Freedom to work from anywhere

Posted by Amy Thibault on Jun 18, 2020 10:52:00 AM

Way, way back when dinosaurs roamed the earth, I had a very annoying flip phone that was really only able to make and receive calls and (upon the rare occasion) get and send a few random text messages from other techie types. The main reason I found this phone so annoying is I wanted it to be able to do so much more; and it seemed like it shouldn't be all that difficult to make it happen.

But, that's all there was on the market at the time.

I continuously wondered why on earth someone didn't make them to fetch my email, or have a decent camera in them. Then it finally became a reality and just like that we all became more mobile than we had ever dreamed of being! It was AWESOME being set free from waiting for an email, and unchained from my desk where I would often be found waiting for information to be sent.

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The role of a Gateway in the Internet of Things

Posted by James Freeman on May 24, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Last month, in my first blog on the topic, I introduced readers to some of the Internet of Things (IoT) platform foundation Zedi has built over the last 15 years of serving customers. I reminded readers that in its simplest form, the Internet of Things is about networking “things” like sensors, which convert physical phenomena into data, and connecting them to the cloud where analytics are used to add value to that data, and where presentation occurs in order to support decision-making by consumers and businesses. I discussed key capabilities required to build an IoT Platform, and I ended by focusing on one key element in this platform, an IoT Gateway. To bring this all together, I have added a view of Zedi’s reference architecture guiding our ongoing development of our next generation IoT platform.

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How the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) makes every day better

Posted by Community Contributor on Apr 12, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Updated May 4th, 2021

There has been much discussion through the years in many sectors of the economy around what the “Internet of Things” (IoT) can do to transform the way we work and live.  In brief, the IoT is about networking “things” like devices and even life-forms so that information may be collected from these things over time and form the basis for analysis and decisions.

IoT inevitably involves sensors, wireless technology of some description, a cloud to aggregate data, and analytics to create insights from this data.  Many people have encountered this business paradigm in their personal lives, whether it is through wearable fitness trackers (maybe you are counting steps, and then uploading that information to an App on your smart-phone or into the cloud), your internet-connected Emerson thermostat, household security system, or your smart TV.  These are consumer examples of the IoT phenomenon, and collectively are described as the wearables or Smart Home sub-segments.

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