M2M Byline

| March 1, 2016

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M2M technology in manufacturing allows exchanging and gathering information between sensors and controllers during collaborative machining process and motion control. In a manufacturing environment, industrial M2M serves an integral component of a much larger and more complex manufacturing infrastructure. Industrial M2M can mean intelligent bi-directional plant floor communications to PLCs (Programmable Logic Controllers) to SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) systems to MRP (Manufacturing Resource Planning) systems or often ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) systems. At the very core in any manufacturing facility, M2M is typically the initial component and the infrastructure builds out from there.

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More Than Half of IoT Devices Vulnerable to Severe Attacks

Article | March 11, 2020

More than half of all internet of things (IoT) devices are vulnerable to medium- or high-severity attacks, meaning that enterprises are sitting on a “ticking IoT time bomb,” according to Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 research team. In new research released Tuesday, researchers said that several deep-rooted issues exist around connected devices, both used by general enterprises and in medical environments. At the most basic level researchers found that 98 percent of all IoT device traffic is unencrypted, exposing personal and confidential data on the network. Other issues, like the reliance on outdated legacy protocols and operating systems, are opening up organizations up to older attack techniques that IT teams may not have had to deal with in years. For instance, researchers outlined one attack they discovered of a connected mammogram machine, used in a hospital, by the Conficker worm (malware first discovered more than a decade ago).

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DEPLOYING MACHINE LEARNING TO HANDLE INFLUX OF IOT DATA

Article | March 11, 2020

The Internet of Things is gradually penetrating every aspect of our lives. With the growth in numbers of internet-connected sensors built into cars, planes, trains, and buildings, we can say it is everywhere. Be it smart thermostats or smart coffee makers, IoT devices are marching ahead into mainstream adoption. But, these devices are far from perfect. Currently, there is a lot of manual input required to achieve optimal functionality — there is not a lot of intelligence built-in. You must set your alarm, tell your coffee maker when to start brewing, and manually set schedules for your thermostat, all independently and precisely.

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How to Effectively Monitor Utility Usage With IoT for Maximum ROI

Article | March 11, 2020

Operating a utility business can be particularly difficult, especially when you’re trying to maximize ROI. In the water utility space, per capita water usage has decreased while the water itself has become more expensive to collect. Across utilities sectors, aging infrastructure takes a large cost to maintain and eventually update. Consumer expectations and regulations also can cut into ROI. As they should, people expect clean and safe water and a continuous supply of electricity. The driving factor in the utilities space is efficiency. Enter the smart water meter. For our IoT water management solution, we used Google Cloud Platform (GCP). GCP has various benefits for water management through its wide array of products. We will go over two important features of a water management IoT solution.

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Connected Fleet Management: Why a Unified Network is Key

Article | March 11, 2020

As consumer demands evolve, fleet managers are turning to IoT to deliver products faster and more efficiently. The progress being made in edge computing represents the full potential of IoT: the power of data on the move. However, operating on the edge also reveals some of IoT’s greatest challenges: maintaining network security as the number of endpoints multiplies; rethinking traditional business models as industries become increasingly interdependent; and, perhaps most importantly, establishing a seamless, reliable network across borders, cultures, and regulatory environments.

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