availability of JEDI One for BeagleBone, we are delighted to provide a solution that allows BeagleBone developers and enthusiasts to spend more time inventing and less time, money and resources developing data software for their project."

Machinechat JEDI One for BeagleBone is available exclusively through Digi-Key for a one-time fee of $39.00 for a single premium licence.

Each licence supports one BeagleBone board and up to 16 devices and sensors.

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