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IoT Agenda covers all aspects of Internet of Things (IoT) technology and strategy as it relates to enterprise IT, including the technologies that enhance and enable internal business processes and the resulting IoT products.

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Avoiding industrial IoT digital exhaust with machine learning

Next-generation IoT platforms that incorporate machine learning will help companies eliminate IoT data exhaust and harness IIoT data as a business asset.

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  • IoT policy (Internet of Things policy)

    An Internet of Things policy is a document that provides a comprehensive guide designed to help an organization deal with the complex issues surrounding the IoT.

  • MEMS (micro-electromechanical systems)

    A MEMS (microelectromechanical system) is a miniature machine that has both mechanical and electronic components.

  • embedded system

    An embedded system is some combination of computer hardware and software, either fixed in capability or programmable, that is designed for a specific function or for specific functions within a larger system.

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Business

Exploring the Internet of Things from an Enterprise perspective? Here we focus on security, network connectivity, data analytics and storage, product development and manufacturing, strategies, and IoT business models.

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  • variable speed limit (VSL)

    A variable speed limit is a flexible restriction on the rates at which motorists can drive on a given stretch of road. The limit is usually a maximum speed, which changes according to the current environmental and road conditions.

  • fourth industrial revolution

    The fourth industrial revolution is the current environment in which disruptive technologies and trends such as the Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI) are changing the way we live and work.

  • ambient intelligence (AmI)

    Ambient intelligence is the element of a pervasive computing environment that enables it to interact with and respond appropriately to the humans in that environment.

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Network

The IoT network infrastructure topic section offers comprehensive resources on building and managing a network architecture capable of handling the Internet of Things. Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of different technologies and get guidance on various frameworks and protocols such as Bluetooth LTE, Wi-Fi and Zigbee.

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  • systems engineering (SE)

    Systems engineering (SE) is an interdisciplinary area of technology that encompasses software and hardware systems design and development with consideration to their interconnections and the environment in which they operate.

  • fog computing (fog networking, fogging)

    Fog computing, also known as fog networking or fogging, brings the benefits of the cloud closer to where data is created: at the network's edge.

  • Semios mesh network

    Semios mesh network is the communications backbone of the Semios orchard farming automation platform.

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Platform

The Internet of Things platform topic section outlines the systems on which IoT applications and programs run. Read through for comprehensive resources on available platforms and vendors, and compare various platforms that aim to be the platform of choice, including AllJoyn, Predix, Brillo, Arduino and Edison.

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  • open API (public API)

    An open API, also known as a public API, is an application programming interface that allows the owner of a network-accessible service to give universal access to consumers of that service, such as developers.

  • passive keyless entry (PKE)

    Passive keyless entry (PKE) is an automotive locking system that operates automatically when the holder is in proximity to the vehicle. A PKE device can operate while stored in the user's pocket or bag, unlike a standard remote keyless entry (RKE) device, which requires the user to hold the device and push a button to lock or unlock the vehicle.

  • no-fly zone

    A no-fly zone is a geographic location over which aircraft cannot fly.

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Security

The Internet of Things security topic section includes comprehensive resources about identity and access management for IoT, attack vectors and mitigations, intellectual property protection, preventing and defending against threats and more.

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  • IoT policy (Internet of Things policy)

    An Internet of Things policy is a document that provides a comprehensive guide designed to help an organization deal with the complex issues surrounding the IoT.

  • holistic security

    Holistic security is an approach that seeks to integrate all the elements designed to safeguard an organization, considering them as a complex and interconnected system.

  • behavior whitelisting

    Behavior whitelisting is a security method in which permissable actions within a given system are specified and all others are blocked.

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Industry and Verticals

The use cases for Internet of Things deployments are tremendous. Learn about various IoT implementations across verticals including healthcare, industrial and manufacturing.

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  • variable speed limit (VSL)

    A variable speed limit is a flexible restriction on the rates at which motorists can drive on a given stretch of road. The limit is usually a maximum speed, which changes according to the current environmental and road conditions.

  • vehicle to infrastructure (V2I or v2i)

    Vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I or V2X) is a communication model that allows vehicles to share information with the components that support a country's highway system. Such components include overhead RFID readers and cameras, traffic lights, lane markers, streetlights, signage and parking meters. V2I communication is typically wireless and bi-directional: data from infrastructure components can be delivered to the vehicle and vice versa.

  • predictive maintenance (PdM)

    Predictive maintenance (PdM) is the servicing of equipment when it is estimated that service is required, within a certain tolerance. PdM is used in railroads, industrial equipment, manufacturing plants and oil and gas processing.

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  • call tree

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  • mass notification system (MNS)

    A mass notification system is a platform that sends one-way messages to inform employees and the public of an emergency.

  • disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS)

    One approach to a strong disaster recovery plan is DRaaS, where companies offload data replication and restoration ...

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  • data migration

    Data migration is the process of transferring data between data storage systems, data formats or computer systems.

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  • secondary storage

    Secondary storage is used to protect inactive data written from a primary storage array to a nonvolatile tier of disk, flash or ...

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  • SSD RAID (solid-state drive RAID)

    SSD RAID (solid-state drive RAID) is a methodology commonly used to protect data by distributing redundant data blocks across ...

  • Tier 0

    Tier 0 (tier zero) is a level of data storage that is faster, and perhaps more expensive, than any other level in the storage ...

  • PCIe SSD (PCIe solid-state drive)

    A PCIe SSD (PCIe solid-state drive) is a high-speed expansion card that attaches a computer to its peripherals.

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  • RESTful API

    A RESTful application program interface breaks down a transaction to create a series of small modules, each of which addresses an...

  • cloud storage infrastructure

    Cloud storage infrastructure is the hardware and software framework that supports the computing requirements of a private or ...

  • Zadara VPSA and ZIOS

    Zadara Storage provides block, file or object storage with varying levels of compute and capacity through its ZIOS and VPSA ...

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