Our computers are all different, even the one's
designed to work together rarely do so simply or easily.
However, our power and
telecommunication systems are standard, every building
in the country uses standard plugs and sockets. Every
electrical device from a steam Iron to mobile phone can
be powered from any power outlet.
These generic solutions have been fundamental
enablers for the society we live in today.
The equivalent in computing would give every
electronic device a standard computing ability, designed
to offer the same interfaces, information and
capabilities on everything, regardless of size, scale or
Anyone could assemble devices into new, complex
solutions as quickly and easily as a child building with
This could create a different world where devices
worked together to achieve any task, simply, cheaply,
quickly and even automatically.
OmniFabric is the first computing platform
specifically designed to make this vision a reality. It
does this by being: