Internet of Things

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Welcome to the Machine

Welcome to the Machine

By Mychal McCabe When will machines exceed human performance for specific tasks? The Future of Humanity Institute recently published the results of their survey of over 350 industry and academic artificial intelligence (AI) experts from around the globe in an effort to answer this question. They also tackled a more vexing one: When will machines exceed human performance for all…
IoT Platform: Build or Buy?

IoT Platform: Build or Buy?

By Tom Gibbings Building an IoT business has many challenges: new business models, new support models, technical hurdles, and security to name a few. To oversimplify the core premise of IoT, it is to connect all the "things" in our lives to make it better. When a product company starts down the path of IoT-enabling an existing product, one of…
Breathe Easier

Breathe Easier

By Amanda Lowe The rapid population growth in today’s urban areas is increasing environmental pollution at staggering rates, stressing city infrastructure, and endangering health of citizens in communities around the globe. Intel recently announced the Bosch Air Quality Micro Climate Monitoring System (MCMS), designed with sensors and software to ensure air quality parameters are measured rapidly and accurately. With features…
MachNation IoT Device Management ScoreCard Profiles Wind River Helix Device Cloud

MachNation IoT Device Management ScoreCard Profiles Wind River Helix Device Cloud

By Tom Gibbings In many situations the allure of IoT starts with gathering data to drive actionable insights. Cutting through all the jargon and complexity of IoT, the business justification of an IoT project is derived from two business needs: 1) reducing costs and 2) innovative new business models. With great enthusiasm, project teams will rush to prove an ROI based…
Wind River Helps Waterous Lead Digital Transformation of Fire Trucks

Wind River Helps Waterous Lead Digital Transformation of Fire Trucks

By Keith Shea Waterous, the leading manufacturer of water pumps for fire trucks, enlisted Wind River and Intel to help develop Tellurus, the first digital touch-screen control panel for its advanced water and foam pumps. Tellurus™, is revolutionizing the fire service industry by radically simplifying and speeding the setup time for firefighters, helping eliminate delays in their efforts to save…
Aviation Electronics Europe, ARINC653 & Multi-core Certification

Aviation Electronics Europe, ARINC653 & Multi-core Certification

By Paul Parkinson Last week, I attended the Aviation Electronics Europe 2017 conference, which was held in Munich for the third consecutive year. It’s a popular location due to its excellent transport links, Bavarian cuisine, and of course weissbier. The theme of this year’s conference was ‘Staying Ahead of the Competition in a Growth Market’, and the keynote presentations covered…
Securing the E-Enabled Aircraft

Securing the E-Enabled Aircraft

By Alex Wilson Aviation Electronics Europe has just finished in Munich. The show continues to grow and this year was no exception, with some interesting keynotes from EASA and Airline for Europe, A4E. I noticed the UK standing out in Europe (no surprise there) for being having the highest Passenger Tax across all the European countries! I was presented a…
Wind River Helix Device Cloud Receives  IoT Evolution IoT Excellence Award

Wind River Helix Device Cloud Receives IoT Evolution IoT Excellence Award

By Keith Shea I’m excited to announce that Wind River has just received the IoT Evolution IoT Excellence Award for Wind River Helix Device Cloud. The 2016 IoT Excellence Award honors innovative products that support the availability of information being deduced, inferred and directly gathered from sensors, systems and anything else that is supporting better business and personal decisions. Device…
IT: The Gatekeeper of your IoT Deployment

IT: The Gatekeeper of your IoT Deployment

By Tom Gibbings In the early days of an IoT project most of the team is focused on figuring out what data they want to collect and overcoming the constant stream of technical challenges. What is often not well understood is that after all the other problems are solved, the fate of the project is contingent on the approval of…
Driving the IoT Conversation Forward

Driving the IoT Conversation Forward

By Dave Bennett The concepts and ideas of IoT are maturing every year, and 2017 promises to be a banner year for IoT, but make no mistake, we are still in IoT’s infancy.  According to a survey done by Accenture last year, 19% of business and government professionals were only vaguely familiar with IoT! My customers are more familiar than…