Category : IoT

IoT / IoT - 4 months ago

balena: A Moby-Based Container Engine for IoT

Since 2013, when we first ported Docker to ARMv6 and the Raspberry Pi, the resin.io team has been working in and around the Docker codebase. We have ported it to many more architectures, built an OS intended to assist Docker operation on embed...

IoT / IoT - 4 months ago

The Intelligent Edge (Part 1)

The Internet of Things (IoT) has changed the consumer world in ways no one ever imagined. By placing intelligence in the IoT network, the “Thing” can do whatever we want it to do. Now Industrial companies are seeking to take advantage of this edge-de...

IoT / IoT - 4 months ago

Rise of the Intelligent Revenue Machines

An early theme of digital transformation was the notion of selling services rather than products. A contract with the “thing maker” to circulate cooling fluid throughout my factory rather than a purchase order for me to buy the pumps and filters need...

IoT / IoT - 4 months ago

Dell Technologies Commits $1b to the Future of IoT

Dell Technologies recently announced the formation of a new IoT solutions strategy, a new IoT division, and a $1 billion commitment in IoT R&D. Chairman and CEO Michael Dell called IoT “the infrastructure of the next industrial...

IoT / IoT - 4 months ago

Using the Actions SDK for Google Assistant Development

In today's post, I'm going to show how to develop a simple app for the Google Assistant. For developing this app, I will be using the Actions SDK. My next post will use Dialogflow (formerly api.ai) instead. After reading both posts you hopefully will...

IoT / IoT - 4 months ago

Smick: A Smart Brick for IoT

Smick is a microcomputer with a Wi-Fi transceiver to connect sensors and actuators. With Smick, you can easily and quickly build smart transducers that interact, through the Internet, with things and people around the world. It connects to the Intern...

IoT / IoT - 4 months ago

Ideas for Using Beacons to Enhance Events

In large events and conferences, attendees tend to feel lost without help. Where am I? Where should I go? Is the event actually worth my time? Whom should I interact with? Where do I find them? What is the schedule? ‘This is so boring’… ‘I shouldn’t...

IoT / IoT - 4 months ago

The Automotive and Energy Industries Are Sparking Innovation

As digital industrial transformation continues to take hold, many seemingly disparate industries are coming together more than ever before to collaborate and solve a range of technological and societal challenges. A good case in point is the automoti...

IoT / IoT - 4 months ago

5 Reasons Your IIoT Network Needs Wireless Programmability

If your company is grappling with the shift towards wireless connectivity and automation, you’re certainly not alone. As more processes are automated, especially within industrial markets like oil and gas or utilities, data has become a valuable asse...

IoT / IoT - 4 months ago

IoT and Efficient Farming

I’ve written a number of times recently about the increasing digitization of agriculture, with huge amounts of data being generated to inform everything from irrigation to the health of livestock. One of the more interesting trends is the use of dron...

IoT / IoT - 4 months ago

Eclipse Hono: Virtual IoT Meetup [Video]

This week, thanks to the Eclipse Foundation, I had the chance to talk about Eclipse Hono as a speaker for this virtual IoT meetup as part of a meetup series where the focus is on& Eclipse IoT projects. I was with Kai Hudalla (Chief Software Architect...

IoT / IoT - 4 months ago

How Secure Are Wearable Devices?

Wearable devices are increasingly pervasive, especially those used to monitor our activity levels. The industry has made strides to try and ensure they are as reliable as possible. For instance, last year, a team of researchers developed a mechanism...

IoT / IoT - 4 months ago

How IoT is Pushing the Limits of Fleet Management System

If you look around the world, two things can be noticed immediately. First, we move things around a lot! Take the device you are reading this on for example, chances are it was assembled somewhere halfway across the globe with components brought in...