OpenSpime is a protocol, an open XMPP custom extension enabling physical devices to communicate. It has been written with the Internet of Things in mind.

A Technical Introduction to OpenSpime

OpenSpime Buzz

The whole buzz started when the following video was presented. One of the first persons to blog about this was Bruce Sterling in his blog on Wired, Beyond the Beyond, but OpenSpime has had a worldwide coverage since then (IT Conversations, Cisco’s blogs, Lunch Over IP, and Ugotrade amongst others).

OpenSpime Developer Network

Together with Davide ‘Folletto’ Casali, I’ve written a python library called PyOpenSpime which will easily get you started to OpenSpime.

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