IoT Gateway: Integration of PLC with IoT

Programmable Logical Controllers (PLCs) are present in almost all modern industries. Although they come in many shapes and forms, they have one goal: to control, measure, and carry out tasks in real-time within complex industrial applications.  PLCs have played the role of robust and flexible brains for automation systems on factory floors for decades. They are, …

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Next-Gen Passenger Wi-Fi System for Buses

Next-Gen Passenger Wi-Fi System for Buses

Private and public bus companies are looking for reliable and cost-efficient smart bus solutions to help them provide passenger’s safety, optimize travel time, and improve overall customer satisfaction. After all, happy and safe customers lead to business growth. Providing a passenger WiFi system or WiFi hotspot service is one of the best ways to keep …

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Rugged Industrial IoT Gateway for ICS/OT Security

Rugged Industrial IoT Gateway for ICS-OT Security

In 2018, the U.S. Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency released a report (Alert-TA18074A) describing a Russian hacking campaign to infiltrate U.S.’s critical infrastructure, including power plants, nuclear generators, and water facilities. Hackers could have disrupted or shut down power plants or other critical U.S. infrastructure, but they didn’t take it that far. According to UtilityDive, …

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The Commercial Vs Industrial IoT Gateway

The IoT gateway is an appliance or software deployed in an IoT network. It provides the communication gate between IoT edge (controllers, sensors, and intelligent machinery) and the cloud. Any data moving between IoT devices and the external network or cloud must stop by the gateway. IoT gateways can be classified as commercial and industrial …

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Why Tiger Lake Powered Industrial Embedded Computer is a good fit for Edge AI

Applying AI to Industry 4.0 would introduce opportunities to ignite (or improve) smart factories, automation, predictive maintenance, computer vision, or robotics. But, AI is often found in the cloud, far away from where data is generated and stored. Without ultra-fast broadband technology like 5G or high-end network infrastructure, taking and receiving data for enterprise-level AI …

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Rugged Embedded Computers Enabling Onboard SD-WAN

From first responder fleets to trucking companies, the need for reliable wireless WAN access has become crucial, especially with the rapid growth of IoT devices and Internet-based applications. Extending network connectivity to vehicles is key to improving fleet-based businesses, but implementing an in-vehicle network deployment can be challenging, especially regarding communication reliability. A fanless and …

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AI Starter Kit Solution for Edge Analytics from Lanner

The massive amount of data generated by Industrial IoT devices, from cameras to sensors, must be processed in real-time. Although stored data is useful for insights and predictions, when it comes to mission-critical Industrial production and monitoring, data must be processed and analyzed right there. However, it is very challenging to analyze critical data on-premises …

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NCR-1567: IP 67 IIoT Gateway with 5G and Wi-Fi 6 Support

Our current infrastructure, including WAN deployments and traditional networking equipment, is not capable of handling the massive amount of data generated by IoT and IIoT devices. The amount of data can easily overwhelm any legacy WAN deployment. To make cities or factories “Smart” data must also be backed up by the right technology to transport …

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📋 Types of Motherboard Form Factors

In a nutshell, the motherboard form factor indicates the shape and size specifications of the board. The form factor also determines additional parameters such as the casing, power supply, mounting holes, and overall physical layout. The first form factor dates back to 1983. At that time, IBM built the personal computer XT and since the …

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Solar PV Monitoring Solution with LEC-7242

Inevitably, solar power panels will fail. One way or the other, dust will start to accumulate on panels, micro-cracks will start to appear, degradation, corrosion, snails will leave their tracks, all of this (and more), will lower the energy output. Monitoring the solar PV farms, their components, and the connections between them are critical for …

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