IoT for the Rest of Us

If you scan today’s news about the Internet of Things (IoT) phenomenon, you could easily believe that it is leaving the “little guys” behind. There are so many press releases and analyst briefings out there about how IoT will transform the world, and huge companies like GE and Microsoft are spending millions of dollars to talk about how they solve …

New Year, New Opportunities with IoT

What an exciting time to be a maker of things! Manufacturers around the world have an unprecedented opportunity to use recent advances in connectivity and computing to transform their businesses in multiple ways. Not since Henry Ford’s assembly line have we seen such impactful changes to the way we design, build, and service products. In a recent survey we conducted, …

Top 5 Factors Successful Industrial Iot Implementation

An Engineer’s Introduction to Tech-Clarity’s Ten Build-Buy Factors for IoT Platforms ~ Jim Brown, Tech-Clarity Welcome to the IIoT Supporting the Industrial Internet is now an important part of the Engineering domain. For some, it’s because their customers are operating their products in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). For others, it’s because their company is using the IIoT to monitor ...

Feeding your IoT Elephant

When I think of what I like to call the “digital transformation of industry”, I’ll admit it sounds overwhelming, as if you are undoing and re-doing everything that your company has undertaken for years or even decades. Humans are intrinsically wired to resist change and seek safety, so the mere idea is daunting, and when you add the potential complexity …

Things are getting smarter. Mechanical engineers should be, too.

Next time you look at the night sky, consider an additional constellation: The Internet of Things (IoT). It’s predicted that over 200 billion products will be connected to the Internet by 2020 – a number approximately equal to the amount of stars in the galaxy. This growing network of smart, connected products is generating a lot of buzz around the …

Autodesk helps Customers capture the transformational value of IoT

While much of today’s public-facing IoT marketing focuses on ephemeral consumer products like wearables, parallel enterprises are using IoT to generate significant and tangible results. Connected consumer products certainly have attracted media attention, but at a more strategic level IoT has been quietly showing its value to the B2B world by generating operational efficiency, as well as other benefits. One …