IoT Design Weekly – 03.11.2016  
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IoT Design Weekly – 03.11.2016

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Features

Current and future possibilities with wireless energy harvesting
Current and future possibilities with wireless energy harvesting

Energy sources that usually remain unused can be tapped by means of energy harvesting to power electronic devices and transmit wireless signals. The improvement of components and system design setup will open up new applications, particularly in the field of the Internet of Things.

Connect what matters with Dell IoT Solutions

Learn how Dell and its global partner ecosystem are advancing the Internet of Things through videos, white papers, case studies, and more.

How software quality threatens the success of the Internet of Things
How software quality threatens the success of the Internet of Things

Many users gush about how much they love the Nest. It’s a great example of how a well-designed Internet of Things device can make a huge difference in improving the quality of life for its consumer. Unfortunately, it’s also a great example of how faulty software has the power to undermine the success of Internet of Things devices.

Blogs and Columns

Terminology and tips when choosing an IoT cloud platform
Terminology and tips when choosing an IoT cloud platform

Seemingly overnight, hundreds of cloud platforms became available to Internet of Things developers, who are now forced to read between vendor-specific lines to determine exactly what is and isn’t an Internet of Things cloud platform. In order to get a better understanding, let’s start by earmarking some of the high-level characteristics of a true Internet of Things cloud, considering some of the dos and don’ts along the way.

Use IoT to save the environment
Use IoT to save the environment

This Dell white paper explains the components needed, both hardware and software, to help you go green on a commercial level.

Obscure is not a synonym for secure
Obscure is not a synonym for secure

Whether intentional “design rule” or not, “security by obscurity” is a bit like hiding a key in the backyard; ultimately, someone will locate your secrets, and that’s when the real trouble begins.

Five minutes with Georges Karam, President and CEO, Sequans Communications
Five minutes with Georges Karam, President and CEO, Sequans Communications

Sequans is in the Internet of Things space, which comes as no surprise because it seems like every vendor makes that claim. Sequans is a little different because it's attempting to connect users through LTE technology.

It’s tough to not find IoT
It’s tough to not find IoT

The Internet of Things comes in all shapes and sizes these days. Examples include pharma process lines, transportation systems, and so on, with Internet of Things subsystems contained therein.

Executive Outlook

Watson cognitive computing brings new thinking to IoT data analytics

In this interview with Chris O’Connor, General Manager of Watson Internet of Things Offerings at IBM, he discusses how the power of cognitive computing is being harnessed through the company’s Watson platform – now exposed to developers through a set of application programming interfaces (APIs) – to turn the Internet of Things data deluge into increasingly valuable insights.

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Marketplace

Eurotech and Red Hat collaborate to power more secure and scalable Internet of Things implementations
Eurotech and Red Hat collaborate to power more secure and scalable Internet of Things implementations

Technology leaders integrate operational data with cloud-based back-end services for end-to-end Internet of Things implementations.

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Kontron announces partnership with SQLstream to enable Internet of Things applications with real-time analytics
Kontron announces partnership with SQLstream to enable Internet of Things applications with real-time analytics

Kontron’s family of boards, gateways, modules, and systems to be integrated with SQLstream Blaze for the industry’s first Internet of Things real-time analytics cloud service.

Amazon Echo winning the battle for consumer delight in smart home ecosystem
Amazon Echo winning the battle for consumer delight in smart home ecosystem

New report by Argus Insights reveals general consumer discontent with top smart home ecosystems from Google and Apple.

Bringing J-Link to Atmel Xplained evaluation kits
Bringing J-Link to Atmel Xplained evaluation kits

The Atmel Xplained evaluation kits provide an on-board, single-chip debug solution called Atmel EDBG for which SEGGER has released upgraded firmware to give users the ability to convert Atmel EDBG to J-Link OB.

 
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