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#IoTFriday E14 | Analyse IoT Data and Use Machine Learning to Create Information

TechTalk | 3 uses of Artificial Intelligence in Testing

December 8, 2017

The competence center High Tech testing in the Netherlands is coming together every 6 weeks. I organize a different topic for each evening with speakers, workshops, and tutorials. This week I stepped up to the stage myself to did a quick tech talk on the role of artificial intelligence in testing. The recording of the...

IOTFRIDAY E13 | Edge Computing to Battle 50,000 Messages per second

December 1, 2017

Data becomes an issue Online data storage is cheap and cloud computing power is widely available. This creates the situation where IoT solutions send all their data to a cloud platform before analysis starts. Why not have all this great data available? A problem rises where data streams become too big. This can be a...

IOTFRIDAY E12 | Differentiate Between IoT Data Streams

November 17, 2017

The value is in the data You might have heard this sentence many times. Generating and converting data is growing. IoT solutions are the ideal sources for gathering data. Examples are steps per day, pictures, blood pressure or revolutions per minute. Things have sensors to collect them. Differentiating between three types of data is important....

November 10, 2017 by

It is #IoTFriday and the digital twin is our topic. A digital twin is a digital representation of a solution (physical device/service). It is made up of information from the existing physical product, sensor data, real-time data, predictions and/or manufacturing data. The digital twin can be used throughout the entire product life cycle. We look at the...

November 3, 2017 by

IoT solution needs a connection to unlock a great data potential. The Talk layer holds the technology. Every technology has its pros and cons for implementation. Making the right decision for implementation of hardware and software start transmitting data is crucial for a successful IoT solution.

November 2, 2017 by

One of the hottest new trends in the technology sector today is the Internet of Things (IoT). According to the McKinsey Global Institute the number of connected machines has increased by 300 per cent over the past few years. By 2025, the economic impact of IoT is estimated to range from US$ 2.7 trillion to...

October 27, 2017 by

  Tom and Steven discuss the position of Artificial Intelligence within the IoT domain. On the World Summit AI 2017 held in Amsterdam a wide variety of topics with respect to AI. Other terms like machine learning or other intelligent behaviour are shown. It was the first edition of the AI summit. A lot of...

October 6, 2017 by

Tom and Steven discuss the Connect part of the CTTA (Connect, Talk, Think, Act) model for IoT solutions. More details on the contents of connect and how to add it to your IoT solution. They talk on connecting trees, cars or fridges. You can even connect an entire factory if you want. Let us hear...

September 29, 2017 by

Today we are discussing Digital Happiness with Thijs Pepping. The three topics for this #IoTFriday are: – The quantified self – Generative design – A philosophical note Together with Thijs, I discuss the trend towards a focus on happiness and well-being. It began in the field of positive psychology, (happiness) economics, and now emerges in...

September 22, 2017 by

Last week CTTA was mentioned in #IoTFriday. Today Tom and Steven discuss the meaning of CTTA: Connect Talk Think and Act. We find out how the term “Internet of Things” was invented and a connected plant stops by. During the discussion we find out that CTTA helps to create a simple definition of an #IoT...

September 15, 2017 by

We bring a new #IoTFriday. Today Chris den Arend joins us to talk about chatbots. These digital personal assistants are popping up everywhere. They help us a lot in our daily lives. You use an online helpdesk or get help booking a holiday with a digital assistant without even knowing it is not a real...

September 8, 2017 by

It’s time for #IoTFriday today. This time we continu where we left of last week: IoT Platforms. Steven van Dalen and Tom van de Ven try to answer the question what an IoT platform makes a platform. With 400+ IoT platforms out there it is all about making choices. How to choose your IoT platform?...

August 30, 2017 by

There is a lot of hype around the fourth industrial revolution. And it has been going on for some time now. I think many of the bloggers, journalists, book authors, and other writers make a series of mistakes. When they say that IoT or AI is making the fourth industrial revolution happen, they overlook that in most...

August 25, 2017 by

This blog is part of a series of blogs which document the built-up of a recent IoT Proof of Concept.  For further information, you should review Part 1 of this blog. If you know anything about IoT development, you will know there is a large variety of hardware and devices available.  Most are Arduino based,...

August 8, 2017 by

What I often hear about insurers is that you have to pay them each month but when you need them, they are not willing to support. When you need the insurer, you want direct support. But, for the insurer, it’s hard to support if you need them outside their office hours, or if all employees...

July 21, 2017 by

If you want to make your kitchen smart and not buy smarter products, try synthetic sensors: The notion of general-purpose sensing, wherein a single, highly capable sensor can indirectly monitor a large context, without direct instrumentation of objects. Synthetic Sensors can virtualize raw sensor data into actionable feeds, whilst simultaneously be mitigating immediate privacy issues.

July 12, 2017 by

We’re rapidly moving into an “algorithmic world”and that appears to be beyond dispute.  Articles appearing in scholarly journals and popular publications over the last few years make it clear that our interactions with businesses and each other are mediated by algorithms that decide everything from what products we might need to who we might want...

June 28, 2017 by

Connected devices make our lives easier but are now turning against us. Zombie-IoT is walking around the Internet lately. Before delving deeper into its meaning, let’s look at the origin of the word Zombie, Apparently in 1871 in the west of Africa the words “Kikongo zumbi” meaning fetish and “Kimbundu nzambi” meaning something like God...

June 12, 2017 by

Since Homo Sapiens created fire it is entangled with technology. We used it to battle predators, diseases, and each other. While constantly picking the fruits of our newest inventions, we kept improving our technology and build a technology advanced, and technology depended, society. In his book Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow history Professor...

June 7, 2017 by

Electronics and Applications 2017 is a seminar that stretches over three days. The focus is on industrial usage, features a live assembly line and has some great seminar tracks. Sogeti High Tech was also present with a stand showcasing our 3D printed robotic arm, IoT and testing (IoTMap), Connected Bridges and how we help a...

June 6, 2017 by

Today more than ever, IoT is at the heart of IT strategy. Let’s discuss the multitude of ‘things and services ‘being connected and how can you take practical steps to leverage your IoT investments. From harnessing insights from data on everything from customer behaviour to operational efficiency? How do you ensure the network and personal...

June 5, 2017 by

“The IoT demands an extensive range of new technologies and skills that many organizations have yet to master,” said Nick Jones, vice president and distinguished analyst at Gartner. “A recurring theme in the IoT space is the immaturity of technologies and services and of the vendors providing them“. Introduction of the Gartner press release, detailing...

May 31, 2017 by

Two of the most talked about technologies in today’s world are Blockchain and IoT. They are at the initial stage of maturity and there are a lot of activities taking place in the development of them and finding interesting uses of the technologies. One of the key challenges of IoT world is security. In this...

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