IoT Design Weekly – 08.12.2016  
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IoT Design Weekly – 08.12.2016

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Features

Check these boxes before deploying IoT devices
Check these boxes before deploying IoT devices

The big question today is, how do we protect the growing number of small, relatively inexpensive, autonomous devices that make up the IoT?

Now on the Development Kit Selector: Samsung ARTIK 5

The comprehensive Samsung ARTIK 5 not only provides developers with ample wireless connectivity (802.11, Bluetooth 4.1 and BLE, 802.15.4), the device also includes a secure element and Trusted Execution Environment on the main applications processor for robust security. A Mali GPU core and access to the ARTIK Cloud round out the feature set, making the platform a boon for smart home developers.

Fog computing is the future of the Industrial IoT

In the last century, transportation, medical, power, and industrial systems were built from individual devices, typically programmed one at a time. The Industrial IoT (IIoT) will change all that.
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Sub-threshold circuitry: Making Moore’s about power, not performance
Sub-threshold circuitry: Making Moore’s about power, not performance

As silicon geometries approach the edge of physics, a new rule of thumb is poised to govern the computing industry: “Thou shalt reduce power consumption by 50 percent every two years.” How could that be possible? Sub-threshold voltage circuitry.

Blogs and Columns

Fog computing with minimal resources
Fog computing with minimal resources

In the words of John Milios, Sendyne’s CEO, “If you can model the physics of the system you wish to control, that model can accurately predict the future.”

MakerPro profile: Carl Dorman
MakerPro profile: Carl Dorman

In Carl Dorman’s case, he works as the Senor Director of an e-commerce company in the Tampa Bay area and in his “spare” time (note that he also has a one-year-old daughter) runs a company specializing in open software and hardware named Frankly Open.

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Dell IoT Gateway brings BMS to the little guys
Dell IoT Gateway brings BMS to the little guys

Dell recently announced the winners of their Connect What Matters competition, which challenged participants to design an innovative IoT solution with real business impact. One of those winners was Riptide, a cloud-based building management solution that brings automation and oversight capabilities to small and medium commercial buildings.

Executive Outlook

Five minutes with Donna Yasay, President, HomeGrid Forum

The Home Grid Forum is all about making home networking as simple as possible for end users. Its charter is to promote G.hn networks, which are simple and easy to install. They can include things that consumers crave, like multi-room Ultra-HD video, and it can happen over just about any wire, including powerline, coax, and phone lines.

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Marketplace

AWS releases Amazon Kinesis Analytics
AWS releases Amazon Kinesis Analytics

New analytics service makes it easy for developers to get actionable insights from streaming data in real-time.

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Microchip releases industry's first end-to-end security solution for IoT devices connected to Amazon Web Services' cloud
Microchip releases industry's first end-to-end security solution for IoT devices connected to Amazon Web Services' cloud

Microchip's pre-configured ECC508 is the simplest way to create secure mutually authenticated IoT connections with AWS.

PubNub to enable streaming visualizations into Power BI platform
PubNub to enable streaming visualizations into Power BI platform

Microsoft Power BI uses PubNub for real-time data visualization.

Locus Technologies creates IoT interoperability with Locus Platform
Locus Technologies creates IoT interoperability with Locus Platform

Locus helps customers leverage data, analytical, cloud, and mobile capabilities via IoT-to-Locus SaaS platform.

 
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