IoT operating systems allow users to perform the basic functions of a computer within an internet-connected device. IoT operating systems are embedded within IoT devices and connect to a greater network of devices. These operating systems provide similar functionality to that of a computer by delivering processing capacity for memory and data storage purposes. These systems can run and process all software run on the device. IoT operating systems connect to IoT device management software.
To qualify for inclusion in the IoT Operating Systems category, a product must: