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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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Car lot operators benefit from IoT device that locates cars without a search party

In this case study, Silicon Labs' Alex Koepsel explains how startup Cognosos built an IoT platform to help car lot operators track vehicle inventories, saving them time and money.

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  • embedded system

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

  • Cellular Vehicle to Everything (C-V2X)

    Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything (C-V2X) is a unified connectivity platform designed to offer vehicles low-latency vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V), vehicle-to-roadside infrastructure (V2I) and vehicle-to-pedestrian (V2P) communication.

  • drone (unmanned aerial vehicle, UAV)

    A drone, in technological terms, is an unmanned aircraft. Drones are more formally known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or unmanned aircraft systems (UASes).

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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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  • drone (unmanned aerial vehicle, UAV)

    A drone, in technological terms, is an unmanned aircraft. Drones are more formally known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or unmanned aircraft systems (UASes).

  • blockchain dApp

    A blockchain dApp is an evolving concept that describes a blockchain-enabled website in which the management of assets and organizations is decentralized.

  • Z-Wave

    Z-Wave is a wireless communication protocol used primarily in smart home networks, allowing smart devices to connect and exchange control commands and data with each other.

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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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  • Cellular Vehicle to Everything (C-V2X)

    Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything (C-V2X) is a unified connectivity platform designed to offer vehicles low-latency vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V), vehicle-to-roadside infrastructure (V2I) and vehicle-to-pedestrian (V2P) communication.

  • drone (unmanned aerial vehicle, UAV)

    A drone, in technological terms, is an unmanned aircraft. Drones are more formally known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or unmanned aircraft systems (UASes).

  • Z-Wave

    Z-Wave is a wireless communication protocol used primarily in smart home networks, allowing smart devices to connect and exchange control commands and data with each other.

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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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  • embedded system

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

  • silly putty sensor

    A silly putty sensor is a sensing device made of G-putty, a polysilicone polymer infused with graphene.

  • G-putty

    G-putty is a polysilicone polymer infused with graphene. Polysilicone polymer is better known as Silly Putty®, a stretchy, moldable product sold in toy stores.

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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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  • friendly virus

    A friendly virus is malware that is designed to be helpful in some way rather than destructive or annoying, as is typically the case with conventional viruses.

  • IoT security (internet of things security)

    IoT security is the technology area concerned with safeguarding connected devices and networks in the internet of things (IoT).

  • 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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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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  • Cellular Vehicle to Everything (C-V2X)

    Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything (C-V2X) is a unified connectivity platform designed to offer vehicles low-latency vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V), vehicle-to-roadside infrastructure (V2I) and vehicle-to-pedestrian (V2P) communication.

  • e-textile (electronic textile)

    An e-textile is a fabric developed with electronics in it to enable conductivity.

  • drone (unmanned aerial vehicle, UAV)

    A drone, in technological terms, is an unmanned aircraft. Drones are more formally known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or unmanned aircraft systems (UASes).

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    Risk mitigation is a strategy to prepare for and lessen the effects of threats faced by a data center.

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