Services are the software apps we use every day to connect with physical objects and obtain data from mobile devices. The gateway to managing these services for physical connectivity can be achieved by using applets with embedded hardware.
There are variety of WiFi-based chipsets that embedded developers and product designers use in their IoT designs. An alternative reference design that allows these developers and designers to explore IoT concepts is the cloudBit manufactured by littleBits electronics.
Qualcomm has released the Snapdragon 835, its first chip manufactured with a 10-nanometer manufacturing process that makes it ideal for next-generation mobile applications, including augmented and virtual reality.