App developers to be given Google Glasses News & Analysis 2/20/2013 6 comments Google is developing a version of its prototype wearable computer that it will share with application developers in an effort to spread interest and create an ecosystem for the concept.
Slideshow: Google updates fiber offer News & Analysis 2/18/2013 5 comments Milo Medin, former cable Internet entrepreneur and head of the Google Fiber program, gave engineers an update on the search giant's progress testing the waters as a carrier.
Robust and low-cost 'plug-and-play' digital signage system Product News 2/11/2013 Post a comment Powered by the fanless FitPC3 computer running WireSpring’s FireCast EasyStart software, the FitSignage from andersDX offers quick, easy and affordable digital signage for small numbers of screens, ranging from point-of-sale advertising and digital menu boards to tradeshow signs and public safety information displays.
Hardware platform brings the cloud to life for M2M Product News 2/11/2013 Post a comment Kontron a platform for cloud computing hardware that is designed from the ground up to transform and simplify how providers of network equipment and cloud services deploy web-based, machine-to-machine (M2M), and mobile applications in cloud infrastructure.
What are the engineering and design challenges in creating successful IoT devices? These devices are usually small, resource-constrained electronics designed to sense, collect, send, and/or interpret data. Some of the devices need to be smart enough to act upon data in real time, 24/7. Are the design challenges the same as with embedded systems, but with a little developer- and IT-skills added in? What do engineers need to know? Rick Merritt talks with two experts about the tools and best options for designing IoT devices in 2016. Specifically the guests will discuss sensors, security, and lessons from IoT deployments.