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3 Use Cases for Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT)

In the two previous articles of this three-part series we discussed 7 benefits for DLT in IoT applications and profiled three IoT vendors who are already leveraging DLT in their solutions. In this piece we will be recapping some common terminology used when discussing DLT and taking an in-depth look at the various use cases for DLT across the industrial, financial and consumer sectors.  DLT is the same as Blockchain…right?  While the terms are often […]

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Key takeaways from Canonical Analyst Day 2019

MachNation was excited to attend Canonical Analyst Day 2019 last week in New York City. Canonical, best known for developing the popular Linux OS Ubuntu, hosts industry analysts and partners once a year to discuss recent achievements and plans for the future.  Here are three of MachNation’s key takeaways from Canonical Analyst Day 2019:  Canonical has made strong steps towards financial independence.  With the shuttering of the Unity and Unity Touch OS in 2017 Canonical […]

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Integrating blockchain technology into IoT: 3 vendor profiles

3 Companies Leveraging Blockchain for IoT  Companies are beginning to explore the benefits of using blockchain technology to address their growing IoT needs. Blockchain is a cryptographically secured, distributed ledger that allows for the secure transfer of information between parties. The primary benefit for adding blockchain to an IoT deployment is the decentralized architecture of distributed ledger technologies like blockchain. Operating on a peer-to-peer (P2P) network, rather than a centralized cloud environment allows for the […]

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Mozilla launches open source IoT platform

On April 18th, 2019 Mozilla announced Mozilla WebThings. WebThings is an open source platform aimed at helping consumers connect and monitor IoT devices, presumably in their homes. However, MachNation believes these types of open source platforms have applicability in both enterprise and consumer environments. WebThings was previously called “Project Things,” which is an implementation of the World Wide Web Consortium’s (W3C) Web of Things Standard. MachNation has discussed the value of an open source IoT […]

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IoT Solutions for Small to Medium Businesses

Executive Summary Large enterprises have traditionally been the early adopters of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions in their businesses. From enterprise-scale complexity in Industrial IoT (IIoT) to fleet management, asset tracking, device management, EV enablement and more, the IoT has grown to support countless use cases across a wide range of large industries. However, the explosive growth in IoT applications and connected devices in recent years has also enabled the development of solutions to small […]

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