Pachube (called „patch bay“) is a web-service with a world-wide accessable network of sensors from real objects or virtual entities like in second life. Pachube uses several well known concepts like Youtube, Google Maps, share charts and Blogs.
Pachube defines and uses the Extended Environments Markup Language (EEML) and a approriate EEML Processing library. For a more simpler access sensordata can also be send over CSV.
The project started in March 2007 managed and sponsored by the company Haque Design + Research with the following people:
- Usman Haque, creative director
- Sam Mulube, technical producer, website development
- Chris Leung, EEML developer
- Ai Hasegawa, designer