Move Past BLE Beacons

What is a BLE "Beacon"? First off, what is a beacon and how do they work? I like to use the analogy of a lighthouse, a beacon has one simple purpose, and that is to send out a signal and say I am here. It's completely unaware of any mobile devices that are around it, it … Continue reading Move Past BLE Beacons

Use IoT to Predict Failure

Echolo helps create solutions to monitor expensive capital assets and use that data to improve efficiency, drive better performance and enable innovation. Based on Microsoft Azure Internet of Things services, the solution collects, integrates, and organizes sensor data from remote equipment across global supply chains to support real-time insight, predictive analytics, and preventive maintenance. We focus … Continue reading Use IoT to Predict Failure

IoT in Food Transportation

The Internet of Things is much more than attaching sensors to things and controlling them through the internet. The concepts of IoT holds long-term application capabilities as our day-to-day lives are influenced by smart technologies and people are investing brains to make them a reality, which can only be accomplished by IoT. In the next five … Continue reading IoT in Food Transportation

Thread in IoT. Wait, whats Thread?

Thread is a short-range wireless technology that is originally designed for home use. It has built-in security at the network layer along with mesh right out of the box. Oh, did I mention yet that its low power meaning a Thread device can easily run on a battery? Thread is an open wireless protocol that natively handles … Continue reading Thread in IoT. Wait, whats Thread?

Device Management and Deployment

IoT devices are set to surpass mobile phones as the largest category of connected devices by 2018 1 Enterprises are playing a pivotal role in realizing the potential of IoT. From connected cars to remote healthcare, enterprises are pioneering new uses of IoT to achieve greater operational efficiency, customer success management, business intelligence, new services … Continue reading Device Management and Deployment