Archive for IoT

Could IoT Have Helped Avoid Grenfell Catastrophe

Last week, I wrote about the new connected fire detection solutions that are available today. Clearly, plenty of innovation is going on, and we continue to hear about upcoming smart products. Unfortunately, we still witnessed the Grenfell catastrophe that took around 80 lives. The fire at Grenfell Tower shocked us all and made us wonder […]

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Iot in Oil and Gas Coming to Houston on September 13th and 14th

For anyone following the industrial-iot.com website they will know that we have been beating a loud and somewhat consistent drum about the real business value that we believe IIoT-enabled solutions can provide companies operating in the oil & gas industry – upstream, midstream and downstream. We also make every effort to make operators and end […]

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Why Do You Need IoT at the Edge?

Note: This is the second in a series of blogs on IoT and the Edge. The previous one is ‘Where is the Edge? One can make almost any technology work on a small scale in a ‘point solution’ with isolated business benefit.  To scale up to an application having a positive effect on wider business performance […]

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Industrial IoT Improves Solar Farm Operating Performance

Larsen & Toubro (L&T) provides technology, engineering, construction, manufacturing, and financial services for projects in the hydrocarbon, infrastructure, power, process manufacturing and defense industries. Its L&T Solar division designs and builds solar power plants with a range of capacities and has gained expertise in a variety of solar technologies. ARC Advisory Group recently had the […]

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What Kind of SDN for the Industrial IoT?

Frankly I am very surprised that software defined networking (SDN) seems to be so quickly making inroads into the Industrial IoT (IIoT) and industrial automation in general. The speed with which this is happening gives me feelings of dizziness. Analysts are supposed to be know-it-alls (some analysts do act like this, especially ones from a […]

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