I working on retrofitting an existing consumer product and have been working with different concepts. One of those is using a Particle.io Photon and the existing cloud ecosystem.
This is by far the most elegant concept since there already is a ecosystem and the work needed for all the other concepts is a lot more compared to the photon-based solution.
There are however some concerns I have when using Photon or Particle.io:
What about security? Is the cloud secure? What kind of security features is Particle.io using?
Is long-term availability of the cloud guaranteed? What will happen if Particle.io will be shut down (I don’t hope that this will happen - not at all)
Are Photon Modules reliable in a consumer product? Does anyone have some feedback on long-term usage in consumer product?
Does anyone have experience on long-term commercial projects or has developed such a product?
Thanks in advance,