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Welcome to the 2011 Awards!
Join us in honoring the year's best projects, companies and ideas that are helping to create the Internet of Things.  


Please take a few moments to submit a nomination or vote for your favourites in each category.

Timeline:
Nominations and Voting: Nov 22-Dec 16th
Winners Announced: Dec 19th

CATEGORIES


vote1Each of the 9 categories will have a winner, runner-up and an Editors' Choice selection. 
2011 List of Categories:

-Consumer Product
-DIY Project
-Technical Development
-Networked Art
-Enterprise Implementation  -Self Tracking Product
-Environmental Implementation -Design Fiction

-Open Source Project

RULES


Voting and Nomination Guidelines:
- You are allowed to nominate yourself.
- Spamming is not allowed (Promoting is encouraged). Users are allowed 3 votes per category.
- Nominated websites and products must be publicly available.
There are no fees to nominate companies for consideration.
- Since this is the first annual IoT Awards, nominations can be given for work completed before the 2011 calendar year.

- Submissions for multiple categories are allowed.

Please send any additional questions or comments to hello@postscapes.com
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A truly innovative Internet of Things will be based on a culture of sharing and collaboration. This award recognizes the year's best Open Source contributions.

2011 Best IoT Open Source Project

Total Votes: 4158

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1332

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Nanode
http://nanode.eu/
Description: Nanode is an open source Arduino-like board that has in-built web connectivity. It connects to a range of wireless, wired and ethernet interfaces. It allows you to develop web based sensor and control systems - giving you web access to six analogue sensor lines and six digital I/O lines.
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1100

Votes



Arduino http://www.arduino.cc/
Description: "Arduino is an open-source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, easy-to-use hardware and software. It's intended for artists, designers, hobbyists, and anyone interested in creating interactive objects or environments."
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455

Votes



Rascal Micro
http://rascalmicro.com/
Description: A computer designed for 'connecting sensors, motors, and whatever else you can build to the internet'.
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395

Votes

OpenSprinkler:



http://opensprinkler.com/
Description: An open-source, programmable, web-enabled sprinkler valve controller. It can be used to schedule and work with standard 24VAC sprinkler valves commonly found in household watering and irrigation systems.
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314

Votes

ThingSpeak



http://www.thingspeak.com
Description: ThingSpeak is an open source “Internet of Things” application and API to store and retrieve data from things using HTTP over the Internet or via a Local Area Network. With ThingSpeak, you can create sensor logging applications, location tracking applications, and a social network of things with status updates.
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202

Votes

OpenEnergyMonitor



http://openenergymonitor.org/emon/
Description: "A project to develop and build open-source energy monitoring, control and analysis tools for energy efficiency and distributed renewable generation. Our main focus at the moment is developing an end-to-end open-source energy monitoring system that is Arduino IDE compatible."
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88

Votes

BeagleBoard



http://beagleboard.org/
Description: The BeagleBoard is an open source, single-board computer built on TI's OMAP3 processor line.
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63

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Yaler



http://www.yaler.org/
Description: Yaler aims to provide a simple, open and scalable relay infrastructure for the Web of Things.
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53

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Contiki OS



http://www.contiki-os.org/
Description: "Contiki is the open source operating system for the Internet of Things. Contiki runs on networked embedded systems and wireless sensor networks. Contiki is designed for microcontrollers with small amounts of memory. A typical Contiki configuration is 2 kilobytes of RAM and 40 kilobytes of ROM."
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48

Votes

Open Picus



http://www.openpicus.com/
Description: "openPICUS is internet freedom for your things, control and communication for your electronic devices. It's a platform made of the free software IDE and modular hardware - modules and expansions - in order to let your systems to be connected and controlled from anywhere."
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43

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Paho project (Includes IBM's MQTT Protocol)



http://eclipse.org/proposals/technology.paho/
Description: "The scope of the Paho project is to provide open source implementations of open and standard messaging protocols that support current and emerging requirements of M2M integration with Web and Enterprise middleware and applications. " Includes: Java and C MQTT clients
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39

Votes

TinyOS



http://www.tinyos.net/
Description: "TinyOS is an open source, BSD-licensed operating system designed for low-power wireless devices, such as those used in sensor networks, ubiquitious computing, personal area networks, smart buildings, and smart meters."
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26

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Hot Forest Green



http://hotforestgreen.wordpress.com/
Description: An Internet of Things developers framework
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Thanks to everyone who participated in this year's awards - Over 100 projects and 16,000 votes were submitted.