All 'Internet of Things' articles

The internet of things brings about a second information rush and businesses are falling for it

Information is power VS information overload Information is power was the mantra of the last decade. Nowadays, information overload is our curse. Back in the day, newly found access to information brought about by the internet has destroyed whole industries that relied on their customers…
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The secret to getting ahead with IoT: three advanced IoT technologies

As companies move from PoCs (proof-of-concept) to pilots and into full production roll-outs, companies test and validate many different technologies in the IoT stack and learn valuable lessons along the way: manual processes should be eliminated wherever possible extracting real business value from raw IoT…
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Operationalize your product data to transform your IoT solutions into business outcomes

Much of the effort around digitization for manufacturers revolves around closing the multi-dimensional gap between manufacturers and software companies that disrupt their industries. Global equipment and appliance manufacturers are on average 50 year old companies that have built their market dominance on robust hardware sales,…
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Waylay engine, a new era of building cloud applications

In this blog post, I will define the three key requirements that every rule engine must satisfy in order to fully unleash the power of serverless computing. I will also show how functional programming (FP) together with flow processing engines have given developers a restrictive…
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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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