IoT Agenda:

February, 2019


February 22, 2019  1:30 PM

How the equipment rental industry is rethinking maintenance with IoT

Tim Quinn Profile: Tim Quinn
digital twin, equipment rental, IIoT, IIoT analytics, IIoT data, industrial internet of things, Industrial IoT, Internet of Things, iot, IoT analytics, IoT applications, IoT data, IoT verticals, Predictive maintenance

Equipment rental companies can increase profits and enhance customer service just by gaining critical real-time insights into their asset performance. We've seen equipment rental companies flip the switch on IoT data and quickly improve asset uptime, longevity and performance. But while it's...

February 22, 2019  11:47 AM

Blockchain and IoT can build the walls of the future

Tiana Laurence Tiana Laurence Profile: Tiana Laurence
Blockchain, cybersecurity, distributed ledger technology, DLT, electronic threats, Internet of Things, iot, IoT hardware, IoT software, IoT trust, Network security, perimeter security, trust

The concept of a physical wall for security has been the subject of much debate in recent months. While you may be sick of hearing about it (don't worry, this is not a political post), one overlooked talking point is the use of a metaphorical wall for security circa 2019. For us in the tech sector,...


February 21, 2019  1:46 PM

The cold truth about weather for facilities managers — and how IoT can help

Hugues Meyrath Hugues Meyrath Profile: Hugues Meyrath
Facilities, Facilities management, Internet of Things, iot, IoT analytics, IoT data, IoT sensors, IoT software, Smart sensors, Weather, weather events

So far this year, the U.S. has experienced a polar vortex bringing wind chills of -55 degrees Fahrenheit, record snowfall and nor'easters that portend high winds and even more precipitation -- and it's only February. Disruptions from bad weather cost brick-and-mortar businesses billions each year....


February 21, 2019  11:36 AM

Identity and access management is a top IoT security concern

Bodil Josefsson Profile: Bodil Josefsson
Access management, IAM, identity and access management, Identity management, Internet of Things, iot, iot security, IoT updates, Passwords, software updates, usernames

To describe securing an IoT network as "monumental" is a huge understatement. There are so many factors influencing IoT security, and as the volume of connected devices continues to...


February 20, 2019  3:31 PM

4 connected car trends could dominate MWC 2019

Ben Pietrabella Profile: Ben Pietrabella
autonomous car, autonomous vehicle, Connected car, connected cars, Internet of Things, iot, IoT connectivity, IoT ecosystem, IoT partners, IoT partnerships, OTT, Partnerships, systems integrators

It's sometimes difficult to clearly recognize the exciting trends that are featured at Mobile World Congress (MWC), especially for attendees that are navigating the massive influx of companies and people expected to attend....


February 20, 2019  1:53 PM

IoT and UCaaS: Changing face of corporate communication (and how to get it right)

Sukamal Banerjee Sukamal Banerjee Profile: Sukamal Banerjee
5G, ai, Automation, Collaboration, Internet of Things, iot, IoT service providers, Service providers, UCaaS, Unified Communications, Unified communications as a service

During 1960s, Star Trek was a pioneer in introducing futuristic communications. Remember Captain Kirk talking over video with his friends and foes? It took more than 30 years for fiction to become reality (the first industrial telepresence system was introduced in the early 1990s)....


February 20, 2019  10:38 AM

Strong security can unleash the promise of the industrial internet of things

Dan Timpson Profile: Dan Timpson
Authentication, Certificate authority, Digital certificates, IIoT, IIoT security, industrial internet of things, Industrial IoT, Internet of Things, iot, iot security, PKI

Scan the headlines and you'd think IoT is all about Bluetooth toasters and refrigerators that text you when your toast is going to burn or you're out of milk. Analysts and investors know better. The serious money in IoT is flowing to the industrial sector, for good reason. Connected consumer...


February 19, 2019  1:59 PM

Optimizing BLE for high-volume data

Jonathan Fries Profile: Jonathan Fries
BLE, Bluetooth, Bluetooth Low Energy, Internet of Things, iot, IoT applications, IoT hardware, IoT software, IoT wireless

Bluetooth has been around for decades. And while its everyday applications in cellphones, media players and other communication devices might come to mind at first, there are some unique and complex applications of the technology. Bluetooth, and perhaps its lesser known sibling, Bluetooth Low...


February 19, 2019  10:08 AM

How to manage IIoT authentication and protect machine identities

Julian Weinberger Profile: Julian Weinberger
Authentication, Certificates, Identity management, IIoT, IIoT security, iot security, Managed VPNs, VPN

The global demand for IIoT equipment is growing rapidly. The importance of IIoT is also reflected in the resources major technology brands like Microsoft, Amazon and IBM are pouring into


February 18, 2019  2:34 PM

How to choose the right technology partner for your IoT products

Scott Gebicke Profile: Scott Gebicke
Internet of Things, iot, IoT hardware, IoT service providers, IoT software, IoT wireless, OEM, OEMs, Service providers, Smart Building, smart home

Product development is an incredibly demanding, exacting process. Not only are there numerous opportunities for errors to crop up along the way, but years can pass before the first product is even introduced to the market. That process can be even more complex when you are introducing connectivity...


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