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Hyperautomation is the number one Gartner technology trend of 2020: what does it mean for IoT?

Why is hyperautomation important in the context of the Internet of Things? Gartner has recently released their top ten technology trends for 2020 and hyperautomation is number one. How is hyperautomation different from regular automation and why should IoT solution architects consider hyperautomation when designing and building…
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An IoT use case for Time Series Analytics: optimising production yield for precision fish farming

Time Series Analytics (TSA) is a set of statistical methods to analyse time-series data in order to extract relevant patterns to help predict future behaviour. Waylay offers a powerful Time Series Analytics Module that automates much of the data science tasks behind TSA and enables users to…
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How to operationalise time series analytics. Integrating offline data analysis into a real-time automation platform

IoT data from connected products not only provides business value in real-time but also offline, as historical data is analysed to understand usage and detect and predict anomalies. At Waylay, we already provide an ETL service and a BI service to help our customers take advantage of historical IoT…
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The hidden powers of IoT Analytics. Part 1: How ETL works for IoT applications

Exploring the rich after-life of time-based machine data Real-time data is central to Internet of Things applications, which deal with event-based, machine-generated data, flowing in uninterrupted streams into various IoT systems. The Waylay platform is one such system, that was built with a strong focus…
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The hidden powers of IoT analytics. Part 2: Getting the IoT data ready for advanced analytics

Waylay provides a flexible orchestration platform for the IoT, with a strong focus on real-time data acquisition, orchestration and rule-based actuation. Complementary to real-time data processing, access to historical data for offline analytics has an important role in an overall IoT solution. We explained this…
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AI and IoT, Part 3: How to apply AI techniques to IoT solutions – a smart care example

This is the third part of a three-part blog series. You can read the first part here and the second part here. Introduction In this final part of the series, I will be using the real-life example of an elderly care field trial, in order to explain how…
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AI and IoT, Part 2: Deep Learning and Bayesian Modelling, building the automation of the future

This is the second part of a three-part blog series. You can read the first part here and the third part here. Why are kids so annoying by age 4? Most toddlers can say about 20 words by the time they are 18 months old. By age two,…
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AI and IoT, Part 1: Challenges of applying Artificial Intelligence in IoT using Deep Learning

This is the first part of a three-part blog series. You can read the second part here and the third part here. Introduction The Internet-of-Things provides us with lots of sensor data. However, the data by itself does not provide value unless we can turn it into actionable,…
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