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IoT Embedded Blog Review – Week of August 24, 2015

Securing Devices, SmartConnect, MediaTek Beyond, Skysphere, Sensors, IoT Unprotected, IEEE Architecture, IoT Standards, Mobile Health, Logic Supply & Intel

By Sally Bixby, Web Editor

Jason Perlow for Tech Broiler goes all out on ‘Securing the current and next generation of connected devices is of paramount importance. But there’s no going back to a disconnected device world’. Posted on ZDNet, click to learn more.

Bits & Pieces showcases collaboration as Atmel implements Intel EPID technology on all SmartConnect wireless solutions. Atmel will support Intel Enhanced Privacy ID (Intel EPID) technology on all its SmartConnect wireless solutions to improve secure cloud provisioning — the mutual authentication of the IoT node with the cloud.

MediaTek has IoT, automotive aspirations in news from Fuad Abazovic on fudzilla today. MediaTek made a lot of money on its smartphone SoC sales, but the company is now looking beyond that with clear IoT and Automotive market aspirations.

Tsai Ming-kai, Media Tek chairman and CEO

Tsai Ming-kai, Media Tek chairman and CEO

MAKE’s Nathan Hurst manages to whet our appetite AND grab attention with the 30-Foot-Tall Skysphere Is the Ultimate Man Cave – a passion project creating a space-age Arduino-controlled smart room in the sky.  Great, now my other half wants one…. !?! 

Photo: Courtesy of Jono Williams

Photo: Courtesy of Jono Williams

How the Internet of Things is Shaping the Sensor Market, from Executive Editor, Aaron Hand with AutomationWorld. “The recurring theme of integrating multiple sensor technologies with software analytics will enhance the speed and precision of the information flow driving production performance, reliability and safety,” hot report from investment banking firm, Headwaters.

Source: BBC Research, Strategic Analytics, Frost & Sullivan, Morgan Stanley Research

Source: BBC Research, Strategic Analytics, Frost & Sullivan, Morgan Stanley Research

A question looming in many minds, Is the Internet of Things too Big to Protect? Not if IoT Applications are Protected! … from Patrick Kehoe on Security Intelligence. A holistic approach that involves the device, data, network and application layers is required. The following chart summarizes key IoT security components that must be considered: (read on)

A quick post on ARC Advisory Group, ‘IEEE Pursues Standard Reference Architecture for the Internet of Things’ brought by Chantal Polsonetti in Industrial Internet of Things. This ARC Insight focuses on the activities and target deliverables of the IEEE P2413 Standard for an Architectural Framework for the Internet of Things working group.

Interesting blog (thanks to pratulsharma) on ARM Connected Community ~ IoT standards: How CoAP, OMALWM2M and IPSO smart objects fits together in an IoT stack. A look at how these protocols relate to existing ‘www’ but first talks about problems needing to be addressed in the IoT space. That of: interoperability, scalability, re-usability, and innovation.

Brynn Koeppen shares a leaders view in Accenture’s Lisa Mitnick on the Link Between the Internet of Things and Mobile Health. Along with insights into digital health solutions, Mitnick sat down with WashingtonExec to weigh in on additional areas to watch. “The explosion of connected devices and data is giving rise to the need for new kinds of platforms to manage the Internet of Things,” says Mitnick. Catch more from Accenture Mobility Managing Director.

Logic Supply Announces Fanless, Intel Atom-Based Internet of Things Gateway – designed from the ground up to ease the control and management of energy and operational data in industrial sites and commercial buildings, the new CC150 fanless computer is powered by Candi Control’s embedded IoT Server software stack. “Commercial class gateways are at the heart of the industrial Internet of Things,” says JP Ishaq, product manager at Logic Supply – post via Softpedia News.

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