IoT

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Gaining an “Edge” in the Internet of Things

Gaining an “Edge” in the Internet of Things

By Ido Sarig The Internet of Things (IoT) is no longer a fanciful vision. It is very much with us, in everything from factory automation to on-demand entertainment. Yet by most accounts, the full potential of interconnected systems and intelligent devices for changing the way we work and live has barely been tapped. Up until now, IoT software solutions have…
Data is the Bitcoin of IoT

Data is the Bitcoin of IoT

By Chip Downing There are a lot of perspectives about what this new era of computing is actually delivering, and the metrics for the success of these solutions.  From my perspective, one coming from the software world, it is the transformation of our compute dynamics where the value of a platform is no longer the hardware, or the operating system…
Internet of Things Automatic Testing – Using Simulation

Internet of Things Automatic Testing – Using Simulation

By Jakob Engblom Developing and testing Internet of Things applications and systems is a big challenge, since the systems are simply big – they contain a lot of units and they need a large space. And the bigger something is, the harder it is to get it into the software development lab for testing. When developing software that will run…
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…
Predictive Maintenance and Adaptive Analytics Raise IoT Value

Predictive Maintenance and Adaptive Analytics Raise IoT Value

One of the most intriguing aspects about the Internet of Things (IoT) is that it can positively impact such a wide range of markets, including industrial, energy, health care, and others. In his thoughtful and rich blog post below, guest blogger Alexander Damisch, Senior Director, IoT Solutions, Wind River, explores how the predictive maintenance and adaptive analytics capabilities of IoT can add…
Internet of Things giving you anxiety? VxWorks Industry Profiles can help

Internet of Things giving you anxiety? VxWorks Industry Profiles can help

By Michael Weinstein Dear valued manufacturer of embedded systems: I invite you to join me for a quick free association exercise. What are some of the things that come to your mind when you think about a next-generation device? Faster, powerful, sophisticated, connected, secure… Internet of Things … Better user experience Go on… Faster… Hmmm…. Noticed how “faster” came up…

Get There Faster: IoT and ECU Consolidation Drive Auto Innovation

Cars today have more computing capabilities than ever before, using dozens of interconnected electronic control units (ECUs) for enhanced vehicle management, premium entertainment, and remote telematics. ECUs provide outstanding results for consumers, but can negatively impact both space and energy efficiency. In the blog post below, Georg Doll, Vice President, Automotive Solutions, Wind River, explains how virtualization technology is the key to reducing…

Smart City Technology Improves Quality of Life

By guest blogger Ton Steenman  Imagine we are sitting at a café in a large, cosmopolitan city, and I ask you to list at least five reasons people like living in cities. You could probably tell me your list in less than a minute. Not surprisingly, it is equally easy to list the many challenges of urban living, and that list includes serious…
Is the Internet our best metaphor for the IoT?

Is the Internet our best metaphor for the IoT?

By Mychal McCabe Last week Dave Evans (@DaveTheFuturist) tweeted about a search engine for the Internet of Things called Thingful.  In the interview that Dave referenced, there's discussion of how to build a search engine for connected devices at scale, and whether or not crawling is the right model to apply to the findability challenges and opportunities of the emerging IoT. That same…