Industrial IoT (IIoT)

RESEARCH PAPER: Echelon’s Efficient Connected Lighting Solutions

Echelon Corporation is a leader in connected, Internet of Things (IoT) lighting solutions. They give enterprises, governments, parking operators, and anyone who deals with large-scale lighting solutions the ability to provide their constituents with cost reductions as well as safer and more comfortable living and working environments. Historically, lighting is something we all take for granted. …

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IFS World Conference: It is True — Enterprise Application Vendors Must Embrace The Internet of Things (IoT) or Die Trying

  Recently, I had the pleasure of attending the IFS World Conference in Boston MA.  IFS is virtually unknown in North America, but their legacy and reputation has been strong since its founding in 1983 in Linköping, Sweden.  The company develops Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Enterprise Service Management (ESM), and Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) solutions. …

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Saudia Arabia: Home Of One Of the World’s Largest Planned Smart Home Cities?

The Internet of Things (IoT) has certainly been a hot topic of discussion over the past few years, and some would argue it’s an over-used buzzword, reconditioned from the embedded world while adding big data analytics. All of the talk is turning into reality in many areas, though, and is emerging in some areas much …

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Top 15 IoT Takeaways From South By Southwest

South by Southwest is best known in the tech community for the new social media technologies, products and services. Twitter received its first big dose of notoriety as attendees posted which sessions they were attending and which parties they were at. Over the past few years, the Internet of Things (IoT) has made its way into the content …

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Show Me the Money: IoT Style Part 2

In Show Me the Money: IoT Style Part 1 I discussed hardware and a company called CentraLite.  CentraLite provides “white box” solutions for home automation powerhouses such — Lowe’s Iris, Comcast Xfinity, Time Warner IntelligentHome, and SmartThings just to name a few, and how CentraLite is generating revenues in the IoT hardware space.  Today I’m …

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RESEARCH PAPER: Software Designed Measurement & Control

The Internet of Things (IoT) is growing at a rapid pace and is generating explosive amounts of data that must be gathered, analyzed, managed, and turned into business insights. The entire IoT value chain is comprised of devices that are both intelligent and connected; the complexity of this ecosystem has significantly increased the demands of test, …

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RESEARCH PAPER AND PRESENTATION: Segmenting the Internet of Things (IoT)

You can download the updated paper here. You can download the summary presentation here. Table of Contents Introduction How Does Behavior Apply to IoT? Describing IoT Market Segments IoT Market Segment Detail Monitoring Operational Life Attainment IoT Model Axis Differentiation The Elephant in the Room: Big Data Call to Action Figure 1: IoT Segmentation Figure …

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ARM Holdings Study: Internet Of Things (IoT) Is Closer Than You Might Think

The Internet of Things (IoT) means many things to many people and there are many questions about how far we are from mass-market IoT adoption. Last week, ARM Holdings and The Economist published a very interesting research piece showing that amongst 779 senior business leaders, the IoT is a lot farther along than you may think. I’d like to share with you …

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Who Wins In The Industrial Internet Of Things (IIoT)?

When many non-techies hear the phrase, “Internet of Things” (IoT), their eyes glaze over and they get that sleepy or puzzled look. To those in the tech industry, it is looked at in two ways- to some it’s massive hype, but to others, a massive economic opportunity. I believe IoT is a huge business opportunity, …

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RESEARCH PAPER: Connecting with the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)

This paper continues the Internet of Things (IoT) market segmentation Moor Insights & Strategy started in the previous research. note, Behaviorally Segmenting the Internet of Things (IoT).  Here we compare the Industrial IoT (IIoT) and the Human IoT (HIoT) at and near their end-points.  Our comparison highlights near-term IIoT brownfield opportunities. Executive Summary                                                      The primary …

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RESEARCH PAPER: Behaviorally Segmenting the Internet of Things (IoT)

The industry needed a useful, functional model of the Internet of Things (IoT) to frame recent developments in the space.  But Moor Insights & Strategy could not find one that was sufficiently vendor-neutral, technology-neutral, and jargon-neutral, and at the same time, both simple to understand and comprehensive.  So we created our own.  Unlike previous attempts, …

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How To Intelligently Build An Internet Of Things (IoT)

One of the most hyped terms the last year has been the “internet of things”, abbreviated to “IoT”. IoT is essentially the vision that nearly everything is connected to the internet.  This includes not just smartphones, tablets and PCs, but includes clothes, cars, appliances, light bulbs, door locks, thermostats, toys, etc. Whether you buy into …

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RESEARCH PAPER: How to Intelligently Build an Internet of Things (IoT)

OVERVIEW The Internet of Things (IoT), Internet of Everything (IoE), Big Data, Machine-to-Machine (M2M), and related concepts are all generating an increasing amount of hype. The high tech industry is looking beyond mobility to ambience:  sensor-enabled systems of systems are transparently enriching peoples’ lives within a seamless set of intelligent environments.  One good example of …

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