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The Need to Protect Critical Infrastructure with Cybersecurity for IoT and OT

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With the growing threat of cyberattacks on critical U.S. infrastructure, is the government prepared? A December 1, 2022, report released by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) called for immediate action on cybersecurity for IoT and OT-connected devices to provide better security for critical infrastructure vulnerable to today’s sophisticated cyber threats. The report indicates 16 […]

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The Need to Protect Critical Infrastructure with Cybersecurity for IoT and OT

With the growing threat of cyberattacks on critical U.S. infrastructure, is the government prepared? A December 1, 2022, report released by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) called for immediate action on cybersecurity for IoT and OT-connected devices to provide better security for critical infrastructure vulnerable to today’s sophisticated cyber threats. The report indicates 16 […]

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Engineering & Construction
Why Smart Security Cameras Have Taken Over the Security Sector

Smart security cameras have become the most purchased product in the security sector, and Zach Supalla, Founder & CEO, of Particle, shares what this means for the security industry. Zach’s Thoughts: There’s clearly a technological advancement, which is one, just the fact that security cameras have gotten to be really cheap. And connected cameras […]

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Remote Access Solutions for Industrial IoT

Industry 4.0 is more than a buzzword; it’s a solution that can resolve supply chain issues. A secure IIOT (Industrial Internet of Things) framework connected to an IoT (Internet of Things) framework already on a company’s network can improve business outcomes with the right solutions.  This week on the Lion’s Den, a podcast by Red […]

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Engineering & Construction
Pillars of a High Functioning Manufacturing Warehouse Solution with Brian Reinhart

People want goods faster, cheaper, and easier. What else is new? But wanting it and making it happen are two different things. Manufacturing is always up for the task; thankfully, with today’s automated technology solutions, new ways of achieving those goals are at hand. Brian Reinhart, VP of Sales, Marketing, and Solutions with Hai Robotics, […]

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Industrial IoT
The Role of AI in the Digital Marketplace

As the global digital footprint continues to grow, privacy and security concerns grow with it. For Cris Pikes, CEO of Image Analyzer, this could not be a truer statement. Pikes sits down with host Mike Philpott, Partner Sales Development Manager for AI – Intel UK, to discuss the important value AI has in the […]

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Industrial IoT
Completely Connected Systems with Zach Supalla

An all-in-one connectivity platform is essential to make the most of IoT devices. Zach Supalla, Founder & CEO at Particle, joined Industrial IoT’s Mat Ackley to talk about Particle’s Platform as a Service model, which makes it easy to build connectivity between IoT software and hardware.  The oil & gas industry is one market segment […]

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US Inflation Expectations Extend Retreat, Buoy Consumers’ Mood
January 30, 2023

(Bloomberg) — US short- and long-term inflation expectations improved at the end of January, helping to once again boost consumer sentiment. Respondents said they expect prices to advance 3.9% over the next year, the lowest since April 2021, the University of Michigan’s final survey reading showed Friday. The sentiment index climbed to 64.9 from earlier […]

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How Companies Can Benefit from Working with Volta Insight
January 30, 2023

Driving Technology Solutions for a more sustainable future doesn’t happen in a bubble. Commercial HVAC Service providers like Service Logic rely on close relationships to improve what they do and vice versa. One partnership Service Logic values is the one they have with Volta Energy.  Volta Knowledge host Tyler Kern wanted to learn more […]

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Here Come the Little Electric Pickup Trucks
January 29, 2023

(Bloomberg) —Having zipped from six-figure sedans to Costco-crushing SUVs, electrification is finally zeroing in on the auto industry’s most esoteric form: the tiny pickup truck. At least two major carmakers are considering adding small, battery-powered pickups to their growing parade of EVs.At General Motors Co., spokesman Stuart Fowle says a pint-sized pickup is one of several […]

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Why Businesses are Making More Long-Term IoT Investments
August 3, 2022

The march toward Industry 4.0 continues, and it seems businesses are more comfortable with their role in this transformation than ever before. Increasingly utilizing IoT as part of their business plans, new research from Information Services Group (ISG) found that companies are not only rapidly revamping their IoT plans, but they’re “growing more ambitious” with […]

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Robotic Automation in American Manufacturing: Its Rise, Impact, and Value in the American Manufacturing Renaissance

Attention-grabbing headlines and political stump speeches keep indicating that America no longer makes anything. That’s actually not the case at all. Despite lots of transitions and evolutions in American manufacturing, the U.S. is still the number two manufacturer in the world in terms of output, second only to China. The industry is now seeing steady […]

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And Back to the Edge: Why Edge Computing is Gaining Ground on the Cloud

It wasn’t so long ago that cloud computing was the trending topic as the growth of the wireless industry and new technology implementations led to rapid migration from on-premises data centers to cloud servers. According to a Gartner Forecast study, over a third of organizations consider cloud computing as one of their top three investment […]

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Top 10 Manufacturing Trends in the Post-Pandemic Era

Agile factories, IoT, predictive maintenance, workforce transformation and safety, resilient supply chains and doubling down on data — these were all pandemic-driven trends that topped the manufacturing agenda in 2020. But what lies ahead in 2021 and beyond? Here’s 10 trends driving how manufacturers will move through three phases of responding, recovering and revamping operations […]

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Top 10 Manufacturing Trends in the Post-Pandemic Era
July 16, 2021

Agile factories, IoT, predictive maintenance, workforce transformation and safety, resilient supply chains and doubling down on data — these were all pandemic-driven trends that topped the manufacturing agenda in 2020. But what lies ahead in 2021 and beyond? Here’s 10 trends driving how manufacturers will move through three phases of responding, recovering and revamping operations […]

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How to Identify the Processes You Should Automate for Maximum Efficiency

Automation is a powerful word in a wide range of different industries. It allows companies to make significant improvements to their business processes, software creation, and ease of implementation. Due to its innate value, the automation market is growing at a rapid rate. Tech leaders Forrester predicted that the automation market size would reach USD […]

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Secure Remote Access Is No Longer Optional

Barry Turner, Technical Business Development Manager at Red Lion Controls, joined host Tyler Kern for a live discussion on secure remote access and the importance of companies developing solutions that ensure a higher frequency of cyberattacks doesn’t end in disaster. “Red Lion has been doing remote access for quite some time,” Turner said. “We just […]

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What Can Real-Time Location Data Tell You, and What Should Your RTLS Software Platform Do?

When it comes to the management of warehouses, mining sites or other industrial locations, safety and efficiency go hand in hand. You want to keep your facility running at full productivity while reducing risk and creating a culture of safety, and managers know how costly safety incidents can be, as well as how important it […]

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What Can Real-Time Location Data Tell You, and What Should Your RTLS Software Platform Do?
May 17, 2021

When it comes to the management of warehouses, mining sites or other industrial locations, safety and efficiency go hand in hand. You want to keep your facility running at full productivity while reducing risk and creating a culture of safety, and managers know how costly safety incidents can be, as well as how important it […]

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5 Network Upgrades You Need to Futureproof Your Business

Your network architecture and infrastructure is not something that you set up once and forget about, or revisit once per year. Rather, upgrading your network should be a constant process in order to prepare your business for the future. If you don’t improve and update your network, it will become slow and inefficient. Old networks […]

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Rugged Industrial Computers For Extreme Deployments

Industrial applications are implementing advanced technologies that have rapidly grown over the past several years and the trend keeps increasing exponentially. To cope with these software and hardware advancements, manufacturers are challenged to produce more powerful computers. Furthermore, these computers are also required to be reliable and durable amid industrial deployments at the edge in […]

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How RTLS Technology Improves Warehouse Operations’ Efficiency and Productivity

The era of automation is here, and it’s no longer a luxury to engage in elevated data collection and analysis – they are necessities for improving operational efficiency and productivity. What if you could see the entirety of your facility at all times? That’s the kind of insight you need. Real-time location tracking – and […]

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Pillars of a High Functioning Manufacturing Warehouse Solution with Brian Reinhart
September 19, 2022

People want goods faster, cheaper, and easier. What else is new? But wanting it and making it happen are two different things. Manufacturing is always up for the task; thankfully, with today’s automated technology solutions, new ways of achieving those goals are at hand. Brian Reinhart, VP of Sales, Marketing, and Solutions with Hai Robotics, […]

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Completely Connected Systems with Zach Supalla

An all-in-one connectivity platform is essential to make the most of IoT devices. Zach Supalla, Founder & CEO at Particle, joined Industrial IoT’s Mat Ackley to talk about Particle’s Platform as a Service model, which makes it easy to build connectivity between IoT software and hardware.  The oil & gas industry is one market segment […]

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The Deployment of IoT Over Cellular Networks

There is a gap between the promise of IoT and what is getting delivered. Some of the shortfalls could stem from the supply chain. Solution? Ivo Rook, COO, President at 1NCE, said the answer could lie in the effective utilization of cellular networks.  The challenge with traditional cellular networks and IoT is compliance. “Cellular networks […]

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Infinite IoT: The Future of Supply Chain Operations

Since Covid took the world by storm in 2020, supply chain issues have come to the forefront of the news as no one was exempt from the challenges of getting common everyday items. And while it doesn’t take a global pandemic to disrupt supply chain operations, it was this very event that made people aware […]

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Infinite IoT: The Future of Supply Chain Operations
June 21, 2022

Since Covid took the world by storm in 2020, supply chain issues have come to the forefront of the news as no one was exempt from the challenges of getting common everyday items. And while it doesn’t take a global pandemic to disrupt supply chain operations, it was this very event that made people aware […]

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Not Your Father’s Data Center: Innovations in Generator Land

How did a Texas boy, who swore up and down he’d never leave Texas for Oklahoma, wind up involved with the data storage industry in Oklahoma? Chris Brown, CTO at Uptime Institute, isn’t 100% sure himself, but spending the past 25 years in the Sooner state means something went right. And Brown said the data […]

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Interaction to Satisfaction: Why customer engagement matters now more than ever

Finding key engagements to develop and strengthen the relationship with your customers is vital to building a successful and reputable business. Host of Fiberside Chat, Tyler Kern, welcomed guests Ashlee Hornbuckle, Marketing Manager at 3-GIS, and Steve Seagraves, Instructional Designer at 3-GIS, to discuss setting customer-centric initiatives. “In this industry, I would say the majority […]

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The Evolution of the Cellular Network

The cellular network evolution is miles ahead of its early 2G and 3G days. One of the industry leaders of that evolution is Digi International. Harald Remmert, CTO for Cellular Solutions at Digi International spoke with Infinite IoT’s Mat Ackley and provided insights into that journey, today’s technical advancements, and the future of cellular networks. […]

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Industrial IoT
The Evolution of the Cellular Network
May 12, 2022

The cellular network evolution is miles ahead of its early 2G and 3G days. One of the industry leaders of that evolution is Digi International. Harald Remmert, CTO for Cellular Solutions at Digi International spoke with Infinite IoT’s Mat Ackley and provided insights into that journey, today’s technical advancements, and the future of cellular networks. […]

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Infinite IoT: The Evolution of AI Industrial Deployment

What was once the story found in science fiction novels has increasingly taken the world by storm. Everything from the ads you see online to advancing car technology is driven by artificial intelligence. In this episode of Infinite IoT, host Mat Ackley spoke with Lumenci CEO Harish Daiya to discuss the evolution of AI industrial […]

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Fiberside Chat (3-GIS): Automation is not autonomous. Why people are needed in data migration.

Stephen Hudak, senior GIS consultant for SSP Innovations in Centennial, CO. Hudak, has spent nearly a decade working in the field of GIS. While contributing to various positions, he has dedicated his time to working on enterprise software implementations and fiber optic data management systems. Joined with Hudak is Kevin Harrelson. Harrelson is the Production […]

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Better Broadband: Clearfield Doubles U.S. Footprint to Serve Customer Base

There is some exciting news to share from Clearfield, and they could not wait to spread the word: they just completed a new 100K square foot facility for warehouse and logistics space in Brooklyn Park just down the road from their headquarters. This facility will support multi-state regional telco providers and operators. To shed light […]

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Industrial IoT
The Role of AI in the Digital Marketplace
August 10, 2022

As the global digital footprint continues to grow, privacy and security concerns grow with it. For Cris Pikes, CEO of Image Analyzer, this could not be a truer statement. Pikes sits down with host Mike Philpott, Partner Sales Development Manager for AI – Intel UK, to discuss the important value AI has in the […]

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The Bites on Bytes Month in Review

MarketScale is committed to covering the stories and trends that impact B2B industries. In this month in review, we take a look back at a few of the stories that had an impact in Software & Technology and IoT.   Featured Stories:   Understanding MiCA: EU’s Next Steps Toward a Greener Cryptomining Market The cryptocurrency […]

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Industry 4.0 by 2050

Job security is top of mind for workers within the manufacturing space and that concern is growing with the increasingly prevalent AI and IoT technologies that are changing the manufacturing landscape. The fear that robots will take over and annihilate the need for people continues to dominate conversations regarding automating manufacturing processes. The reality – […]

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74% of Restaurant-Goers Want Free WiFi. Is it Worth the Cybersecurity Risks?

Commentary: You’ve likely placed an on-line food order in the past six months; many of us do it on a regular basis. We all took notice as restaurants all over the world were thrust into a shift towards a delivery- or pickup-only business model in order to survive during the pandemic, mostly with consumers […]

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74% of Restaurant-Goers Want Free WiFi. Is it Worth the Cybersecurity Risk?
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74% of Restaurant-Goers Want Free WiFi. Is it Worth the Cybersecurity Risks?
November 23, 2021

Commentary: You’ve likely placed an on-line food order in the past six months; many of us do it on a regular basis. We all took notice as restaurants all over the world were thrust into a shift towards a delivery- or pickup-only business model in order to survive during the pandemic, mostly with consumers […]

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What Cybersecurity Takeaways Should Governmental Leaders Take From White House Summit

Key Points: In order to get the most out of the White House ransomware summit, countries participating should reinforce the basics of good cybersecurity practice. Entities need to take a measure of accountability in ensuring the basics of cybersecurity are met, both at the federal level and the individual corporate level. Good cybersecurity practice […]

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Calculating the Hidden Cost of Gearing Up for Smart Cities

Keypoints: Cities have started using smart tech to collect data. Sensors and voice activation detects things such as traffic congestion. Smart cities allow congestion to be rerouted via retimed traffic lights. Commentary: Cities at large have been starting to utilize technologies, such as voice activation and sensors that collect data to support their push […]

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Does 5G Really Need Fiber to Thrive?

Key Points: Fiber is more reliable and can carry the signal over longer distances compared to other technologies. Fiber enables symmetrical download speeds and upload speeds and has unlimited information carrying capacity. If the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act is passed by Congress, the broadband industry will receive a $65 billion investment. Commentary: There […]

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Does 5G Really Need Fiber to Thrive?
October 13, 2021

Key Points: Fiber is more reliable and can carry the signal over longer distances compared to other technologies. Fiber enables symmetrical download speeds and upload speeds and has unlimited information carrying capacity. If the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act is passed by Congress, the broadband industry will receive a $65 billion investment. Commentary: There […]

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Can the U.S. Templatize Funding for Smart Cities?

Cities are migrating from analog to digital, and according to Forbes.com, a Smart City “involves varied technology to integrate transportation, health, energy, water resources, waste collections, smart-building technologies, and security technologies and services.” We asked Tim Sylvester, founder & CTO of Integrated Roadways, where are most US cities facing the same funding and rollout […]

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Learning Automation Lessons from a Japanese Robotics Company Ahead of PACK EXPO 2021

Key Points: Automation is helping to fill the labor shortage and retention gaps. Packing has traditionally been a difficult field to automate. Machine intelligence makes this possible by allowing robots to perceive and react to its surroundings. Commentary: As labor shortages have continued to plague the global supply chain, many companies have recognized this as […]

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Raspberry Pi Isn’t a Go-To for Commercial IoT. Could That Change?

When building out commercial and enterprise IoT networks, Raspberry Pi is usually out of consideration as a supporting single board computer. Its open source technologies make it great for hobbyists and small-scale deployments, but critics challenge its security capabilities. However, even though it gets said anecdotal heat, Raspberry Pi is still proving to be 44% […]

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The Need to Protect Critical Infrastructure with Cybersecurity for IoT and OT
January 2, 2023

With the growing threat of cyberattacks on critical U.S. infrastructure, is the government prepared? A December 1, 2022, report released by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) called for immediate action on cybersecurity for IoT and OT-connected devices to provide better security for critical infrastructure vulnerable to today’s sophisticated cyber threats. The report indicates 16 […]

Read More
Why Smart Security Cameras Have Taken Over the Security Sector
November 9, 2022

Smart security cameras have become the most purchased product in the security sector, and Zach Supalla, Founder & CEO, of Particle, shares what this means for the security industry. Zach’s Thoughts: There’s clearly a technological advancement, which is one, just the fact that security cameras have gotten to be really cheap. And connected cameras […]

Read More
Remote Access Solutions for Industrial IoT
November 9, 2022

Industry 4.0 is more than a buzzword; it’s a solution that can resolve supply chain issues. A secure IIOT (Industrial Internet of Things) framework connected to an IoT (Internet of Things) framework already on a company’s network can improve business outcomes with the right solutions.  This week on the Lion’s Den, a podcast by Red […]

Read More
Pillars of a High Functioning Manufacturing Warehouse Solution with Brian Reinhart
September 19, 2022

People want goods faster, cheaper, and easier. What else is new? But wanting it and making it happen are two different things. Manufacturing is always up for the task; thankfully, with today’s automated technology solutions, new ways of achieving those goals are at hand. Brian Reinhart, VP of Sales, Marketing, and Solutions with Hai Robotics, […]

Read More
The Role of AI in the Digital Marketplace
August 10, 2022

As the global digital footprint continues to grow, privacy and security concerns grow with it. For Cris Pikes, CEO of Image Analyzer, this could not be a truer statement. Pikes sits down with host Mike Philpott, Partner Sales Development Manager for AI – Intel UK, to discuss the important value AI has in the […]

Read More
Completely Connected Systems with Zach Supalla
August 4, 2022

An all-in-one connectivity platform is essential to make the most of IoT devices. Zach Supalla, Founder & CEO at Particle, joined Industrial IoT’s Mat Ackley to talk about Particle’s Platform as a Service model, which makes it easy to build connectivity between IoT software and hardware.  The oil & gas industry is one market segment […]

Read More
Why Businesses are Making More Long-Term IoT Investments
August 3, 2022

The march toward Industry 4.0 continues, and it seems businesses are more comfortable with their role in this transformation than ever before. Increasingly utilizing IoT as part of their business plans, new research from Information Services Group (ISG) found that companies are not only rapidly revamping their IoT plans, but they’re “growing more ambitious” with […]

Read More
The Deployment of IoT Over Cellular Networks
July 8, 2022

There is a gap between the promise of IoT and what is getting delivered. Some of the shortfalls could stem from the supply chain. Solution? Ivo Rook, COO, President at 1NCE, said the answer could lie in the effective utilization of cellular networks.  The challenge with traditional cellular networks and IoT is compliance. “Cellular networks […]

Read More
Infinite IoT: The Future of Supply Chain Operations
June 21, 2022

Since Covid took the world by storm in 2020, supply chain issues have come to the forefront of the news as no one was exempt from the challenges of getting common everyday items. And while it doesn’t take a global pandemic to disrupt supply chain operations, it was this very event that made people aware […]

Read More