IoT Smart City – What is Smart Building?

An Internet of Things (IoT) Smart Building (SB) is any structure using automated processes to automatically control the building’s operations including heating, ventilation, air conditioning, lighting, security and other systems. A smart building uses sensors, actuators and microchips, in order to collect data and manage the different building operations based on specific business functions and services rules. The IoT is advancing a new breed of smart buildings … Continue reading IoT Smart City – What is Smart Building? »

IoT Smart City – What is a Smart City?

There are four aspects that contribute to the definition of a smart city: The application of a wide range of Internet of Things (IoT) sensors and digital technologies to communities and cities. The use of the (IoT) devices to transform life and working environments within the region. The embedding of IoT technology in government systems. The regionalization of practices that brings IoT and people together … Continue reading IoT Smart City – What is a Smart City? »

IoT Big Data – IoT Analytics Solution, Pentaho

What is Pentaho? Pentaho is a complete analytics solution that enable enterprises to provide customers and partners with equipment and device intelligence in the context of existing applications and business processes. It provides the ability to blend operational data with data from your IT systems of record and deliver intelligent analytics to those stakeholders who need them most. How is this accomplished by this solution … Continue reading IoT Big Data – IoT Analytics Solution, Pentaho »

IoT Big Data – Predictive Analytics and SAP Solution

What is predictive Analytics (PA)? PA is the understanding of the factor influencing the past to determine what could happen next and even what could be done to positively influence future outcomes. According to Machina Research, the emergence of “millions and millions” of connected devices has seen big data analytics shift its focus towards forward-looking data insights, and away from historical data patterns. Algorithmically, predictive … Continue reading IoT Big Data – Predictive Analytics and SAP Solution »

Internet of Things (IoT) Big Data – What is Edge Analytics?

The traditional approach to analytics is not the right fit for the Internet of Things. The new approach is Edge Analytics. What is it? It is an approach to data collection and analysis in which an automated analytical computation is performed on data at a sensor, machine, gateways or other device instead of waiting for the data to be sent back to a centralized data … Continue reading Internet of Things (IoT) Big Data – What is Edge Analytics? »

Internet of Things (IoT) Big Data – What is Internet of Things Analytics?

Internet of Things Analytics is having a systematic approach to ingest data, putting it in the context of the situation and history related to the use case, and acting on it. This requires the understanding of advanced analytics and the generation of business value leveraging the IoT data gathered. It is important to remember what is the Internet of Things (IoT). The IoT is the … Continue reading Internet of Things (IoT) Big Data – What is Internet of Things Analytics? »

IoT ERP Industry Solution – Plex Manufacturing ERP System

Plex Manufacturing ERP System is a cloud based system designed from the ground up connecting suppliers, machines, people, systems, and customers. Focusing on the unique requirements of discrete and process manufacturing. Plex’s ERP technology provides Software-as-a-Service, using a state-of-the-art multi-tenant model that lowers costs through economies of scale. Some of the industries Plex is serving are: Aerospace and Defense, High Tech and Electronics, Automotive, Industrial Manufacturing, Food … Continue reading IoT ERP Industry Solution – Plex Manufacturing ERP System »

IoT ERP Industry Solution – Enterox Cloud–ERP-IoT System

Enterox Cloud-ERP-IoT is a cloud based ‘ERP framework’ with many built-in business modules as solutions making business applications fast, flexible, and scalable. It provides integrated ERP with SCM and CRM supporting Internet of Things (IoT). The platform allows the development of IoT applications, custom software and mobile apps. Enterox can also complement other platforms (such as AWS and Azure) as it can be deployed on diverse … Continue reading IoT ERP Industry Solution – Enterox Cloud–ERP-IoT System »

IoT ERP Industry Solution – SAP Manufacturing Execution

In manufacturing, manufacturers are under pressure to change the very way products are made by capitalizing on the Internet of Things technology. These organizations can become significantly more agile, increase operational efficiency, and deliver personalized products and on-demand delivery without sacrificing quality or increasing costs. Because improving product quality while driving down costs is a business organizations’ ultimate goal, with SAP Manufacturing Execution it is … Continue reading IoT ERP Industry Solution – SAP Manufacturing Execution »

IoT ERP Industry Solutions – SAP Asset Intelligence Network

SAP SE is one of the ERP software companies who has built Internet of Things industry solutions to help companies reduce operational costs and increase their profits. Those who manage industrial assets have specific goals and requirements. Asset operators want to minimize capital investments, operational overhead, and risk, and prefer to buy services provided by equipment rather than the equipment itself. One of the industry … Continue reading IoT ERP Industry Solutions – SAP Asset Intelligence Network »

IoT Devices – Proximity Sensors

A proximity sensor is a sensor able to detect the presence of nearby objects without any physical contact. A proximity sensor often emits an electromagnetic field or a beam of electromagnetic radiation (infrared, for instance), and looks for changes in the return signal. The object being sensed is often referred to as the proximity sensor’s target.     Different proximity sensor targets demand different sensors. The different types of proximity sensors are: Inductive, Capacitive, Ultrasonic, … Continue reading IoT Devices – Proximity Sensors »

IoT Devices – Temperature Sensor

A temperature sensor is a device which provides temperature measurement through an electrical signal. The most common types are Thermocouple, Resistance Temperature Detector (RTD) and Thermistor. These are some of the most commonly used in the internet of things.   Thermocouple A thermocouple (T/C) is made from two dissimilar metals that generate electrical voltage in direct proportion to changes in temperature. A T/C is made … Continue reading IoT Devices – Temperature Sensor »

IoT Devices – Basics of Sensors

Sensors are the eyes, ears, and skin of the Internet of Things (e.g. infrared, sound, temperature, etc.). There isn’t IoT without sensors. They are not about connecting devices. They are about improving the way of life, doing business, and the impact on the environment.   What is a sensor? A sensor is a device that detects and responds to some type of input from the … Continue reading IoT Devices – Basics of Sensors »

IoT Connectivity – Future Enterprise Network Challenges

To keep pace with evolving customer needs, enterprises are adopting cloud, big data analytics, Internet of Things (IoT), and mobility to drive business efficiency and performance. However, as they move to these new IT models, the future enterprise network challenges is increasing. Many enterprises are challenged with the rigidity and complexity of their enterprise networks, which are limiting the performance and time to market of applications and services. The future … Continue reading IoT Connectivity – Future Enterprise Network Challenges »

IoT Connectivity – Choosing The Right Network

The predicted large scale growth of IoT devices and applications will create major challenges for the IoT ecosystem. One major challenge that the ecosystem must overcome in choosing the right network are: Local issues within the network, such as overcrowding. Capacity and performance problems within the core network, such as signaling storms, which result in wide area disruption. Degradation of IoT service performance, potentially resulting … Continue reading IoT Connectivity – Choosing The Right Network »