Abstract So you want to connect a “thing”…. or many “things”? In this journey, you need to make a very important decision (among many): which wireless protocol is right for your use case and how do you choose your platform? At the end of the day, no matter how good your application, if you don’t … Read More
What is the Internet of Things? Does adding the internet to a device (or thing) make it better or does it just create more problems?
Current estimates reveal that more than 100 million new devices are connected to the Internet — every second. It is no surprise then that predictions show that the installed base of Internet of Things (IoT) devices is forecasted to grow to between 25-30 Billion devices by 2020. These devices are everywhere: in our homes, in … Read More
Today’s podcast features Ken Rimple’s fireside chat with Bill Mensch, a pioneer in microprocessing and chip design. Bill Mensch grew up on a farm near Philadelphia, and didn’t think he’d end up as an engineer. But by studying his areas of interest such as math and science, he eventually ended up at Philco Ford, which … Read More
Tim Spann of Hortonworks discusses Apache MiniFi, Nifi, and deep learning tools and techniques with Chariot’s Ken Rimple after the IoT Fusion conference. This screencast includes some live demos of the tooling available via Apache and Hortonworks open source developers. Tim Spann can be reached via Twitter as @PaasDev or via Hortonworks.
What happens when two of technology’s hottest topics merge? Get ready for the 1-2 punch of IoT plus Blockchain. From Bitcoin to Ethereum, the world is rapidly experiencing “Disruption by Blockchain.” Stemming from an experiment (Bitcoin) resulting from the global economic recession, this disruption will continue and have a far greater impact than that from … Read More
IoT is being used by many industries to develop creative solutions to solve their everyday business issues. However, the secret sauce is Cognitive computing. Put the power of your IoT data to work with cognitive capabilities and analytics to uncover insights for your business. From saving Rhinos in South Africa to preventative maintenance in automobiles, … Read More
This talk will provide an overview of the internet of things (IoT) distributed denial of service (DDoS) landscape. The number of known vulnerable devices continues to grow and, with it, a potential platform for malicious activity is also expanding. At the end of October 2016, Dyn was the target of a DDoS attack fueled by … Read More
We have an Alexa project where we’re using Alexa to control physical devices in the room. In a deployment, there are multiple devices in multiple rooms. But these devices aren’t lights or thermostats, so they aren’t yet candidates for the Alexa Smart Home API. A few months ago, it looked like we would have to … Read More
This session will look at building wireless sensors on a variety of hardware: the super low cost ESP8266, the Particle Photon and it’s cloud services, and the new Arduino MKR1000.