The operational brain: A new paradigm for intelligent data management in the industrial IoT

The Industrial Internet of Thing (IIoT) promises to allow organisations to deploy ever-increasing volumes of machine and sensor data to optimise myriad production processes, enhance security, and improve the worker experience (whether that employee is on the factory floor or in the office).

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Digi International acquires TempAlert

Digi International, a global provider of Internet of Things (IoT) products and services, announced that it has acquired TempAlert, a provider of automated, real-time temperature monitoring and task management solutions for the healthcare, industrial and food-service industries.

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Book review: The Outcome Economy

This is a review of a timely publication sub-titled “How the Industrial Internet of Things is Transforming Every Business”, written by Joe Barkai, a consultant, speaker, author and blogger. It’s timely because while the business case for the IIoT is compelling, all too often it is overlaid with noise, buzzwords and tired clichés.

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Speakers from various industries to join IoT Tech Expo’s line-up in Berlin this June

The IoT Tech Expo Internet of Things (IoT) conference and exhibition further extends its speaker line-up for the upcoming event in Berlin, Germany on June 13-14.

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Sign-of-the-times: Will the Internet-of-Things strengthen consumer connections for even the most hallowed of brands?

Way back when we first got into the M2M business, one of our most consistent predictions about where M2M would create business value (outside of traditional AVL and fleet telematics applications, of course) centered on the vending machine.

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Tapit raises AUS$2.3m Series A to expand its NFC ecosystem globally

Sydney, Australia. December 20, 2012 – Near Field Communications (NFC) pioneer, Tapit Media Pty Ltd, has completed a AUS$2.3 million (EUR1.8 million) Series A round of investment led by MPC Ventures Pty Ltd

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Connected energy, fleet and industrial sectors are accelerating M2M growth, says Yankee Group report

By 2016, global cellular M2M connections will balloon to 313 million, says a Yankee Group analyst, as more enterprises and consumers realise business benefits and improved experiences from connected devices.

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