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IoT is a Business Problem First

IoT is a Business Problem First

By Amar Parmar Living in the bay area, I get to see plenty of technology solutions and platforms emerge almost every single month. And with IoT as the current buzzword, a lot of platforms are aimed towards it.  If we follow the Gartner hype cycle from July 2016, we can see that “IoT Platforms” is still not quite at its…
Software-Defined Infrastructure Sparks Digital Transformation of Industrial Automation

Software-Defined Infrastructure Sparks Digital Transformation of Industrial Automation

By Gareth Noyes I’ll be at IoT Solutions World Congress in Barcelona this week, the leading global event for Industrial IoT (IIoT). I look forward to insightful discussions at the event, given it’s such a pivotal time in the industry as many industrial companies are working towards/undergoing a digital transformation. It’s exciting to know that Wind River software is playing…
Immunization Against the IoT Zombie Horde

Immunization Against the IoT Zombie Horde

By Alex deVries and Tim Skutt IoT zombies are out there. There are a lot of them. We won’t be rid of them soon. They will be reaching out to your device, so it’s important to take steps now to immunize it so your device won’t suffer. In a previous blog, “IoT Zombies are Eating the Internet,” we dug into recent…
How Connected Vehicle Technology Will Make Driving Safer Around the World

How Connected Vehicle Technology Will Make Driving Safer Around the World

By Marques McCammon Technological advances have already made driving safer with features like forward collision warning and automatic emergency braking. Looking ahead, perhaps by the end of the decade, new connected vehicle technology may allow millions of cars, trucks, buses and trains to talk wirelessly to each other, the roadway, traffic lights and nearby buildings, to address hazards drivers can’t…
IoT Zombies are Eating the Internet

IoT Zombies are Eating the Internet

By Alex deVries and Tim Skutt Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks have always been a problem for popular hosted sites, but the ones from the last few weeks are different. The first one to make the news was Brian Krebs’ krebsonsecurity.com, one of the most comprehensive security news sites today. The DDoS attack was on the order of 620Gbps,…
Wind River’s Latest VxWorks Offering Brings Benefits of Java to Embedded Development

Wind River’s Latest VxWorks Offering Brings Benefits of Java to Embedded Development

By Dinyar Dastoor With IoT as the backdrop, I believe this is a new golden age for the operating system, and overall embedded business as companies across market segments are looking to digitally transform not only individual devices, but also interconnected systems. A major challenge becomes programing, testing and updating these devices remotely in the field as each device could be…
Wind River Announces VxWorks Integration with IBM Watson IoT

Wind River Announces VxWorks Integration with IBM Watson IoT

By Paul Chen Wind River is pleased to announce availability of the VxWorks real-time operating system (RTOS) client for the IBM Watson IoT platform. This is part of the IBM/Wind River collaboration to advance IoT deployments for industrial customers with new “edge-to-cloud” recipes designed to simplify and accelerate the development of smart connected devices. This integration marks the first in…
IoT Logic Portability

IoT Logic Portability

By Amar Parmar In the analog world, an input device directly controls an output device. Think about a switch, which regulated power to a motor. If the switch got turned on, power flowed, and the motor turned on. We then got into variable speed and bi-directional motors. So we changed the input device. For bi-directional motors we 2 switches, with…
Mitigating the IoT Attack Surface

Mitigating the IoT Attack Surface

By Neil McLellan  Modern day use cases for “IoT-like” applications date back to the earliest days of manned space flight for monitoring astronaut vital signs and shuttle telemetry – mission critical data points transmitted across a dedicated network. Beyond dedicated and specialized networks, technology once leveraging PSTN has now converged on the global IP network. The public internet has evolved…
Wind River Unveils Latest Version of IoT Device Management Platform

Wind River Unveils Latest Version of IoT Device Management Platform

By Santhosh Nair We are very pleased to introduce the latest version of Wind River® Helix™ Device Cloud, which further solidifies Wind River and Intel® leadership in the Internet of Things (IoT). The latest release of Device Cloud is a result of dedication, collaboration and innovation across multiple organizations within the Intel family, including Wind River, Intel Security Group, and…