The newsletters are abounding with articles about IOT, so this session will discuss how we can use OMNIS to design and develop applications that can utilize this technology. We will cover the issues that need to be considered in designing this type of application. From there we will discuss the interfaces and how to make to them Thirdly we will delve into the data, software implementation and overall architecture to leverage this opportunity. A key component of this area is the communications to the devices. By the end of the session you should be equipped with the knowledge of how to do this effectively. We will touch on RFID, IOT, iBeacon and Eddystone technologies and Firebase as a communications layer.