Archive For July, 2016

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Disruptive Evolution

Disruptive Evolution

By Mychal McCabe A couple of weekends ago I took my mountain bike to a nearby park. Along the way, I noticed a larger than usual number of people young and old walking with their phones held out in front of them, smiling and focused on their screens. People playing Pokémon Go. Hype surrounding the augmented reality game has mounted…
Accelerate the deployment of reliable, cost-effective and flexible virtual CPE

Accelerate the deployment of reliable, cost-effective and flexible virtual CPE

By Jeff Gowan If you’re working on the deployment of virtual CPE solutions, you’ll want to check out the recently-published white paper  “Wind River and Intel Join Forces on Reference Design for Virtual Business Customer Premises Equipment.” The paper describes the reference platform developed by Wind River in collaboration with members of the Intel Network Builders and Wind River Titanium Cloud…
Demonstration of Precision Time Protocol in VxWorks

Demonstration of Precision Time Protocol in VxWorks

By Ka Kay Achacoso   An industrial system can consist of hundreds of sensors, motors, and controllers. When the physical infrastructure connecting them together is an Ethernet network, it takes special handling to make sure that sensor data and control commands reach their destinations in the network within a hard time limit, often within one or two microseconds. Failure for…
Linux Containers: Where Enterprise Meets Embedded Operating Environments

Linux Containers: Where Enterprise Meets Embedded Operating Environments

By Bruce Ashfield As more and more internet of things (IoT) services are being pushed to the edge of the network or onto smaller devices, the need of flexible, connected platforms is on the rise. Exciting open source technologies are brought forth to fill in the gap between embedded and enterprise platforms to service IoT needs, and containerization is an…
Insights from IoT Evolution

Insights from IoT Evolution

By Victor Abelairas I returned from IoT Evolution West in Las Vegas last week. While we’ve participated in the show for a few years now, the IoT themes here and at other leading IoT events haven’t evolved very much. We’ve been talking about many of the themes – from analytics and predictive maintenance to the potential opportunity available within manufacturing…
Showcased Innovations at IoT Evolution Expo

Showcased Innovations at IoT Evolution Expo

By Dave Bennett I spent much of last week in Las Vegas at IoT Evolution. There were several use cases presented that showcased some of the cool innovation going on in IoT. Some of the use cases that stood out to me include: The Weather Company, recently acquired by IBM, has 250,000 weather forecasters worldwide who put sensors in their…
Wind River Honored with Second Consecutive ‘Top Workplaces’ Award

Wind River Honored with Second Consecutive ‘Top Workplaces’ Award

Wind River®, a world leader in delivering software for Internet of Things (IoT) was recognized for a consecutive year by the Bay Area News Group in its Top Workplaces 2016 list, an annual profile of the top 100 places to work in the greater Bay Area. The annual rankings are based on survey information collected and analyzed by Workplace Dynamics,…
Peek under the Hood of Telco-Grade OpenStack

Peek under the Hood of Telco-Grade OpenStack

By Charlie Ashton Over the past couple of months, we’ve been involved in a series of conversations about the challenges of using OpenStack in telecom infrastructure. Since OpenStack was designed for enterprise-class IT applications, these challenges are formidable but we’ve demonstrated that they can be solved. On June 15th we participated in a webcast with Peter Willis from BT. Peter…