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Innovation

The previous article introduced the concept of product lifecycles. Examining the lifecycle model leads to the conclusion that the most profitable approach is to focus on the majority markets and largely ignore the innovators. In fact this is valid – … Continue reading

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Building Successful Products

Building a new product is hard. Building a successful new product is even harder. And building a profitable new product is the greatest challenge! To make things even more interesting, the fundamental customer requirements for a product change as the … Continue reading

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Where Did That Software Come From?

I have an article in the Oct. 9 issue of Military Embedded Systems magazine on software provenance titled Where Did That Software Come From? Where did the software on your embedded system come from? Can you prove it? Can you … Continue reading

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IoT Gateways

After discussing the “thing” part of IoT in Devices – the “Thing” in IoT let’s take a look at overall IoT system design. IoT Gateways connect IoT Devices to IoT back-end systems. Gateways connect to devices using interfaces like Ethernet, … Continue reading

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IoT Technology: Devices

Discussions of IoT often focus on the technology, so let’s start there. IoT consists of devices, which are the “things” that interact with the physical world and communicate with IoT Back-end systems over a network. There are two types of … Continue reading

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The Internet of Things

There area lot of things to explore around IoT – what it is, technology, system architectures, security, implementation challenges, and many others. We will get to all of those, but a great place to start is how we got here … Continue reading

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Embedded systems, meet the Internet of Things

An article in Military Embedded Systems magazine discusses the evolution of embedded systems as influenced by the Internet of Things (IoT): Embedded systems, meet the Internet of Things. The article notes: “In many ways, embedded systems are the progenitor of … Continue reading

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