The lightweight version of mobile operating system Android would help smart devices communicate better with each other, according to a report in The Information.
The new operating system can work on everything from wearables to connected vehicles, Huawei said during a press conference on Wednesday.
Samsung Electronics President Young Sohn says the products, which combine hardware and software, are a complete system for building devices that connect to the Internet.
The hardware platform, which Samsung will reveal next week during a San Francisco event, will be called Artik, CNET has learned.
IBM formalizes its focus on the Internet of Things as it faces competition from traditional tech rivals as well as companies such as General Electric.
The smart battery maker will be among the first to join's Facebook's Parse initiative.
Traditional carriers hope to profit from the push to connect all manner of electronic devices to the Net, but a French startup just took a little wind from their sails.
Intel's chief financial officer, Stacy Smith, visits CNET to talk about how his company plans to power tomorrow's devices.
Chipmakers are eager to stake a claim in the new market that promises to make dumb things smart by connecting to the Internet.
The company touts its secure platform as the optimal way to manage the growing web of connected devices.