The New Enterprise IoT agenda for CEOs – what are the new challenges?

In a recent webinar for the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), Machina Research contributed to the presentations and discussions around the topic of “Putting the Industrial Internet to Work.” Shared here are some of those thoughts.

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Numerex announces remote solutions for oil and gas field automation

Numerex, has announced the launch of its AVIDwireless™ portfolio of monitoring solutions preconfigured for Oil & Gas well sites. AVIDwireless, a Numerex Solution, provides cost-effective, wireless M2M solutions for managing complex, interdependent, multi-device industrial M2M deployments. This new offering fits any size remote well site, from small marginal wells to large multi-location fields.

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Rockwell and AT&T to connect businesses to remote assets, machinery

Rockwell Automation and AT&T are collaborating to improve remote asset utilisation and connected machine management. The companies plan to deliver cellular solutions that help enable Rockwell Automation customers to securely collect, manage and take action on data from industrial equipment located in plants and remote sites around the globe.

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FreeWave Technologies launches WaveContact, a family of wireless I/O solutions for industrial M2M automation and control

FreeWave Technologies, Inc. secure Machine to Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) wireless networking solutions, released the WaveContact™ product family. The new product family expands FreeWave’s wireless I/O solutions for industrial M2M and IoT applications in remote hazardous locations.  WaveContact extends reliable connectivity to sensor networks across wide areas and simplifies the M2M network

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Eclipse Foundation unveils open IoT Stack for Java

The Eclipse Foundation took the wraps off its new Internet of Things (IoT) Stack for Java at this year’s JavaOne conference, underway this week in San Francisco.

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Driving unconventional growth through the industrial Internet of Things

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is a major trend with significant implications for the global economy. It spans industries representing 62 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) among G20 nations, according to Oxford Economics, including manufacturing, mining, agriculture, oil and gas, and utilities.

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Do IT security professionals have the tools and CxO support to prevent cyber-attacks on the IoT?

According to several IoT industry analysts, IT security professionals are not confident that they can prevent cyber-attacks on the Internet of Things. Not only do companies still need to get their data security houses in order, the market for data security products is frustratingly being described by one analyst firm as “immature”. Jeremy Cowan reports.

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Industrial IoT offers significant opportunity for growth of digital services

The Industrial Internet of Things represents a tremendous opportunity for innovative companies looking to unlock new revenue sources by packaging their products with new digital services, says Accenture in its new report, “Driving Unconventional Growth through the Industrial Internet of Things.”

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Industrial operators go in search of a seamless operating model

Industrial automation has been at the forefront of M2M deployment and seen many benefits emerge. However, that has left the sector grappling with legacy technology issues, writes Alun Lewis.

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M2M provides a golden opportunity for enterprises to achieve better control of automation

Industrial automation systems take advantage of remote monitoring and diagnostics for process optimisation and operational efficiency. Increasingly industrial equipment such as robots and plant controllers are being shipped with embedded cellular connectivity. Analyst firm Berg Insight forecasts that M2M connections in industrial automation applications will grow at a CAGR of 23.2% to 7.1m connections by 2018.

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Tele2 and NetComm Wireless announce M2M partnership

Stockholm, Sweden, July 3, 2014 – Tele2 AB and NetComm Wireless Limited have announced that they have entered into a strategic partnership to create new Machine-to-Machine (M2M)/Internet of Things (IoT) opportunities for vertical markets. This will be achieved through the transformation of asset management capabilities in areas such as industrial automation, security, smart cities and healthcare.

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Java at Work: Industrial & Building Control

ON-DEMAND ORACLE WEBCAST With the advent of the Internet of Things significant changes and opportunities are presenting themselves for companies concerned with the automation and control of their industrial processes and facilities. As more devices are connected both together and to the core enterprise systems, the volumes of data grows exponentially, presenting new challenges for

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u-blox ultra-compact 4G LTE module certified for Verizon’s network

Certification of TOBY-L100 module enables IoT and M2M customers to leverage America’s largest 4G LTE Network

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M2M financial predictions finally begin to garner greater respect for smart manufacturing

(Blog) — According to the Cisco white paper, Increase the Value and Relevance of Data in Motion, by 2017 there will be 1.7 billion wireless M2M (machine-to-machine) connections across the supply chain. As Thomas R. Cutler says, embedded in this estimate is the calculation that smart factory technology will create US$1.95 trillion in value by

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IoT solutions for industrial, energy and transportation to be developed jointly by Axeda and Intel

Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA — Axeda, the cloud-based service and software for connecting, building and managing Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, has announced a technology alliance with Intel® that utilises Intel® Quark™ SoC X1000 Series processors to help rapidly evolve IoT solutions for the industrial, energy & transportation industries.

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Lantronix demonstrates solution to connect Internet of Things applications to Google Analytics

Embedded World, Nuremberg, Germany, February 25, 2014 – Lantronix, Inc., a leading global provider of smart Internet of Things connectivity solutions, has demonstrated firmware that will make several Lantronix® products easily configurable to enable delivery of meaningful data to the Google Analytics™ web analytics service.

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