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Embedded systems and IoT application development
How confident are you that the IoT devices and applications in your organization are secure? If you answered “not very confident,” you’re not alone.
Wth 2020 just around the corner, enterprises are making plans across the board. Of course, IoT is an area receiving a lot of attention, but what can companies expect next year? How will the IoT landscape change and what industries will see the biggest impact?
Ask any C-suite executive, and they will probably tell you their company is investing more in IoT. A recent global survey confirms this, with an “Intelligent Enterprise Index” scoring system. The survey found that 61 percent of enterprises are on their way to true “intelligence.”
When designing IoT systems, two of the primary constraints are almost always power and cost. How can you create a low-power system that is cost-effective while still delivering the intended value? New developments in Bluetooth technology are providing a new and...
Advances in new IoT wireless technologies are allowing businesses to place IoT devices in more remote locations, consume less power, and reduce costs. Here is a look at some of the most exciting advances in IoT wireless technologies that are opening new doors for enterprises.
As you consider moving your product onto the Internet of Things, you cannot ignore the security issues introduced by connecting devices to the internet. But where do you start?
Automation and autonomy are exciting prospects in all sorts of applications, but we do need to be careful about maintaining control when things go wrong. Autonomous cars, drones, and boats are somewhat obvious places where we need to be able to override operations, but your application may warrant a kill switch as well. Be careful to make it sufficiently secure so that nobody can use it against you!
Improvements and cost reductions in radio technology are opening all sorts of opportunities to add connectivity to far-flung operations, such as pipelines and other infrastructure networks. Low-cost, low-power protocols such as narrowband IoT (NB-IoT), coupled with careful power management engineering to maximize battery life, give us exciting new options for connectivity and “smart” systems.
Global spending on IoT is expected to reach $745 billion in 2019, proving that all sectors are investing in IoT technology. The industries leading the way in this spend are probably no surprise—manufacturing, transportation, utilities, and the consumer sector.
Approximately one in six people get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 actually die each year from food-related illnesses. In response to these alarming statistics, the FDA introduced the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) in 2011. The legislation was a major overhaul to the country’s food safety framework, placing new regulations on producers and suppliers throughout the entire food supply chain.