Category : IoT

IoT / IoT - 3 months ago

New Guide to Help Support Urban Open Data Projects

It's increasingly common for governments to open up their data sets, and nowhere is this moreso than in municipalities. It's one thing to open up data, however, and another to ensure it's used effectively. A new guide from The Sunlight Foundation a...

IoT / IoT - 3 months ago

How IIoT Is Turbocharging Industrial Operations

The rise of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has afforded many companies the opportunity to breath a sigh of relief. Robust sensor networks provide an invaluable tool for optimizing operations, while intelligent software enables preventati...

IoT / IoT - 3 months ago

Why Smart City Amsterdam Is the Home of Innovation

When you think of Amsterdam, you may initially think of a city of canals, cannabis, and culture with a cycle-mad population. But beyond the overt tourist precincts is a city that has embedded the Internet of Things into its ecosystem so successfully...

IoT / IoT - 3 months ago

Playing With IoT, MQTT, Arduino, and Raspberry Pi

I’ve been playing with MQTT in previous posts and today, I want to build a simple dashboard. Basically, I’ve got a 3.5-inch display for my Raspberry Pi and I want to use it. The idea is to set up my Raspberry Pi as a web kiosk and display the MQTT va...

IoT / IoT - 4 months ago

IIoT Analytics Framework Best Practices

The Industrial Internet Consortium® (IIC™), the world’s leading organization transforming business and society by accelerating the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), has published the IIC Industrial IoT Analytics Framework Technical Report (II...

IoT / IoT - 4 months ago

ESP8266-Based E-Paper Wi-Fi Weather Station

I’m a fan of all kind of weather stations. When Daniel Eichhorn tweeted about his new version using an e-paper display module, I immediately preordered one. I decided to build a station with a custom enclosure, so here is my version of a 3D-printed v...

IoT / IoT - 4 months ago

October in IoT: Cameras, Google, and RPis

It's a pretty decent mix of interesting content this month! Not a ton about the Industrial Internet, but plenty of love for hobbyists who want to tool around with Raspberry Pis! We've got a couple of interesting camera-related projects to consider (p...

IoT / IoT - 4 months ago

Ukraine: The Silicon Valley of IoT Hardware?

When you think of IoT and hardware innovation, Ukraine is a country that might not come first to mind. It's a country that's home to a plethora of highly educated and talented programmers with access to lucrative remote work thanks to the USD-to-Ukra...

IoT / IoT - 4 months ago

Tackling the Stateful/Stateless Problem for IIoT

Alex Williams of The New Stack interviewed GE Predix and Portworx at MesosCon on September 15. You can read the interview transcript below: Alex Williams: Hey, it’s Alex Williams at The New Stack, here at MesosCon in Los Angeles, California. It is co...

IoT / IoT - 4 months ago

AI and IoT: Taking Data Insight to Action

Recent Gartner estimations lead us to believe that up to 20 billion connected things will be in use by 2020. Data is the oil of our century — but should we be concerned with a "data spill hazard"? Will artificial intelligence curb this thre...

IoT / IoT - 4 months ago

Industry 4.0 Meets Open Source

A key industry that is driving the Internet of Things is manufacturing. Companies are always looking to make their manufacturing process more efficient, flexible, and improve quality while lowering costs. Therefore, modernizing factory floors and int...

IoT / IoT - 4 months ago

Should You Use Serverless Architecture for Your IoT Solution?

We are living in the age of unprecedented industry disruption caused by a rapid speed of technological development, particularly in the area of the Internet of Things. IoT helps to transform industries into a data-driven paradigm, opening up vast opp...

IoT / IoT - 4 months ago

Security in the Internet of Things - an Inconvenient Truth

The current political events in Barcelona provide us with a barely-needed reminder that we live in changing times.  I was in the city as part of the Trustonic team exhibiting at IoT Solutions World Congress last week and took some time to speak...

IoT / IoT - 4 months ago

Connecting IoT Projects to AWS (and Avoiding Winged Monkeys)

“Behind every cloud,” Judy Garland once said, “there is another cloud.” If you had never heard of The Wizard of Oz, you could be forgiven for assuming Garland was referring to the plethora of cloud services platforms which populate today's market. Th...