Category: Internet of Things

The Bridge to Secure Modern Port Operations

By Andy Stewart and Don Leyn At Cisco, deploying advanced cybersecurity capabilities goes in tandem with helping customers such as the U.S.’ and the world’s largest ports and terminals to implement digital business transformation and modernization.   Zero trust security for digitally enabled ports Keeping bulk cargo and shipping containers moving efficiently and safely at a port […]

To reduce the environmental impact of your facilities, standardize sustainability data

Standardizing facility asset data and health assessment processes are critical steps to building a strong foundation for sustainability. As we work to achieve net-zero targets and carbon footprint reductions, we must prioritize deferred maintenance, capital projects, and programs backlog, and we must address the asset health and condition foundation for these decisions. By taking simple, […]

Visual inspection for improved quality in manufacturing

The challenges of quality inspection in manufacturing Manufacturing operations strive to deliver the highest quality during every stage of the production or assembly process. Over half of these quality checks involve visual confirmation to ensure the parts are in the correct locations, have the right shape or color or texture, and are free from any […]

Cut through the noise: find the best fit for your industrial wireless needs

Wireless technologies have evolved significantly over the years. Wireless solutions used to be limited to sensing less-than-critical applications and connecting user devices. Nowadays, wireless technologies are able to support bandwidth-intensive worker productivity applications, reliable mobility for critical assets, increased data collection from all areas of the plant, and applications that boost operational efficiencies and production […]

Three mega-trends shaping the data economy

Listen to a European thought leader’s perspective on the data economy: I recently had the pleasure of chatting with Vilmos Lorincz, Managing Director of Data and Digital Products for Lloyds Banking Group in the United Kingdom. Data is a fundamental currency in financial services, and so developing new approaches for banking protocols is critical to […]

How to improve security at the edge with AWS IoT services

Introduction Edge computing, also known as fog computing and mobile computing, is a computing model that brings processing and data closer to the customer. By moving data closer to the customer, organizations need to review, and possibly expand, their security controls to ensure that their data is protected. In this blog I want focus on […]

Build IoT web applications using AWS IoT Application Kit

On Mar 1, 2022, we announced AWS IoT Application Kit, an open-source UI components library for IoT application developers. With AWS IoT Application Kit, developers can build rich interactive web applications leveraging data from AWS IoT SiteWise. IoT application developers can deliver customized user experiences like industrial asset monitoring applications using web front-end frameworks like […]

Edge to Twin: A scalable edge to cloud architecture for digital twins

Are you seeking ways to get an immersive 3D view of your systems and operations to optimize efficiency, increase production, and improve performance? Perhaps you are generating all the data you need from various on-premise systems, but are unsure how to gain access to this information in a living virtual representation. In this blog post, […]

How is SWIFT still relevant after five decades?

Too many people in the payments industry today hold the misconception that the SWIFT network is only for cross-border payments. This was indeed the case in 1973, when 239 banks from 15 countries joined forces to create an efficient, automated, and secure payments network. At launch, the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT) was […]