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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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  • microcontroller

    A microcontroller is a compact integrated circuit designed to govern a specific operation in an embedded system.

  • RIOT operating system

    RIOT operating system is an open source operating system specialized for IoT (internet of things) devices.

  • 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.

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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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  • microcontroller

    A microcontroller is a compact integrated circuit designed to govern a specific operation in an embedded system.

  • smart speaker

    A smart speaker is a wireless and smart audio playback device that uses several types of connectivity for additional functions. Smart speakers have special features to enhance ease of use, connect to multiple types of audio sources and provide additional functionality.

  • 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.

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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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  • microcontroller

    A microcontroller is a compact integrated circuit designed to govern a specific operation in an embedded system.

  • ubiquitous networking

    Ubiquitous networking is the pervasion of communications infrastructure and wireless technologies throughout the environment such that they enable continuous connectivity.

  • RIOT operating system

    RIOT operating system is an open source operating system specialized for IoT (internet of things) devices.

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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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  • microcontroller

    A microcontroller is a compact integrated circuit designed to govern a specific operation in an embedded system.

  • vertical farming

    Vertical farming is the practice of growing vegetables and fruit in vertically stacked layers. The practice can be based on soil, hydroponic or aeroponic growing methods.

  • 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.

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  • black hat

    Black hat refers to a hacker who breaks into a computer system or network with malicious intent.

  • copyright

    Copyright is a legal term describing ownership of control of the rights to the use and distribution of certain works of creative ...

  • keylogger (keystroke logger or system monitor)

    A keylogger, sometimes called a keystroke logger or system monitor, is a type of surveillance technology used to monitor and ...

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  • population health management (PHM)

    Population health management (PHM) is a discipline within the healthcare industry that studies and facilitates care delivery ...

  • ICD-10-PCS

    The International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Procedure Coding System (ICD-10-PCS) is a U.S. cataloging system for...

  • U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM)

    The U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) is the largest biomedical library in the world.

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  • business continuity plan (BCP)

    A business continuity plan (BCP) is a document that consists of the critical information an organization needs to continue ...

  • call tree

    A call tree -- sometimes referred to as a phone tree -- is a telecommunications chain for notifying specific individuals of an ...

  • 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.

SearchStorage

  • open source storage

    Open source storage is data storage software developed in a public, collaborative manner that permits the free use, distribution ...

  • CompactFlash card (CF card)

    A CompactFlash card (CF card) is a memory card format developed by SanDisk in 1994 that uses flash memory technology to store ...

  • email archiving

    Email archiving (also spelled e-mail archiving) is a systematic approach to saving and protecting the data contained in email ...

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  • RRAM or ReRAM (resistive RAM)

    RRAM or ReRAM (resistive random access memory) is a form of nonvolatile storage that operates by changing the resistance of a ...

  • JEDEC

    JEDEC is a global industry group that develops open standards for microelectronics.

  • M.2 SSD

    An M.2 SSD is a solid-state drive (SSD) that conforms to a computer industry specification written for internally mounted storage...

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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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