Archive For September, 2014

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The Green Trend in the Aerospace and Defense Market

The Green Trend in the Aerospace and Defense Market

By Alex Wilson There has always been some controversy about whether the current global weather conditions are caused by man or are just a natural cycle taking its course.  But, whichever side you take, it’s difficult to deny that it is a good thing in any industry to look at efficiencies you can make in term s of the impact…

To the Moon! And Mars, and Asteroids, and Stars…

By Mike Deliman About 20 years ago the VxWorks real-time operating system (RTOS) hitched its first ride into space on a NASA probe, as part of one of the avionics packages – a star scanner – that was used to help keep Clementine on course. Since then VxWorks has been in many space-bound projects, returning to the Moon, beyond to Mars,…
The Internet of Things and Manufacturing: How to Stay Competitive in a Rapidly Changing Market

The Internet of Things and Manufacturing: How to Stay Competitive in a Rapidly Changing Market

By Alexander Damisch Not so long ago, the manufacturing world was divided in two. The high labor cost countries, which formed the target market for most products, did the research and development, while the lower wage countries were the production workbench. This arrangement was not purely good or bad. It created a lot of jobs in what were then less…
Key IoT Takeaways from IDF 2014: Part II

Key IoT Takeaways from IDF 2014: Part II

  By Tom Gibbings In this blog post, I’ll pick up where I left off in my last blog post recapping the hot topics of discussion that came up during my IDF poster chat on IoT deployment and the technology stack delivered with edge management capabilities.  Today’s blog post wraps my IDF recap of the conversations with the IoT community…
Continuous Integration with Simics

Continuous Integration with Simics

By Jakob Engblom Continuous integration is an important component of modern software engineering practice. As always, it might mean different things depending on who you ask, but typically a key part is the notion that rather than waiting until the last minute to integrate all the many different pieces of code in a system, integration and most importantly integration testing…
Key IoT Takeaways from IDF 2014: Part I

Key IoT Takeaways from IDF 2014: Part I

By Tom Gibbings Last week, IDF was abuzz with talk of IoT, and I was fortunate to have the opportunity to host a conference poster chat on this hot topic at the event. Specifically, my session featured the topology of an IoT deployment and the technology stack delivered with edge management capabilities. There were a few key themes that continued…
Architecting IoT infrastructure

Architecting IoT infrastructure

By Gigaom Research In the last Gigaom Research blog post,  IoT use cases in the smart agile business were discussed.  This post will cover architecting the IoT infrastructure...Enjoy! While smart devices undoubtedly help, IoT is not simply about what it can connect, individually, to the internet. Rather, successful business use cases enable a broader problem to be solved (saving money or reducing…