by Kishore Nambier, Associate Vice President, HCL Infosystems
At a recent seminar on Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) and Digital Technologies, I had a stimulating conversation with the CIO of a large diversified foods company on the role of IoT in the Indian business landscape. During the discussion, he commented, “I have my doubts on the efficacy of IOT in the Indian manufacturing context, especially in an environment where you have limited control over abundant variables and inputs that impact sourcing, supply chain, production. IoT does seem to be a compelling proposition for manufacturing domains like automobiles. But how can IoT add value to a large scale manufacturing industry such as mine, which manufactures & markets more than 300 products.”
by Philip Tracy, Enterprise IoT Insights
As much as one-third of medication is unusable by the time it is supposed to be taken as a result of poor storage of temperature-sensitive medicines due to insufficient supply chain management and failure of patients to correctly store prescriptions, according to a case study provided by Vodafone. A single medicine can see as many as 30 handovers from the time it leaves the factory to the time it is in the patient’s hands. AntTail used its sensors with the Vodafone “internet of things” platform to reduce medical waste caused by poor supply chain management.
- Up to 6th Gen Intel® Core i7/i5/i3 processors
- PCIe, PCI, & Mini PCIe expansion slots
- Various memory options up to 16 GB DDR4
- Optional drive bays
- Small Form Factor (SFF) and fanless versions available
Digital transformation starts with creating your Internet of Things by building on the infrastructure you already have in place, using familiar devices and services in new ways, and incorporating the right technology.
To be successful in your digital transformation, your business must choose a platform designed for the key attributes of intelligent devices. Intelligent devices must possess natural and intuitive user interfaces to enable ease of interaction for the users. They must have robust security with the systems they connect to and strong protection of the data stored on the device and the data transmitted to and from the device. In order to be able to communicate with a multitude of other devices effectively, an intelligent device must also be interoperable and service-enabled. And it has to be easy to deploy and manage without extra burden.
Avionics Interface Technologies
As avionics applications grow in complexity and sophistication, these systems are increasingly turning to the use of high speed serial data networks based on Ethernet and Fibre Channel to meet the ever increasing demand for data bandwidth. As these types of networks become more common in new avionics systems, new and unique solutions are required for flight test data acquisition. This paper addresses several of the key considerations which much be addressed when designing a flight test system for the acquisition of avionics Ethernet and Fibre Channel data.
SDR (Software-Defined Radio) has revolutionized electronic systems for a variety of applications including communications, data acquisition and signal processing.
This handbook shows how DDCs (Digital Downconverters) and DUCs (Digital Upconverters), the fundamental building blocks of SDR, can replace legacy analog receiver and transmitter designs while offering significant benefits in performance, density and cost.
In order to fully appreciate the benefits of SDR, conventional analog receiver and transmitter systems will be compared to their digital counterparts, highlighting similarities and differences.
The inner workings of the SDR will be explored with an in-depth description of the internal structure and the devices used. Finally, some actual board- and system-level implementations and available off-the-shelf SDR products and applications based on such products will be presented.