The Internet of Things

The Internet of Things Review: Issue 25

Internet of Things Insights from Rob Tiffany


NEWS HEADLINES

 

The Digital Economy Promotion Agency (Depa) Pushes for IoT infrastructure  Link

As an infrastructure provider, state-owned Depa is hoping its IoT Institute in the government’s digital park will draw investment from foreign enterprises and promote the Thai tech startup ecosystem through innovation development.

Carriers, costs, and questions about longevity delay the IoT  Link

This year, Nordic branched out from designing Bluetooth (and other 2.4GHz) chips to designing chips for cellular Low-Power Wide-Area Networks (LPWANs). Specifically, it is making chips that combine a microcontroller (the chips’ brains, essentially) with an NB-IoT or LTE Cat1M radio.

Siemens, Alibaba Cloud forge industrial IoT partnership  Link

Siemens will put its MindSphere IoT operating system on Alibaba Cloud as it aims for China. Alibaba gets a key industrial IoT partner.

ADLINK Partners With FogHorn to Bring Edge Intelligence to Its Innovative IoT Digital Experiments As-a-Service  Link

ADLINK expands its DXS IoT digital experiments as-a-service with FogHorn to enable high fidelity, real-time analytics and edge-based machine learning. Approach is cloud-agnostic, while dramatically lowering data transport requirements

No Fleas On HarperDB, The IoT Database Ready To ‘Go Fetch’ At The Edge  Link

HarperDB is an enterprise-level IoT database built to run on ‘edge’ devices (i.e. machines out in the extremities of a network, on an aircraft, on an oil rig, in any remote location even in cities).

A Proven Plan for Industrial IoT Success  Link

The Internet of Things has enticing transformative potential for manufacturing, though many who have tried have failed. There’s a way to succeed, and it is more simple than you may think.

The Brilliant Ways Kimberly-Clark Uses Big Data, IoT & Artificial Intelligence To Boost Performance  Link

As an industry leader, Kimberly-Clark is committed to driving digital innovations to improve operations and customer experiences in the fast-moving consumer goods category.

Wide customer demand has pushed AT&T to roll out narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) across the US and Mexico  Link

Many AT&T customers were looking for lower-cost solutions to meet their specific needs, which LTE-M wasn’t best equipped to handle, prompting the telecom to look into how NB-IoT could fit into its network to connect assets that didn’t need fast connection speeds and could be located deep inside of buildings.

Making The Grade: Could Apple own IoT in the enterprise with HomeKit for Work?  Link

Over 50 brands worldwide are committed to providing accessories that are compatible with the HomeKit framework, and the number available is growing every day. Each of these accessories is reviewed and approved by Apple to help ensure your security when you use it.


PODCASTS

 

IoT Podcast: Breaking Down Blockers to IoT Adoption  Link

Despite the promise of process optimizations, innovative new business models and cost savings, the multi-trillion dollar Internet of Things megatrend faces a variety of headwinds that are slowing adoption and commercial rollouts. In this podcast, Rob Tiffany discusses ways to approach and overcome adoption blockers like security, complexity, the skillset shortage and the quest for value.

IoT Podcast: Building the Internet of Humans and Machines  Link

More and more, humans and machines are working together side by side. Therefore, it’s important for Internet of Things platforms and associated technologies to treat them the same. In this podcast, Rob Tiffany illustrates use cases where humans perform work on behalf of machines and vice versa.

IoT Podcast: Lumada’s Visionary IIoT Journey to the Gartner Magic Quadrant  Link

Hitachi Lumada just landed in the Visionary quadrant of Gartner’s Magic Quadrant report for Industrial Internet of Things Platforms. In this podcast, Rob Tiffany gives you a “behind the scenes” look at the Lumada journey from concept to shipping product.

IoT Podcast: Why IoT?  Link

It’s always important to ask “Why” in everything you do whether it’s in business or your personal life. The Internet of Things is no different. In this podcast, Rob Tiffany explains why embarking on the IoT journey is valuable.

IoT Podcast: What is IoT?  Link

In this introductory podcast, Rob Tiffany walks you through basic IoT concepts in order to give you a baseline level of knowledge to build upon.


INSIGHTS

 

IoT Trends and Predictions for 2018  Link 

With software and adjacent technologies continuing to eat the world, I see the pace of digital transformation accelerating in 2018 as organizations strive to enhance their customer and operational intelligence.


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