09606817 is referenced by 5 patents and cites 15 patents.

A virtual element includes a communication component that controls, from a remote location, communication with an Internet of Things (IoT) device of a plurality of IoT devices. The virtual element also includes a capabilities augmenting component that facilitates access to resources that augment the capabilities of the IoT device of the plurality of IoT devices. The tasks of the IoT device are allocable to one or more different devices and are performed by the one or more different devices. An interface accessing component facilitates access to information that is directed to the IoT device from an interface that is common to the plurality of IoT devices, and facilitates access to information that is provided from the IoT device.

Title
Systems and methods for virtualizing internet of things (IoT) devices
Application Number
14/748039
Publication Number
9606817 (B1)
Application Date
June 23, 2015
Publication Date
March 28, 2017
Inventor
Petros Efstathopoulos
Los Angeles
CA, US
Agent
Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice
Assignee
Symantec Corporation
CA, US
IPC
G06F 9/44
G06F 9/50
G06F 9/455
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