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Diverse device ecosystems made simple with Device Twins DIVERSE DEVICE ECOSYSTEMS MADE SIMPLE WITH DEVICE TWINS

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Jul 27, 2017

In my previous blog I discussed the excitement I see in the IoT markets around the untapped potential of Digital Twins. I also mentioned a range of new features we are introducing into Watson IoT Platform to help support the digital twin concepts. I’m pleased to announce that the first major e...

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Hologram Upgrades: Hardware + Software + Community = Stronger IoT Networks HOLOGRAM UPGRADES: HARDWARE + SOFTWARE + COMMUNITY = STRONGER IOT NETWORKS

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Jul 25, 2017

Last year, the Hologram team published an ebook on the building blocks of cellular connected devices. We were enabling connectivity with our 2G/3G GSM global cellular IoT network, accelerating IoT product development with our Hologram Dash, and just beginning to build our Hologram data router. We he...

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Why Software Defined Networks Are the Future of IoT WHY SOFTWARE DEFINED NETWORKS ARE THE FUTURE OF IOT

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Jul 24, 2017

It’s well-understood that IoT has the potential to transform industries as diverse as manufacturing, energy, CPG, and agriculture. But there’s a perplexing trend happening with IoT innovation. Even though IoT development is accelerating, organizations large and small are finding themselv...

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Industrial Internet Creating Transformational Business Value INDUSTRIAL INTERNET CREATING TRANSFORMATIONAL BUSINESS VALUE

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Jul 17, 2017

One of the most pressing global economic challenges today is the global productivity slowdown. That’s why I’m excited to share how the Industrial Internet has made marked advances resulting in both economic and environmental benefits, demonstrating the potential of what is to come as new...

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Cellular IoT and LPWAN - addressing the industry FUD CELLULAR IOT AND LPWAN - ADDRESSING THE INDUSTRY FUD

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Jul 13, 2017

ARM’s mission is to grow the entire IoT ecosystem by providing the secure architecture that underpins end-devices, and as such, we are in a unique position in the industry insofar as being broadly connectivity agnostic. Having recently returned from meeting and talking with global silicon part...

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IoT, Fidget Spinners, and Millions of Steps IOT, FIDGET SPINNERS, AND MILLIONS OF STEPS

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Jul 13, 2017

Cisco Live! It is my favorite Cisco event that is held every year for our customers. Being held in one of the big convention centers in Las Vegas, Mandalay Bay, everyone walked at least 3-5 miles every day between sessions, the show floor, and meetings. What was unique this year was that every atten...

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Build your own GlowOrb, so you’ll always know when to open a window BUILD YOUR OWN GLOWORB, SO YOU’LL ALWAYS KNOW WHEN TO OPEN A WINDOW

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Jul 12, 2017

Visual alerts show when the carbon dioxide levels are getting high in meeting rooms at IBM’s IoT HQ in Munich. They use the building’s carbon dioxide sensors combined with GlowOrbs, designed and made by IBM’s Andy Stanford-Clark, to highlight when it is time to open a window. I dec...

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IDC MarketScape names IBM Watson IoT a Leader in IoT Platforms IDC MARKETSCAPE NAMES IBM WATSON IOT A LEADER IN IOT PLATFORMS

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Jul 11, 2017

An IoT platform must connect devices, must collect data, must handle thousands of vendors, dozens of standards and must be able to scale to millions of devices sending billions of messages. To deliver true value beyond the basics, it must add cognitive, security, privacy, insight generation and clos...

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Accelerated IoT and Improved Security – Drivers for the New Era of Networking: Cisco Live Las Vegas Recap ACCELERATED IOT AND IMPROVED SECURITY – DRIVERS FOR THE NEW ERA OF NETWORKING: CISCO LIVE LAS VEGAS RECAP

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Jul 10, 2017

Whether at the IoT and Industries demo showcase in Mandalay Bay or walking through the crowds on Las Vegas Boulevard, the buzz around the New Era of Networking cut through the scorching desert heat. This new, intuitive learning network which is powered by intent and informed by context, opens the wa...

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Mnubo SmartObjects’ new ‘Event Explorer’ helps IoT manufacturers uncover hidden patterns and anomalies in event data MNUBO SMARTOBJECTS’ NEW ‘EVENT EXPLORER’ HELPS IOT MANUFACTURERS UNCOVER HIDDEN PATTERNS AND ANOMALIES IN EVENT DATA

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Jul 05, 2017

Most connected product manufacturers and service providers realize very early in their Internet of Things (IoT) journey that they will be gathering a lot of data, and that they will need to eventually ‘make sense’ of this data to improve the services they provide and the products they se...

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For Many Industries, Cellular IoT Connectivity is the Only Viable Option FOR MANY INDUSTRIES, CELLULAR IOT CONNECTIVITY IS THE ONLY VIABLE OPTION

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Jun 29, 2017

Think of it this way: cellular IoT connectivity is the reliable, old Jeep that always gets you where you need to go for a really long time. It can handle challenging journeys.  WiFi is the sleek, cherry red sports car that draws gazes wherever it goes – but it can’t always go where ...

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Amazon Echo Show Ushers in Smart Home Transformation AMAZON ECHO SHOW USHERS IN SMART HOME TRANSFORMATION

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Jun 29, 2017

We are closer to having autonomous homes, with advances in video, compute, and data processing capabilities being added to consumer products. This week marks the general availability of the Amazon Echo Show, which is notable not only for its popularity but also for delivering advanced sensing capabi...

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Cisco Kinetic Unlocks the Power of Your IoT Data CISCO KINETIC UNLOCKS THE POWER OF YOUR IOT DATA

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Jun 29, 2017

On Tuesday we announced Cisco Kinetic, a first-of-its kind IoT operations platform designed to unlock the power of data from the billions of connected devices being added to the network. In recent years, companies across the globe have embraced the idea of a hyper-connected, digital world. Now I&rsq...

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Edge processing: How Qualcomm is helping build the industrial IoT EDGE PROCESSING: HOW QUALCOMM IS HELPING BUILD THE INDUSTRIAL IOT

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Jun 28, 2017

The Internet of Things (IoT) is stretching beyond our bodies, homes, and vehicles to include things never-before networked: equipment, machines, sensors, and more. As the industrial IoT (IIoT) expands, connecting everything everywhere, a continuous stream of data is being generated a whole lot of it...

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How IoT and Customer Success are changing B2B relationships to a Win-Win HOW IOT AND CUSTOMER SUCCESS ARE CHANGING B2B RELATIONSHIPS TO A WIN-WIN

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Jun 27, 2017

I’m sure all of us, as consumers, have experienced the ‘fire and forget’ sales strategy (see this great HBR article for an explanation). Whether it was a boxed software sale, the door-to-door vacuum sales representative or the sales person at the perfume counter, the common goal wa...

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Why Qualcomm is uniquely positioned to be a leader in IoT security WHY QUALCOMM IS UNIQUELY POSITIONED TO BE A LEADER IN IOT SECURITY

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Jun 23, 2017

There’s a lot of excitement building around the Internet of Things (IoT), a huge ecosystem of smart devices coming to our bodies, homes, cars, and cities. But let’s be honest: There’s a certain level of trepidation, too. What’s becoming clear is ignoring security in IoT endpo...

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IoT: Driving the Fleet of the Future, Part I IOT: DRIVING THE FLEET OF THE FUTURE, PART I

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Jun 20, 2017

The Fleet Management industry has been an early adopter of IoT, and for good reason. Geolocation tools have been useful in helping any number of transportation-related businesses —ambulatory services, taxis, trucking and parcel delivery, to name a few – to gain greater efficiency by know...

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New Verizon SmartHub Smart Home Gateway Powers Homes with 4G LTE by Sequans NEW VERIZON SMARTHUB SMART HOME GATEWAY POWERS HOMES WITH 4G LTE BY SEQUANS

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Jun 19, 2017

The new Verizon SmartHub with LTE by Sequans is now available and Verizon customers have a very intelligent smart home solution for managing numerous smart home appliances and home services. The SmartHub is an all-inclusive home gateway solution that provides reliable high-speed internet, a home pho...

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How LPWA Networks Power the IoT to Create New Industries HOW LPWA NETWORKS POWER THE IOT TO CREATE NEW INDUSTRIES

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Jun 19, 2017

We don’t usually recognize when the future arrives because it’s a gradual, silent shift that occurs before you know it. Technological revolutions happen over time as society gradually integrates new innovations into day-to-day life. Only upon reflection do we realize how dramatically a p...

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Rapid Outcomes: The “first downs” your business needs to score big RAPID OUTCOMES: THE “FIRST DOWNS” YOUR BUSINESS NEEDS TO SCORE BIG

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Jun 14, 2017

Between growing up in a small town that shuts down on game day, having three older brothers, and practically being born a football fan, it’s hard for me not to think of business strategies in football terms. With the advent of software-as-a-service (SaaS) and the fast-paced Internet of Things ...

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Embracing a New Culture for IoT EMBRACING A NEW CULTURE FOR IOT

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Jun 13, 2017

Most people think of the term “digital disruption” as a buzz word. But the truth is that it’s much more. According to the Global Center for Digital Business Transformation, 40% of market incumbents will be replaced in the next 10 years. This means that almost half of businesses tod...

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Are IoT Technologies Making the Grade? ARE IOT TECHNOLOGIES MAKING THE GRADE?

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Jun 13, 2017

In the past few years, the Internet of Things (IoT) has swiftly moved from the era of pilot projects and proofs-of-concept to mainstream production. Companies are starting to run their businesses on IoT, not just experiment with it. While IoT is picking up steam, adoption is still limited by busines...

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IoT in Logistics Fuels Shipping Industry Growth IOT IN LOGISTICS FUELS SHIPPING INDUSTRY GROWTH

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Jun 09, 2017

The ability of companies like Amazon and eBay to sell anything that people want has spurred hundreds of other niche retailers, while pushing brick-and-mortar shops to amp up their online retail offers. But this doesn’t happen in a vacuum. The ecommerce market has changed the very nature of shi...

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The Internet of Vulnerable Things THE INTERNET OF VULNERABLE THINGS

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Jun 06, 2017

Technological progress is resulting in computing systems that are smaller, cheaper and consuming less power. These micro-computing systems are able to be integrated into everyday objects; when coupled with ubiquitous wireless connectivity these devices form the “Internet of Things”. The ...

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Preparing Vodafone networks for multi-vendor NB-IoT deployments PREPARING VODAFONE NETWORKS FOR MULTI-VENDOR NB-IOT DEPLOYMENTS

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Jun 05, 2017

In February, this year we deployed the world’s first commercial NB-IoT service, based on fully integrated 3GPP standards, via a remote software upgrade of over 1,000 existing 4G base stations in six major cities in Spain. Since then, we’ve worked extensively with our network partners Hua...

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MNUBO RELEASES AN EXECUTIVE SCORECARD FOR CONSUMER IoT PRODUCT MANUFACTURERS MNUBO RELEASES AN EXECUTIVE SCORECARD FOR CONSUMER IOT PRODUCT MANUFACTURERS

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Jun 05, 2017

The IoT is transforming next-generation operating models where connected products are at the heart of the customer experience. Product managers can now use real-time data in a way that is both meaningful to customers and profitable for companies. But everyone knows building an IoT-enabled product re...

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Industrial Revolution 4.0 and the IIOT INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION 4.0 AND THE IIOT

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Jun 01, 2017

Since the latest “Industrial Revolution” dubbed 4.0 back in 2010-11, IOT (Internet of Things), or more specifically in this instance IIOT (Industrial Internet of Things), has boomed over the last few years, and on a daily basis, we are contacted by companies looking to incorporate IOT ba...

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Electric Imp Platform now available on the new imp004m module ELECTRIC IMP PLATFORM NOW AVAILABLE ON THE NEW IMP004M MODULE

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Jun 01, 2017

One unique value for Electric Imp customers is the diverse variety of connected products our customers can create on our secure IoT connectivity and middleware platform. That includes IoT-connected products running for years on batteries and supporting wide-ranging IP connectivity.

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The cognitive drone and the promise of IoT THE COGNITIVE DRONE AND THE PROMISE OF IOT

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Jun 01, 2017

In ten short years, the Internet of Things has made the leap from conceptual to actual. Early predictions for IoT that once seemed out of this world are starting to feel more like an understatement. As the IoT becomes ubiquitous, we see a steady push to adapt IoT technologies to industry-specific ap...

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The Rise of Narrowband LTE IoT Technologies to Meet Tomorrow’s Massive IoT Needs THE RISE OF NARROWBAND LTE IOT TECHNOLOGIES TO MEET TOMORROW’S MASSIVE IOT NEEDS

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May 31, 2017

We are at the dawn of 5G, a unified network envisioned to connect virtually everything around us. 5G will transform and redefine our world, and by the year 2035, it is expected to generate more than - See more at: https://www.sierrawirel.

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Connecting vehicles for the long haul with IoT CONNECTING VEHICLES FOR THE LONG HAUL WITH IOT

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May 31, 2017

Somewhere on a remote stretch of highway a truck carrying valuable and perishable cargo runs into engine trouble. Rather than seeking out a local mechanic to diagnose the problem, the driver contacts fleet headquarters. There, a technician has already received detailed information from Internet-enab...

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Cisco’s Dual LTE IR 829 – Opening the Way for Mission Critical IoT Applications CISCO’S DUAL LTE IR 829 – OPENING THE WAY FOR MISSION CRITICAL IOT APPLICATIONS

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May 31, 2017

The high performance, ruggedized design and multiple transport options of Cisco’s IoT gateways have delivered high value business outcomes ranging from increased operating efficiency with remote asset management to new customer experiences from Wi-Fi services onboard public transportation.

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Tackling the threat to enterprises (or their service providers) rolling out new IoT services TACKLING THE THREAT TO ENTERPRISES (OR THEIR SERVICE PROVIDERS) ROLLING OUT NEW IOT SERVICES

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May 29, 2017

At its heart, the trouble with IoT is the rush to market exhibited by many manufacturers who see the business need to fill a gap or provide a useful service, but overlook the essential need to bake security in from the get-go.

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IoT (doesn’t) ruin movies: Passengers IOT (DOESN’T) RUIN MOVIES: PASSENGERS

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May 26, 2017

For many of my adolescent years I wanted to be an astrophysicist. I took a huge interest in space, the stars, solar systems and everything which came with it. Watching Passengers was everything I hoped for, it has is everything I think of when I imagine futuristic space travel. Slick, seamless inter...

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How Internet of Things platforms help industries to cut costs and increase revenues HOW INTERNET OF THINGS PLATFORMS HELP INDUSTRIES TO CUT COSTS AND INCREASE REVENUES

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May 26, 2017

Billions of devices around the globe are being connected to each other, communicating with each other, working as a certainty, every day! How fascinating is that? The benefit of this gigantic network can be classified in many terms.

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Stacey Higginbotham Chats to Mike Bell on Why Silver Spring is a Top Industrial IoT Company STACEY HIGGINBOTHAM CHATS TO MIKE BELL ON WHY SILVER SPRING IS A TOP INDUSTRIAL IOT COMPANY

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May 25, 2017

This week, our President and CEO Mike Bell is featured on Stacey Higginbotham’s Internet of Things Podcast discussing smart energy, the future of energy generation and how the evolving utility business model will translate to more connected devices.

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With Early Cancer Detection, IoT Saves More than Money—It Can Save Lives WITH EARLY CANCER DETECTION, IOT SAVES MORE THAN MONEY—IT CAN SAVE LIVES

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May 24, 2017

This week at the Internet of Things World Forum, we’ve been hearing a lot about the transformational value of the Internet of Things (IoT) across many industries – manufacturing, transportation, agriculture, smart cities, retail, and finance. So many new solutions are on display that hel...

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IoT Analytics and Cold Chain Management – A Powerful Use Case IOT ANALYTICS AND COLD CHAIN MANAGEMENT – A POWERFUL USE CASE

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May 23, 2017

Among the many use cases we have come across this year in our close collaboration with customers on IoT Analytics is Cold Chain Management.  Maintaining unbroken temperature control over food and pharmaceuticals is mission-critical in the food service and life sciences industries.

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IoT World 2017 Speaking Session Recap IOT WORLD 2017 SPEAKING SESSION RECAP

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May 22, 2017

Last week, we had three speaking sessions at IoT World where we shared some of the knowledge and insight we’ve developed over the past 10 years while shipping more than 26 million IoT devices to customers around the world.

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Update: Smart Citizens for Smart Cities Canadian Tour UPDATE: SMART CITIZENS FOR SMART CITIES CANADIAN TOUR

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May 19, 2017

Following our announcement last month our Smart Cities program is expanding Canada-wide, we’ve had fantastic interest from both municipalities and individuals across the country. We’re finalizing details with many municipalities, and looking forward to announcing our partners as soon as ...

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OpEx and CapEx: How the Industrial IoT Helps Companies Become Service Providers OPEX AND CAPEX: HOW THE INDUSTRIAL IOT HELPS COMPANIES BECOME SERVICE PROVIDERS

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May 19, 2017

The Internet of Things (IoT) is altering nearly every aspect of business, right down to our cliches. Saying, “you have to spend money to make money,” is an encapsulation of how capital expenses (CapEx) and operating expenses (OpEx) work. At its most basic, it means that if you are going ...

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The Internet of Things begins with a secure foundation today THE INTERNET OF THINGS BEGINS WITH A SECURE FOUNDATION TODAY

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May 18, 2017

The Internet of Things (IoT) is becoming a part of daily life in every industry, and around the world. Governments and public sector organizations are monitoring critical infrastructure, companies are optimizing their supply chains and driving growth, and business has access to more and more managed...

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Rigado named a “Cool Vendor in IoT” by Gartner RIGADO NAMED A “COOL VENDOR IN IOT” BY GARTNER

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May 18, 2017

We are excited to share with you that Rigado has been named a Cool Vendor by Gartner in its May 2017 Cool Vendors in the Internet of Things, 2017 report. We have worked hard over the years to evolve our integrated wireless solutions for IoT to accelerate the development and management of your connec...

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Next Big Thing AG and Avnet Silica Partner to Develop next Generation IoT Devices NEXT BIG THING AG AND AVNET SILICA PARTNER TO DEVELOP NEXT GENERATION IOT DEVICES

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May 17, 2017

Next Big Thing AG, today announce that it is teaming up with Avnet Silica to offer knowledge sharing and expertise to develop the greatest new IoT devices and services. The partnership will see NBT take its ventures to the next level offering, to its startups and entrepreneurs, unique access to Avne...

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IoT World Day 1: Silver Spring Issues IoT Rights, Launches Developer Program IOT WORLD DAY 1: SILVER SPRING ISSUES IOT RIGHTS, LAUNCHES DEVELOPER PROGRAM

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May 17, 2017

The expansion of Silver Spring’s developer program including a new developer portal, developer kits, and a simulation tool. Our goal is to help streamline the process for our developer community, including partners and new and existing customers, to help accelerate adoption of our IoT Technolo...

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What it means to be the world’s first IoT platform to earn UL cybersecurity certification WHAT IT MEANS TO BE THE WORLD’S FIRST IOT PLATFORM TO EARN UL CYBERSECURITY CERTIFICATION

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May 16, 2017

This past week, the world learned how critical basic cybersecurity can be. The exploitation of unpatched computers, for example, is a cautionary tale of critical operations crippled by ransomware, something that could have been avoided if security updates that were available from the software vendor...

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Preventing Security Breaches With The Internet of Things PREVENTING SECURITY BREACHES WITH THE INTERNET OF THINGS

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May 15, 2017

The Internet of Things, or IoT, is a catch-all term for smart objects and computers connected to the Internet. Devices can include: kitchen appliances, wearables, cars, heart monitors, cameras, automation devices, energy utilities, multimedia devices, and smart sensors. This technology is connecting...

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Super Vehicles: Connected Fleet IoT Solutions for Fire, Police, and Emergency Services SUPER VEHICLES: CONNECTED FLEET IOT SOLUTIONS FOR FIRE, POLICE, AND EMERGENCY SERVICES

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May 15, 2017

Sci-Fi movies aren’t the only place you’ll find the coolest gizmos and gadgets. Remember the face scanner from the movie Minority Report, or the mapping orbs from the movie Prometheus? I was recently at a Fleet Show in Sacramento, CA, where the show floor was filled with latest and great...

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In it to win it: Why system integrators should be taking over IoT IN IT TO WIN IT: WHY SYSTEM INTEGRATORS SHOULD BE TAKING OVER IOT

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May 15, 2017

This is part 1 of our 3 part “in it to win it” series, the series will cover system integrators role in IoT and why and how they can win more IoT projects.

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Supporting IoT services on 5G network slices through Service Quality Management – Part 1 SUPPORTING IOT SERVICES ON 5G NETWORK SLICES THROUGH SERVICE QUALITY MANAGEMENT – PART 1

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May 15, 2017

High speed, high reliability and low latency are the key benefits that CSPs expect from 5G. While high speed (targeted at 20 Gbps) helps to upload and download video-based content faster and in larger volumes.

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Two motorcycles, 10,000 km along Silk Road 4.0, the Internet of Things … and you? TWO MOTORCYCLES, 10,000 KM ALONG SILK ROAD 4.0, THE INTERNET OF THINGS … AND YOU?

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May 13, 2017

You probably remember the Ancient Silk Road from geography and history lessons at school. And you may be wondering what this has to do with the Internet of Things.

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Self-Driving Cars of the Future: Reliable IoT Components Promote Vehicle Safety SELF-DRIVING CARS OF THE FUTURE: RELIABLE IOT COMPONENTS PROMOTE VEHICLE SAFETY

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May 12, 2017

Driverless cars have long been a favorite among science fiction writers, futurists and countless Hollywood films. But now, we’re on the cusp of seeing autonomous cars shift out of the realm of imagination and into reality.

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IoT – data driven devision making in asset management IOT – DATA DRIVEN DEVISION MAKING IN ASSET MANAGEMENT

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May 11, 2017

Implementing IoT for asset management and tracking can sound intimidating and complex. In the end, we are only talking about harvesting data for business intelligence to make profitable decisions to enhance and develop the business, by connecting things, such as assets to each other.

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How on-demand connectivity is going to change the world HOW ON-DEMAND CONNECTIVITY IS GOING TO CHANGE THE WORLD

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May 11, 2017

With everything from smart homes to autonomous cars, the integration of connected technology in everyday life is becoming a reality, says David Buhan, senior vice president of Mobile & IoT Services at Gemalto.

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Quantum shot noise: Future-proof security, from smartphones to intelligent cars QUANTUM SHOT NOISE: FUTURE-PROOF SECURITY, FROM SMARTPHONES TO INTELLIGENT CARS

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May 11, 2017

Security has become a growing concern in the Internet of Things (IoT) industry. Without robust protection.

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Microsoft Azure IoT Edge – Extending cloud intelligence to edge devices MICROSOFT AZURE IOT EDGE – EXTENDING CLOUD INTELLIGENCE TO EDGE DEVICES

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May 10, 2017

As the Internet of Things continues to accelerate and businesses realize the immense benefits, the next breakthrough capability we’re providing is to enable IoT devices themselves to evolve. In early IoT solutions, most IoT devices simply sent telemetry to and received commands from the cloud,...

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Innovation Summit Attendees Will Get the First 30 mangOH™ Red Boards INNOVATION SUMMIT ATTENDEES WILL GET THE FIRST 30 MANGOH™ RED BOARDS

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May 09, 2017

For the past half-decade, the Sierra Wireless Innovation Summit has been the place to be to hear about the latest Internet of Things (IoT) technology, including open source hardware.

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Don’t Underestimate Collaboration to Create IoT Value DON’T UNDERESTIMATE COLLABORATION TO CREATE IOT VALUE

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May 09, 2017

Getting started with your first Internet of Things project can be daunting. Yet collaboration and the right tools and technologies can help guide you through your IoT journey and get your first solution up and running in less time.

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Robust Scrambling for NB-IoT Broadcast Channels ROBUST SCRAMBLING FOR NB-IOT BROADCAST CHANNELS

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May 05, 2017

Narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) is a new cellular technology designed to provide wide-area coverage for IoT. It was introduced in 3GPP Release 13 and is expected that many commercial NB-IoT networks will be launched in 2017.

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Digital Gemini Series: The Five Components of IoT DIGITAL GEMINI SERIES: THE FIVE COMPONENTS OF IOT

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May 04, 2017

I tend to gravitate towards neatly classified concepts: taxonomies, the five kingdoms of living things, the periodic table, musical genres, catalogs, etc.

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The real-time difference: How IoT is poised to transform your inventory management system THE REAL-TIME DIFFERENCE: HOW IOT IS POISED TO TRANSFORM YOUR INVENTORY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

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May 03, 2017

The latest solutions for inventory optimization are primed to take those insights even further, utilizing the Internet of Things (IoT). IoT integration into inventory optimization solutions promises significant benefits to retailers and CPG companies. As these solutions evolve, capturing real-time d...

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Survey Says... Top Considerations for IoT Evaluation and Development SURVEY SAYS... TOP CONSIDERATIONS FOR IOT EVALUATION AND DEVELOPMENT

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May 03, 2017

As any manufacturer can confirm, it’s a long road from Internet of Things (IoT) idea to market-ready connected product.

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How do you know what you need from an IoT platform? Use a platform reference model HOW DO YOU KNOW WHAT YOU NEED FROM AN IOT PLATFORM? USE A PLATFORM REFERENCE MODEL

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May 02, 2017

When going out to buy a car, people may need to check out the trunk size or the quality of the backup camera, but they know what they’re buying should at least have four wheels, an engine, and some cup holders.

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Ongoing trends in IoT device lifecycle management ONGOING TRENDS IN IOT DEVICE LIFECYCLE MANAGEMENT

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May 02, 2017

Today, the number of connected devices is set to overtake the world’s human population. This connected devices ecosystem is what we popularly call the Internet of Things or IoT.

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Electric Imp announces support for Industrial IoT Connectivity with isolated LAN Ethernet, Modbus-TCP, and Modbus-RTU ELECTRIC IMP ANNOUNCES SUPPORT FOR INDUSTRIAL IOT CONNECTIVITY WITH ISOLATED LAN ETHERNET, MODBUS-TCP, AND MODBUS-RTU

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May 01, 2017

As a result, an industrial IoT connectivity solution must not only be designed to ensure robust security boundaries and risk containment but also provide a flexible edge software platform for application-specific protocol translation and data conversion. Furthermore, the solution should be easily re...

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Full Rigado Portfolio Now Available through Future Electronics FULL RIGADO PORTFOLIO NOW AVAILABLE THROUGH FUTURE ELECTRONICS

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May 01, 2017

As demand for Rigado’s integrated IoT solutions grows, we are excited to share that our certified wireless modules, configurable IoT gateways and cloud-based management tools can now be found at Future Electronics. Specifically, the full portfolio of Rigado products and services will be suppor...

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Finding the Perfect Match: Compatibility in the IoT FINDING THE PERFECT MATCH: COMPATIBILITY IN THE IOT

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May 01, 2017

More and more companies have made the Internet of Things a strategic priority, assigning dedicated resources and budgets to create IoT solutions that support new business models and value-added services.

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IoT Connectivity: The game-changer for transportation IOT CONNECTIVITY: THE GAME-CHANGER FOR TRANSPORTATION

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May 01, 2017

Wireless connectivity has become a great enabler in defined stationary locations like business parks and warehouses. But, what about the industries and services that are constantly on the go.

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A Snapshot of Growing LPWA Deployments in Europe A SNAPSHOT OF GROWING LPWA DEPLOYMENTS IN EUROPE

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Apr 28, 2017

When the 3GPP released the three LPWA standards – LTE-M, NB-IOT, EC-GSM-IOT – a likely development was that they would be deployed based on regional infrastructure and coverage available, which we outlined in a previous post, A Guide to Decoding LPWA Technologies.

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The importance of security in an IoT world THE IMPORTANCE OF SECURITY IN AN IOT WORLD

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Apr 28, 2017

In October 2016 the world received a harsh wake-up call about the importance of IoT security, says Shane Buckley, CEO of Xirrus.

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LTE: The Superior Solution for Next-Generation IoT LTE: THE SUPERIOR SOLUTION FOR NEXT-GENERATION IOT

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Apr 27, 2017

Early versions of connected devices were exactly that – machines connected to machines and sensors via cables. The advent of wireless IoT connectivity options, such as 2G, opened the innovation floodgates for devices to operate in an untethered manner.

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How to Future-Proof IoT Solutions HOW TO FUTURE-PROOF IOT SOLUTIONS

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Apr 25, 2017

Building and implementing an Internet of Things application can be a very resource intensive endeavor, especially when considering the many different components as well as specific skill sets that are required to build the complete solution.

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Jumpstart your Digital Transformation with Industrie 4.0 JUMPSTART YOUR DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION WITH INDUSTRIE 4.0

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Apr 25, 2017

I always admired creative minds who have the insight to change the game based on data, intuition and strong conviction.

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WHY YOUR DATA SCIENTIST CAN’T SPIN YOUR IOT DATA INTO GOLD WHY YOUR DATA SCIENTIST CAN’T SPIN YOUR IOT DATA INTO GOLD

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Apr 25, 2017

Data Science, as described at the first international workshop on Data Science for Internet of Things, part of the IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad hoc and Sensor Systems (MASS) in October 2016.

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DDoS via the Internet of Things – the first wave of attacks? DDOS VIA THE INTERNET OF THINGS – THE FIRST WAVE OF ATTACKS?

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Apr 25, 2017

In the last year, we’ve all heard of the Mirai malware, but did you know that Mirai is Japanese for ‘the future’? And that’s what I believe we are seeing: The future of cyber-attacks.

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Lenze Digital Services: Concept study on IoT by logicline LENZE DIGITAL SERVICES: CONCEPT STUDY ON IOT BY LOGICLINE

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Apr 24, 2017

The internet of things (IoT) will not be overlooked at the Hanover Fair. In times of digital transformation of companies.

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Smart spies and how to secure the IoT future SMART SPIES AND HOW TO SECURE THE IOT FUTURE

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Apr 24, 2017

Both Cisco and Ericsson forecast there will be approximately 50 billion connected devices in operation globally by 2020. Whatever the exact figure, we can predict one certainty: IoT will play an increasingly dominant role in our lives, redefining them as we know it.

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Accenture creates IoT device platform in four flavours, demos NB-IoT smart waste collection with Vodafone ACCENTURE CREATES IOT DEVICE PLATFORM IN FOUR FLAVOURS, DEMOS NB-IOT SMART WASTE COLLECTION WITH VODAFONE

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Apr 24, 2017

The cost of devices and connectivity can make or break an Internet of Things (IoT) business case, but now a professional services firm is working with a Tier-1 network operator to test clients’ use cases before bringing them to market. Jeremy Cowan reports.

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Survey Says... Taking a Mixed Approach to IoT Development SURVEY SAYS... TAKING A MIXED APPROACH TO IOT DEVELOPMENT

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Apr 21, 2017

When it comes to creating Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, should you build or buy? DIY or outsource the whole process.

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Why Channel Leaders Need IoT WHY CHANNEL LEADERS NEED IOT

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Apr 20, 2017

At this year’s Channel Partners Conference and Expo, hosted in Las Vegas from April 10th through the 13th, there was no shortage of IoT-oriented exhibitors, solution providers.

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AWS IOT BUTTONS IN THE ENTERPRISE AND HOW TO MANAGE THEM WITH ZIPLINE AWS IOT BUTTONS IN THE ENTERPRISE AND HOW TO MANAGE THEM WITH ZIPLINE

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Apr 20, 2017

Running a “limited preview” for new technology can be like working the door at a hot new club. With enterprises clamoring to place orders for the first fleets of AWS IoT Buttons under the new Enterprise IoT Button program.

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Can IoT security win on all fronts? CAN IOT SECURITY WIN ON ALL FRONTS?

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Apr 20, 2017

The Internet of Things is rapidly turning a new generation of products ‘smart’ by adding computing power, network connectivity and sophisticated software. So says Art Swift, president of prpl Foundation.

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How Can IoT Accelerate Digital Transformation? HOW CAN IOT ACCELERATE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION?

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Apr 19, 2017

From cloud computing to devices that allow us to take work anywhere, everywhere, right in our pockets, the last few years have seen some of the most redefining.

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Cisco: Demanding a Plan for Cyber Resilience in the IoT CISCO: DEMANDING A PLAN FOR CYBER RESILIENCE IN THE IOT

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Apr 19, 2017

Earlier this month, I wrote about the need for a holistic security strategy for the Internet of Things (IoT). It’s more than securing a ‘thing’ within the IoT.

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Ransomware and the IoT are a fantastic business opportunity for creatives in the IoC, the Internet of Crims RANSOMWARE AND THE IOT ARE A FANTASTIC BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY FOR CREATIVES IN THE IOC, THE INTERNET OF CRIMS

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Apr 19, 2017

Have you noticed something about the companies that lecture us about the need for speed, innovation and agility? They’re always the ones that move with all the pace and grace of Laurel and Hardy shifting a piano up a long staircase.

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The Power of the IoT Ecosystem THE POWER OF THE IOT ECOSYSTEM

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Apr 18, 2017

This is the second installment in a series of five on different approaches that will make IoT development more efficient. In my previous installment, I talked about how IoT platforms can help organizations build IoT solutions more efficiently.

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Watson IoT Platform disabling TLS 1.0 WATSON IOT PLATFORM DISABLING TLS 1.0

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Apr 18, 2017

As part of our commitment to security, Watson IoT Platform will be shortly withdrawing support for TLS 1.0.  This helps us align with industry best practices for security and data integrity.

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Electric Imp announces impWorks™ Developer Tools ELECTRIC IMP ANNOUNCES IMPWORKS™ DEVELOPER TOOLS

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Apr 17, 2017

We often hear from customers how they feel the Electric Imp Platform does a fantastic job of isolating their development and deployment teams from the complexities of securely connecting with the IoT. And increasingly, industry surveys point to similar needs as software development complexity remain...

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Three crucial questions for your IoT go-to-market strategy THREE CRUCIAL QUESTIONS FOR YOUR IOT GO-TO-MARKET STRATEGY

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Apr 17, 2017

The title says it all, so let’s jump in… How the hell am I going to sell this? Every day companies are introducing new IoT platforms, gateways, sensors and everything in between, but many are finding themselves faced with the problem of not reaching their revenue targets. “How can...

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AT&T Deploys LwM2M Based IoT Device - Top 3 Lessons for IoT Developers AT&T DEPLOYS LWM2M BASED IOT DEVICE - TOP 3 LESSONS FOR IOT DEVELOPERS

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Apr 17, 2017

The Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the fastest growing segments in the communications sector today. IoT touches almost every vertical segment that can be imagined including automotive, industrial, and healthcare.

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Sequans and its Module Partners Address IoT Markets Worldwide SEQUANS AND ITS MODULE PARTNERS ADDRESS IOT MARKETS WORLDWIDE

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Apr 14, 2017

Sequans now has eight module partners, all of whom are industry leaders making IoT modules for global markets based on Sequans LTE chip technology. Five of Sequans’ module partners, Gemalto, Huawei, SIMCom, Fibocom, and Wisol, are OEMs (original equipment manufacturers), making Sequans-based m...

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In the land of IoT coverage is king IN THE LAND OF IOT COVERAGE IS KING

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Apr 14, 2017

Industrial applications of IoT technology and solutions provide some of the most high-value use cases of the connected technology. From logistics to improving environmental applications, says Neil Hamilton, VP of Business Development at Thingstream,the potential value proposition that can be harness...

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Connecting Machines: Bridges to the Industrial Internet CONNECTING MACHINES: BRIDGES TO THE INDUSTRIAL INTERNET

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Apr 13, 2017

Today’s smart factories are undergoing tremendous change as a result of the nearly 1 TB of data generated from smart factories. In order to gather data that affects real change for industrial IoT solutions, we must connect previously unconnected legacy equipment that was not originally designe...

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IoT Connectivity Helps Tracking Solution Providers Finish First IOT CONNECTIVITY HELPS TRACKING SOLUTION PROVIDERS FINISH FIRST

blog article

Apr 13, 2017

The Internet of Things (IoT) is speeding past new boundaries, like a rally car, zipping across the road. New technology can be as daunting as it is exhilarating—at new each stage, digital transformation is disruptive, and innovation is needed to gain a competitive advantage.

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Let’s talk about your problems over an IoT LET’S TALK ABOUT YOUR PROBLEMS OVER AN IOT

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Apr 13, 2017

The Internet of Things (IoT) is definitely getting more mainstream – you can tell by the way the language changed at MWC.

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Could Insurance Be a Lever for Smart-Home Product Acceptance? COULD INSURANCE BE A LEVER FOR SMART-HOME PRODUCT ACCEPTANCE?

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Apr 12, 2017

Here’s something for makers of Internet of Things (IoT) products to ponder: A majority of American homeowners might be willing to invest in smart-home products to get discounts on property insurance.

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Cisco to train 250,000 students in India in cyber security, IoT CISCO TO TRAIN 250,000 STUDENTS IN INDIA IN CYBER SECURITY, IOT

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Apr 12, 2017

Aiming to help create startups and build successful technology careers, Cisco will train 2,50,000 students in the country over a period of time, a top executive from the global networking giant said.

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The Internet of Manufacturing Things THE INTERNET OF MANUFACTURING THINGS

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Apr 12, 2017

Industry 4.0 (I4.0) is positioned as the next industrial revolution and it is already starting to change the way we manufacture and drive new levels of efficiency into shop-floor processes, says Francisco Almada Lobo, CEO, Critical.

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How KEPServerEX Version 6.1 Advances Connectivity & IIoT Interoperability HOW KEPSERVEREX VERSION 6.1 ADVANCES CONNECTIVITY & IIOT INTEROPERABILITY

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Apr 11, 2017

I am excited to announce the release of KEPServerEX Version 6.1! This release builds on the usability and performance enhancements of Version 6, while strengthening the industrial connectivity platform’s core functionalities and enabling further device connectivity across the plant floor. Vers...

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Minding the Gap: Serious progress towards bridging the IoT ‘chasm’ – Part 2 MINDING THE GAP: SERIOUS PROGRESS TOWARDS BRIDGING THE IOT ‘CHASM’ – PART 2

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Apr 11, 2017

For both developers and network providers, the road to the Internet of Things (IoT) has meant stepping into the unknown, but purpose-built test tools and services are now lighting the way, according to Stephen Douglas Solutions & Technical Strategy lead, Internet of Things.

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Survey Says...Maybe Jumping into the IoT is a Good Bet SURVEY SAYS...MAYBE JUMPING INTO THE IOT IS A GOOD BET

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Apr 10, 2017

One of the big questions about creating connected products for the Internet of Things (IoT) is whether the potential benefits outweigh the risks.

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Minding the Gap: Serious progress towards bridging the IoT ‘chasm’ – Part 1 MINDING THE GAP: SERIOUS PROGRESS TOWARDS BRIDGING THE IOT ‘CHASM’ – PART 1

blog article

Apr 10, 2017

For both developers and network providers, the road to Internet of Things (IoT) has meant stepping into the unknown, but purpose-built test tools and services are now lighting the way, according to Stephen Douglas, Solutions & Technical Strategy lead, Internet of Things, Spirent Communications.

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Ask Ayla - Question 15 - What Makes a Smart Home ASK AYLA - QUESTION 15 - WHAT MAKES A SMART HOME 'SMART'?

blog article

Apr 07, 2017

n increasing number of companies want to know the answer to that question. According to a recent report from Harbor Research, “the smart home market is gaining substantial momentum, with an estimated 900 million smart devices existing in households across the world today.”

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Solving the IoT Talent Puzzle SOLVING THE IOT TALENT PUZZLE

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Apr 07, 2017

I recently participated in a panel discussion Solving the IoT Talent Puzzle at the 2017 Internet of Manufacturing Business Conference on behalf of Cisco and the Internet of Things (IoT) Talent.

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WHAT TO DO WHEN GOOD IOT DATA GOES BAD WHAT TO DO WHEN GOOD IOT DATA GOES BAD

blog article

Apr 07, 2017

We’ve talked previously about the importance of centralized IoT data management and data flow and how analytics tools and teams require clean, trusted data to produce value from the enterprise system.

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Phishing with IoT Edge Node Lures – A New Attack Vector for Which to Prepare PHISHING WITH IOT EDGE NODE LURES – A NEW ATTACK VECTOR FOR WHICH TO PREPARE

blog article

Apr 06, 2017

Just imagine, it’s your anniversary, your birthday or a holiday and a new package arrives addressed to you. Expectantly you open it to find the latest IoT gadget, maybe an activity tracker or even a connected sprinkler system controller – something you’ve been wanting. “Nice!...

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SensorThings Developer Centre powered by SensorUp SENSORTHINGS DEVELOPER CENTRE POWERED BY SENSORUP

blog article

Apr 06, 2017

SensorUp is proud to release the SensorThings Developer Centre SensorUp empowers organizations to develop interoperable and future-proof IoT solutions. We work with innovative web developers around the world. Excellent developer experiences are key to our successes. SensorUp’s new SensorThings...

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Notification of changes: Increased default security via TLS for IBM Watson IoT Platform NOTIFICATION OF CHANGES: INCREASED DEFAULT SECURITY VIA TLS FOR IBM WATSON IOT PLATFORM

blog article

Apr 06, 2017

On or after May 2017, Transport Level Security (TLS) will be the default connection security setting for devices and gateways  connecting via MQTT to new organizations.

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Dell EMC finally finds its mojo in IoT with edge computing for security, cold chain and transport DELL EMC FINALLY FINDS ITS MOJO IN IOT WITH EDGE COMPUTING FOR SECURITY, COLD CHAIN AND TRANSPORT

blog article

Apr 06, 2017

Prior to Dell’s October 2015 acquisition of EMC in a cash and stock deal worth US$67 billion, the company’s profile in the Internet of Things (IoT) was modest, writes Jeremy Cowan. That’s changing now.

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5 BEST PRACTICES FOR CREATING TOPIC STRUCTURE 5 BEST PRACTICES FOR CREATING TOPIC STRUCTURE

blog article

Apr 05, 2017

When creating the architecture for an Internet of Things (IoT) connected product, there’s one thing that engineers often forget about: topic structure. A well thought-out and organized topic structure is key to creating the flexibility.

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IoT Isn’t Just About the ‘Thing IOT ISN’T JUST ABOUT THE ‘THING

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Apr 04, 2017

Internet of Things (IoT) is the term du jour. As adoption increases the natural question becomes, how has it been secured? To understand an effective security strategy for IoT, we first need to understand where the value from IoT is generated.

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IoT Evolution World Week in Review: IBM, Bain, PTC IOT EVOLUTION WORLD WEEK IN REVIEW: IBM, BAIN, PTC

blog article

Apr 01, 2017

Welcome to the IoT Evolution Week in Review, my fine feathered friends. This week, we’ve been talking about U.S. IoT adoption rates, AI, patents and strategic staffing changes. Let’s get into it, shall we.

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Survey Says... A Snapshot of the IoT SURVEY SAYS... A SNAPSHOT OF THE IOT

blog article

Mar 31, 2017

Six years. That’s how long it’s been since the market research firm Gartner first included “Internet of Things” in its Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies report.

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IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 30th March 2017 IOT WEEKLY ROUND-UP: THURSDAY 30TH MARCH 2017

blog article

Mar 30, 2017

This week, Beauty and the Beast’s magic (smart?) home takes a cautionary battering in Wired.com, Chuck the warehouse robot is available to buy and one of Uber’s self-driving test vehicles is involved in a crash in Arizona. Read on for the latest from the connected world.

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A behind-the-scenes look into Microsoft’s IoT & AI Insider Labs A BEHIND-THE-SCENES LOOK INTO MICROSOFT’S IOT & AI INSIDER LABS

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Mar 30, 2017

The Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI) are two of the most significant trends in technology. And understanding their direction, and how to embrace them, is something that companies of all sizes want to understand.

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agroNET IoT technology transforms the fruits of farmers’ labors AGRONET IOT TECHNOLOGY TRANSFORMS THE FRUITS OF FARMERS’ LABORS

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Mar 30, 2017

Agriculture is one of civilization’s most ancient activities. But to feed a hungry world in which populations continue to grow, weather patterns constantly change and profit margins for farmers have consistently decreased, traditional ways of farming can benefit from a little modern help.

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Q&A: Optimizing the IIoT with the U-CON Driver for KEPServerEX Q&A: OPTIMIZING THE IIOT WITH THE U-CON DRIVER FOR KEPSERVEREX

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Mar 28, 2017

On February 24, I presented "Collecting Industrial IoT Sensor Data through the KEPServerEX User-Configurable Driver," a live webinar on how the User Configurable (U-CON) driver for KEPServerEX can help optimize the new breed of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) smart sensors. Attendees ...

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IoT Evolution World Week in Review: Vodafone, IBM, Qualcomm IOT EVOLUTION WORLD WEEK IN REVIEW: VODAFONE, IBM, QUALCOMM

blog article

Mar 25, 2017

We had a great guest post from Matthew H. Grady and Michael J. Attisha of intellectual property law firm Wolf Greenfield in Boston. Intellectual property plays a key role in protecting innovation, especially in areas of technology that develop quickly.

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Breaking the IoT Analytics Bottleneck BREAKING THE IOT ANALYTICS BOTTLENECK

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Mar 23, 2017

Accelerating IoT Analytics solutions development is a fundamental goal at Vitria. We have observed in our experience on a range of IoT projects that writing code is a major bottleneck and critical path issue in IoT Analytics projects, especially because the volume and velocity of IoT data requires u...

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Introducing Mocana IoT Security Platform INTRODUCING MOCANA IOT SECURITY PLATFORM

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Mar 23, 2017

We are excited to share with you that we have released the Mocana IoT Security Platform, a new, version (GA0217) of our security software solution for embedded systems and the Internet of Things (IoT).

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MASTERING DATA FLOW IN DISTRIBUTED INDUSTRIAL IOT SYSTEMS MASTERING DATA FLOW IN DISTRIBUTED INDUSTRIAL IOT SYSTEMS

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Mar 22, 2017

It’s a dirty world out there. Inside your organization, IT systems and business applications run in a controlled network of interfaces, rules, and data policies. That’s reality.

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IoT Connectivity Drives Innovation in Digital Signage IOT CONNECTIVITY DRIVES INNOVATION IN DIGITAL SIGNAGE

blog article

Mar 21, 2017

The Internet of Things (IoT) is being used—or at least being adopted—in almost every industry. This is certainly the case for the digital signage sector, where we have seen rapid, dynamic, and impressive IoT innovations.

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Ask Ayla - Question 14 - What is the ROI for Companies Pursuing IoT Projects? ASK AYLA - QUESTION 14 - WHAT IS THE ROI FOR COMPANIES PURSUING IOT PROJECTS?

blog article

Mar 17, 2017

We’ll give you the good news first: the benefits of a connected product far outweigh the costs. But you’ve got to give it some time.

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5 GLOBAL IOT TRENDS TO FOLLOW IN 2017 5 GLOBAL IOT TRENDS TO FOLLOW IN 2017

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Mar 16, 2017

The IoT continues to transform industries by making software technology ever more pivotal to companies’ business development. The early phase of adoption has proved that the IoT works quite well for diverse sectors of economy, so we expect a shock wave of new global-scale implementations to hi...

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Watson IoT Platform Analytics – Covering all your IoT analytics needs WATSON IOT PLATFORM ANALYTICS – COVERING ALL YOUR IOT ANALYTICS NEEDS

blog article

Mar 15, 2017

Watson IoT Platform provides a spectrum of analytics that enable you to start quickly and realize value immediately and then apply more advanced analytics as you collect more data and improve analytics skills.

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Ingredients for IoT Developer Success - Open Source, Testing and Tools INGREDIENTS FOR IOT DEVELOPER SUCCESS - OPEN SOURCE, TESTING AND TOOLS

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Mar 15, 2017

Last year, the Open Mobile Alliance embarked on a survey of mobile and IoT industry professionals to shed light on trends towards cooperation between the Open Standards and Open Source communities.

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IOT AGENDA: GETTING STARTED WITH INDUSTRIAL IOT IOT AGENDA: GETTING STARTED WITH INDUSTRIAL IOT

blog article

Mar 14, 2017

Industrial IoT projects are conceived inside enterprises every day under a variety of circumstances. The CEO attends a conference. A competitor releases a connected product.

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GIVING USERS GREATER IOT DEVICE CONTROL GIVING USERS GREATER IOT DEVICE CONTROL

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Mar 13, 2017

It’s not exactly a big secret that the IoT is shaking up the manufacturing world as we know it.  Before the IoT-age, product companies had no idea who their customers were unless they went to the trouble of filling out a warranty card or registering their product.

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IoT captures investors on Shark Tank IOT CAPTURES INVESTORS ON SHARK TANK

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Mar 10, 2017

For those of us who work with the IoT every day, it’s rather a twisted pleasure to see IoT featured on a popular investment TV show, as Toymail was on the February 18 episode of Shark Tank.

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See Industrial-Strength IoT at Embedded World 2017 SEE INDUSTRIAL-STRENGTH IOT AT EMBEDDED WORLD 2017

blog article

Mar 09, 2017

Putting more security and intelligence in edge devices is hot news these days. That’s why we are showcasing both in a variety of live demos, presentations and industrial and commercial IoT product displays at Embedded World 2017, March 14 through 16 at the Exhibition Centre in Nürnberg, G...

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Comparing IoT Standards - What Services Do They Provide? COMPARING IOT STANDARDS - WHAT SERVICES DO THEY PROVIDE?

blog article

Mar 09, 2017

Jacques Bourhis, co-founder and CTO of IoTerop explores the differences in common IoT standards and the services they can provide to developers looking to differentiate their IoT products and services.

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Digital Twins: How IoT Data can Further Improve the Healthcare Experience DIGITAL TWINS: HOW IOT DATA CAN FURTHER IMPROVE THE HEALTHCARE EXPERIENCE

blog article

Mar 09, 2017

In this space, we’ve been discussing the possibilities of using IoT applications to solve costs and revenue leakage for healthcare providers, and to streamline clerical tasks that can often reduce facetime healthcare practitioners have with their patients.

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CIO REVIEW: 7 ESSENTIAL IOT POINTS TO ADD TO YOUR ENTERPRISE IT POLICY FRAMEWORK CIO REVIEW: 7 ESSENTIAL IOT POINTS TO ADD TO YOUR ENTERPRISE IT POLICY FRAMEWORK

blog article

Mar 09, 2017

Ever since computers were connected together on a network, IT leaders have faced an uphill battle keeping their systems and business applications secure, an endeavor made increasingly daunting by the advent of the Internet of Things in the enterprise.

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Connectivity: The Key to Powering IoT Healthcare Innovation CONNECTIVITY: THE KEY TO POWERING IOT HEALTHCARE INNOVATION

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Mar 07, 2017

As we discussed in our HIMSS recap, the Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming the healthcare industry, and innovations are seemingly introduced every day. But what is the glue that holds this transformation together? Connectivity. Without it, the transformation of an inanimate object to healthcar...

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IoT Roadblocks and Opportunity IOT ROADBLOCKS AND OPPORTUNITY

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Mar 02, 2017

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a goldmine waiting to happen, says a new report from management consulting firm McKinsey & Co. However, according to its findings, we may have to wait for a long time to unlock its full potential.

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Electric Imp Expands Library Ecosystem to over 30 Integrations ELECTRIC IMP EXPANDS LIBRARY ECOSYSTEM TO OVER 30 INTEGRATIONS

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Mar 02, 2017

A major value of the Electric Imp Platform is our open, extensible and vibrant software and pre-built application integrations ecosystem. This ecosystem enables developers and customers to re-use code and expertise, easily assemble proven components and rapidly.

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IoT Gateways: Current and Future Directions IOT GATEWAYS: CURRENT AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS

blog article

Mar 02, 2017

An IT/OT gateway provides two-way communications that benefits both IT and OT. IT gets visibility into the industrial processes that are driving the business, while OT can access advanced IT applications such as Big Data analytics. Effective IT/OT gateways are critical to developing advanced IoT net...

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What are the real questions when developing IoT solutions? WHAT ARE THE REAL QUESTIONS WHEN DEVELOPING IOT SOLUTIONS?

blog article

Mar 01, 2017

The Internet of Things (IoT) is on everyone's lips. In times of digital transformation of companies one can not get around this term.

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Why Bring Your IoT Device to a TestFest? WHY BRING YOUR IOT DEVICE TO A TESTFEST?

blog article

Mar 01, 2017

The first Lightweight IoT blog post by Hatem Oueslati of IoTerop highlighted the importance of interoperability as fundamental to the success of the Internet of Things (IoT). Today, most IoT solutions available are proprietary and incompatible with one another.

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BUILDING CUSTOMER LOYALTY WITH OPERATIONAL IOT DATA BUILDING CUSTOMER LOYALTY WITH OPERATIONAL IOT DATA

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Mar 01, 2017

As we’ve discussed a few times before, building an IoT-enabled product goes far beyond just connecting a device to the Internet.  It’s more about gathering data.

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The evolution of Mirai could spell trouble for Windows business and home users THE EVOLUTION OF MIRAI COULD SPELL TROUBLE FOR WINDOWS BUSINESS AND HOME USERS

blog article

Mar 01, 2017

The infamous Mirai malware is now capable of targeting Windows systems, according to researchers at an antivirus firm. The original version of the malware was discovered in August 2016 and was used by cybercriminals to create botnets of infected Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

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The underlying advantage of IoT THE UNDERLYING ADVANTAGE OF IOT

blog article

Mar 01, 2017

I come from a family of wheat farmers in Selden, Kansas, USA, says The author is Christian Johan Smith, president and co-founder, TrackR. My relatives grew up manually harvesting wheat – cutting and bundling by hand – a process that was extremely tedious and labour-intensive.

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Future-focused: Stop thinking in the past and get ahead of the unexpected with IoT FUTURE-FOCUSED: STOP THINKING IN THE PAST AND GET AHEAD OF THE UNEXPECTED WITH IOT

blog article

Feb 28, 2017

ne June day in Virginia last year, an airplane was grounded by an unlikely adversary: a large swarm of bees. The peculiar story made for great newspaper headlines and serves as a reminder that even with the best technology and planning.

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How the IoT can help the police solve crime HOW THE IOT CAN HELP THE POLICE SOLVE CRIME

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Feb 28, 2017

CCTV is widely used in the UK to protect people and property. The UK has between 4 and 6 million CCTV cameras, according to the British Security Industry Association (BSIA), and the material they gather should, in theory, be able to provide evidence in the event of potential criminal activity.

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Top Six Obstacles to Adoption of the Industrial Internet of Things TOP SIX OBSTACLES TO ADOPTION OF THE INDUSTRIAL INTERNET OF THINGS

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Feb 27, 2017

According to Accenture Consulting, 76 percent of manufacturers expect to launch Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) applications and begin using smart devices by the end of 2017. While we have clearly reached an inflection point in terms of the acceptance of the IIoT.

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Your All-Access Pass to Everything InterDigital at Mobile World Congress 2017 YOUR ALL-ACCESS PASS TO EVERYTHING INTERDIGITAL AT MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS 2017

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Feb 23, 2017

Mobile World Congress 2017 is just around the corner, and InterDigital is once again thrilled to showcase our contributions to the mobile industry in Barcelona, Spain.  InterDigital will be represented by a number of our experts in IoT and 5G, who will be operating demos, participating in confe...

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How gateway technology makes connecting industrial assets easier HOW GATEWAY TECHNOLOGY MAKES CONNECTING INDUSTRIAL ASSETS EASIER

blog article

Feb 23, 2017

The cloud’s up there. Your devices are down here. So how do you connect them, particularly when they may be offline, in multiple buildings or factories, and often also geographically dispersed? Connecting your existing devices to modern cloud solutions is the first step to reaping the benefits...

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Get your hands on Industrial IoT scenarios with ABAP Channels GET YOUR HANDS ON INDUSTRIAL IOT SCENARIOS WITH ABAP CHANNELS

blog article

Feb 22, 2017

Industrial IoT (aka Industry 4.0) makes it possible to integrate machines and sensors on the shop floor with IT systems along the entire value chain, even beyond a single enterprise. These connected systems can interact with one another using standard Internet-based protocols for faster, more flexib...

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Swedish apartments transform into smart buildings with IoT makeover SWEDISH APARTMENTS TRANSFORM INTO SMART BUILDINGS WITH IOT MAKEOVER

blog article

Feb 21, 2017

When winter hits Scandinavia and temperatures fall with the snow, having plenty of hot water is a real treat. It’s also a big expense — typically an apartment building’s No. 3 energy expense after heating and cooling.

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Global Cellular Connectivity Management Platform GLOBAL CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY MANAGEMENT PLATFORM

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Feb 21, 2017

A global cellular connectivity management platform (CMP) is a combination of connectivity services and management tools that enable your IoT & M2M projects worldwide. It allows businesses to connect their IoT & M2M deployments, activate or deactivate SIMs, change tariff profiles, switch betw...

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Swedish apartments transform into smart buildings with IoT makeover SWEDISH APARTMENTS TRANSFORM INTO SMART BUILDINGS WITH IOT MAKEOVER

blog article

Feb 21, 2017

When winter hits Scandinavia and temperatures fall with the snow, having plenty of hot water is a real treat. It’s also a big expense — typically an apartment building’s No. 3 energy expense after heating and cooling. While no one wants to pay more than necessary for any utility, f...

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The impact of digital transformation, IoT, sensors and smartphone technologies in Life Sciences THE IMPACT OF DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION, IOT, SENSORS AND SMARTPHONE TECHNOLOGIES IN LIFE SCIENCES

blog article

Feb 20, 2017

In supply chain, the anti-counterfeit initiatives requiring that medicines be serialized at the “saleable item” level has driven significant investment in track and trace. Much of that investment takes place on the packaging line itself, where upgrades are needed to support in-line print...

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CAT SEES INCREASING VALUE FROM INDUSTRIAL IOT AND CONNECTED CUSTOMER EXPERIENCES CAT SEES INCREASING VALUE FROM INDUSTRIAL IOT AND CONNECTED CUSTOMER EXPERIENCES

blog article

Feb 17, 2017

Industrial IoT projects often begin with mandates for internal cost savings. Increasingly, enterprises are moving beyond savings to unlock greater returns through new and expanded revenue streams made possible by connected product systems.

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Azure IoT turbocharged with new Azure Stream Analytics feature AZURE IOT TURBOCHARGED WITH NEW AZURE STREAM ANALYTICS FEATURE

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Feb 17, 2017

IoT solutions must monitor real-time data coming from devices and take action when troubling patterns are found. This capability is referred to as “stream processing,” and at the scale of IoT, customers need a robust and scalable solution. Many of our Azure IoT customers use Microsoft Az...

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The Paradox of the Industrial Internet THE PARADOX OF THE INDUSTRIAL INTERNET

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Feb 15, 2017

As reported by Reuters last year, Marty Edwards, who runs the Department of Homeland Security’s Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (known as ICS-CERT), warned that his organization observed a significant year-over-year increase in attacks targeting industrial control syst...

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Universal Declaration of IoT Rights UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF IOT RIGHTS

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Feb 15, 2017

We have a vision that one day, everything around us will have a “voice” through IoT connectivity. Through this voice, everyday objects will contribute to our societal, economic, and environmental development. Yet to achieve this vision, every connected object must be free from corruption...

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TAKING IOT SECURITY FAR BEYOND EXPECTATIONS WITH OCSP TAKING IOT SECURITY FAR BEYOND EXPECTATIONS WITH OCSP

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Feb 14, 2017

If someone were to ask me what the most important aspect of building a successful connected business was, without hesitation I’d say security.

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Disruption at the Edge: IoT Transforming Energy Grids DISRUPTION AT THE EDGE: IOT TRANSFORMING ENERGY GRIDS

blog article

Feb 14, 2017

Digital disruption is here to stay. Much like the electronic revolution that led to PCs, mobile phones and smart devices, energy grids are on the verge of a major change. Consider the network of power plants, utilities and power lines comprising energy grids, for a moment. What you effectively have ...

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Best Practices in IoT Wireless Design BEST PRACTICES IN IOT WIRELESS DESIGN

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Feb 13, 2017

At Rigado we’ve successfully deployed hundreds of wireless projects across consumer, commercial and industrial markets and through this work, two clear areas of best practices have emerged.

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IoT Hero Professor Sergei Bezrukov: Seeding the Next Generation of Innovators IOT HERO PROFESSOR SERGEI BEZRUKOV: SEEDING THE NEXT GENERATION OF INNOVATORS

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Feb 13, 2017

Our program here is pretty small and provides a personal touch; I often have 10 or even less students per class. We are a combined Computer Science and Mathematics department and don’t formally offer Electrical Engineering. But we do microcontroller development and emphasize solving related pr...

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Is 2017 the year of the smart meter? IS 2017 THE YEAR OF THE SMART METER?

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Feb 13, 2017

Imagine how far we’ve come in the last few years. At first we just talked about machine to machine (M2M) applications, then we started talking more broadly about the Internet of Things (IoT). Today, with the number of devices forecasted to be connected to the internet, alternate networks need ...

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Device Identity and Integrity are the new perimeter for the IoT DEVICE IDENTITY AND INTEGRITY ARE THE NEW PERIMETER FOR THE IOT

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Feb 12, 2017

In our earlier blog, we discussed the reasons why IoT Security needs a customer centric approach. This blog will follow on and explore the importance of having a strong device identity and integrity, which are the new perimeter for IoT. We will look at why we must combine device and user dimensions ...

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Agile IoT – A recepy for quick learning (including successes and failures) AGILE IOT – A RECEPY FOR QUICK LEARNING (INCLUDING SUCCESSES AND FAILURES)

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Feb 10, 2017

The Internet of things is an enabler for many of our current challenges in mill products – from managing assets better, optimizing supply chain, reducing cost, increasing quality, improving operational efficiency, enabling new business models.

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The future of smart classrooms: Six key trends for 2017 THE FUTURE OF SMART CLASSROOMS: SIX KEY TRENDS FOR 2017

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Feb 10, 2017

The speed at which mobile devices, mobile apps, and IoT are entering the market is rapid, and with that it is no surprise we are seeing the school classroom (Education) as an early adopter of this tech.

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Design Thinking for Internet of Things DESIGN THINKING FOR INTERNET OF THINGS

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Feb 10, 2017

To launch an Internet of Things product is easy. The difficulty is to launch a good IoT product that solves a real consumer need or  improves a process in a factory. This means, create something to have an utility and usability and  take advantage of the IoT possibilities. Here, is where d...

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IoT-based cyberattacks: How AI can defend against the growing threat IOT-BASED CYBERATTACKS: HOW AI CAN DEFEND AGAINST THE GROWING THREAT

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Feb 09, 2017

By 2020 it is estimated that the global Internet of Things (IoT) market will have grown to more than $1.7 trillion. According to a study by Gartner, by the end of this year alone the number of IoT devices on the planet will have reached more than 4 billion.

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E-paper displays can power IoT applications for years with a single coin cell battery E-PAPER DISPLAYS CAN POWER IOT APPLICATIONS FOR YEARS WITH A SINGLE COIN CELL BATTERY

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Feb 08, 2017

The goal of most designers of battery-powered IoT applications is finding the lowest power microcontrollers, sensors, and wireless connectivity. Of course, code optimisation is necessary to keep power consumption to an absolute minimum, too.
For many applications, the power consumption of the...

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Fully Autonomous Vehicles: Reinventing Driving for a Safer World FULLY AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES: REINVENTING DRIVING FOR A SAFER WORLD

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Feb 07, 2017

Looking ahead, one thing is clear: Rapidly evolving technology is critical to the future of fully autonomous driving. Recently, I wrote about what goes on under the hood of the latest automated vehicles. Others in my field have covered the incredible value automated driving will have on our society ...

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Finding the Support You Need to Monetize the IoT FINDING THE SUPPORT YOU NEED TO MONETIZE THE IOT

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Feb 06, 2017

OEMs, System Integrators (SIs), Technology, and other Channel participants realize IoT impacts every facet of the business and brings great opportunity.
If you’re one of them, you don’t want to distribute your attention across the technical requirements of embedded sensors, analyt...

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A BRIGHT FUTURE FOR THE INTERNET OF THINGS A BRIGHT FUTURE FOR THE INTERNET OF THINGS

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Feb 03, 2017

The Internet of Things (IoT for short) has been hailed a trend no modern enterprise can ignore. Digitalization is transforming entire industries and the economy as a whole. From printing presses to production robots, from warehouse to wind farm, smart devices are conquering ever more sectors. The Io...

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IoT and M2M - What is the difference? IOT AND M2M - WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE?

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Feb 03, 2017

What is the difference between IoT (Internet of Things) and M2M (machine-to-machine)?  This is a question that members and staff at OMA have pondered for years.

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The Times They Are a’Changing—and So Must Company Culture THE TIMES THEY ARE A’CHANGING—AND SO MUST COMPANY CULTURE

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Feb 02, 2017

Every generation since the ancient Greeks has observed that “the only constant is change.” But today, that change is accelerating exponentially and the Internet of Things (IoT) is helping to drive it in every industry—from mining to manufacturing, from agriculture to aviation. Neve...

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Our Take: 2017 IoT Trends to Watch OUR TAKE: 2017 IOT TRENDS TO WATCH

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Feb 01, 2017

In 2016 Rigado had the opportunity to work on many innovative products for our commercial, industrial and consumer customers while introducing several new products of our own to help facilitate the next generation of IoT.

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No DIY at IoT - with Cumulocity prototypes quickly implement NO DIY AT IOT - WITH CUMULOCITY PROTOTYPES QUICKLY IMPLEMENT

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Jan 31, 2017

The Internet of Things has arrived in the German companies. Connected Products are the starting point for the new business models.

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Seven IoT Predictions for 2017 - Part VI: Consolidation in the IoT SEVEN IOT PREDICTIONS FOR 2017 - PART VI: CONSOLIDATION IN THE IOT

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Jan 31, 2017

As the Internet-of-Things becomes more wildly adopted across verticals from fleet management to retail, a growing number of wireless companies will try to join the race of being the best provider of IoT connectivity services. With more providers comes inevitable consolidation across the industry &nd...

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Ask Ayla - Question 13 - What Issues are Associated with Developing Connected HVAC Products? ASK AYLA - QUESTION 13 - WHAT ISSUES ARE ASSOCIATED WITH DEVELOPING CONNECTED HVAC PRODUCTS?

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Jan 30, 2017

Hi Ayla, as an HVAC manufacturer, are there any special issues I should be aware of when developing connected HVAC products? While there’s no such thing as a “typical” Internet of Things (IoT) product.

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The Top 3 Challenges IoT Developers Face THE TOP 3 CHALLENGES IOT DEVELOPERS FACE

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Jan 30, 2017

Analysts are predicting that the number of IoT devices deployed will grow to reach 50 billion devices by 2020. More IoT devices will be shipped each year than PCs, tablets, cell phones, set-top-boxes and gaming platforms combined.

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Breaking Down the IDC Top 10 IoT Predictions for 2017 BREAKING DOWN THE IDC TOP 10 IOT PREDICTIONS FOR 2017

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Jan 24, 2017

A new IDC FutureScape offers top 10 predictions for the Worldwide IoT in 2017.  The research evaluates 10 emerging trends and ranks them in terms of their likely impact across the enterprise and the time it will take each prediction to go mainstream (meaning the middle of bellcurve of adoption)...

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Seven IoT Predictions for 2017 - Part V: Security Comes to the Forefront SEVEN IOT PREDICTIONS FOR 2017 - PART V: SECURITY COMES TO THE FOREFRONT

blog article

Jan 24, 2017

The promise of IoT continues to be a hot topic. Businesses and consumers dream about how wireless, connected devices will bring an ongoing array of gadgets, conveniences and efficiencies. As developers work hard to keep pace with the demand for innovation, many are also kept up at night with one key...

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The future in our hands with the commercial launch of NB-IoT in Vodafone Spain THE FUTURE IN OUR HANDS WITH THE COMMERCIAL LAUNCH OF NB-IOT IN VODAFONE SPAIN

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Jan 23, 2017

NB-IoT was only finalised as a standard to deliver Low Power Wide Area radio network connectivity in June 2016. It can take up to two years to roll-out a standardised technology. Less than seven months later NB-IoT is available to our Spanish customers. That is a credit to our engineering teams and ...

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IoT Devices 2016: A Retrospective IOT DEVICES 2016: A RETROSPECTIVE

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Jan 23, 2017

The start of the New Year is always a good time to look ahead while taking stock of the year just passed. CES 2017 is now behind us, and if there was one overall feeling we took away from Las Vegas, it was that many consumer brands who have not launched IoT devices are finally getting off their good...

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HACKER ELDORADO IOT: SECURITY RISKS IN THE INTERNET OF THINGS HACKER ELDORADO IOT: SECURITY RISKS IN THE INTERNET OF THINGS

blog article

Jan 20, 2017

2016 was an extremely thrilling year for IT security experts. A controversial hacking discussion surrounded the US election and even outside of politics, high-profile attacks on IT systems were manifold. What many hacks had in common was their origin in the Internet of Things.

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InterDigital Works to Advance the IoT and STEM Education with High School Students INTERDIGITAL WORKS TO ADVANCE THE IOT AND STEM EDUCATION WITH HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

blog article

Jan 20, 2017

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education is vital not only for the success of the wireless technology industry, but also for future generations to be encouraged to grow in new directions.  InterDigital is committed to the advancement of STEM education and is always exc...

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More 2017 Predictions for IoT Analytics MORE 2017 PREDICTIONS FOR IOT ANALYTICS

blog article

Jan 20, 2017

In December, we did a round-up of some of the typical year end projections and summaries for IoT Analytics. Since then there has been an explosion of these predictions, around all different aspects of IoT. This comes to no surprise as McKinsey Global Institute predicts that “the Internet of Th...

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Enhancing Symphony IoT platform by augmenting the partner ecosystem – WebNMS partners with Advantech-BB ENHANCING SYMPHONY IOT PLATFORM BY AUGMENTING THE PARTNER ECOSYSTEM – WEBNMS PARTNERS WITH ADVANTECH-BB

blog article

Jan 19, 2017

Top analysts predict that IoT could generate up to $11.1 trillion in global economic value by 2025. Yet some challenges occlude the path from realizing these gains. The major one being lack of IoT-specific skills & knowledge among the developers to build and implement customized IoT use cases. S...

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Qowisio: the only IoT company with the capacity to target the low-cost connected objects market. QOWISIO: THE ONLY IOT COMPANY WITH THE CAPACITY TO TARGET THE LOW-COST CONNECTED OBJECTS MARKET.

blog article

Jan 19, 2017

As we explained in a previous article, the IoT (Internet of Things) consists of connecting objects to the Internet. Having been coined as the 3rd Internet revolution, the IoT will be used for more than 20 billion connected objects by 2020.

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‘EVOLVE’ is Step A4 to Enhance Products Through Compatibility With Other Services ‘EVOLVE’ IS STEP A4 TO ENHANCE PRODUCTS THROUGH COMPATIBILITY WITH OTHER SERVICES

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Jan 19, 2017

For the ‘first generation’ of consumer IoT/Smart Home products, companies focused on one thing: connectivity. Connectivity was novel—but only up to a point. As has been well documented now by seeing limited consumer adoption, connecting devices to smartphone apps created some inter...

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Seven IoT Predictions for 2017 - Part IV: Tablets Taking the Reins SEVEN IOT PREDICTIONS FOR 2017 - PART IV: TABLETS TAKING THE REINS

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Jan 19, 2017

It’s no surprise that tablets have become popular with consumers over the last 5-8 years – the ability to have the latest movies, games and other apps at your fingertips, regardless of location, is exciting to buyers and brings the digital experience to all aspects of life. While tablets...

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Understanding the challenge of Data Analytics in IoT UNDERSTANDING THE CHALLENGE OF DATA ANALYTICS IN IOT

blog article

Jan 19, 2017

2017 could be a key year in the development of data analysis within the IoT. The latest reports point to European companies’ growing interest in implementing analysis strategies as part of their short-term objectives. However, there is still a long way to go, as noted in the report by Telef&oa...

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IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 19th January 2017 IOT WEEKLY ROUND-UP: THURSDAY 19TH JANUARY 2017

blog article

Jan 19, 2017

Welcome to the IoT weekly round-up. This week, the connected world brings you flying cars! Well, almost. They’re going to be tested by Airbus this year, apparently. TomTom acquires Berlin-based start-up Autonomos to beef up its self-driving tech, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg defends Oculus...

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Realizing the Smart IIoT Dream with the Digital Twin – Part 2 REALIZING THE SMART IIOT DREAM WITH THE DIGITAL TWIN – PART 2

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Jan 18, 2017

In the previous blog, Sundeep shared his thoughts on the need to have digital twins in the smart and connected era. In this final part, he shares his thoughts on why the cognitive layer of the analytics should be smart enough to create a closed loop system where it can predict issues with assets, fo...

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Water cooler chat just got a lot shorter thanks to IoT WATER COOLER CHAT JUST GOT A LOT SHORTER THANKS TO IOT

blog article

Jan 18, 2017

I have often told this story, so if you have heard it, I ask in advance for your patience.  When I was a data solutions specialist at a carrier, one of our customers was a large steel mill.  They had noticed over the years that their on-premise trucks (the ones that never went more than a ...

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Realizing the Smart IIoT Dream with the Digital Twin – Part 1 REALIZING THE SMART IIOT DREAM WITH THE DIGITAL TWIN – PART 1

blog article

Jan 17, 2017

Front page headlines read “Samsung admits to washing machine recall error that led to fire- Samsung made a potentially fatal error in its mammoth recall of 144,500 washing machines with a waterproofing fault that has burnt down homes. There have been 268 burning, melting and fire incidents cau...

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Recap of CES 2017: Are We (Smart) Home Yet? RECAP OF CES 2017: ARE WE (SMART) HOME YET?

blog article

Jan 17, 2017

Emerging from the big Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas last week, we wondered, “Are manufacturers introducing anything that isn’t an IoT product?” As Stacey Higginbotham, CEO of Stacey on IoT, put it so succinctly, “At CES 2017, the concept of ‘put a chip in...

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IoT Platform vs. IoT Infrastructure IOT PLATFORM VS. IOT INFRASTRUCTURE

blog article

Jan 17, 2017

With the IoT devices growing at an incredible rate, so too are the environments growing that grab the data from those IoT devices, put the data somewhere, and then do something with the data.

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The last beauty secret: Internet of Things THE LAST BEAUTY SECRET: INTERNET OF THINGS

blog article

Jan 13, 2017

The Consumer Electronic Show (CES) is one of the most important showcases to launch new electronic products. There are news in many sectors every year, and the beauty sector, which move millions of dollars around the world tries to take advantage here.  The pharmaceutical group Pierre Fabre, th...

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Jan Höller: “We actually have the technology to solve the problems” JAN HÖLLER: “WE ACTUALLY HAVE THE TECHNOLOGY TO SOLVE THE PROBLEMS”

blog article

Jan 13, 2017

A few months ago we asked Jan Höller, an IoT expert, a Research Fellow at Ericsson and the co-author of the book "From Machine-to-Machine to the Internet of Things: Introduction to a New Age of Intelligence", to give us a comprehensive review of how M2M solutions are being adapted to ...

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How IoT Analytics is changing supply chain ecosystems in Asia HOW IOT ANALYTICS IS CHANGING SUPPLY CHAIN ECOSYSTEMS IN ASIA

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Jan 12, 2017

NetworksAsia recently reported on the results of the Survey “The Digital Silk Road to Success” released by NTT Communication Corporation in November 2016. In their article “IoT, big data analytics changing supply chain ecosystem in Asia”, they report, “new technologies ...

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CES 2017: THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE TRENDS CES 2017: THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE TRENDS

blog article

Jan 12, 2017

Now that CES 2017 has come to a close, I wanted to take some time and reflect on some of the key takeaways from the event.  First and foremost, it was a really good one for the Xively team.  Despite feeling like a single slot machine at the Venetian at times (you really don’t know ho...

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5 Business Ideas to Automatize Processes with IoT 5 BUSINESS IDEAS TO AUTOMATIZE PROCESSES WITH IOT

blog article

Jan 10, 2017

The Internet of Things and Cloud Computing have been accelerating the digitization of different economic sectors from the last 30 years. This is exactly the case of the Industrial Sector, where pioneers, started decades ago working on digitization and process automation, always looking better effici...

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7 BUILDING BLOCKS FOR IOT SUCCESS 7 BUILDING BLOCKS FOR IOT SUCCESS

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Jan 10, 2017

As the IoT industry continues to mature, there has been a significant shift away from companies asking “why should I connect my products?” and are now wondering “how do I connect my products?”. Often these companies have tight timelines and/or strict budgets that they must ad...

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Gemalto Connects China’s first Internet Car launched by Banma GEMALTO CONNECTS CHINA’S FIRST INTERNET CAR LAUNCHED BY BANMA

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Jan 10, 2017

The RX5 leverages Gemalto’s Machine Identification Module, MIM™ – securing cellular M2M connections for industrial applications – and features advanced telematics such as Bluetooth virtual car key, locationing of the vehicle, voice-command-enabled remote control of in-car fun...

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Rigado Named IoT Breakthrough Award Winner RIGADO NAMED IOT BREAKTHROUGH AWARD WINNER

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Jan 06, 2017

The Internet of Things is a broad, busy field which is why we are proud to have been named a winner of this year’s IoT Breakthrough Awards. Designed to recognize innovators and visionaries who are leading the industry in a variety of categories from around the world.

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Ayla and Cambridge Sound Management Aim to Break a New Kind of Sound Barrier AYLA AND CAMBRIDGE SOUND MANAGEMENT AIM TO BREAK A NEW KIND OF SOUND BARRIER

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Jan 06, 2017

You probably don’t associate the colossal Consumer Electronics Show (CES) with a good night’s sleep. But if Cambridge Sound Management and Ayla Networks have their way, that’s exactly the association you’ll make.

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LEARN’ is Step A3 to Gain Insights from IoT Device and Consumer Data LEARN’ IS STEP A3 TO GAIN INSIGHTS FROM IOT DEVICE AND CONSUMER DATA

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Jan 06, 2017

Connected products are producing staggering amounts of data –customer and product usage data. When captured and analyzed, this data can help companies understand customer needs, market dynamics, and strategic issues.

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HOW TO GROW FOOD WITH THE INTERNET OF THINGS HOW TO GROW FOOD WITH THE INTERNET OF THINGS

blog article

Jan 06, 2017

I have attempted to grow food in the past, but I quickly realized that I’m way too forgetful. Everything eventually died, and my dreams were crushed. Then, as any programmer would, I figured I could hack around my laziness. Here is the story of how I digitized my green thumb.

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Gemalto Joins Forces with AT&T and Verizon for IoT Solutions GEMALTO JOINS FORCES WITH AT&T AND VERIZON FOR IOT SOLUTIONS

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Jan 05, 2017

Gemalto, a digital security provider, has revealed that it is supplying AT&T with a remote subscription management solution designed to help enable its customers to deploy new and highly secure IoT applications in the U.S. and globally. The Gemalto LinqUS On-Demand Connectivity (ODC) subscriptio...

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Evolving towards a more specialized, vertical Internet of Things strategy EVOLVING TOWARDS A MORE SPECIALIZED, VERTICAL INTERNET OF THINGS STRATEGY

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Jan 04, 2017

How 2017 will look like for us! Navigating a bizarre, bazaar of platforms 600 that, is the number of IOT platforms in the world right now. We’ve snowballed towards a connected economy and as we gather momentum, the tech industry and its major players are increasingly diving in to the IOT party...

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What’s New in ThingWorx 7.3 WHAT’S NEW IN THINGWORX 7.3

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Jan 04, 2017

PTC is pleased to announce the recent release of ThingWorx 7.3! This release includes exciting new features and important improvements to the industry’s leading IoT platform.

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8 Ways VITRIA VIA is Meeting the challenges of IoT Analytics 8 WAYS VITRIA VIA IS MEETING THE CHALLENGES OF IOT ANALYTICS

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Jan 04, 2017

In our most recent blog post, “Why IoT Analytics is more challenging than Traditional Analytics”, Vitria’s CTO and Co-Founder, Dale Skeen, detailed 8 key points on why the challenges of IoT Analytics are unprecedented. These challenges require new thinking on software architecture ...

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Programming languages in the IoT era PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES IN THE IOT ERA

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Jan 04, 2017

Under each machine, every connection, any kind of interface... there is a programming language. The IoT connects a myriad of devices to each other, creating a massive, complex network. But there are thousands and thousands of programming languages, too. Which is the most commonly used in the develop...

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AT&T strengthens Internet of Things (IoT) offerings with Gemalto’s remote subscription management solution AT&T STRENGTHENS INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT) OFFERINGS WITH GEMALTO’S REMOTE SUBSCRIPTION MANAGEMENT SOLUTION

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Jan 03, 2017

Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, is supplying AT&T with a remote subscription management solution that will help enable its customers to deploy new and highly secure IoT applications in the U.S. and globally.

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THE MOST SIMPLE ENTERPRISE IOT PLATFORM THE MOST SIMPLE ENTERPRISE IOT PLATFORM

blog article

Dec 31, 2016

A year ago, I wrote Keep IoT simple, stupid where I was trying to explain that with thethings.iO we are trying to bring simplicity into the complex ecosystem of the Internet of Things. Store, analyze and visualize data should not be hard or need any specific team with knowledge on scaling machines, ...

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TOP 5 IOT TRENDS FROM 2016 TOP 5 IOT TRENDS FROM 2016

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Dec 30, 2016

As 2016 winds down it's a good time to reflect on the connected world. It was an exciting and interesting year on a lot of fronts. At Losant, we saw a variety of initiatives shape the Internet of Things industry this year. Here are some of the major trends that we saw and experienced through our...

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Xerox PARC: Glimpse the future of Internet of Things (IoT) XEROX PARC: GLIMPSE THE FUTURE OF INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT)

blog article

Dec 29, 2016

The Xerox Palo Alto Research Center, which most people refer to as Xerox PARC, is one of the most fabled institutions in Silicon Valley. Founded in 1970, Xerox PARC is the birthplace of innovations such as (from Wikipedia):

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LOOKING INTO A CRYSTAL BALL: WHERE WILL THE IOT TAKE US IN 2017? LOOKING INTO A CRYSTAL BALL: WHERE WILL THE IOT TAKE US IN 2017?

blog article

Dec 27, 2016

As I mentioned in my previous blog, 2016 was a great year for the IoT.  We saw a huge spike in IoT products hitting the market and more interest from product companies looking to move into connected product companies than ever before.   So where will 2017 take us?   Here are...

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LOOKING INTO A CRYSTAL BALL: WHERE WILL THE IOT TAKE US IN 2017? LOOKING INTO A CRYSTAL BALL: WHERE WILL THE IOT TAKE US IN 2017?

blog article

Dec 27, 2016

As I mentioned in my previous blog, 2016 was a great year for the IoT.  We saw a huge spike in IoT products hitting the market and more interest from product companies looking to move into connected product companies than ever before.   So where will 2017 take us?   Here are...

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WHAT IS AN IOT PLATFORM? WHAT IS AN IOT PLATFORM?

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Dec 25, 2016

As the dust starts to settle after the Internet of Things erupted globally a few years ago, we can now see specific patterns of its development and understand what this whole flamboyance of “smart” is about. Many companies have already worked out their perfect spots on the market and lau...

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Fujitsu blog: IoT platform companies FUJITSU BLOG: IOT PLATFORM COMPANIES

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Dec 23, 2016

The Japanese company is among the few who offers a complete end-to-end IoT solutions to its customers. When it comes to the field of home-use "smart" IoT solutions, you can usually -we fall one might laugh too expensive and often useless devices, but the company level, industry, production...

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S4 Presentation Preview - Evaluating Active Vs Passive Approaches to Securing the Industrial Internet of Things S4 PRESENTATION PREVIEW - EVALUATING ACTIVE VS PASSIVE APPROACHES TO SECURING THE INDUSTRIAL INTERNET OF THINGS

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Dec 22, 2016

S4 is the largest and most advanced Operations Technology (OT) and ICS cyber security event in the world. It's aimed at the attendee who understands the basics of ICS, IT/OT and cyber security and craves more. More both in terms of the sessions, their fellow attendees and social events.

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Cisco, Salesforce partner on Internet of Things, collaboration, contact center integration CISCO, SALESFORCE PARTNER ON INTERNET OF THINGS, COLLABORATION, CONTACT CENTER INTEGRATION

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Dec 22, 2016

Cisco and Salesforce are partnering to align collaboration, Internet of Things, and contact center technologies. Specifically, the two companies will jointly develop and market products that combine Cisco's Spark and WebEx into Salesforce's Sales and Service Clouds. The integration will inte...

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Fujitsu Introduces Bluetooth Smart Beacon For IoT Solutions FUJITSU INTRODUCES BLUETOOTH SMART BEACON FOR IOT SOLUTIONS

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Dec 22, 2016

Fujitsu Component America, Inc. introduced a battery-powered Bluetooth Smart Beacon that can be paired with existing or OEM-developed Internet of Things (IoT) applications and other custom features for a complete, wireless beacon solution. Market uses include indoor navigation at train stations, air...

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Meet John Cohn, IBM Fellow and IoT chief agitator MEET JOHN COHN, IBM FELLOW AND IOT CHIEF AGITATOR

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Dec 22, 2016

Let’s start by finding out about who you are and what you do at IBM? I’m an IBM fellow, I’ve been in IBM for 35 years, I joined the Watson Internet of Things (IoT) group in July 2015 shortly after it was made and in February of this year, I began working directly for Harriet Green ...

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IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 22nd December 2016 IOT WEEKLY ROUND-UP: THURSDAY 22ND DECEMBER 2016

blog article

Dec 22, 2016

It’s all about self-driving cars in this week’s IoT round-up: automated Uber vehicles are caught running red lights, BMW plans to open an autonomous driving development center in Munich, and Waymo and Honda talk about a possible collaboration. Oh, and just for something a little differen...

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Increasing the trust of your IoT deployment – mutual TLS support INCREASING THE TRUST OF YOUR IOT DEPLOYMENT – MUTUAL TLS SUPPORT

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Dec 21, 2016

You can now leverage client side certificates within the Watson IoT Platform. This means that if you have devices that already have certificates embedded you can make use of that additional security measure

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Cognitive tourism: from connected airports to AI-enabled concierges COGNITIVE TOURISM: FROM CONNECTED AIRPORTS TO AI-ENABLED CONCIERGES

blog article

Dec 21, 2016

Fancy scheduling a holiday to beat the post-Christmas blues? I don’t blame you. A little bird told me that more people book a holiday on Boxing Day than any other time of the year. If that’s you, you might be interested to learn about how the IoT is changing the tourism industry, and hop...

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Managing the ‘things’ in the Internet of Things MANAGING THE ‘THINGS’ IN THE INTERNET OF THINGS

blog article

Dec 20, 2016

What does a ‘thing’ need to work in IoT? An article we recently read has given us food for thought. The Hierachy of the IoT ‘thing’ needs published by Jim Hunter in Techcrunch likens ‘things’ to people because they have needs that must be met to operate properly. ...

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IoT could create product opportunities, new business models for insurers IOT COULD CREATE PRODUCT OPPORTUNITIES, NEW BUSINESS MODELS FOR INSURERS

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Dec 20, 2016

Among the three emerging technologies poised to have a major impact on financial services institutions over the next few years, the internet of things (IoT) likely will have the greatest transformative effect on insurers.

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Today TODAY'S DEALS: KABY LAKE DELL XPS 13 FOR $850, MORE

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Dec 20, 2016

LIVE AGAIN: New Dell XPS 13 Intel Core i5-7200u dual-core Kaby Lake 13.3" Laptop with 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, 1080p Infinity Edge Display for $849.99 (Use Code: WQ12RNCZ?NP$QH - List price $1,099.99), Dell XPS 8900 i7-6700 Skylake quad-core Desktop with Windows 7/10 Pro, 8GB RAM and 1TB HDD for $59...

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The Internet of Things or the Expansion of the Internet in the Physical World THE INTERNET OF THINGS OR THE EXPANSION OF THE INTERNET IN THE PHYSICAL WORLD

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Dec 19, 2016

Wacky figures has been released on the number of connected devices present in the world by 2020. Between 50 and 1500 billion has been read here and there. Very clever is the one who can predict where the truth will lie and finally who cares. However, one thing is certain : the trend is indisputable....

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Rigado Announces Customizable IoT Gateway for Flexible, Future-Proof Connectivity RIGADO ANNOUNCES CUSTOMIZABLE IOT GATEWAY FOR FLEXIBLE, FUTURE-PROOF CONNECTIVITY

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Dec 19, 2016

We are excited to announce today the newest addition to the Rigado family of wireless solutions for IoT: the Rigado IoT Gateway. A configurable.

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How Verticals Should Approach IoT Platforms HOW VERTICALS SHOULD APPROACH IOT PLATFORMS

blog article

Dec 19, 2016

An IoT application enablement platform like ThingWorx turns the complexity of sensors, networks, and analytics into a utility for the user by abstracting away the details of implementations. As a result, a business wanting to increase its reach and serve its customers more effectively by using the I...

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2016: THE YEAR THAT WASN’T FOR THE IOT 2016: THE YEAR THAT WASN’T FOR THE IOT

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Dec 19, 2016

As we prepare to say goodbye to another calendar year, I am regularly asked about where I think the IoT is going in the next year.  Last year, we provided our top predictions for 2016 and this year, I plan to do the same – but with a little twist.  I also want to explore some of the ...

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Get to IoT Solutions faster with Intel GET TO IOT SOLUTIONS FASTER WITH INTEL

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Dec 19, 2016

IoT is fueling innovation in nearly every part of our lives. By connecting the “things” that were never connected before, we are creating new data insights that translate into meaningful change. The revolution is still young. In fact, IDC expects the installed base of IoT units to grow t...

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Fujitsu blog: Fujitsu FUJITSU BLOG: FUJITSU'S RESPONSE TO THE PREVENTION KIBERTÁMADÁSOKRA

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Dec 19, 2016

It is not a question of whether to attack our computer, but when. According to Fujitsu's highly recommended prepared to wait for this moment. More and more of our personal and corporate needs to be done is carried out using networked computers and data. A lot of communication and other advantage...

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2016: THE YEAR THAT WASN’T FOR THE IOT 2016: THE YEAR THAT WASN’T FOR THE IOT

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Dec 16, 2016

As we prepare to say goodbye to another calendar year, I am regularly asked about where I think the IoT is going in the next year.  Last year, we provided our top predictions for 2016 and this year, I plan to do the same – but with a little twist.  I also want to explore some of the ...

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Enterprises welcome – the 5G and IoT doors are wide open! ENTERPRISES WELCOME – THE 5G AND IOT DOORS ARE WIDE OPEN!

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Dec 16, 2016

Among the many reasons to get excited about and participate in developing the programmable world, Nokia particularly focused on how to improve people’s standard of living by solving every day problems, for example, as well as  opening up new business models with huge economic potential.

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Raising your Machine Intelligence Quotient RAISING YOUR MACHINE INTELLIGENCE QUOTIENT

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Dec 16, 2016

With the enormous wave of machine intelligence technologies comes yet another hype curve of products that cover virtually every key product segment in the industry. Machine intelligence (MI) is no longer the sibling of artificial intelligence or what was pejoratively referred to as “machine in...

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IoT Security needs a customer-centric approach: 7 challenges and their solutions IOT SECURITY NEEDS A CUSTOMER-CENTRIC APPROACH: 7 CHALLENGES AND THEIR SOLUTIONS

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Dec 15, 2016

Security is typically left as an oversight for many products today, simply because it is deemed too difficult to do and to facilitate effectively at scale. Security for many products is poorly thought through with little attention paid towards the use case, supply chain and business needs.

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How digital technology is saving lives HOW DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY IS SAVING LIVES

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Dec 15, 2016

The Internet of Things (IoT) has brought huge potential to the global economy, helping turn ideas of a hyper-connected world into real digital services. Pretty much anything you can imagine – from cars to toothbrushes – can now be connected, allowing us to go online and interact with dif...

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Star Wars Rogue One: what a droid can teach you about the IoT STAR WARS ROGUE ONE: WHAT A DROID CAN TEACH YOU ABOUT THE IOT

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Dec 15, 2016

A long time ago, in a movie theater far far away, I experienced my first big screen encounter with a connected, smart device. Watching the dark, swashbuckling 1980 Star Wars sequel, ‘The Empire Strikes Back’, at the age of 5 not only was the first film I watched in a movie theater, but I...

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IoT Security – The Next Generation of Social Responsibility IOT SECURITY – THE NEXT GENERATION OF SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

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Dec 15, 2016

In response to recent events, the White House and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have just released the much awaited and polished guidance around cyber security for the Internet of Things (IoT). Over the past several months, connected devices have been the focal point afte...

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Ask Ayla - Question 12 - How Big is Big? The IoT Market ASK AYLA - QUESTION 12 - HOW BIG IS BIG? THE IOT MARKET

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Dec 14, 2016

Everyone knows the Internet of Things is big and getting bigger. Are there specific industry numbers that I can use to help structure my business plan for 2017 and beyond.

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5 Amazing Things made reality by IoT technology. Toys Edition 5 AMAZING THINGS MADE REALITY BY IOT TECHNOLOGY. TOYS EDITION

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Dec 14, 2016

The IoT is everywhere. It's a reality. It reaches even the market toys for both children and adults. Actually, IoT is interconnecting every aspect of our world, revolutionizing it to a new level. In this special edition of ‘Amazing Things’ we demonstrate you about some toys with whic...

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Providing the building blocks for “Smart Things” for the IoT PROVIDING THE BUILDING BLOCKS FOR “SMART THINGS” FOR THE IOT

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Dec 14, 2016

The first wave of Internet technology connected people to people and people to organizations via web sites and applications like email. Shortly afterwards, the “Internet of Things” (IoT) phenomena began, quickly opening the potential for billions of “smart things” to communic...

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IoT: keeping the elderly independent at home IOT: KEEPING THE ELDERLY INDEPENDENT AT HOME

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Dec 14, 2016

The Internet of Things (IoT) is helping society facilitate a major challenge of meeting the needs of an ageing population. The UK will see a massive 23% increase in those aged 65+ between 2010 and 2018. By 2035, numbers of people aged 65+ will rise by just under 7 million – from 11 to 16.9 mil...

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Azure IoT Hub message routing dramatically simplifies IoT solution development AZURE IOT HUB MESSAGE ROUTING DRAMATICALLY SIMPLIFIES IOT SOLUTION DEVELOPMENT

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Dec 14, 2016

IoT solutions can be complex, and we’re always working on ways to simplify them. As we work with customers on real-world, enterprise-grade IoT solutions built on Azure IoT, one pattern we’ve noticed is how businesses route inbound messages to different data processing systems. Imagine mi...

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Building the Infrastructure for Digital Transformation in Industrial Automation BUILDING THE INFRASTRUCTURE FOR DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION

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Dec 14, 2016

I’ve discussed in my recent blog posts (“Software-Defined Infrastructure Sparks Digital Transformation of Industrial Automation” and “Software-Defined Infrastructure in Industrial IoT: How it Works”) how a software-defined infrastructure approach and the Industrial Inte...

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InterDigital Engineers Help Drive the Future of IoT Standards INTERDIGITAL ENGINEERS HELP DRIVE THE FUTURE OF IOT STANDARDS

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Dec 13, 2016

The mobile industry is characterized by global standards, and various standards-based solutions are being proposed by organizations such as the 3GPP, ETSI and oneM2M™ for the Internet of Things. As an industry leader, InterDigital has been an active contributor to the development of standards-...

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HOW TO INTEGRATE AWS IOT AND LOSANT HOW TO INTEGRATE AWS IOT AND LOSANT

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Dec 13, 2016

A while ago we announced direct support for Lambda invocation from within Losant workflows, which provides an easy way to send Losant device data into the AWS ecosystem. This article will demonstrate the other way around: sending data from AWS IoT into Losant.

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Qualcomm, Google to team up on Android Things, eye Internet of Things apps QUALCOMM, GOOGLE TO TEAM UP ON ANDROID THINGS, EYE INTERNET OF THINGS APPS

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Dec 13, 2016

The move could give Google a much larger ingredient brand play in the smart home, Internet of Things and smart city deployments. If the collaboration is successful, Android will be embedded with the processors in the IoT food chain. Keep in mind that Qualcomm recently acquired NXP in a move that giv...

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Procrastination be gone! Be an IoT completer-finisher for the holidays PROCRASTINATION BE GONE! BE AN IOT COMPLETER-FINISHER FOR THE HOLIDAYS

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Dec 13, 2016

Instructables and IBM might seem like the odd IoT couple, but somehow they just work. Home to more than 3 million creative hobbyists – DIY crafters, serious IT skilled-developers, makers and pioneers Instructables takes DIY creativity to new levels with crowd-sourced feedback that can enhance ...

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How connected objects are revolutionizing health HOW CONNECTED OBJECTS ARE REVOLUTIONIZING HEALTH

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Dec 13, 2016

The applications of sports coaching and other small connected devices have fallen into the field of the all-coming. It has even become common to boast of having walked his 10,000 steps every day during a dinner or an evening with friends. The simple fact of having to walk from one point to another o...

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How IoT technology transforms public health HOW IOT TECHNOLOGY TRANSFORMS PUBLIC HEALTH

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Dec 13, 2016

Few expected that fitness devices would become a fad and now control the 10,000 steps everyday that we must perform people is a topic of conversation at any dinner or cocktail. Even walking around the office is becoming an extension of the gym and if ten years ago no one would consider these "p...

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Internet of Things: Revolution or evolution? INTERNET OF THINGS: REVOLUTION OR EVOLUTION?

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Dec 13, 2016

Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the technology terms that will appear in every organisation’s strategy document in 2017. (Skeptical? Our CTO Dan Hushon has put it on his list of technology trends to watch.) But some of you may be wondering if it’s really a revolutionary change, or sim...

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Reefer Container Operator Stays a Step Ahead with IoT Telematics REEFER CONTAINER OPERATOR STAYS A STEP AHEAD WITH IOT TELEMATICS

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Dec 13, 2016

Polish company Balticon S.A is a container services provider and trader serving an international and domestic client base. With its main offices in the Polish seaports of Gdansk and Gdynia, plus depots and branches across Poland and beyond, the private company has built its annual turnover to approx...

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Will these 6 IT trends change the game in 2017? WILL THESE 6 IT TRENDS CHANGE THE GAME IN 2017?

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Dec 12, 2016

It’s hard to have a discussion about 2017 without a clear definition of “DIGITAL.” In my mind, digital is the application of contextualized information to improve experience and outcome. Whether you’re a consumer or employee, an informed decision brings all available informat...

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From IoT hype in 2015 to reality in 2016 FROM IOT HYPE IN 2015 TO REALITY IN 2016

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Dec 11, 2016

The Internet of Things (IoT) has had a major impact on the electronics market this year, and it looks like 2015 marks a tipping point. In much the same way that there was a lot of debate over the definition of cloud computing in the early days, so, a similar phenomenon has happened with IoT. The dis...

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ZoneKey and Intel Unveil Broadcast Solution for Smart Classrooms, Retail and More ZONEKEY AND INTEL UNVEIL BROADCAST SOLUTION FOR SMART CLASSROOMS, RETAIL AND MORE

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Dec 09, 2016

A recent conference in China confirmed that a quiet revolution in digital signage is on. The moment is ripe for transformation. Costs for sensors, bandwidth and compute have decreased significantly, while cloud, streaming media, remote management and increasing performance are bringing new capabilit...

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Fathym’s IoT-enabled WeatherCloud enhances driver safety during inclement weather FATHYM’S IOT-ENABLED WEATHERCLOUD ENHANCES DRIVER SAFETY DURING INCLEMENT WEATHER

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Dec 09, 2016

Wherever you live, you’re probably all too aware that inclement weather can have a serious impact on citizen safety and city budgets. And until recently, municipalities affected by local road and weather conditions didn’t have easy access to the data they needed to do anything other than...

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SAP turns to new partners to help build successful IoT ecosystem SAP TURNS TO NEW PARTNERS TO HELP BUILD SUCCESSFUL IOT ECOSYSTEM

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Dec 09, 2016

SAP is convinced the burgeoning Internet of Things (IoT) market gives it opportunities to strengthen its relationship with existing customers and expand its reach into new markets -- that's why the enterprise giant is committing $2.2 billion to its IoT portfolio.

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IoT in the Cloud: The Next Phase of Enterprise Infrastructure IOT IN THE CLOUD: THE NEXT PHASE OF ENTERPRISE INFRASTRUCTURE

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Dec 09, 2016

There is little question that the cloud and the Internet of Things (IoT) will dominate enterprise IT development in the coming years, but exactly how these two initiatives will coalesce into a working production environment is still very much up in the air. The enterprise needs to figure it out quic...

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Advantages and disadvantages of 5GHz Wi-Fi bridging ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF 5GHZ WI-FI BRIDGING

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Dec 08, 2016

As a part of the wireless bridging team at DigitalAir Wireless I’m always asked what the advantages and disadvantages are when using 5GHz. A few years back I would say pros would out way the cons however, these lines are becoming blurred and the opposite is now coming into focus. Cast your mem...

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Securing industrial IoT applications SECURING INDUSTRIAL IOT APPLICATIONS

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Dec 08, 2016

For any industrial IoT application, ensuring signal integrity is crucial for safety and operational reliability. However, even the most robust system has many attack surfaces that are vulnerable to would‑be hackers’ intent on compromising a system. This is unacceptable for high‑reliability sys...

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Pursue Real IoT Solutions, not Big White Whales PURSUE REAL IOT SOLUTIONS, NOT BIG WHITE WHALES

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Dec 08, 2016

The search for the “next big thing” in technology has almost taken on mythic proportions. Just as Captain Ahab became obsessed with his pursuit of the elusive white whale in Moby Dick, it’s easy to get caught up in pursuing big solutions and big technology. But that is not necessar...

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The path to 5G THE PATH TO 5G

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Dec 07, 2016

The standards that have massive and early implementation expectations on the part of the industry, as is the case with 5G, have to satisfy many more legitimate interests, but are difficult to align. There are three main expectations to be met by the new mobile connectivity standard.

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Azure IoT Hub Awarded 9 Industry Certifications for Public Cloud Computing AZURE IOT HUB AWARDED 9 INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS FOR PUBLIC CLOUD COMPUTING

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Dec 07, 2016

Azure IoT Hub is already built on the enterprise-grade regulatory, compliance and portfolio requirements of the Azure cloud platform, which are needed to do business with most rigorous industries. In fact, Azure has more certifications and attestations than any other major public cloud provider.

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SAP Bullish on IoT & Cloud Prospects, Macro Woes Remain SAP BULLISH ON IOT & CLOUD PROSPECTS, MACRO WOES REMAIN

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Dec 07, 2016

We issued an updated research report on German software giant- SAP SESAP on Dec 6, 2016. Headquartered in Walldorf, Germany, SAP is one of the largest independent software vendors in the world and the leading provider of enterprise resource planning ("ERP") software.

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Industrial IoT Muscles up to Functional Safety with New Intel Solution INDUSTRIAL IOT MUSCLES UP TO FUNCTIONAL SAFETY WITH NEW INTEL SOLUTION

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Dec 07, 2016

In my position as GM for industrial solutions in the Intel Internet of Things Group (IOTG) I’ve heard manufacturers consistently voice frustration on how to effectively and efficiently develop, design and deploy robust functional safety solutions to meet evolving safety standards and protect t...

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Dell EMC launches VMware-powered VxRack system with PowerEdge servers DELL EMC LAUNCHES VMWARE-POWERED VXRACK SYSTEM WITH POWEREDGE SERVERS

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Dec 07, 2016

Dell, EMC, and VMware rolled out a new VxRack hyperconverged system that has migrated to Dell's PowerEdge servers. Dell Technologies portfolio companies launched the Dell EMC VxRack System for SDDC. EMC, before Dell acquired the company, launched VxRail in 2016 with white-box servers, EMC storag...

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Wind River Brings Safety-Critical Expertise to Functional Safety for Industrial IoT WIND RIVER BRINGS SAFETY-CRITICAL EXPERTISE TO FUNCTIONAL SAFETY FOR INDUSTRIAL IOT

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Dec 07, 2016

With the accelerating growth of the Internet of Things (IoT), it is increasingly important to identify and implement safety-related systems for smart grids, connected vehicles, robotics, industrial control systems, smart factories, and more. And when it comes to ensuring the reliability of these can...

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CONNECT KEPSERVEREX TO AN IOT PLATFORM CONNECT KEPSERVEREX TO AN IOT PLATFORM

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Dec 06, 2016

Industry is getting into the Internet of Things, some call it Industry 4.0 some other use other names. The hard thing of the industry is that sometimes the companies still use old protocols, legacy machines and systems. The protocol OPC UA (Unified Architecture) is one of the most extended IoT indus...

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Creating cities of the future CREATING CITIES OF THE FUTURE

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Dec 06, 2016

Across the globe, today’s cities are facing dramatic social, economic and environmental transformation. The number of urban residents continues to grow by nearly 60 million every year, putting increasing strain on already heavily pressurised resources and infrastructure.

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Adopting a durable business model – the key to long-term success in the Internet of Things ADOPTING A DURABLE BUSINESS MODEL – THE KEY TO LONG-TERM SUCCESS IN THE INTERNET OF THINGS

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Dec 06, 2016

The IoT is bringing about new ways of living and working that will stay with us for years to come. Companies are working hard to produce connected products that consumers will purchase and find long-term value in. Equally important as the consumer value is the benefits a connected device will bring ...

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Cheers to IoT CHEERS TO IOT

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Dec 05, 2016

Tis the season for merriment. So, when you raise your glass to toast friends, family and colleagues, give an extra ‘Cheers!’ to IoT. Yes, even the ancient art of winemaking is touched by technology. And, thanks to the Internet of Things, technology’s impact on industries like winem...

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An Extraordinary Time: 5G, IoT and Sustainability of the Future AN EXTRAORDINARY TIME: 5G, IOT AND SUSTAINABILITY OF THE FUTURE

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Dec 05, 2016

From connected thermostats to self-driving vehicles, advanced connectivity is transforming our lives while saving energy and reducing pollution. But the full extent of IoT possibilities for sustainability has yet to be realized. Living in a sustainable and environmentally responsible way is increasi...

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Kafka Connect for Azure IoT Hub KAFKA CONNECT FOR AZURE IOT HUB

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Dec 05, 2016

In Azure IoT, we believe in empowering developers to build IoT solutions with the technologies of their choice.  Today I’m excited to announce the release of Kafka Connect for Azure IoT Hub. This new Kafka Source Connector can be used to read telemetry data from devices connected to the A...

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Mining Company Trusts Satellite to Ensure Compliance while Lowering Costs/Risk MINING COMPANY TRUSTS SATELLITE TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE WHILE LOWERING COSTS/RISK

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Dec 05, 2016

The following Case Study is by Pacific Data Systems, a leader in smart monitoring and control systems and ORBCOMM solution provider based in Brisbane, Australia. Download the full Case Study here. MineCo* is a global mining company that specializes in minerals used in building, manufacturing and pri...

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Big Data Brings Big Changes to Product Design BIG DATA BRINGS BIG CHANGES TO PRODUCT DESIGN

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Dec 05, 2016

A couple of years ago, a self-driving Google Car was out for a spin around Mountain View, California, when it came to a complete stop in the middle of the street. It had encountered a scenario in the intersection it had never seen before: a woman in an electric wheelchair chasing a duck with a broom...

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An IT-centric view of the IoT AN IT-CENTRIC VIEW OF THE IOT

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Dec 05, 2016

An earlier blog titled “Don’t leave it to IT” focused on the need for a clear, defined strategy, something that has to come from C-level management, writes Bob Emmerson, freelance writer and IoT industry observer. It also indicated that the early role of information technology (IT)...

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Why the IoT industry should move beyond DNS and create its own IP address registry of devices WHY THE IOT INDUSTRY SHOULD MOVE BEYOND DNS AND CREATE ITS OWN IP ADDRESS REGISTRY OF DEVICES

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Dec 05, 2016

In today’s market, segments of the broader IoT ecosystem have been under-served, especially small-to-medium businesses (SMBs) and mid-sized cities. However, this oversight will change over the next several years as these entities seek to embrace the efficiencies and cost reductions that enterp...

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HPE Aruba reveals software-powered, multi-vendor IoT strategy for enterprises ‘across all verticals’ HPE ARUBA REVEALS SOFTWARE-POWERED, MULTI-VENDOR IOT STRATEGY FOR ENTERPRISES ‘ACROSS ALL VERTICALS’

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Dec 05, 2016

In light of the news that Hewlett Packard Enterprise is now launching solutions designed to remove barriers for mass Internet of Things (IoT) adoption, Jeremy Cowan talked exclusively to Chris Kozup, vice president of Marketing, to understand Aruba’s strategy. IoT Now: In HPE Aruba’s vie...

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STANDARD IOT SECURITY SOLUTION OFFERS PROTECTION AGAINST HACKERS STANDARD IOT SECURITY SOLUTION OFFERS PROTECTION AGAINST HACKERS

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Dec 02, 2016

Industry 4.0 and the Smart Factory promise a boost for innovation in the production sector. However, corresponding IoT security measures are still only beginning to develop, according to a study by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) on “IT Security for Industry ...

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Salesforce to Offer Core Software Tools on AWS Starting in 2017 SALESFORCE TO OFFER CORE SOFTWARE TOOLS ON AWS STARTING IN 2017

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Dec 02, 2016

Salesforce.com Inc.’s web-based sales, marketing and customer relationship management tools will begin running on Amazon.com Inc.’s public cloud-computing service next year, the company said Friday. The move, expected to be implemented first in Canada by mid 2017, is part of a broader in...

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High-end IoT opportunities await MSPs HIGH-END IOT OPPORTUNITIES AWAIT MSPS

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Dec 02, 2016

Concern about the Internet of Things (IoT) is largely focused on two key factors: a) the colossal number and b) the diversity of its new “users”. In population terms, the predictions range from 20 to 40 billion devices by 2020, and the questions include whether the Internet can handle so...

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IoT is now preventing problems, not just solving the call of the lost left sock IOT IS NOW PREVENTING PROBLEMS, NOT JUST SOLVING THE CALL OF THE LOST LEFT SOCK

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Dec 02, 2016

It’s funny how, to many, the term “Internet of Things” (IoT) initially conjured up images of everyday objects – “things” – becoming mildly self-aware and, well, chatty. Those advancing the industry couldn’t get away from the public idea of smart refrig...

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M2M SIMs Explained M2M SIMS EXPLAINED

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Dec 01, 2016

M2M – (Machine-to-Machine) refers to the technologies that enable devices and sensors or “things” (within the IoT) to communicate with each other – and with other Internet-enabled devices and systems.

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In the IoT age a unified approach to fraud management and security matters more than ever IN THE IOT AGE A UNIFIED APPROACH TO FRAUD MANAGEMENT AND SECURITY MATTERS MORE THAN EVER

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Dec 01, 2016

In today’s increasingly connected society, it is easier than ever before for fraudsters to wreak havoc. According to Juniper Research, by 2020 there will be close to 40 billion connected devices on the planet, and with this increasing number of connected devices we are also seeing a rise in fr...

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How to protect your IoT devices so that they are not involved in the next attack HOW TO PROTECT YOUR IOT DEVICES SO THAT THEY ARE NOT INVOLVED IN THE NEXT ATTACK

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Nov 30, 2016

On Friday 21 October of this year there was an attack that prevented access to services that are used every day such as Twitter, Paypal and Spotify. Once it had been resolved and the causes analysed, it was determined that part of the attack had originated from what was hitherto unlikely suspects: I...

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IoT and the Environment: Making It Easier To Be Green IOT AND THE ENVIRONMENT: MAKING IT EASIER TO BE GREEN

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Nov 30, 2016

We are all aware of the environmental challenges facing both the developing and developed worlds. Polluted air in cities, lack of potable water, industrial waste, dirty and inefficient energy sources, to name a few. The good news is that the Internet of Things (IoT) is starting to help in many of th...

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Maintaining IoT Device Security is War: The Three Must-Haves You Need to Win the Battle MAINTAINING IOT DEVICE SECURITY IS WAR: THE THREE MUST-HAVES YOU NEED TO WIN THE BATTLE

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Nov 30, 2016

As more and more devices get on the Internet, the IoT attack surface grows, giving nefarious individuals juicier and broader targets. High-value critical assets found in hospitals, office buildings, manufacturing plants and homes could be vulnerable to attack due to inferior embedded security system...

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The Internet of Things: Focus on quality of experience THE INTERNET OF THINGS: FOCUS ON QUALITY OF EXPERIENCE

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Nov 30, 2016

The Internet is in the middle of a massive expansion of new end points, with predictions showing that consumers and enterprises will potentially interact with upwards of 50 billion new devices, many with multiple connected sensors that interact within the device as well as externally.

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We don WE DON'T NEED ‘BIG’ OR ‘SMALL’ GOVERNMENT. WE NEED ‘SMART’ GOVERNMENT.

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Nov 29, 2016

As a Canadian or almost anyone in the world, it was pretty impossible to avoid the spectacle of the 2016 US presidential election.  Whether it was Trump bashing Hillary or Trump saying something ridiculous and being bashed by almost everyone, it was definitely dominating the news cycle everywhe...

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Shout out to startups and innovators in IoT: Nokia Innovation Platform may be for you! SHOUT OUT TO STARTUPS AND INNOVATORS IN IOT: NOKIA INNOVATION PLATFORM MAY BE FOR YOU!

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Nov 29, 2016

The Internet of Things (IoT) and analytics are challenging environments for startups due to the end-to-end system complexity and heavy protocol stack requirements, which make innovation cycles long or even impossible.

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Symantec Mirai: New wave of IoT botnet attacks hits Germany SYMANTEC MIRAI: NEW WAVE OF IOT BOTNET ATTACKS HITS GERMANY

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Nov 29, 2016

A new wave of attacks involving the Mirai botnet has crippled internet access for nearly a million home users in Germany. The latest attacks used a new version of the Mirai malware (Linux.Mirai) which is configured to exploit a weakness found in routers widely used in Germany. While the original Mir...

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The Open IoT Challenge Is On! Submissions now due November 30 THE OPEN IOT CHALLENGE IS ON! SUBMISSIONS NOW DUE NOVEMBER 30

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Nov 28, 2016

Have you been tinkering with sensors and beacons and hooking them up to a Raspberry Pi? Maybe you’ve just made the most sophisticated cat toy? You know you have more ideas about how some of this “gadgetry” could address important problems. Move them forward with the Open IoT Challe...

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Why smart cities need to show they are clever about connectivity WHY SMART CITIES NEED TO SHOW THEY ARE CLEVER ABOUT CONNECTIVITY

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Nov 28, 2016

As the world’s population grows and urbanisation increases, society will increasingly rely on communications technology to help overcome its many challenges. According to the United Nations, by 2050 nine billion people will live on earth, of which 70% will be in cities. This demographic change...

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Hybrid communications: the best of both worlds for mobile IoT HYBRID COMMUNICATIONS: THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS FOR MOBILE IOT

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Nov 25, 2016

Organisations have woken up to what’s possible when you can communicate with your mobile assets using satellite communications. The emergence of small, low-power IoT devices that can operate for months or even years without replacing the batteries, has given rise to many satellite-based IoT ap...

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IoT Security for Connected Surveillance Cameras IOT SECURITY FOR CONNECTED SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS

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Nov 24, 2016

The IoT is expanding at a rapid rate and is expected to grow over the coming years at a pace which makes previous technology adoptions look insignificant. Predictions are that by 2020 there will be some +20 Billion connected devices worldwide.

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The Connected Industry and the Internet of Things that Really Matter - Part III THE CONNECTED INDUSTRY AND THE INTERNET OF THINGS THAT REALLY MATTER - PART III

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Nov 24, 2016

While the options for short‑range indoor wireless connectivity for industrial applications have traditionally been many and varied, that hasn’t been the case for cellular, especially at the ultra‑low power levels required for IoT. The emergence of LoRa over the past year has been interesting, ...

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Connected car is just one key target in IoT ‘hotbed’ as Cisco Jasper teams with Taiwan Mobile CONNECTED CAR IS JUST ONE KEY TARGET IN IOT ‘HOTBED’ AS CISCO JASPER TEAMS WITH TAIWAN MOBILE

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Nov 24, 2016

Cisco Jasper is now working in partnership with Taiwan Mobile, extending the former’s footprint to 30 global mobile operator groups representing more than 120 mobile operator networks worldwide. With China’s IoT market set to expand to US$121.45 billion turnover by 2022, according to Cis...

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Bytesnap predicts big things in 2017 for home automation, LTE-M, and Industry 4.0 BYTESNAP PREDICTS BIG THINGS IN 2017 FOR HOME AUTOMATION, LTE-M, AND INDUSTRY 4.0

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Nov 24, 2016

Yes, it’s already that time of year when every analyst turns into Mystic Meg and tries to predict the year ahead. How many of them in 2015 foresaw Brexit or President Trump? Answer me that, says Jeremy Cowan. Well, here’s the firstof 2016/17, courtesy of the team at embedded systems cons...

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The Bottom 10 IoT Gifts THE BOTTOM 10 IOT GIFTS

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Nov 22, 2016

It's the holiday season, and you know what that means? Yes, you might finally get that smart egg tray you've always wanted.

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Sensors in Sports Gear: How the IoT Can Maximize Soccer Performance SENSORS IN SPORTS GEAR: HOW THE IOT CAN MAXIMIZE SOCCER PERFORMANCE

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Nov 22, 2016

Wearable devices for exercise, fitness, and sports are a hot segment within the Internet of Things (IoT). Many of us wear a FitBit, or similar device, or use apps like MapMyRun to let us know how many steps we take and calories we burn. But, in the world of sports, the stakes are higher. Professiona...

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The four key ingredients to realize IoT opportunities THE FOUR KEY INGREDIENTS TO REALIZE IOT OPPORTUNITIES

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Nov 21, 2016

What is it that you need to capture the substantial business opportunities that digitizing the physical world through IoT opens up? Of course you need the skills – but have you got the right skills in the right place – and can you scale them? You need industry knowledge. You might have t...

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Forrester recognizes IBM as a leader among IoT platforms FORRESTER RECOGNIZES IBM AS A LEADER AMONG IOT PLATFORMS

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Nov 21, 2016

In the newly-published report, The Forrester Wave™: IoT Software Platforms, Q4 2016, vendors are evaluated on their current offering, strategy and market presence.   According to Forrester, IoT software platform vendors offer capabilities that fall into five core categories.

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How Speech Analytics, Salesforce Einstein and the IoT Will Forever Transform Business HOW SPEECH ANALYTICS, SALESFORCE EINSTEIN AND THE IOT WILL FOREVER TRANSFORM BUSINESS

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Nov 21, 2016

SaaS companies are about to unleash technologies that will permanently disrupt the way we do business. Imagine that your new iPhone suddenly develops a glitch. The screen freezes and the factory reset is not responding. It’s a frustrating scenario. You need your phone for your daily job, and y...

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Building the Internet of Things:  A How-To Book on IoT BUILDING THE INTERNET OF THINGS: A HOW-TO BOOK ON IOT

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Nov 21, 2016

The Internet of Things (IoT) has become one of the most talked-about technology trends over the past few years. Yet many customers remain confused. Line-of-business managers don’t really care that much about the technology behind billions of connections. They care about business outcomes. They...

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From the Field: Connected Utility Industry Tackles Transformational Technologies FROM THE FIELD: CONNECTED UTILITY INDUSTRY TACKLES TRANSFORMATIONAL TECHNOLOGIES

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Nov 21, 2016

I’m thrilled to be sharing my thoughts for the first time here on Intel’s Grid Insight’s blog. In my role as an energy solutions architect at Intel I have an opportunity to speak with everyone from OEMs and ODMs to systems integrators and utility workers. By listening to a wide var...

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Making data collection flexible with OpenIOLabs: three real-life examples MAKING DATA COLLECTION FLEXIBLE WITH OPENIOLABS: THREE REAL-LIFE EXAMPLES

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Nov 18, 2016

What we often hear is that IoT and machine to machine communications hold so much potential, but the reality is that the uniqueness of each lab set up makes it hard to benefit from what it offers. Facilities are filled with legacy equipment – instruments and apparatus that were designed long b...

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Who knew that ice cream logistics was a metaphor for the IoT? WHO KNEW THAT ICE CREAM LOGISTICS WAS A METAPHOR FOR THE IOT?

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Nov 18, 2016

The Internet of Things, or IoT, is changing the way we work and live in ways that were unimagined a few short years ago. Consumers can now monitor activities in their home with security cameras, track the progress of their laundry and control their thermostats – all remotely, using a smartphon...

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Watson IoT Platform – Security Dashboard and Policies beta – Live! WATSON IOT PLATFORM – SECURITY DASHBOARD AND POLICIES BETA – LIVE!

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Nov 18, 2016

I’m pleased to announce that the beta of the IBM Watson IoT Platform Security Dashboard and Policies is now live! These new features will help companies who are deploying and managing IoT devices have the visibility and control that they need to keep their IoT deployments safe and secure. We r...

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The Internet of Things Is About People, Not Just Things THE INTERNET OF THINGS IS ABOUT PEOPLE, NOT JUST THINGS

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Nov 17, 2016

Every major technology and business transition affects both process and people. Job roles change, some jobs are eliminated, and new jobs are created. The transition to the Internet of Things (IoT) is no different. While automation and more efficient processes may eliminate some jobs, IoT is creating...

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Is your data management solution ready for massive IoT usage? IS YOUR DATA MANAGEMENT SOLUTION READY FOR MASSIVE IOT USAGE?

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Nov 17, 2016

We all know that the future involves connecting things as well as people. By 2025, 50 billion connected things will be communicating over mobile networks, ten times the number of people connected today. Much talk and effort has gone into how these IoT devices will be connected and the acronym makers...

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WHY THE VALUE OF ENTERPRISE IOT ISN’T ABOUT THINGS AT AL WHY THE VALUE OF ENTERPRISE IOT ISN’T ABOUT THINGS AT AL

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Nov 16, 2016

Enterprise IoT is evolving fast. So fast, in fact, that it’s no longer about the Internet or even the Things at all.In an earlier post, I touched on the idea that the real promise of Enterprise IoT is to deliver benefits along the entire value chain.

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Ericsson’s latest Mobility report shows Africa’s IoT potential ERICSSON’S LATEST MOBILITY REPORT SHOWS AFRICA’S IOT POTENTIAL

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Nov 16, 2016

Nigeria has led the way with more than two-million new subscriptions, followed by Ethiopia and South Africa, each with just under two-million new mobile subscriptions, the latest Mobility report by information and communications technology giant Ericsson shows.

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New recipes on storing and visualising historical data using IBM Watson IoT Platform and IBM Cloudant NEW RECIPES ON STORING AND VISUALISING HISTORICAL DATA USING IBM WATSON IOT PLATFORM AND IBM CLOUDANT

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Nov 16, 2016

Just a quick note to highlight a new series of recipes we have just released on storing and visualising historical IoT data. This recipe series is broken into 3 parts focusing on key stages in the process: Part 1: How to connect IBM Cloudant NoSQL DB with IBM Watson IoT Platform to store device data...

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Highlights From Day 2 at European Utility Week in Barcelona HIGHLIGHTS FROM DAY 2 AT EUROPEAN UTILITY WEEK IN BARCELONA

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Nov 16, 2016

It’s day two at European Utility Week and the energy continues to build on the floor here in Barcelona. We’re hearing lots of questions from attendees on IoT solutions at the edge, in the cloud and in the field for connected workers. These technologies enable constructive use of the data...

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Fujitsu Makes Key IoT Announcements in Cloud and Tracking FUJITSU MAKES KEY IOT ANNOUNCEMENTS IN CLOUD AND TRACKING

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Nov 15, 2016

Fujitsu said it developed its Cloud IoT Platform to address the management of IoT deployments, which can be complex, time-consuming and can often require specialist skills. The platform is designed to enable customers to remove complexity and benefit from a comprehensive, plug and play cloud-based s...

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Ask Ayla - Question 11 - What Can Manufacturers do to Protect Themselves Against DDoS Attacks? ASK AYLA - QUESTION 11 - WHAT CAN MANUFACTURERS DO TO PROTECT THEMSELVES AGAINST DDOS ATTACKS?

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Nov 15, 2016

Hi Ayla, Besides pleading with end users to change the passwords on their various IoT devices, what can manufacturers do to prevent their products from being hacked and used in DDoS attacks? With the October 21, 2016, DDoS attack against the DNS provider Dyn still fresh in everyone’s mind, you...

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Understanding Product and Process Data: iRobot UNDERSTANDING PRODUCT AND PROCESS DATA: IROBOT'S TRANSFORMATIONAL DIGITAL ENGINEERING JOURNEY

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Nov 15, 2016

If you attended our recent webcast, “iRobot’s Journey to Product Nirvana”, then you know that iRobot recently made the move from a drawing-centric product development process (where all of their product information was noted on CAD drawings) to a part-centric one where all product ...

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Kicking off European Utility Week in Barcelona With Team Intel KICKING OFF EUROPEAN UTILITY WEEK IN BARCELONA WITH TEAM INTEL

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Nov 15, 2016

We’re here in Barcelona at the premier European energy conference, connecting the global smart utility community on all things energy—from grid optimization, renewable energy, energy storage, smart metering, smart cities, smart homes, smart buildings, data management, analytics and IoT, ...

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Oracle integrates Service Cloud with Oracle IoT Cloud ORACLE INTEGRATES SERVICE CLOUD WITH ORACLE IOT CLOUD

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Nov 14, 2016

Oracle on November 14 is rolling out its Internet of Things Accelerator, a packaged integration between the Oracle's Service Cloud and its IoT Cloud. The new offering should give Oracle customers, particularly in industries like manufacturing or consumer electronics, new ways to use the vast qua...

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New Oracle Service Cloud IoT Integration Powers Next Generation Predictive and Proactive Customer Experiences NEW ORACLE SERVICE CLOUD IOT INTEGRATION POWERS NEXT GENERATION PREDICTIVE AND PROACTIVE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCES

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Nov 14, 2016

The explosive growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) gives organizations the opportunity to drive next generation customer service experiences.  By connecting, analyzing and integrating data-driven insights from connected “things” into customer service processes brands can make IoT ...

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IoT – the next Cambrian explosion IOT – THE NEXT CAMBRIAN EXPLOSION

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Nov 11, 2016

I attended the ARM TechCon in Santa Clara a couple of weeks ago. The thing I found myself thinking about the most, during the event and afterwards too, was the keynote presentation by Masayoshi Son (Softbank CEO). I was inspired by his vision of the future. He saw the development of the IoT as a new...

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6 BEST PRACTICES IN ENTERPRISE IOT ARCHITECTURE 6 BEST PRACTICES IN ENTERPRISE IOT ARCHITECTURE

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Nov 10, 2016

Useful IoT prototypes can be built from a variety of visual and step-by-step tools, and are instrumental in showing the vision and promise of bring IoT into your enterprise.

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40: Rebasing Your Wobble Detector, Industrial IoT and Pivotal 40: REBASING YOUR WOBBLE DETECTOR, INDUSTRIAL IOT AND PIVOTAL

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Nov 10, 2016

There’s no end of discussion about the Internet of Things now-a-days, but much of it is either about flashing toothbrushes or crazy huge numbers with abstract use cases. This week we talk with Pivotal’s Saurabh Gupta about the work he’s been doing in the IoT space with Pivotal cust...

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What you need to know about IoT hacking and medical devices WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT IOT HACKING AND MEDICAL DEVICES

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Nov 10, 2016

A legal case is now underway questioning the safety of cardiac implants used by a large U.S. hospital. A lawsuit claims the devices are vulnerable to potentially life-threatening cyberattacks. The OneTouch Ping insulin pump has been found to be susceptible to hacking, and it’s not the first ti...

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Software-Defined Infrastructure in Industrial IoT: How it Works SOFTWARE-DEFINED INFRASTRUCTURE IN INDUSTRIAL IOT: HOW IT WORKS

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Nov 10, 2016

In my last blog post I introduced the idea of a software-defined infrastructure approach driving and accelerating digital transformation in industrial automation. It offers a more flexible, adaptable and cost-effective alternative for developing automation systems leveraging the Industrial Internet ...

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Digital Twins Enable Industrial Internet of Things Opportunities DIGITAL TWINS ENABLE INDUSTRIAL INTERNET OF THINGS OPPORTUNITIES

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Nov 09, 2016

Digital twins, supported by sensors and communication infrastructure, are rapidly changing the business models at many companies and are expected to create trillions in global economic value. In 2014, at the 3rd Annual Minds & Machines Conference, General Electric Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Immelt...

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IoT in fuel cards: The potential of the connected fleet IOT IN FUEL CARDS: THE POTENTIAL OF THE CONNECTED FLEET

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Nov 09, 2016

The self-driving car. What once seemed like a bit of folklore has come to life on the streets of American cities – and should soon be motoring people – and things – around the world. Tesla’s Elon Musk recently promised a new auto with the highest level of autonomy to be avail...

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Benefiting From the IoT Opportunity: Three industry trends that will make your deployment in 2017 a better one BENEFITING FROM THE IOT OPPORTUNITY: THREE INDUSTRY TRENDS THAT WILL MAKE YOUR DEPLOYMENT IN 2017 A BETTER ONE

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Nov 08, 2016

There is no doubt the IoT space is growing at an enormous rate, in fact the number of connected devices soared to a 30 percent growth in 2016 from the previous year, according to one Gartner report. 2017 will be a year we see IoT not only continue to grow, but also mature as an industry. If IoT has ...

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Beyond the Device: Future-proofing Smart Containers in a Fast-Changing World BEYOND THE DEVICE: FUTURE-PROOFING SMART CONTAINERS IN A FAST-CHANGING WORLD

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Nov 08, 2016

Digitization of global container supply chain operations is upon us and big data from IoT devices will play a critical role. Early adopters of IoT-connected ‘smart containers’ are starting to reap the first fruits of the new digital economy, reporting tangible reductions in operating cos...

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Here’s What to Expect From European Utility Week 2016 HERE’S WHAT TO EXPECT FROM EUROPEAN UTILITY WEEK 2016

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Nov 08, 2016

Europe’s largest utility conference kicks off next week and brings together approximately 12,000 international visitors, 450 speakers and 600 exhibitors over three days in Barcelona. European Utility Week 2016 promises something for everyone with topics covering grid optimization, renewable en...

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PARTICLE PHOTON WITH THETHINGS.IO IOT PLATFORM PARTICLE PHOTON WITH THETHINGS.IO IOT PLATFORM

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Nov 07, 2016

At thethings.iO we love to play with hardware and today we are going to show you how to program and send data with a Particle Photon board to thethings.iO. For this, we are going to use the Particle Buid system as the IDE because it’s more integrated on the Particle system.

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Achieving Universal Data Access on Your Digital Engineering Journey ACHIEVING UNIVERSAL DATA ACCESS ON YOUR DIGITAL ENGINEERING JOURNEY

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Nov 07, 2016

Congratulations! You’ve just begun your journey to transform the way you engineer your products in the IoT era. If your organization has never used smart, connected products before, your first goal will be to understand your products, processes, and systems by gathering data that is stored in ...

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Webcast: IoT use-cases with IBM Watson IoT Platform WEBCAST: IOT USE-CASES WITH IBM WATSON IOT PLATFORM

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Nov 04, 2016

As a distinguished engineer at IBM I focus on the Watson Internet of Things Platform and I spend nearly every day immersed in the details of defining use-cases and applications of the Internet of Things (IoT). Outside of my work I often get asked to explain what is the Internet of Things in a simple...

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What Do Candy, Whale Snot, and the IoT Have in Common? WHAT DO CANDY, WHALE SNOT, AND THE IOT HAVE IN COMMON?

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Nov 04, 2016

The history of drones, or unmanned aerials vehicles (UAVs), links all the way back to 1849, when an Austrian balloon carried explosives for an attack on ground targets in Venice, Italy. Now, it’s nearly 170 years later, and drones are still highly active for military purposes. However, the nat...

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Securing the Internet of Things Is Everybody’s Responsibility SECURING THE INTERNET OF THINGS IS EVERYBODY’S RESPONSIBILITY

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Nov 03, 2016

For the past couple of weeks, security and the Internet of Things (IoT) have been in the news like never before. During the first few days after the massive distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on domain name service Dyn, I almost couldn’t look at a news outlet without seeing or hearing...

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Why is the ARM mbed & IBM Watson IoT Platform Integration The Most Trending Thing Now? WHY IS THE ARM MBED & IBM WATSON IOT PLATFORM INTEGRATION THE MOST TRENDING THING NOW?

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Nov 03, 2016

s a device developer you have various options when it comes to microcontrollers you might want to embed into your end product. One important device is the ARM mbed enabled device. mbed is a platform and operating system for internet-connected devices based on 32-bit ARM Cortex-M microcontrollers. Su...

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How long does it take to hack an unsecured IoT device? HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO HACK AN UNSECURED IOT DEVICE?

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Nov 03, 2016

Cyber hackers in September launched one of largest-ever DDoS attacks, using a network of connected devices. Most of these devices were CCTV cameras, but that’s not really relevant: What is relevant is that they were 1) connected to the Internet and 2) not secured. Given that research firm Gart...

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When is an IoT Botnet not an IoT Botnet? WHEN IS AN IOT BOTNET NOT AN IOT BOTNET?

blog article

Nov 03, 2016

IoT botnets continue to make news, with new strains of malware infecting a range of internet-connected devices and then using those devices to participate in historically large distrubuted denial of service (DDoS) attacks. By some estimates the Mirai strain of malware has infected over one million d...

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Smart Grid Monitoring: Better Data for Utilities SMART GRID MONITORING: BETTER DATA FOR UTILITIES

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Nov 03, 2016

The ability to precisely and quickly address warning signs related to quality indicators such as the SAIFI (System Average Interruption Frequency Index) and SAIDI (System Average Interruption Duration Index) is key to improving the integrity and reliability of smart grid infrastructure.

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Industrial Internet of Things Powers a Transformation of Business Opportunities INDUSTRIAL INTERNET OF THINGS POWERS A TRANSFORMATION OF BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

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Nov 02, 2016

For over 30 years, ANSYS has been supplying GE with sophisticated first principle modeling tools that have enabled virtual prototyping of some of the worlds most complex products. The relationship continues to mature as the two explore the marriage of GE’s Predix Platform with ANSYS’ Sim...

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How to Build an Intelligent IoT Gateway in 7 Easy Steps HOW TO BUILD AN INTELLIGENT IOT GATEWAY IN 7 EASY STEPS

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Nov 02, 2016

In previous blogs, I talked about the the critical role of the IoT gateway in the enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) as it enables real time decision-making at the edge, secures downstream devices and optimizes network utilization. So how does one go about building this gateway? In this blog, you&r...

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IoT botnet attacks continue, copycat emerges IOT BOTNET ATTACKS CONTINUE, COPYCAT EMERGES

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Nov 02, 2016

According to a MalwareMustDie.org blog, a new botnet malware based on a previous DDoS botnet aims to utilize vulnerable devices exploited in the recent IoT botnet Mirai attack. The new creation, dubbed Linux/IRCTelnet, was first identified by researchers at MalwareMustDie.org. It exploits vulnerable...

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IoT is a Business Problem First IOT IS A BUSINESS PROBLEM FIRST

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Nov 02, 2016

Living in the bay area, I get to see plenty of technology solutions and platforms emerge almost every single month. And with IoT as the current buzzword, a lot of platforms are aimed towards it.  If we follow the Gartner hype cycle from July 2016, we can see that “IoT Platforms” is ...

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IoT won IOT WON'T SEE HYPER-GROWTH UNTIL CAT M ARRIVES.

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Nov 01, 2016

Quick, what was the catalyst that launched the growth of the Internet?  Some may argue that it was Windows 95, as it allowed for a better experience in a browser, at least compared to what we had before.  Others may argue that the Internet never really took off until we started to see the ...

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Three Experts Predict the Future for Mechanical Designers THREE EXPERTS PREDICT THE FUTURE FOR MECHANICAL DESIGNERS

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Nov 01, 2016

As you know, we are in the midst of a digital revolution. Products and services we could barely fathom 10 years ago, now dominate our lives and industries—think Facebook, AirBnB, Tesla, and Uber. And the revolution isn’t ending anytime soon. Take “Internet of Things” (IoT), a...

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iRobot IROBOT'S JOURNEY TO PRODUCT NIRVANA

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Nov 01, 2016

If you don’t own an iRobot Roomba, you’ve at least been mesmerized by the TV ads showing the Roomba vacuum robots darting around the room – squeezing into corners, sucking up every last hair and piece of dirt. With three pets of my own, I certainly have a Roomba on my holiday wish ...

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Are You IoT Ready? Find Out ARE YOU IOT READY? FIND OUT

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Oct 31, 2016

From wireless connectivity and embedded devices to software and sensor options, there are countless considerations to weigh before planning out your Internet of Things (IoT) solution. How do you know where to start, or if you’re even ready for an IoT solution deployment.

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It Takes a Partner Community for IoT Success IT TAKES A PARTNER COMMUNITY FOR IOT SUCCESS

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Oct 31, 2016

They say it takes a village to raise a child. For the IoT, it takes a community of partners. The number of connected devices continues to rise with some estimates stating that it could be 20 billion plus in the next few years. And according to recent findings from Evans Data, the number of developer...

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The biggest impact of IoT will be hidden from view THE BIGGEST IMPACT OF IOT WILL BE HIDDEN FROM VIEW

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Oct 29, 2016

Much of the discussion about IoT is focussed on personal devices and home automation – that makes sense as it is something we can all relate to.  However, many of these solutions just build complexity into your life and home without offering any counterbalancing benefit that outweighs the...

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Ask Ayla - Question 10 - What are the Hot Trends in IoT? ASK AYLA - QUESTION 10 - WHAT ARE THE HOT TRENDS IN IOT?

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Oct 28, 2016

What are the IoT issues keeping smart-home product manufacturers up at night? We’ve been all over the world this year talking with manufacturers about the Internet of Things and connected-home products. Here are five of the hot topics of 2016: Traditional appliance companies transitioning conn...

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Back 2 School: Taking the IoT to Space BACK 2 SCHOOL: TAKING THE IOT TO SPACE

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Oct 28, 2016

President Kennedy famously stood before Congress on May 25, 1961 to challenge the nation. "I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to the earth,” he said. And before a live, wor...

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Smart cities need smart citizens – and that starts with education SMART CITIES NEED SMART CITIZENS – AND THAT STARTS WITH EDUCATION

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Oct 27, 2016

As we start to catch glimpses of the city of tomorrow – one brought to life by the Internet of Things (IoT), mobile applications, ubiquitous connectivity and other digital technologies – it’s becoming clear that the citizens of tomorrow will also need to adapt. Smart cities need sm...

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Bosch and Red Hat join initiative to develop cloud-based IoT platform components BOSCH AND RED HAT JOIN INITIATIVE TO DEVELOP CLOUD-BASED IOT PLATFORM COMPONENTS

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Oct 26, 2016

The Eclipse Foundation open source community is collaborating with Bosch Software Innovations, Red Hat and Eurotech to develop interoperable IoT components that can be deployed to a Cloud platform. We are constantly reminded that IoT is all about the ecosystem, but such extensive industry networks a...

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We’re All Responsible for Good IoT Security WE’RE ALL RESPONSIBLE FOR GOOD IOT SECURITY

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Oct 26, 2016

there was a massive DDoS (distributed denial of service) attack on a DNS (Domain Name System) provider, which caused many websites to become unreachable. The cyberattack has been labeled an IoT-based attack. I thought I would elaborate on it and share some thoughts on what manufacturers and we, as c...

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THE DYN ATTACK – HOW IOT CAN TAKE DOWN THE “GLOBAL INFORMATION GRID” BACK BONE (PART I) THE DYN ATTACK – HOW IOT CAN TAKE DOWN THE “GLOBAL INFORMATION GRID” BACK BONE (PART I)

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Oct 25, 2016

Imagine that you are driving through downtown New York City (NYC) and only relying on your GPS for directions. All of a sudden, the GPS stops working and you are stuck in mid-town Manhattan traffic during rush hour. If you have ever tried to drive in NYC, you know it’s easier to navigate a cor...

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Into the Fire: Satellite Devices Keep Transmitting Critical Oil & Gas Data INTO THE FIRE: SATELLITE DEVICES KEEP TRANSMITTING CRITICAL OIL & GAS DATA

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Oct 25, 2016

Reliability and ruggedness are two must-have characteristics when deploying remote monitoring systems in hazardous environments, where you can pretty much expect the unexpected. VitalVu, a remote monitoring solution company based out of Salt Lake City, Utah, takes no chances when it comes to the int...

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IT and OT in the Internet of Things IT AND OT IN THE INTERNET OF THINGS

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Oct 24, 2016

Information, and operations. In the past, these were seen as two distinct and discrete elements of organisations’ technology – IT, and OT.

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IoT devices used in DDoS attacks IOT DEVICES USED IN DDOS ATTACKS

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Oct 24, 2016

On Friday 21 October, unknown hackers used Internet of Things (IoT) devices to launch three Distributed Denial of Service, or DDoS attacks on Dyn. Dyn is a company that provides internet services, among them a Domain Name Service (DNS). A DNS services is like a telephone directory for the internet, ...

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How Automakers And The Internet Of Things Are Colliding To Save Lives HOW AUTOMAKERS AND THE INTERNET OF THINGS ARE COLLIDING TO SAVE LIVES

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Oct 24, 2016

Nearly 1.2 million people die in road crashes each year (WHO – 2015) with additional millions becoming injured or disabled. Road traffic injuries are predicted to become the fifth leading cause of death by 2030. Many in the automotive industry agree, most traffic accidents are both predictable...

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How IoT is disrupting population health HOW IOT IS DISRUPTING POPULATION HEALTH

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Oct 24, 2016

Few would argue that that personal fitness devices have gone mainstream. Bragging about reaching your 10,000 steps for the day has become standard dinner or cocktail conversation. Even the daily walk between offices inside the workplace has become an extension of the gym. While 10 years ago one woul...

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Software-Defined Infrastructure Sparks Digital Transformation of Industrial Automation SOFTWARE-DEFINED INFRASTRUCTURE SPARKS DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION OF INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION

blog article

Oct 24, 2016

I’ll be at IoT Solutions World Congress in Barcelona this week, the leading global event for Industrial IoT (IIoT). I look forward to insightful discussions at the event, given it’s such a pivotal time in the industry as many industrial companies are working towards/undergoing a digital ...

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What are the Implications of Voice in the IoT? WHAT ARE THE IMPLICATIONS OF VOICE IN THE IOT?

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Oct 24, 2016

It seems like every week I read about another voice-controlled "virtual personal assistant" entering the market. What does this mean for those of us manufacturing connected home products? Is voice the holy grail for the IoT? There’s something so appealing about the idea of virtual pe...

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How can people counting make events run smoothly? HOW CAN PEOPLE COUNTING MAKE EVENTS RUN SMOOTHLY?

blog article

Oct 24, 2016

Whether it’s venue, catering, speakers, delegates or topics, many factors have to come together in just the right way to create a truly successful conference or exhibition. Weeks, or even months, of planning go into ensuring every detail of even the smallest event is the best it can be. So, on...

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The Connected Industry and the Internet of Things that Really Matter - Part II THE CONNECTED INDUSTRY AND THE INTERNET OF THINGS THAT REALLY MATTER - PART II

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Oct 21, 2016

For many designers of IoT devices that will be communicating over a range of about 100 meters, the options are many and somewhat confusing. There’s Bluetooth IEEE 802.15.4 (ZigBee, Thread, Wireless Hart and others), Z‑Wave, and of course Wi‑Fi, with all its various flavors.

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Transforming Container Supply Chains with M2M and IoT Connectivity: Free White Paper TRANSFORMING CONTAINER SUPPLY CHAINS WITH M2M AND IOT CONNECTIVITY: FREE WHITE PAPER

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Oct 21, 2016

Technology to track containers, cargo and transport assets on the move has been around a long time in various guises, but today is part of an explosive global trend towards Machine-to-Machine (M2M) telematics devices and sensors, as part of the burgeoning Internet of Things (IoT).

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Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Modernizes with IoT PHARMACEUTICAL MANUFACTURING MODERNIZES WITH IOT

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Oct 21, 2016

Pharma companies long coasted on the profits of their big blockbuster drugs, and made little effort to upgrade and modernize their manufacturing processes, which a recent Wall Street Journal article characterized as “using techniques dating to the days of the steam engine.

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Ask Ayla - Question 8 - What Role Are Mobile Applications Playing in the World of IoT? ASK AYLA - QUESTION 8 - WHAT ROLE ARE MOBILE APPLICATIONS PLAYING IN THE WORLD OF IOT?

blog article

Oct 19, 2016

We have a limited budget for developing a connected product. How important is having a slick mobile app to control it? Shouldn’t we focus on making our actual IoT product as great as it can be.

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Immunization Against the IoT Zombie Horde IMMUNIZATION AGAINST THE IOT ZOMBIE HORDE

blog article

Oct 19, 2016

In a previous blog, “IoT Zombies are Eating the Internet,” we dug into recent large scale Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks that leveraged IoT devices as bots, or zombies, in their attack. Soon after we wrote that blog, the source code for the attack was released by someone cl...

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What Role Are Mobile Applications Playing in the World of IoT? WHAT ROLE ARE MOBILE APPLICATIONS PLAYING IN THE WORLD OF IOT?

blog article

Oct 19, 2016

We have a limited budget for developing a connected product. How important is having a slick mobile app to control it? Shouldn’t we focus on making our actual IoT product as great as it can be, rather than spending too much on what’s essentially an add-on capability? You have beautifully...

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IBM Watson IoT Platform and Visual Recognition APIs tidy up facilities IBM WATSON IOT PLATFORM AND VISUAL RECOGNITION APIS TIDY UP FACILITIES

blog article

Oct 17, 2016

Ever entered an Elevator with a dirty floor or conference room which is not tidy enough and had called up for maintenance ? These are very common experiences in Office spaces, malls and hotels. Facilities struggle with maintaining round the clock staff to ensure a neat and welcoming ambience for the...

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Speed Up Your IoT Development SPEED UP YOUR IOT DEVELOPMENT

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Oct 14, 2016

Watson IoT reinforces IBM’s commitment to Node-RED & the JS Foundation by contributing new nodes and simulators to help developers get started quickly and easily with Watson IoT Platform and open tooling

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Where Are The IoT Industry Standards? WHERE ARE THE IOT INDUSTRY STANDARDS?

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Oct 14, 2016

When will the IoT marketplace get its act together and agree on some clear standards? As manufacturers, we’re afraid that the connected products we’re building now won’t be compliant with whatever standards get adopted in the future - and we’re sure that lack of standards is ...

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The IoT Helps Prevent Concussions in Young Athletes THE IOT HELPS PREVENT CONCUSSIONS IN YOUNG ATHLETES

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Oct 14, 2016

Every football fan dreads the moment when a player makes a headfirst tackle and ends up laying dazed on the ground, struggling to remember where he is. Every athletic trainer recognizes the symptoms of a concussion, immediately removes the player from the game and, depending on the severity of the s...

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Welcome to the wonderful world of hijacked IoT devices WELCOME TO THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF HIJACKED IOT DEVICES

blog article

Oct 13, 2016

Last month, cyber hackers launched one of the largest DDoS attacks ever, crippling KrebsOn Security, a popular website run by tech security journalist Brian Krebs. What’s particularly chilling about this attack is that it used a network of connected devices otherwise known as the Internet of T...

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IBM and ARM collaborate on IOT IBM AND ARM COLLABORATE ON IOT

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Oct 13, 2016

IBM  today announced an expansion of its Internet of Things  platform – called IBM IoT Foundation – through an integration with ARM, providing out of the box connectivity with ARM mbed-enabled devices to analytics services. This fusion will allow huge quantities of data from de...

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How Connected Vehicle Technology Will Make Driving Safer Around the World HOW CONNECTED VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY WILL MAKE DRIVING SAFER AROUND THE WORLD

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Oct 12, 2016

Technological advances have already made driving safer with features like forward collision warning and automatic emergency braking. Looking ahead, perhaps by the end of the decade, new connected vehicle technology may allow millions of cars, trucks, buses and trains to talk wirelessly to each other...

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IoT for Beginners (The Internet of latecomers) IOT FOR BEGINNERS (THE INTERNET OF LATECOMERS)

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Oct 11, 2016

Not everyone gets on the technological bandwagon at the same time. Early adopters happen to be the exception, not the rule. In fact, the most frequent scenario for many organizations (especially SMEs) is to test the waters of digital transformation with utmost caution: these companies only make sure...

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An Internet of Things multicultural AN INTERNET OF THINGS MULTICULTURAL

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Oct 11, 2016

Is there any product, data source or IT service really universal? Or is it the cultural character inherent in any moveable action on a global scale? I have developed my career around the correction of communication errors that are committed around the world, showing companies how to avoid them . So ...

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How IoT and AI will Disrupt Customer Satisfaction Measurement HOW IOT AND AI WILL DISRUPT CUSTOMER SATISFACTION MEASUREMENT

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Oct 11, 2016

Measurement of true customer satisfaction has always been the Holy Grail of customer experience. Sure, there are several methods currently in use, including net promoter scores (NPS), customer effort scores, and customer satisfaction scores (CSAT). Typically these approaches are fed by customer surv...

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What’s Cooking in the Kitchen of the Future? IoT Devices, of Course WHAT’S COOKING IN THE KITCHEN OF THE FUTURE? IOT DEVICES, OF COURSE

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Oct 10, 2016

FirstBuild, a global co-creation community backed by GE Appliances (a Haier company) put on the event, and Ayla’s partner Renesas provided its development kit and Ayla’s IoT cloud solution. A four-person team from Ayla went to the event to provide development and support to the teams usi...

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IoT Standards Groups merging – that has to be good news. IOT STANDARDS GROUPS MERGING – THAT HAS TO BE GOOD NEWS.

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Oct 10, 2016

“The AllSeen Alliance, one of the early industry consortiums aimed at creating open interoperability standards for the internet of things, is being absorbed by another group with similar ambitions, the Open Connectivity Foundation.Officials with both organizations announced Oct. 10 that the tw...

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LoRaWAN trials in USA are important LORAWAN TRIALS IN USA ARE IMPORTANT

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Oct 08, 2016

Comcast will test LoRaWAN IOT Networks in two markets  is great to hear, as without the USA networks., LoRaWAN based IoT solutions are less likely to succeed. We have SigFox, Lte and LoRaWAN networks in Australia, each rolling out and trying to gain customers. We will need to see which succeeds...

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GSMA IoT Security Guidelines and Self-Assessment. How to prevent becoming the next IoT hacking story GSMA IOT SECURITY GUIDELINES AND SELF-ASSESSMENT. HOW TO PREVENT BECOMING THE NEXT IOT HACKING STORY

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Oct 07, 2016

Telefónica’s IoT team – with the contribution of  ElevenPaths – is participating in the Connected Living programme hosted by the GSMA in order to extend and strengthen our IoT security strategy.

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Some IoT Mobile App Trends for Smart Home Manufacturers to Consider SOME IOT MOBILE APP TRENDS FOR SMART HOME MANUFACTURERS TO CONSIDER

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Oct 07, 2016

When manufacturers look at their smart home device for the Internet of Things, they see the complete product and all its capabilities—and probably view the mobile app as almost an afterthought. But in consumers minds, the mobile app they use to control a smart home product is that product, at ...

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ACMA sees large number of uses for IoT spectrum ACMA SEES LARGE NUMBER OF USES FOR IOT SPECTRUM

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Oct 07, 2016

For IoT, the ACMA is looking at a broad range of spectrum bands due to the large number of varied uses and users involved. “Given the huge diversity of uses of IoT, there is no simple solution to providing spectrum for all of the applications which are likely to require access to it under a ra...

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The Internet of Things comes to the enterprise THE INTERNET OF THINGS COMES TO THE ENTERPRISE

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Oct 06, 2016

If you've been reading about the Internet of Things (IoT) market, you're probably wondering why all the buzz is about consumer products - wearables for health improvement, smart home technologies for better control over your life, smart vehicles for safer driving. There's no question tha...

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Join PTC at IoT Solutions World Congress JOIN PTC AT IOT SOLUTIONS WORLD CONGRESS

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Oct 06, 2016

PTC (booth #561) will showcase groundbreaking IoT and AR technology at IoT Solutions World Congress in Barcelona, October 25-27, 2016. Join thousands of attendees at this three-day conference where you can hear from over 200 technology thought leaders, network with other IoT professionals, and hear ...

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MediaTek is making IoT hardware easier to use MEDIATEK IS MAKING IOT HARDWARE EASIER TO USE

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Oct 06, 2016

Check out the new MediaTek LinkIt™ Development Platform for RTOS. This platform is the first from MediaTek delivering a common toolset and application programming interface (API) for multiple chipsets, including MT7687 and MT2523. It offers developers the ability to create a range of IoT devic...

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Visit PTC Remote Service at IOT Solutions World Congress VISIT PTC REMOTE SERVICE AT IOT SOLUTIONS WORLD CONGRESS

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Oct 05, 2016

PTC Remote Services will be in attendance at IOT Solutions World Congress 2016 in Barcelona.  The event takes place October 25-27, 2017 in Barcelona, Spain. If you are planning on attending, or have colleagues who will attend, be sure to visit the PTC exhibit space to learn about how remote ser...

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