Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the IoT Zone (June 13 to June 19). Here they are, in order of popularity:
It's a right of passage for most new technological movements in the IT space to go through a lengthy buzzword phase where the definition is hazy and still evolving. It doesn't help when marketing teams make their own claims about the word (examples include DevOps, Big Data, HTML5), but eventually the technically sound members of the industry settle on a fairly specific set of defining attributes for the new buzzword.
To converge Internet of Thing devices with corporate IT solutions, teams require a Reference Architecture for the Internet of Things (IoT). The reference architecture must include devices, server-side capabilities, and cloud architecture required to interact with and manage the devices.
One of the biggest advantages that BeagleBone has is a component add-on series called "capes". Capes expand the power and functionality of BeagleBone products into a surprising number of forms. Here are seven interesting, practical, and powerful capes currently available for BeagleBone or BeagleBone Black.
Question: How to build a low-cost logic open source logic analyzer for less than $15? Answer: combine the Freedom KL25Z board with OLS!
Currently, sitting under the radar to some degree, iBeacons look like they’re set to explode in the coming weeks and months and social media could have a big part to play in their success. So, let’s take a look at how iBeacons and social media could change retail.