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Litmus Automation steps up smart factory game with ROHM partnership

Litmus Automation, named in MachNation’s 2018 IoT Edge ScoreCard, has boosted its smart factory capabilities through a relationship with ROHM Semiconductor. The partnership will see ROHM’s sensor nodes and sub-gigahertz wireless communication integrated circuits working alongside Litmus Automation’s LoopEdge gateways and LoopCloud cloud-based industrial IoT platform. The ROHM technologies, attached to machinery and other factory equipment, will essentially act as the nerve endings for Litmus Automation’s systems. More technically, ROHM sensors will process key monitoring […]

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SiteWhere open source IoT platform supports smart metering in Turin, Italy

Interest in open source IoT platforms continues to grow. The flexibility, security and support ecosystem of open source solutions provides a viable alternative to more traditional IoT platforms. This short article describes a smart cities’ use case based on an open source IoT platform from SiteWhere. With headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, SiteWhere is an open-source IoT application enablement platform (AEP) offering two solutions. First, SiteWhere’s Community Edition (CE) is offered under CPAL license. For this […]

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IoT perspective on critical security flaw identified in CPUs

Overview With the talk of various “CPU bugs” in the news over the past few days, many customers across the industry are wondering how these vulnerabilities affect IoT. In response to significant press coverage and online speculation, Google’s Project Zero security research team, who initially discovered the issues, today released details of various vulnerabilities ahead of the originally coordinated disclosure date of January 9, 2018. Three variants of this “side channel” attack have been confirmed, grouped […]

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