Category : IoT

IoT / IoT - 2 months ago

How Blockchain Can Revolutionize IoT

As technology changes the way we live our day-to-day lives, it is fascinating to imagine what the future will bring. We live in the age where we are soon going to be surrounded by disruptive technologies like Blockchain, IoT, Machine Learning, AR/VR,...

IoT / IoT - 2 months ago

We Can Have More… EnMasse!

This morning, my working day started in a different way with interesting news from AWS re:Invent 2017, the annual Amazon conference. The news was about Amazon MQ, a new managed message broker service based on ActiveMQ 5.x with all the goodies that it...

IoT / IoT - 2 months ago

IoT Solutions and Short-Range Radio Signals

Unlike Long and Medium range radio solutions, we define "short range" as solutions with a signal range of less than 30m. The most common technologies in use include Bluetooth (or its evolution Bluetooth LE) and RFID. Bluetooth Bluetooth h...

IoT / IoT - 2 months ago

Can the Public Internet Secure Our Digital Assets?

There is a lot of talk, and, indeed, hype, these days about the internet of things. But what is often overlooked is that the internet of things is also an internet of shared services and shared data. What’s more, we are becoming too heavily reliant o...

IoT / IoT - 2 months ago

The Battle For Data In An IoT World

We're in the midst of what the World Economic Forum calls the 4th Industrial Revolution, and this is characterized by the blurring of boundaries between the physical and digital. The Internet of Things means that everything from railway tracks to...

IoT / IoT - 2 months ago

EdgeX: Open Source IoT [Presentation]

Last month at the Cloud Foundry Summit Europe, not only did I attend various sessions, but I got to deliver one myself. The talk, entitled “EdgeX Foundry – Open Interop Platform for the IoT Edge,” gives a high-level overview of the EdgeX Foundry whic...

IoT / IoT - 2 months ago

Have We Already Bored of Predicting IoT?

If you have read my post “Will finally be 2017, the year of Internet of Things? I do not think so.” you will have confirmed there were some analysts and companies who guessed and others who did not hit the bullseye. As usual, numerous predictions abo...

IoT / IoT - 2 months ago

No Killer App for IoT?

Here is the latest edition of the IoT Central Digest. Encourage your friends and colleagues to be a part of our community. Forward this to them. They can join IoT Central here. You can contribute your thoughts on IoT here. 4 Ways to Optimize Yo...

IoT / IoT - 2 months ago

IoT and Data Science: A Trucking Demo

IBM’s Data Science Experience (DSX) comes in multiple flavors: cloud, desktop, and local. In this post we cover an IoT trucking demo on DSX local, i.e. running on top of Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP). We train and deploy a model, and then we use th...

IoT / IoT - 2 months ago

AWS IoT and Node.js on the Raspberry Pi

There are many approaches for installing Node.js on a Raspberry Pi (Google and you’ll find lots of guides), presumably because, for a while, there didn’t seem to be any official binaries in the official apt repos, so people were building and sharing...

IoT / IoT - 2 months ago

Embedded Software is Eating the World

Software is eating the world wrote Marc Andreessen in The Wall Street Journal on August 20, 2011. Since that time every company in the world has beefed up their software teams and their digital transformation initiatives. Afterall, software is a key...

IoT / IoT - 2 months ago

4 Ways to Optimize Your Operations for the Industrial IoT

The phrase, “the future is here,” is overused and has evolved into a catchphrase for companies struggling to position themselves in times of technological or digital transformations. Still, the sentiment is understood, especially in times like today,...

IoT / IoT - 2 months ago

Using VR for Medical Training

I’ve written before about the growing number of applications of virtual reality technology in training scenarios. A team from the University of Virginia have developed a VR based classroom to allow teachers to receive instant feedback on their delive...

IoT / IoT - 2 months ago

AWS IoT: Retrieving SQS Messages From a Queue

AWS IoT Rules have predefined rules for sending a message to an SQS Queue, but for some reason not to retrieve a message from a queue using an IoT Rule (or does it? If you know how, leave me a comment). You can easily retrieve a message using a Lambd...