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Until recently, modern solutions for remote process-control and automation applications were limited to expensive retrofits, recurring subscription fees, and costly internal software development. Small- to medium-sized businesses often struggle with the balance of enabling these critical monitoring and control functions, while also focusing on the bottom line. Fortunately, the rise of open source software development has introduced new solutions that finally offer a more affordable option, with rapid ROI and measurably reduced OPEX and CAPEX. These solutions combine process-driven industrial app and edge intelligent platforms that can be implemented easily and affordably. These platforms achieve enterprise-level process control, monitoring and automation by combining 900 MHz wireless telemetry with the ability to program and host third party apps for intelligent co... (more)

18 Visionaries Of "Internet of Things" Join @ThingsExpo Faculty

@ThingsExpo billboard is viewed by more than 1.3 million motorists per week on Highway 101, in the heart of Silicon Valley. Internet of @ThingsExpo Silicon Valley announced on Friday its first 18 all-star speakers and sessions for its upcoming event, which will take place November 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in California. @ThingsExpo, the first and largest IoT event in the world, debuted at the Javits Center in New York City in June with over 7,200 delegates attending the conference. The 7 Steps to Real World Business Transformation on the Internet of Things By Chad Jones The Internet of Things promises to transform businesses (and lives), but navigating the business and technical path to success can be difficult to understand. This presentation will show you how to approach creating broadly successful connected customer solutions using real world... (more)

Selling Products with StoreKit

iPhone Developer Summit on Ulitzer With the iPhone more than earning its place in the consumer market, it is now being adopted by enterprises. This session will present best practices for leveraging the StoreKit framework to sell products from within your iPhone application. According to Ernest Svehla, "I will include a quick review of key components then present best practices for organizing your products, selecting a selling model, and implementing your approach." Svehla will be presenting a 45-minute breakout session at iPhone Developer Summit 2009 West, being held November 3rd, 2009, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in conjunction with SYS-CON's 4th International Cloud Computing Expo (November 2-4, 2009). Titled "Selling Products with StoreKit," Svehlas's session will focus on the best practices for leveraging the StoreKit framework to sell products from wi... (more)

Apple and Google Are Talking: Reuters

Apple CEO Tim Cook and Google CEO Larry Page have been talking by phone about a "range of intellectual property matters," according to Reuters, including the Android-spawned dispute that has seen Apple take Google's biggest Android peddlers to court here there and everywhere as a proxy for Google, a move that culminated last Friday with a California jury awarding Apple a $1.04 billion decision against Samsung for patent infringement. The verdict may result in a product ban. It is unclear from the Reuters exclusive how long these conversations have been going on and if there's any chance of a broad détente. The companies reportedly have low-level personnel talking too. Cook and Page talked last week and were supposed to talk again this Friday but that date was postponed, Reuters sources said. The wire service itself wondered if they could be talking about Android's fe... (more)

Mac Devine's Internet of Things Presentation Slides @ThingsExpo NY

Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here Almost everyone sees the potential of Internet of Things but how can businesses truly unlock that potential. The key will be in the ability to discover business insight in the midst of an ocean of Big Data generated from billions of embedded devices via Systems of Discover. Businesses will also need to ensure that they can sustain that insight by leveraging the cloud for global reach, scale and elasticity. Without bringing these three elements together via Systems of Discover you either end up with an Internet of somethings and/or a big mess of data. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Mac Devine, a Distinguished Engineer at IBM, focused on how to ensure businesses have the right plans in place for Systems of Discovery for the Internet-of-Things world we are entering. Speaker Bio: Mac Devine is a Distinguished Engineer at IBM. He has 24 years ... (more)

Accelerate 'Real-World' Internet of Things By @AgilePoint | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

AgilePoint booth at @ThingsExpo Silicon Valley 2014 was packed for three days! Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to evolve the way the world does business; however, understanding how to apply it to your company can be a mystery. Most people struggle with understanding the potential business uses or tend to get caught up in the technology, resulting in solutions that fail to meet even minimum business goals. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jesse Shiah, CEO / President / Co-Founder of AgilePoint Inc., showed what is needed to leverage the IoT to transform your business. He discussed opportunities and challenges ahead for the IoT from a market and technical point of view, including the various connectivity technologies, microcontrollers and processors available with a strong focus on applications. He also showed how to get starte... (more)

Key Steps to Developing VoIP-enabled Apps for the iPhone

iPhone Developer Summit on Ulitzer With the iPhone more than earning its place in the consumer market, it is now being adopted by enterprises. VoIP-enabled applications on the iPhone present a number of challenges to application developers. According to Jan Skoglund, "Trying to cobble a VoIP solution is likely to cause developers severe headaches, time delays and frustration." Skoglund will be presenting a 45-minute breakout session at iPhone Developer Summit 2009 West, being held November 3rd, 2009, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in conjunction with SYS-CON's 4th International Cloud Computing Expo (November 2-4, 2009). Titled "Key Steps to Developing VoIP-enabled Apps for the iPhone," Skoglund's session will discuss the four most challenging components to consider when working to ensure a quality VoIP application for the iPhone. His session is just one of a s... (more)

Rapid Application Delivery - Going Hybrid

iPhone Developer Summit on Ulitzer Lee S. Barney, the creator of the QuickConnect framework for JavaScript-based iPhone installable application development and a professor in the Computer Information Technology Department at Brigham Young University - Idaho, will be giving a session at SYS-CON's iPhone Developer Summit entitled "Rapid Application Delivery - Going Hybrid." The Summit is being held in conjunction with the second day (November 3) of SYS-CON's 4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, being held at the Santa Clara Convention Center. Barney's session will discuss how using the standard UIWebView class in small or large ways in your application decreases the time to market for and the cost of your applications. According to Lee Barney, "You will learn how and why to use the standard UIWebView in your applications in any way from a simple display ... (more)

Push It Up! Implementing Apple's Push Notifications for Fun and Profit

iPhone Developer Summit on Ulitzer Ever looked into Apple's Push Notification? If you thought it was as a simple as flicking a switch, think again! Enabling Push in your app is just the start and Joe Pezzillo, Co-Founder of Push IO LLC and the founder of Metafy LLC, will show you how to get your application up and running with Push Notifications in no time. He notes, "I will walk through how and why to add push notifications to an application and what's required on the server side." Pezzillo will be presenting a breakout session at iPhone Developer Summit 2009 West, being held November 3rd, 2009, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in conjunction with SYS-CON's 4th International Cloud Computing Expo (November 2-4, 2009). Titled "Push It Up! Implementing Apple's Push Notifications for Fun and Profit," Pezzillo 's session will provide plenty of working sample code and... (more)

LTE - The Rise of the Mobile Prosumer

The average handset has evolved from the humble voice-box, to the total media centre. As a result thousands of start-up companies are profiting out of the Telecom sector's advances, supplying the various add-ons which inevitably accompany any new wave of technology. Such innovations were used by the operators to supplement the pricey voice packages. However, the operators are now finding themselves in the hands of the ever-creative software/hardware companies and the changing consumer culture. iPhone appstore was the first to take advantage and make millions from the operators' customers, creating a financial redistribution within the Telecom industry. With the telecom giants left to maintain the costly infrastructure that supports this ever growing new-media industry, the outlook for today's communication service providers is set to get worse in a new 4G world wher... (more)

Regarding Google’s $750 Million Acquisition of AdMob

Dave Gwozdz, CEO of Mojiva Inc. today issued the following statement. “The news that Google acquired mobile advertising player AdMob for $750 million confirms the legitimacy of the mobile advertising industry, and overcomes any skepticism of whether small screens can offer big opportunities to reach mobile consumers,” says Dave Gwozdz, CEO of Mojiva Inc., which operates a mobile ad serving platform and mobile ad network. “The fact that Google has placed a premium on owning a mobile ad network is very notable. The market has definitely matured to the point where it makes sense for online behemoths to try to combine networks, analytics and delivery technologies in the hopes of capturing a share of this growing market.” Gwozdz, one of the nation’s most qualified mobile ad experts, has tremendous insight into the mobile advertising industry and can speak directly to t... (more)