IoT Design Weekly – 07.22.2016  
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IoT Design Weekly – 07.22.2016

Features

Security for IIoT embedded devices: A platform-based approach
Security for IIoT embedded devices: A platform-based approach

While Internet of Things concepts can be applied to industrial devices, assets, and infrastructure, the Industrial IoT has much stricter requirements in terms of quality, security, reliability, synchronization, and so on.

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Enabling and securing the “where and when” of IoT
Enabling and securing the “where and when” of IoT

When contemplating a new Internet of Things design, embedded developers have many options to consider when selecting a means of communication for distances of up to approximately 100 meters. To complicate matters further, the specifications of each protocol continue to evolve in step with application requirements and available technology.

Blogs and Columns

Development Kit Comparison Reboot
Development Kit Comparison Reboot

Earlier this year I introduced a project to help embedded and Internet of Things (IoT) design engineers efficiently identify evaluation kits for system prototyping. At the time I placed various restrictions on the kits that would be considered. However, after seeing kits that fall outside of these parameters repeatedly used by professionals for prototyping – and at times in commercial deployments – I’ve adjusted my strategy.

Managing Big Data: Moving analysis back to the edge
Managing Big Data: Moving analysis back to the edge

With so much data being generated so quickly, data management becomes a challenge. Questions arise about the value of all the data, and how to best sort through it effectively so the data becomes actionable.

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IoT Roadshow, Austin, TX – Dell: Choosing the right IoT consortium
IoT Roadshow, Austin, TX – Dell: Choosing the right IoT consortium

Dell has a history of getting involved in specifications and consortia. To that end, when Embedded Computing Design’s IoT Roadshow hit Austin, Texas, Brent Hodges, a Liaison to Consortia at Dell, spent a few minutes with me explaining the company’s position and how it ends up as the proverbial “win-win” for OEMs and end users.

Executive Outlook

Five Minutes with Bob Elfanbaum of WWT Asynchrony Labs on Agile best practices

Agile is a way of thinking, but it’s also a way to develop code. Where do these two paths converge? That’s the question that I posed to Bob Elfanbaum, the Co-Founder and General Manager of WWT Asynchrony Labs. His response had a lot to do with the business part of coding, but he explained very succinctly how the Agile design process ends up in a product that’s more likely to achieve success.

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Marketplace

SoftBank offers to acquire ARM holdings for GBP 24.3 billion (USD 31.4 billion) in cash
SoftBank offers to acquire ARM holdings for GBP 24.3 billion (USD 31.4 billion) in cash

“This is one of the most important acquisitions we have ever made, and I expect ARM to be a key pillar of SoftBank’s growth strategy going forward.”

 
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