* Some courses can also be taught WebLive

Onsite Training: WiFi, Bluetooth, Zig Bee, M2M, IoT

This curriculum features courses on short-range wireless technologies (WiFi, Bluetooth, Bluetooth Low Energy, ZigBee, …) as well as courses on related subjects such as Machine-to-Machine Communications (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT).  All courses can be tailored to your organization’s technical needs.

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The Internet of Things: Smart Devices, M2M, WSNs, and IoT

The Internet of Things is coming and indeed in some ways is already here. It encompasses the networking and interaction of smart devices to achieve functionality that is currently labor-intensive, inconvenient, or just not feasible. It has begun with small-scale smart devices, and is progressing through larger, more complex systems such as autonomous vehicles. At some point in the future, the scope and degree of the automation may result in changes in major areas of society such as living and transportation, much as the automobile and the Internet have done. However, a major barrier to all of these applications is security, because anyone who can seize control of networked devices can create havoc and even cause personal injury or death.

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The Internet of Things (IoT) Revolution: Are You Ready?

The Internet is quickly morphing from a ‘network of computers’ into a ‘network of things’, and this technology is developing at a much faster pace than other such technologies of the past. Smart phones, cars, homes, buildings, wearable computing devices, unseen but ubiquitous sensors embedded into appliances, equipment and infrastructure, and many other “things” (including living things such as cattle and wildlife) are all getting linked up into a vast and pervasive Internet of Things (IoT)!

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Distributed Computing for IoT: Data Management in a Fog Computing Environment

Whereas the evolution of ICT has taken us from mainframes to PCs and back to the Cloud (e.g. from centralized to distributed to centralized computing), clearly distributed computing will have an increasingly important role in the digital economy. Edge Computing includes a number of technologies including Mobile Edge Computing, Fog Computing, and Cloudlets — to mention a few. In this article, we take a quick look at some of the Fog Computing and Data Management issues and challenges.

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Tutorial: RFID: Radio Frequency Identification

Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology is an automatic identification technology (Auto-ID) that uses radio waves to identify physical objects, whether animate or inanimate. Therefore, the range of objects identifiable using RFID includes virtually everything on this planet, and beyond. … An RFID system consists of the following components from end-to-end: Tag: A mandatory component. Reader: Also a mandatory component. Reader antenna: Another mandatory component; some current readers available today have built-in antennas …

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