Internet of Things

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Delivering Craft Beer and Industrial Control: Closer than You’d Think

Delivering Craft Beer and Industrial Control: Closer than You’d Think

By Charlie Ashton Google “OPA” and one of the first results you’ll see will be all about Oatmeal Pale Ale, from Hood River, Oregon. Apparently, “a refreshing beer, high on hop aromatics yet well balanced with modest bitterness…. OPA pours a beautiful golden hue with a dense rocky head.” Definitely now on my list for the next time I visit…

The Industrial Internet of Things and You

By Jeff Gowan There has been a lot of attention on the internet of things (IoT) over the past two years. Before coming to work at Wind River I had never heard the term before. I’ve heard it plenty within Wind River because in many ways it’s the evolution of the embedded business we’ve been in for the last 30…
Wind River Advances Industrial IoT with Secure Device Lifecycle Management

Wind River Advances Industrial IoT with Secure Device Lifecycle Management

By Keith Shea Industrial IoT (IIoT) can only generate value for customers if connected devices are actively monitored and managed. To ensure these devices are secure, operational, and performing at the highest possible level, device management should be designed in as part of an IoT system architecture from the start, as it is a key IoT enabler and critically important…
Extracting IIoT Value at the Edge

Extracting IIoT Value at the Edge

Guest blog by Greenwave's Artur Menzeleev Internet of Things (IoT) edge analytics is experiencing a dramatic upsurge in interest. The impact of moving analytics to the edge is showing its potential in industrial automation, industrial asset optimization, and industrial IoT (IIoT) deployments. As both hardware processing and software analytics get more powerful at the edge, the industry has begun shifting the traditional…
AXON Predict Analytics for VxWorks Enables IoT Analytics at the Edge

AXON Predict Analytics for VxWorks Enables IoT Analytics at the Edge

By Kevin Konkos What do I want to eat yesterday?  Seems like a strange question.  Yet IoT systems are architected to often ask very similar questions by aggregating a massive amount of data in a central repository where every so often a data scientist can evaluate and perhaps realize some insights that would have been best realized and responded to…
No Compromises on Security when Virtualizing Industrial Control Applications

No Compromises on Security when Virtualizing Industrial Control Applications

By Charlie Ashton As long as you select the right software platform, virtualization will bring a wide range of benefits to your industrial control application without compromising on the level of security delivered by traditional physical infrastructure. Moreover, virtualization will enhance your system-level security by enabling dynamic updates in response to emerging threats. In industries such as energy, manufacturing, healthcare…
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…