The power of data to bring transparency, greater security, fairer market competition and rapid change to buildings was the main theme at Haystack Connect in Tampa in early May. Advancements in contributing technologies like wireless connectivity, edge computing, analytics, machine learning, etc. were well covered in the IoT Architecture Symposium that ran during the IoT World Conference in Santa Clara in the middle of the month.
On June 17th the Industrial Internet Consortium, with companies like Cisco, Intel, GE and IBM at the core, formally released its IoT Reference Architecture Document, making it available for complementary download. When I wrote about the first public showcasing of the reference model at the IoT World Forum in Chicago in October, the resulting BuildingContext post was … Continue reading Buildings IoT Industry Gives Industrial Internet Consortium Something to Reference
The Internet of Things World Forum just presented its new IoT Reference Model, recognizing familiar building automation brands as leading in the category of Edge Computing. What are the important takeaways for commercial buildings automation? ‘Edge Software’ is the name the model gives to any module that has evolved to configure, address and directly process … Continue reading “The Cutting-Edge of IoT” by Therese Sullivan
The Internet of Things World Forum just presented its new IoT Reference Model, recognizing familiar building automation brands as already leading in the category of Edge Computing. So, how does the IoT really change the future of commercial building operations? There were a number of Internet of Things (IoT) community gatherings held this October — … Continue reading Building Automation and Analytics — Already at the Cutting-Edge of IoT
Cisco, IBM, and Intel presented an IoT Reference Model at the IoT World Forum in Chicago last week. The model is one more piece of evidence that the major industry players are working closely together to move the Internet of Things from the realm of hype to something real. The tone of the presentation which you can … Continue reading IoT Reference Model Introduced at IoT World Forum 2014
James Kirkland, Chief Architect, Embedded and Intelligent Systems, for Red Hat, the Enterprise Linux company, delves into all the functionality that will be expected of a controller in a system architected for the Internet of Things era in a recent whitepaper. He explains, The controller tier is, simply put, the tier between the other … Continue reading Controller Layer in Red Hat’s Vision of the IoT
Two big names in IT middleware published versions of their vision of the Internet of Things (IoT) recently, Red Hat, developer of Enterprise Linux, and Wind River Systems, an Intel company. Of particular interest to building automation professionals is how each company perceives the future development of the gateway or control tier in IoT … Continue reading Wind River Visualizes the Future IoT