Internet of Things

New Outdoor IoT Protocols Are Coming to Your Backyard. Literally.


72 degrees. 72 degrees. 72 degrees. 72 degrees. 96 degrees. 72 degrees. 72 degrees. 72 degrees…. This is what most IoT data looks like — the same information over and over and over again. What is useful here, and what is not? For those that follow our articles, you have long seen us discuss deriving […]

The Convergence of IoT, LTE, AI and Cloud


IoT, the Internet of Things, is the network of computing devices embedded in everyday objects that enables them to send and receive data. These devices are extremely diverse, depending on the use cases. For example, Amazon’s Echo device takes as input a human voice command “Alexa, play Hawaiian music,” sends it to Amazon Cloud, brings […]

Is The Internet of Things Amassing on Your Radar?


We recently saw an unusual online post. It showed a standard weather radar map from WFRV-TV, a Wisconsin station. The image shows over Lake Win­nebago a large green area that normally denotes rain. But here the meteorolo­gists labeled the large green swatch: “Lake Flies!” Our first reaction was this clearly is a joke, but a […]

The Business Case For IoT


Tell me how many times you’ve heard this one: the CEO or line of business leader reads an article in a business magazine or the newspaper on digital disruption, IoT or any other new technology trend (“Blockchain cocktails with a twist of shared ledgers, anyone?”). Things are now in downhill motion, where the CEO/LoB leader […]

Artificial Intelligence: We’ve Reached an Exciting New Milestone


AI Background Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been broadly defined as intelligence exhibited by machines and a branch of AI called Deep Learning (DL) has garnered a lot of attention in the past few years. DL, or hierarchical learning, is a subset of Machine Learning that mimics the function of the human neocortex. The neocortex is […]