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  • IoT World
    IoT World
    March 25, 2014

    We tend to speak of the Internet of Things (IoT) as though it were a monolithic application space. The reality is that there are many different use cases with widely varying needs for connectivity, intelligence level, power consumption, and cost. What is being called the Industrial IoT has a uniquely demanding set of operational requirements that are now being addressed by platform vendors.

  • Silicon India
    Silicon India
    March 12, 2014

    Many companies that are building devices participate in the Internet of Things (IoT). These devices can measure information, control various objects and actively communicate to each other. Companies are also in the process of building software applications surrounding these devices in order to make decisions and thus enabling these devices to be a part of the communicating community around the IoT. Device makers for the IoT have a great opportunity in building products that add value.

  • M2M Evolution
    M2M Evolution
    March 11, 2014

    We’re entering an era when machines can talk to each other. The “Internet of Things,” or the ability to connect devices to a network so they can “communicate,” is set to revolutionize not only the devices in our homes and our cars, but millions of pieces of machinery in industrial settings. Devices can contact networks and speak with remote computers, reporting their status or their needs, or whether they require maintenance intervention.

  • Embedded Computing Design
    Embedded Computing Design
    February 28, 2014

    Echelon has announced its FT 6050 SoC, which provides flexible wired IP connectivity targeted for Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) devices. The FT 6050 is part of Echelon’s IzoT platform for industrial control based on the Echelon ISO-standard Free Topology (FT) architecture. The FT 6050 provides a bridge between existing communications used in industrial devices and the IP connectivity the IIoT brings.

  • CIO Review
    CIO Review
    February 28, 2014

    Echelon Corporation (NASDAQ:ELON) specializes in smart grid Infrastructure, Energy Control Networks connecting utilities to customers enabling networking and control of everyday services. Headquartered in California, the company has a market cap of $90.58 Million.

  • O'Reilly Radar
    O'Reilly Radar
    February 25, 2014

    Reading Kipp Bradford’s recent article, The Industrial Internet of Things: The opportunity no one’s talking about, got me thinking about commonly held misconceptions about what the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is — as well as what it’s not.

  • Hearst Electronic Products
    Hearst Electronic Products
    February 1, 2014

    In the overall Internet of Things (IoT), most of the emphasis has been on wireless communications, with plenty of opinions on the suitability of various transport options.

  • The Internet of All Things
    The Internet of All Things
    January 22, 2014

    Control networking platform provider Echelon Corporation has introduced its multiprotocol FT 6050 system on chip (SoC), the first to support both LonWorks and BACnet protocols over IP on a single chip, at the on-going AHR Expo 2014. The FT 6050 uses the ISO-standard Free Topology (FT) channel, the building industry’s most reliable connectivity option, the company said.

  • Electronic Engineering Journal
    Electronic Engineering Journal
    January 22, 2014

    Tired of hearing about the Internet of Things (IoT)? Good, because you’re about to get doused with a big stream of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) goodness.

  • Embedded
    January 21, 2014

    Echelon Corporation's FT 6000 system on chip (SoC) is a single-chip solution for flexible wired IP connectivity for communities of devices in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). The IP-enabled, multiprotocol, multi-drop FT 6000 is part of Echelon’s IzoT platform for the IIoT, the next generation of the industrial control platform based on Echelon’s ISO-standard Free Topology (FT) architecture.


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