Edge Computing and the Promise of Predictive Plants

October 16, 2018 • John Crupi

In a recent survey of 250 IT and operations executives, 80 percent of the respondents affirmed that the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) can and will transform both their companies and their markets. Industries represented in the survey includes manufacturing, utilities, power and energy, transportation, aviation, and aerospace. And they’re not alone. The idea of integrating existing plant information technology (IT) with …

Predicting A Rise In Predictive Technology

August 14, 2018 • John Crupi

Prediction Machines: The Simple Economics of Artificial Intelligence, a new book from Harvard Business Review, makes an interesting argument. Three economists from Toronto’s Rotman School of Management cut through current machine intelligence and automation hype to identify the surprisingly simple economic imperative behind the meteoric rise of advanced analytics and machine learning technologies we now commonly classify as “AI.” Intelligent …

Predictive Analytics — A Window at the Edge into the Future of Your Assets

May 9, 2018 • John Crupi

Every business aspires to improve asset performance and reduce operational risks to control costs. In some sectors, the purchase of necessary industrial machinery represents a massive investment and having unscheduled maintenance to repair or replace equipment can dramatically increase operational costs and adversely affect operations. When high-value assets break, companies typically conduct a post-mortem to identify the root cause and …

WAVELY Mobile Virtual Network Enabler (MVNE)

April 26, 2018 • Peter Christensen

Welcome to WAVELY: The future of commercial/enterprise/industrial IoT connectivity is now mobile Many people are familiar with the importance of Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Digital Twins in the maturation of IoT architectures and business models: Our AXON Platform® was built on the power of these concepts. We abstract-away the complexity of hardware and represent real things in code so …

Real-Time Edge Analytics for ISP Security

April 16, 2018 • Jim Hunter

The internet is a war zone: ISPs need real-time edge analytics for security With the annual RSA conference just around the corner, digital security news will be getting some much-deserved attention. A lot of the headlines will be frightening — in many ways, the internet has become a battlefield. The Pentagon and NATO have long since designated cyberspace as an …

Conquering Connectivity Issues with Real-time Analytics Platform, AXON Predict™

October 31, 2017 • Chad Boulanger

In today’s world, ISPs and broadband operators are confronted with an increasing number of customers with connectivity issues exacerbated by the likewise increasing number of wireless devices in homes and the greater demand for bandwidth. Real-time analytics platforms, like AXON Predict, improve ISP and broadband operator’s abilities to respond to and conquer connectivity issues. Service provider device management systems like …

Machine Learning Is Old News

October 17, 2017 • Rasmus Hauch

Machine learning is a mid-century concept, so why is it “suddenly” powering every hot technology on the planet, including Greenwave’s AXON Predict? The term “machine learning” was coined by computer science legend Arthur Lee Samuel in reference to his work programming the IBM 704 to play checkers back in the 1950s. His then-revolutionary efforts explored non-numerical programming (functionality beyond mere …

AXON Predict for VxWorks: Extending Edge Analytics to the Final Frontier

September 19, 2017 • Chad Boulanger

VxWorks is the most widely deployed RTOS in the world. It is used in Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner, Magneti Marelli Motorsport’s Formula 1 technologies, Siemens’ industrial PCs, Varian’s medical imaging solutions, Huawei’s international telecom networks, and a plethora of other innovative and far-flung embedded systems deployments. Perhaps most famously, VxWorks powers the NASA JPL Curiosity Rover on the planet Mars. Today, WindRiver …

Extracting IIoT Value at the Edge

August 7, 2017 • Artur Menzeleev

Internet of Things (IoT) edge analytics is experiencing a dramatic upsurge in interest. The impact of moving analytics to the edge is showing its potential in industrial automation, industrial asset optimization, and industrial IoT (IIoT) deployments. As both hardware processing and software analytics get more powerful at the edge, the industry has begun shifting the traditional analytics-to-action loop away from …

Greenwave Systems Receives 2017 IoT Evolution Product of the Year Award

July 26, 2017 • Brent Haas

The AXON Platform Honored for Exceptional Innovation We are happy to announce that our AXON Platform has received a 2017 IoT Evolution Product of the Year Award from IoT Evolution magazine and IoT Evolution World, the leading magazine and Web site covering IoT technologies. The AXON Platform serves as a universal translator that bridges the communication divide between a wide …

IoT Security Threats Explained

July 19, 2017 • Leon Hounshell

Greenwave’s security expert recently contributed a lengthy article to embedded.com providing context for high-profile cyber attacks and security breaches relating to IoT. We’ve truncated his research into this brief IoT security primer. Most IoT security threats arise during well-understood processes, such as when commissioning a gateway to a service, adding users and devices, or during device operation. Attackers tend to …

Midyear Results of 2017 IoT Security Predictions

June 28, 2017 • Brent Haas

Our Principal Security Engineer wrote up a list of IoT security predictions at the start of 2017 for ReadWrite. This is a midyear check-in on how those prognostications are panning out. IoT Security Prediction Status Prediction #1: Email security might become a hot topic. He wasn’t wrong. Security researcher Brian Krebs just posted a horrifying story about the perils blind …