In 2002, Sun's CTO ( Greg Papadopoulos ) indicated that Telemetry would be the beginning of the next Internet wave and this wave is now washing across the Internet. Greg discussed the concept of Internet waves in a talk titled "The Next Big Thing" during Sun's Analyst conference that year and here are 3 slides from that talk:
If you have not visited the http://java.sun.com/j2se page recently, I suggest you go there and take a look. Hmmmm, "Core Java"... yes, we all know about that. "Desktop Java"... yes, wonderful technology, many of us use it every day. "J2SE Embedded"... what!? J2SE Embedded? Where did that come from?
Embedded Java Needs to be Leveraged Very Differently than Most Other Java Technologies.
One of the main reasons that Embedded Java has not enjoyed wide-spread success to date is that it is a significantly different technology than almost every other technology in the Java ecosystem.
Believe it or not, this blog account was set up in April of 2004 but I am just now making my first entry! The reason for this is that I wanted the central theme of this blog to be related to Embedded Java but there was not an Embedded Java community on java.net to associate it with... but now there is :-)