Archive for IoT

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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IoT World Innovator Spotlight: UBICQUIA, Broadband Connectivity for Cities with a Stackable Module System

Recently, I wrote about small and mid-sized cities without broadband fiber struggling in their search for a logical and cost-justifiable path towards digital transformation and becoming smart. At Lightfair and IoT World, UBICQUIA launched their UBICELL 100 smart city router. The UBICELL 100 aims to solve one of the key headwinds preventing widespread IoT network […]

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Rental Equipment Lifecycle Management with IIoT

Part 3 of a three part series on the impact of IIoT on OEMs and their dealerships. Part 1.  Part 2. IIoT-enabled remote connectivity and analytics offer equipment dealerships and rental companies an opportunity to grow revenues through new maintenance services, while providing higher uptime and customer satisfaction for the end user.  OEMs, dealerships and […]

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fybr’s Next-Gen City Operations Platform: An Embedded Collaborative Learning Edge Architecture

Cybersecurity was missing-in-action at Smart Cities Week Silicon Valley for the most part, and that is not surprising since when you go outside of industry into the smart cities and buildings markets the buzz is just whispers. In the smart cities and buildings markets it is not prominent because the owners/operators/civic leaders do not know […]

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Emerging IIoT Services by OEMs, Renters and Dealerships

Part 2 of a three part series on the impact of IIoT on OEMs and their dealerships.  Part 1 is here. Original equipment manufacturers (OEM) are starting to offer IIoT-enabled remote monitoring and analytics services on a subscription basis that identify an issue before it harms the equipment or cascades into a major incident.  Success […]

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