Posts Categorized: Industrial Internet

Penetrating Industrial IoT with LTE

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Cellular solutions were originally about mobility. After all why would a perfectly good plain old telephone service company invest in penetrating homes with an additional line when they had the wiring already there? The focus then was to tame the great outdoors with technology. Over the years though the service has been modified to the […]

Cyber Security for Smart Grids? Hail CESER!

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Rick Perry, former Governor of Texas and the U.S. Secretary of the Department of Energy (DOE) established a new Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response (CESER) at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). CESER is in President Trumps budget for an allocation of $96 M to increase DOE’s ability to respond to cyber […]

Don’t Eat Yellow… Ice Cream

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Have you ever bought something with vanilla ice cream in it (like an ice cream sandwich) and found that its edges are tinged yellow. That is because the ice cream at one point was not kept at the proper temperature. Obviously this is a job for IoT. One company that is increasingly being called upon […]

Where is the Breach and What do “They” Want?

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While I hear a lot of concern about the security of the Internet of Things, I am convinced the Internet of things is not the honey pot.  Personal information is the primary goal. The recent hacking and extortion of Uber is a case in point. They were not looking to steal rides, but to steal […]

IoT The S Is For Security

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That is a common joke from friends in and out of the IoT industry, and personally I consider it a deflection from the troubles of Equifax, Uber, etc. These are cases where the back end systems were attacked and not some sensor or module that represented the breach. Now don’t get me wrong we have […]

Telit: The Top Stack in the DNA of Platforms for Parkeon and Weatherford

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I have written about Intel providing device management. Then I wrote about Wind River’s providing network connectivity. Now comes the hard part. Hitting for a triple. Well in this case it’s not difficult, because Telit is providing the application layer support. As Telit, says their platform allows developers to not focus on the infrastructure, but […]

Augury: Machines Talk and Talk. Do People Listen?

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Sometime Big Data, should be labeled as Too Big Data, at least when it comes to human comprehension. One of the problems with IoT adoption is the fact that people get in the way of understanding their own results. In previous a previous survey by James Brehm and Associates in cooperation with IoT Evolution we […]