What is Altair SmartCore?

Altair SmartCore is a Platform as a Service (PaaS) designed for Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine to Machine (M2M) projects. We connect devices to Internet and Internet to the devices. You can easily integrate your application with external IT systems through our powerful APIs, web services, and a completely hands-free hosting environment that automatically scales to meet any demand.

Is Altair SmartCore completely free?

You can freely register at Altair SmartCore and connect up to 2 devices and start using it right now. You don't need a credit card to register, just an email account. If you need to manage more than 2 devices there are different pricing options. See more details at our pricing page.

How do I sign up for Altair SmartCore?

Join Altair SmartCore by registering here: Free account. See more details of what you can do in What is Altair SmartCore section and How it works.

What are the limits of Altair SmartCore free account?

The free account is almost fully functional and has some limits (2 devices). More details here.

How much Altair SmartCore will cost?

Altair SmartCore has a free account to manage up to 2 devices. If you need to manage more than 2 devices there are commercial accounts that will suit your needs. More details at our pricing page.

Does Altair SmartCore have corporate solutions?

Altair SmartCore can support your IoT project needs. Our corporate solutions covers a wide range of collaboration forms, from pay per use to personal cloud deployments. See more details here.

What are the benefits of using Altair SmartCore to build my application for IOT?

Developing an application for the Internet of Things is a lot EASIER and QUICKER using Altair SmartCore. We want you to save your time and money by using Altair SmartCore. You can focus on building amazing new product and not worrying about communications protocols, infrastructure, databases, etc.

Do I need programming skills to use Altair SmartCore?

Some Groovy programming skills will help you build complex actions for your projects. Data brokerage, data logging and REST API usage does not require a single line of code. Check our tutorials.

How scalable is Altair SmartCore?

Altair SmartCore is designed to manage hundreds of millions of devices, projects and tones of data. Don't worry about scalability, because we do it for you!

When was Altair SmartCore started and what's his history?

Altair SmartCore platform started its development in 2010 and has been in use for our internal M2M projects since then. The team behind Altair SmartCore has been developing IoT and M2M solutions for over 6 years. We thought we needed an application platform to build solutions faster, and Altair SmartCore was born! See more details here.

What does the Altair SmartCore name mean?

We want to Carry the Internet Of Things forward and our CEO likes carrots. BTW, remember to eat vegetables every day!

Is my data secure in Altair SmartCore?

We care a lot for the privacy of our users. Please check our privacy policy and our terms of service.

I have an Arduino device, can I connect it to Altair SmartCore?

Sure! Arduino is very easy to connect to Altair SmartCore. You can build amazing smart objects combining Arduino boards and Altair SmartCore. Please check our tutorials. If you need inspiration on what type of projects you can do with Arduino and Altair SmartCore check our "cool projects" section.

I have a RaspberryPi device, can I connect it to Altair SmartCore?

Sure! RaspberryPi and Altair SmartCore mix perfectly. Please check our tutorials. If you need inspiration on what type of projects you can do with RaspberryPi and Altair SmartCore check our "cool projects" section.

I have a device, can I connect it to Altair SmartCore?

Sure, you only need that device to be connected to the Internet and to speak HTTP REST standard protocol or MQTT messaging protocol. Check our Compatible hardware and tutorials to see more details.

Where can I stay updated on Altair SmartCore and hear the latest news?

Follow us on Twitter (@AltairSmartCore)!

I can't connect my devices, what can I do? Is there a community of developers to help me build projects on Altair SmartCore?

Of course! This community to grows everyday by adding new projects and sharing knowledge. You are welcome to join us and post your own projects, comments and questions! Check our Developer forum.