Visit at the embedded world fair in Nuremberg

In search of a hardware platform for machinetalk, we were visiting the embedded world exhibtion in Nuremberg – with over 800 exhibitors it is one of the biggest fairs in Europe covering this topic.
As aspected, there is a huge market for single board computers. For machinetalk, any device will fit as long as you are able to run node.js on it. However, there are some more demands we are looking for.

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Initial draft of machinetalk’s software architecture

With machinetalk we want to bridge the gap between embedded systems and web technologies – think of machinetalk as a babel fish bridging this gap. Which means translating JavaScript to any required machine language and vice versa.
In order to tackle this issue, we thought about various architecture for the software framework of machinetalk. Finally, we came up with a framework comprising three logical compartments: the core, modules, and applications

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