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Securing IoT Devices with Microsoft's Azure Sphere

by Alexis Perrier Follow 1 Followers on  Apr 25, 2018

To improve security of IoT devices, Microsoft announced Azure Sphere, an end-to-end solution for Internet-connected microcontrollers (MCUs). Azure Sphere has a three-layer architecture based on hybrid microcontrollers running a new IoT-optimized Linux kernel and leveraging a cloud-based security service. The first Azure Sphere chip, the MT3620, is developed by MediaTek Inc.

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Google's IoT Platform "Android Things" is Feature Complete

by Sergio De Simone Follow 12 Followers on  Apr 18, 2018

Google has released the latest preview version of Android Things, DP 8, which stabilized the API surface for the upcoming stable release.

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An Early Look at Zircon, Google Fuchsia New Microkernel

by Sergio De Simone Follow 12 Followers on  Apr 15, 2018

Google has published the official book about Fuchsia, its new operating systems aimed at IoT and mobile devices. Fuchsia will be based on a new microkernel called Zircon.

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Metrics Collection from Large Scale IoT Deployments at Vivint

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 12 Followers on  Apr 15, 2018

Vivint's engineering team built their own metrics collection platform to collect and analyze metrics from their deployed devices. The key motivation behind writing their own system was to be able to store only aggregated data and focus on its analysis, which they achieve by their Rothko project.

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Walmart Files Patent for Blockchain-Based Delivery System

by Kent Weare Follow 9 Followers on  Mar 26, 2018 1

On March 1st, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) released a patent application by Walmart that describes a “Smart Package” system built upon blockchain technology to aid in the tracking of packages between sellers, couriers and buyers. The patent also has references to autonomous vehicle systems and IoT sensors.

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Fred George on Solving Fuzzy Problems

by Shane Hastie Follow 18 Followers on  Mar 09, 2018

In the Digital Transformation day at the Agile India conference Fred George gave a talk on how the way we solve programming problems needs to change when dealing with what he calls “fuzzy problems” where the speed of response is more important than any other factor. The development “team” in those environments consists of a single developer working directly with a customer deploying frequently

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Cloud IoT Core Service in Google Cloud Platform Is Now Generally Available

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 5 Followers on  Feb 26, 2018

Google announced the general availability of its Cloud IoT Core, a managed service to help enterprises connect and manage millions of connected devices. The Cloud IoT Core will offer its users a system for controlling the connection of the internet of things (IoT) devices with Google’s Cloud Platform (GPC) and a pipeline for getting data to and from those devices.

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Microsoft Releases Public Preview of IoT Software-as-a-Service Offering

by Martin Abbott Follow 3 Followers on  Dec 31, 2017

Microsoft recently announced a public preview of IoT Central, its software-as-a-service solution for the Internet of Things. IoT Central had been in limited preview for a few months with chosen customers who have been trialling the solution and providing feedback.

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AWS re:Invent 2017 ML and IoT Announcements: Amazon SageMaker, AWS DeepLens & IoT Device Manager

by Daniel Bryant Follow 634 Followers on  Nov 30, 2017

At the AWS re:invent conference 2017, held in Las Vegas, USA, several new AWS machine learning (ML) and Internet of Things (IoT) products were released. Highlights include Amazon SageMaker - a fully-managed ML service that enables developers to “quickly build, train, and host ML models”; and IoT Device Manager - a service to securely onboard, monitor, and remotely manage IoT devices at scale.

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QCon New York - IoT and Edge Compute at Chick-fil-A

by Srini Penchikala Follow 34 Followers on  Jul 03, 2017

Internet of Things (IoT) and Edge Computing technologies drive the architecture at Chick-fil-A. Brian Chambers, enterprise architect at the restaurant chain company, spoke at QCon New York 2017 Conference about how they use edge and cloud services. He also discussed the design principles they follow in their applications: security, open API, and scalability.

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Google Joins IoT Race, Launches Cloud IoT Core Private Beta

by Kent Weare Follow 9 Followers on  May 27, 2017

In a recent blog post, Google announced a private beta of their Google IoT Core platform. Within this IoT platform, customers will be able to securely connect devices to Google Cloud Platform (GCP) where other data analytics services can be integrated. Customers can then use this data to provide actionable insight for their organization in order to drive better business results.

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New Cryptocurrency Closer to Building Machine-to-Machine Economy

by Ignacio Aguerrevere Follow 1 Followers on  May 26, 2017

The IOTA team is advancing their cryptocurrency protocol to create an economy for IoT devices. The goal is for billions of internet driven devices to be able to exchange currency as well as data.

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Linux Foundation EdgeX Foundry to Enable Edge Computing for IoT

by Sergio De Simone Follow 12 Followers on  May 04, 2017

The Linux Foundation has launched the EdgeX Foundry, a new project aimed at building an open framework for IoT computing and an ecosystem of interoperable components. InfoQ has spoken with Philip DesAutels, senior director of IoT at The Linux Foundation.

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Microsoft Updates Azure IoT Platform: Adds Connectivity, Time Series Insights and Edge Analytics

by Kent Weare Follow 9 Followers on  Apr 29, 2017

Microsoft has recently made some announcements regarding their Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities within Azure. Microsoft’s news includes adding a new service called Azure Time Series Insights, additional connectivity platform support for OPC UA/DA and Azure Stream Analytic support on edge devices. In addition, Microsoft also announced a new SaaS-based IoT Solution called Azure IoT Central.

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Amazon Lex Now Generally Available to Enable Conversational Interfaces

by Sergio De Simone Follow 12 Followers on  Apr 24, 2017

Amazon Lex, the platform behind Amazon Alexa, is now generally available to create voice-powered chatbots and mobile, web, and desktop apps.

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