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Author: Karim Saikali

Smart city app, using loRaWAN, Orbiwise and scriptr.io

LPWAN IoT applications Many IoT scenarios, such as smart city applications, involve multiple autonomous devices that fulfill specific tasks, such as monitoring noise levels, air quality, light, traffic, etc. These devices typically operate in LPWAN configurations (Low Power Wide Area Networks) with limited capabilities, and no access to power sources. As a consequence, the life-time of their battery, their power consumption as well as the network coverage and capabilities are main criteria to consider in the technical choices made when designing the related IoT applications; starting with the choice of an adequate network protocol and infrastructure. LoRaWAN is one...

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Augment iHealth’s API with scriptr.io

Connected health devices to reduce health-care costs Multiple studies conducted by the Worlwide Health Organisation (WHO) show that the cost of chronic diseases such as cardiovascular problems, obesity and diabetes represents around 60% of total health care costs. Same studies also show that most of these diseases are due to an unhealthy life-style, such as lack of physical activity, unbalanced diet, smoking, etc. In addition, many costly treatments are the result of late detection and handling of problems, because of the lack of feedback on patients’ condition. In that context, the proliferation of health-related devices for the end consumer...

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Season’s Dweeting

About dweet.io Dweet.io is a nice service that allows devices to communicate through messages sent using simple HTTP requests. Dweet.io also allows for the creation of alerts, based on simple JavaScript expressions that are evaluated against the content of the messages that are sent/received. Using dweet.io from scriptr.io Dweet.io’s simplicity makes it a good tool to implement simple IoT applications and to easily establish communication among HTTP-enabled devices and services. However, as soon as your requirements evolve with the addition of more complicated features, such as transforming your data and/or persisting it or orchestrating the execution of services and...

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Collaborative IoT Agents Using scriptr.io

From Orchestration to more Collaboration With the advent of IoT, the Internet has moved to a model where devices connect to other devices, applications or services, in order to implement new types of applications and business processes. However, most of the devices currently used as part of IoT solutions have rather limited capabilities, seeking a balance between price, performance and power consumption. As a consequence, the main part of the – computing intensive – logic that defines IoT applications is implemented and executed today on IoT cloud-based platforms, such as scriptr.io, which provide the required software and hardware infrastructure....

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IoT platforms to support Closed Loop PLM

About Product Life-Cycle Management Product Life-cycle Management (PLM) is the process of managing the life-cycle of a product, starting from its inception to the product design and manufacturing, product use and maintenance, ending with the product decommissioning and recycling. PLM and PLM systems are meant to control the information and activity flow from the beginning of the product’s life to it’s end. PLM’s objectives are to transform any information that is collected at the various stages into knowledge, so it can be used to improve the quality, efficiency and the sustainability of a product and the services that related...

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