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Success Stories: Optimizing the Smart Factory by Consolidating Industrial Systems

I often write about the Internet of Things in the manufacturing and industrial space, but I especially enjoy sharing implementations of technology solutions in these arenas. In each of the three examples below, system consolidation is a key contributing factor … Read more >

OIC Creating IoT Standards and Open Source Project to Drive Development

Here’s something that might surprise you: Many people assume that the connectivity challenges for the Internet of Things have already been solved. In fact, many obstacles remain, which is why Intel has teamed with Samsung, Atmel, Broadcom, Dell, and Wind … Read more >

Securing IoT in Industry: Air, Clouds, and Factories = Transformation

As Internet of Things implementations continue to move into the industrial and manufacturing arena, it’s now more necessary than ever to understand and solve security challenges. In her guest post below, Lorie Wigle, Vice President, General Manager IOT Security Solutions, … Read more >

IDF14 Preview: Tips for Internet of Things Insiders

Most people who follow this blog are busy building the future, whether it be improving factory systems or adding intelligence to legacy devices. For you, the Internet of Things isn’t just a concept, it’s a reality. While you’ve been burning … Read more >

IoT Makes Signage, Cars, Factories, and Buildings Smarter: “Mash-Up” Blog Post #2

The Internet of Things (IoT) is allowing everyone to dream bigger. While we are standing on the brink of some truly amazing technologies, such as self-driving cars, others are already a reality, including intelligent signage, smart factories, and smart buildings. … Read more >

Expanding IoT Reach with Intel® Architecture: It’s all About Scalability

It’s not an exaggeration to say that if you walk into almost any scientific or engineering R&D lab, you’re likely to find National Instruments (NI) equipment. For years, engineers and scientists have been relying on tools from NI that accelerate … Read more >

Optimizing the Smart Factory with IoT and Big Data: Part 2 [Video]

In the competitive industrial and manufacturing arena, the strongest and smartest companies are seeking intelligent ways to collect, analyze, and make decisions about big data by implementing scalable Internet of Things solutions. In collaboration with National Instruments, Intel engineers are … Read more >

IoT and Smart Buildings: Harnessing Big Data to Deliver Savings

When you connect a building to the Internet of Things (IoT), what you get is so much greater than the sum of its parts. By retrofitting an office with connected sensors that integrate greater compute capabilities, with intelligent gateways that … Read more >

Predictive Maintenance and Adaptive Analytics Raise IoT Value

One of the most intriguing aspects about the Internet of Things (IoT) is that it can positively impact such a wide range of markets, including industrial, energy, health care, and others. In his thoughtful and rich blog post below, guest … Read more >

Security Critical for Internet of Things Developers

Major security breaches make big headlines, and systems security is becoming increasingly important every day in the Internet of Things. I’m pleased to welcome Jeff Marek, Director of Engineering, Application-Ready Platforms at Intel, who has spent the better part of … Read more >

Optimizing the Smart Factory with IoT and Big Data: Part 1

When people think of the Internet of Things, they often focus just on the “things,” but it’s also about the communications infrastructure and the datacenter, and both are essential aspects to creating innovative IoT solutions that can affect significant change. … Read more >

Get There Faster: IoT and ECU Consolidation Drive Auto Innovation

Cars today have more computing capabilities than ever before, using dozens of interconnected electronic control units (ECUs) for enhanced vehicle management, premium entertainment, and remote telematics. ECUs provide outstanding results for consumers, but can negatively impact both space and energy … Read more >

Smart Cities, Self-Driving Cars and Smart Factories: The Internet of Things “Mash-Up” Post

The Internet of Things (IoT) is fostering thousands of clean tech jobs, advanced driver assistance systems, and next-gen smart manufacturing, and Intel is helping engineers deliver innovative solutions that will lead to a better quality of life now and for … Read more >

Manage Digital Signage from Anywhere with Intel® RCM

In the new era of digital signage made possible by the Internet of Things, brands and retailers are striving to create, implement, and efficiently manage engaging and consistent experiences for their customers. As part of Intel’s continuing innovation in this … Read more >

Mobii Takes the Internet of Things on the Road for Easier, Safer Driving

As the car becomes a more connected device in the Internet of Things, it will use the flow of data — both inside the car and in the world around it — to collaborate with drivers and car owners in … Read more >

The Internet of Things: Work Smarter, Get to Market Quicker—Part 1 [Video]

The manufacturing industry is evolving quickly, and it’s always an eye-opening experience to learn firsthand from experts what’s happening on the factory floor. As in many sectors, the Internet of Things (IoT) is providing factories with a wide range of … Read more >

Smart City Technology Improves Quality of Life

Imagine we are sitting at a café in a large, cosmopolitan city, and I ask you to list at least five reasons people like living in cities. You could probably tell me your list in less than a minute. Not … Read more >

The Pathway to Self-Driving Cars

Years ago, you’d need to buy a relatively expensive car to enjoy the convenience and fuel savings of cruise control. Today, it is standard on a wide range of vehicles, including many economy cars. Moreover, some high-end cars are equipped … Read more >

Building on Something Great with the Internet of Things

A really enjoyable thing about my job at Intel is talking about the Internet of Things (IoT) with people who share my passion for the topic. That’s why I was thrilled to be a presenter at the recent Internet of … Read more >

From Intel® In-Vehicle Solutions to Self-Driving Cars

We know that today’s consumers expect their connected digital lifestyles to extend into the car and their inside and outside worlds to be aligned, an expectation both heightened and accelerated by the Internet of Things (IoT). But consumers are also … Read more >

Advanced Driving Data Presents Compute Challenges

Every day I am fascinated by where the Internet of Things is taking us—from making large-scale manufacturing operations more efficient, to the wristbands that track calories burned throughout the day. Our ability to securely capture, process, and analyze real-time data … Read more >

Smart Factory and the Internet of Things Opportunity

The opportunity for U.S. manufacturers to take advantage of the Internet of Things is incredible. According to McKinsey1, by 2025, 80 to 100% of manufacturing could be using IoT applications, leading to a potential economic impact of up to $2.3T … Read more >

Cisco Live: Innovation Across the Internet of Things Spectrum

Intel and Cisco are part of a new ecosystem innovating across a broad spectrum of solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT). Yesterday, we welcomed Roberto De La Mora, senior director, Cisco IoT Solutions Marketing to the IoT@Intel Blog to … Read more >

Cisco Guest Post: The Internet of Things (IoT) Ecosystem

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a massive market opportunity that requires industry leadership and collaboration to drive innovation across the IoT spectrum—from edge devices to the datacenter. We are very pleased to welcome Roberto De La Mora, Senior Director, … Read more >

IoT North America: Embracing the Internet of Things Today

The Internet of Things is a big deal! It offers businesses the opportunity to develop new services, improve real-time decision making, solve critical problems, and develop new end-user experiences. IoT is driving a world of increasingly connected devices, seamless connectivity … Read more >

Transforming Manufacturing with the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) is having a transformative effect on almost every aspect of our industrialized economy, and the manufacturing sector is a prime beneficiary. A few weeks back I attended the Control System Integrators Association Executive Conference (CSIA), … Read more >

Automotive Innovation – Skip the Open vs. Closed Debate

In the Internet of Things, the car is more than just a “thing” and is becoming more like a “system of systems” that can securely aggregate, filter and share data to the cloud.  As this happens, the focus of the … Read more >

The Internet of Things: Making a More Advanced Driving Experience

There are two principal influences inspiring the next generation of automotive innovation: safety and convenience. These two influences have helped advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) begin to eclipse In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) as the main market focus. Consumers are demanding both … Read more >

STEM, Embedded Innovations and the Cornell Cup = Mind-Blowing

Have you ever noticed how the millenials pick up new technology faster than the rest of us? From mobile devices to websites to apps, the learning curve around all things digital favors the young. While this is producing rapid cultural … Read more >

Tear Up the Auto Agenda – Discoveries Come from Exploration

When we first meet with advanced automotive design teams about their intelligent vehicle plans, they often assume the conversation will remain focused on platform speeds and feeds, CPU and GPU clock rates, and data latencies and throughput. This isn’t surprising … Read more >

Expect These 4 App Types In Your Next Car

We want the same anywhere/anytime access to apps in our car that we enjoy on our phones and mobile devices, from Google Maps to Twitter. What are some of the other sorts of apps drivers are most eager to see? … Read more >

IoT: It’s here….now what do we do? Think Intelligent Gateways and Secure Data

Our mission at Intel is to “create and extend computing technology to connect and enrich the lives of every person on earth.” One of the ways we’re fulfilling this mission is through the acceleration of the Internet of Things (IoT) … Read more >

Scrap the Traditional Automotive Development Approach

The car has been around for about 100 years, give or take. And during that time the process for developing the car has remained largely unchanged. And while that process has accommodated countless innovations over the years, it has run … Read more >

Big News from IDF14 Shenzhen: Intel Gateway Solutions for the IoT

We live in a data-driven economy where capturing, analyzing, and utilizing data provides a significant business advantage. The Internet of Things (IoT) has generated a lot of excitement across the industrialized world for this reason, and new systems are rolling … Read more >

Intelligent Gateways: The Key to Unlocking Valuable IoT Data

The business transformation opportunity for the Internet of Things (IoT) is substantial. McKinsey Global Institute reported that the number of connected machines has grown 300 percent over the past five years, thanks in large part to new IoT solutions that help … Read more >

Driving IoT Adoption Through Industry Collaboration

Last October, I mentioned the Internet of Things offers a tremendous opportunity for businesses to truly transform themselves by realizing the potential of data that is sitting, untapped, in existing infrastructures. Connecting legacy devices to the cloud and enabling end-to-end … Read more >

Your Car: More Than Just a “Thing” In The Internet of Things

With the expectation and availability of real-time data at an all-time high in our daily lives, options for utilizing this data continue to grow—further increasing our dependence on it. When we talk about cars, the in-vehicle experience has traditionally been … Read more >

The Future of Fitness in the Internet of Things

Imagine an exercise bike that seamlessly connects to your smartphone to record your heart rate and performance, and measure your workouts over time. How about taking it a step further and automatically sharing your results on social media and competing … Read more >

Real-World Problems Solved with Intel IoT End-to-End Solutions

By  now, everyone has come to realize how important the Internet of Things is in our daily lives. We’ve been explaining connected devices, intelligent gateways, systems-of-systems and end-to-end analytics. It’s a lot of information to differentiate and absorb! That’s why … Read more >

An End-to-End Approach for Digital Retail

NRF 2014 in New York City is the biggest event of the year for Intel’s Retail Solutions Division. We welcome Jose Avalos, Director of Visual Retail at Intel, to share highlights from this year’s show and talk about providing infrastructure … Read more >

Why Security Matters in Connected Cars

The conversation around vehicle security has taken on a whole new meaning in recent years. What used to be centered on power locks and alarm systems has now shifted markedly to data security. One can argue the value the data … Read more >

Protecting Consumer Privacy while Innovating in Retail

In January, retail visionaries from all over the world came together in New York City at NRF 2014 to collaborate around the rapid innovation happening in the industry. The focus for Intel at “Retail’s BIG Show” was the broad diversity … Read more >

The Intel® Industrial System Consolidation Series: Part 2

The much anticipated sequel to Debuting the Intel® Industrial System Consolidation Series: Part 1. See that post for more information about the System Consolidation Series and the benefits of virtualization in industrial settings. As anticipated, our introduction of the system … Read more >

Debuting the Intel® Industrial System Consolidation Series: Part 1

Industrial virtualization just got easier! Today at Embedded World 2014 in Germany, we’re excited to be introducing the Intel® Industrial Solutions System Consolidation Series. This product family offers the benefits of virtualization in the industrial environment to many more companies … Read more >

Industrial Applications for IoT at Embedded World 2014

It’s that time of the year when the embedded community comes together for the biggest show of its kind at Embedded World in Nuremberg, Germany. This is always a big showcase for Intel and I’m pleased to offer a behind … Read more >

Defining Advanced Driving Technologies

Car manufacturers have long-since mastered the technologies of bending metal and creating things that spin with lots of horsepower and torque. But what’s next? In-vehicle innovation going forward is going to center around keeping drivers safer and making them more … Read more >

Vehicle-to-Vehicle Move is Gateway to Safer, Increasingly Autonomous Driving Experience

When it comes to automotive safety, I embrace all ideas that can lead us to a safer driving experience. NHTSA Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) Announcement That’s why I viewed last week’s announcement by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) National Highway Traffic … Read more >

Making IoT Real: Possibilities in the Internet of Things

In case you missed the first and second segments of this series, we captured a great conversation with executives from Intel, McAfee, and Wind River, who are on the leading edge of IoT solutions development. In this final segment, Tom … Read more >

How the Internet of Things Helps Make Everything Smart

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a key component to enabling Intel to answer the question, “How do we make everything smart?” The answer was a central theme in Intel CEO Brian Krzanich’s keynote at CES 2014 and Fireside Chat, … Read more >

Making IoT Real With the Intel Product Roadmap

In case you missed the first segment of this series, I had a great conversation with executives from McAfee, and Wind River about Intelligent Gateways. We’re continuing the conversation in this segment and discussing the inter-product roadmap and setting the … Read more >

Making IoT Real With Intelligent Gateways

We’ve been talking a lot about the Internet of Things (IoT) and the opportunities it brings to almost every industry. But how do businesses start making IoT a reality today? We captured a great conversation recently with executives from Intel, … Read more >

Retail Megatrends: What You Need to Know About Connected Store

What will the Connected Store experience be like in 10 or 15 years? If you’ve had a chance to visit our booth #2738 at NRF, then you’ve seen some of the seamless experiences customers can expect and some of the … Read more >

Must See Connected Store Experiences at NRF 2014!

Along with everything else, stores have been “connected” to the Internet for a long time now. But in 2014, the connected store means so much more. This year, Intel is personalizing shopping with the Internet of Things (IoT) and Big … Read more >

What the Internet of Things Means for Transactional Retail

2014 will kick off with an invigorating start for the retail world with the 103rd Annual National Retail Foundation (NRF) show in New York City. At this year’s conference, we expect to see a lot of excitement around solutions that … Read more >

3 Predictions: Cloud Computing’s Impact On Your Car

When it comes to buying a car, the days of kicking the tires or looking under the hood are gone. The in-vehicle experience is center stage, it’s time to look forward, and inside, to see how cloud computing will change … Read more >

Internet of Things: Transforming Consumer Culture and Business

Intelligent devices and systems are woven into the fabric of our daily lives in the worlds of retail, healthcare, automotive, and more. This year, the Internet of Things (IoT) will become increasingly apparent to people worldwide, as well as provide … Read more >

Defining Tomorrow’s Intelligent Vehicles

In the time it takes an automaker to design and produce a car, a consumer electronics company has most likely introduced several generations of its technology. How can the two match up and serve the consumer? To find out, we … Read more >

Intelligent Vehicles are Tomorrow’s Connected Devices

The cars of the future are being developed today with capabilities and experiences that inform, connect, entertain and assist the driver and passengers like never before. To find out more about intelligent vehicles of the future, we caught up with … Read more >

IoT is Adding Intelligence to Industrial Automation

The Internet of Things (IoT) is helping companies develop new services, enhance productivity and efficiency, and solve critical problems. This is especially true for industrial automation, where Internet-enabled machines are manufacturing better quality, and more customized products faster. IoT is enabling machines … Read more >

Using Intelligent Analytics to Improve Predictive Maintenance

Streamlining predictive maintenance, improving production levels, and reducing waste and costs are constant challenges on factory floors everywhere. Intel factory floors are no exception. One of our most impactful weapons to combat these challenges is with end-to-end data analytics. We … Read more >

The Connected Car World: Where Does It Go from Here

Automakers put a lot of time and effort into delivering a reliable driving experience. They’re making tradeoffs in time-to-market to deliver the innovation and level of quality that we’ve come to expect, especially in the area of in-vehicle computing, given … Read more >

YOUR HOTLINKED LIFE: The Internet of Things is becoming a really big deal. Here’s why you should care

Intel has been busy talking about the Internet of Things recently at events in San Francisco, Barcelona, London, and this week in Taipei. The story around IoT is a big one that requires many voices and an ongoing dialogue to … Read more >

Virtualized Industrial Workloads in Harmony and the China International Industry Fair

This in an important week in the world of industrial computing with the China International Industry Fair (CIIF) taking place November 5 – 9, in Shanghai. To give you an idea about how important, China’s first-ever moon rover is making … Read more >

Internet of Things, Intelligent Systems and Other Cool Technology

The demos inside the Intelligent Systems Zone at IDF 2013 this year were truly impressive! If you missed the show, check out below some of the key highlights that showcase compelling  examples of intelligent systems technology enabling the Internet of … Read more >

Using Intelligent Gateways to Manage Distributed Generation in the Electric Grid

In any country, the electric grid is something that affects all of us, so it’s especially exciting to be able to report on Internet of Things (IoT) advances in this area. During Intel’s IoT press event we announced that Westfalen … Read more >

Intel’s Vision for the Internet of Things

There now exists an opportunity for business transformation previously unseen in the embedded marketplace. Intel recently made some significant announcements and communicated our vision for the Internet of Things (IoT) with solutions to help accelerate development and deployment of intelligent … Read more >

Transforming Business in the Internet of Things

Kumar Balasubramanian, GM of Intelligent Solutions Division at Intel discusses new versions of the Intel® Quark SoC X1000 product family, along with the Intel® Atom™ processor E3800 product family, and a new family of Intel-based intelligent gateway solutions featuring integrated software … Read more >

A Practical Approach to the Internet of Things

The market opportunities around the Internet of Things (IoT) are substantial for Intel,  McAfee, and Wind River, along with their ecosystem and the industry at large. But in a practical sense, how should businesses approach IoT? How can they start optimizing their … Read more >

UPDATED with Downloadable Slides: Enabling the Smart Connected World

Session Presentation Slides Available Here: Enabling the Smart Connected World What’s up Everyone?! Are you ready for IDF 2013?! In the effort to bring forth some of the top technology experts from behind the scenes at Intel, I’m pleased to share … Read more >

Fine-tuning Your AIM: Personalizing Content through Intelligent Systems

We’re back again! As you know, IDF this year was buzzing about how the Internet of Things (IoT) is all around us and how compute is reaching into more and more aspects of our daily lives. A great example of … Read more >

IDF 2013 a Key Milestone for the Internet of Things

As is always the case, IDF 2013 in San Francisco last week was a very busy, fun, and important event for the technology industry. It was personally very exciting for me to attend the top-notch keynotes this year and hear … Read more >

Start Taking Advantage of the Internet of Things (IoT) TODAY

IDF 2013 is around the corner and as you can imagine, we’re busy preparing to welcome the world to San Francisco for our global technology showcase. During the past twelve months since the last IDF, there’s been a marked acceleration … Read more >