Monthly Archives: December 2018

Putting Fog Computing to the Test Bed

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Yesterday, the Industrial Internet Consortium® (IIC) and the OpenFog Consortium® (OpenFog) announced that they have agreed to join forces. Whether you call it Fog or Edge and something else, the issues are the same.  As IoT get deployed more widely the processing has to move from the cloud or data center to some where near […]

IoT Saves Monies in Turbulent Times

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I have been watching the stock market act like the cyclone at Coney Island.  For many this is a time to preserve capital.   This sounds like a job for IoT. Particularly in the two ways IoT can be used to save money. The first is in enabling efficiency.  No surprise there.   I have listened to […]

Processing the Impact of Qualcomm

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Qualcomm is known for its role in smart phones, but for IoT not many people understand their role in supporting everything from asset tracking to wearables. Qualcomm’s release of the 9205 chip is a reduction in size to half of the 9206 chip and reduces power consumption by 70%.  As for processing it supports increased security […]