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|January 11, 2013 05:57 PM EST||
FT. LAUDERDALE, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 01/11/13 -- More than 100 companies will be presenting at Noble Financial Capital Markets' Ninth Annual Equity Conference including the following:
AdCare Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE: ADK) is a recognized innovator in senior living and health care facility management. AdCare operates 51 facilities in the South Eastern United States, located in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Ohio and Oklahoma, with nearly 5,000 beds/units in service. Its mission has been to provide the highest quality of healthcare services to the elderly, including a broad range of skilled nursing and sub-acute care services. http://www.adcarehealth.com
Amtech Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: ASYS), manufactures silicon wafer handling automation, thermal processing, PSG and PECVD equipment and related consumables used in fabricating solar cells and semiconductor devices. Amtech is a leading supplier of horizontal diffusion furnace systems, related automation and polishing supplies that enable key steps of the front end manufacturing process for both solar cells and semiconductor chips. Amtech's products are recognized under the leading brand names Tempress Systems, Bruce Technologies, P.R. Hoffman and R2D automation. http://www.amtechsystems.com
Arabian American Development Company (NYSE: ARSD) owns and operates a petrochemical facility located in southeast Texas, just north of Beaumont which specializes in high purity petrochemical solvents and other solvent type manufacturing. The Company is also the original developer and a 37% owner of Al Masane Al Kobra Mining Co., a Saudi Arabian joint stock company. http://www.arabianamericandev.com
Arotech Corporation (NASDAQ: ARTX), a provider of quality defense and security products for the military, law enforcement and security markets, today announced that its Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Tom Paup, will be presenting at the "NINE"; Noble Financial Capital Markets' Ninth Annual Equity Conference at the Hard Rock Hotel in Hollywood, Florida, on Wednesday January 23rd 2013 Eastern Time.
At the time of the presentation, a live audio and high-definition video webcast of Arotech's presentation and a copy of the presentation materials will be available through the Noble Financial websites:
www.noblefcm.com, or www.nobleresearch.com/NINE/home.htm.
Arotech operates through two major business divisions: Training and Simulation, and Battery and Power Systems. Arotech is incorporated in Delaware, with corporate offices in Ann Arbor, Michigan and research, development and production subsidiaries in Alabama, Michigan and Israel.http://www.arotechusa.com
AtheroNova Inc. (OTCQB: AHRO) is a biotechnology company focused on discovery and development of novel compounds to potentially reduce atherosclerotic plaque and to safely improve lipid profiles in humans. In addition to its lead compound AHRO-001, AtheroNova is developing multiple applications for its patented and patents-pending therapies for cardiovascular disease, stroke, PAD, dementia and ED, all of which have been linked to atherosclerosis and account for an annual US market of more than $41 billion.
CBIZ, Inc. (NYSE: CBZ) provides professional business services that help clients better manage their finances and employees. CBIZ provides accounting, tax, internal audit, merger and acquisition advisory, valuation services, employee benefits consulting, property and casualty insurance, retirement plan consulting, payroll, HR consulting, executive recruitment and medical practice management. CBIZ is one of the largest accounting, valuation, and medical practice management companies in the United States, and provides services through more than 130 offices in 37 states.
Chyron Corp. (NASDAQ: CHYR), an Emmy® Award-winning company whose products have defined the world of digital and broadcast graphics, offers graphics solutions including the Axis World Graphics online content creation software and order management system, on-air graphics systems, clip servers, channel branding, graphics asset management, graphics over IP, and second screen solutions. More information about Chyron products and services is available at: http://www.chyron.com
Computer Task Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTGX) provides IT solutions that address the business needs of companies in several higher-growth industries including healthcare, energy and technology services. As a leading health IT provider, CTG offers health providers and payers a full range of consulting services and proprietary software solutions that support better, lower cost healthcare. CTG also provides managed services IT staffing to major technology companies and large corporations. For more information visit http://www.ctg.com
Concurrent (NASDAQ: CCUR) is a global leader in video, media data intelligence and real-time Linux® solutions. Concurrent provides customers with transformative solutions to fuel their business beyond what was thought possible. Concurrent's unified video delivery and media data intelligence solutions support every screen simultaneously, making it easier for cable MSOs, fixed-line telecommunications providers, mobile operators, online media companies and satellite TV broadcasters to deliver revenue generating video services to consumers on any device, over any network. The world's leading telecommunication and online media companies have selected Concurrent to provide the solutions and services required to support their next-generation multi-screen video initiatives. Concurrent's Emmy award-winning video solutions are based upon a rich heritage of high-performance real-time technology. Our real-time Linux solutions are used to support applications in the defense, aerospace, automotive and financial industries. Concurrent has offices in North America, Europe and Asia. http://www.ccur.com
Coronado Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNDO) is a biopharmaceutical company focused on novel immunotherapy biologic agents for autoimmune diseases and cancer. Coronado's two principal pharmaceutical product candidates are initially targeted for clinical development for inflammatory bowel disease, multiple sclerosis and acute myeloid leukemia. http://www.coronadobiosciences.com
Cytomedix, Inc. (NASDAQ: CMXI) is an autologous regenerative therapies company commercializing innovative platelet technologies for orthopedics and wound care with a pipeline of adult stem cell therapies. The Company markets the AutoloGel System, for the production of autologous platelet rich plasma ("PRP") gel for use in wound care and the Angel® cPRP System, used for the separation of blood and bone marrow into red cells, platelet poor plasma ("PPP") and PRP in surgical settings.
DARA BioSciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: DARA) DARA is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of oncology treatment and supportive care products. DARA is led by a team of highly experienced and diverse healthcare professionals with extensive expertise in clinical development, sales and marketing, strategic planning, and technical operations. As innovative as the therapies they develop, DARA is committed to improving patients' quality of life.
Direct Insite Corp. (OTCBB: DIRI) delivers cloud-based e-invoicing solutions that automate AP, AR and payments processes to provide significant benefits across the financial supply chain for Global 3000 organizations. Today, over 300,000 suppliers and customers use our global e-invoicing network across 100 countries (representing over 35 currencies and 17 languages). Direct Insite's Invoices On-Line (IOL) automates processes such as: electronic invoice distribution, purchase order distribution, invoice processing, dispute management, payment processing, and reporting.
Dot Hill Systems Corp. (NASDAQ: HILL) delivers innovative technology and global support, and empowers the OEM and channels community to bring unique storage solutions to market. Dot Hill's RAID technology is the foundation for best-in-class storage solutions. The Company's products are in use today by the world's leading service and equipment providers, advanced technology and telecommunications companies, as well as government agencies and small and medium enterprise customers. http://www.dothill.com
Ducommun, Inc. (NYSE: DCO) Founded in 1849, Ducommun Incorporated provides engineering and manufacturing services to the aerospace, defense, and other industries through a wide spectrum of electronic and structural applications. The company is an established supplier of critical components and assemblies for commercial aircraft and military and space vehicles as well as for the energy market, medical field, and industrial automation. It operates through two primary business units - Ducommun AeroStructures (DAS) and Ducommun LaBarge Technologies (DLT). Additional information can be found at http://www.ducommun.com
Dynamics Research Corp. (NASDAQ: DRCO) Dynamics Research Corporation (DRC) provides measurable performance improvements for government customers through the delivery of innovative management consulting, engineering, science and technology solutions. DRC offers the capabilities of a large company and the responsiveness of a small company, backed by a history of excellence and customer satisfaction. Founded in 1955, DRC is a publicly held corporation (NASDAQ: DRCO) and maintains more than 25 offices nationwide with major offices in Andover, Massachusetts and the Washington, D.C. region. For more information please visit our website at http://www.drc.com
Emmis Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: EMMS) is a diversified media company, principally focused on radio broadcasting. Emmis operates the 9th largest publicly traded radio portfolio in the United States based on total listeners. Emmis operates 19 FM and three AM radio stations in New York, Los Angeles, St. Louis, Austin, Indianapolis and Terre Haute, IN. http://www.emmis.com
Engility Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: EGL) is a pure-play government services contractor providing highly-skilled personnel wherever, whenever they are needed, in a cost effective manner. Headquartered in Chantilly, Va., Engility is a leading provider of systems engineering services, training, program management, and operational support for the U.S. government with approximately 7,800 employees worldwide and estimated sales of $1.6 billion for 2012. To learn more about Engility, please visit http://www.engilitycorp.com
Entercom Communications (NYSE: ETM) is one of the largest radio broadcasting companies in the United States, with a nationwide portfolio of over 100 stations in 23 markets, including San Francisco, Boston, Seattle, Denver, Portland, Sacramento and Kansas City. Known for developing unique and highly successful locally programmed stations, Entercom is home to some of radio's most distinguished brands and compelling personalities. http://www.entercom.com
FluoroPharma Medical, Inc. (OTCBB: FPMI) develops breakthrough molecular imaging agents for positron emission tomography (PET) and has several significant opportunities in the cardiology market, the largest segment of the nuclear medicine market; affecting millions of patients worldwide. Phase II data for the company's two lead compounds are expected in 2013.
These precision diagnostics will help the medical community diagnose disease more accurately at the earliest stages, leading to more effective treatment, and better patient outcomes.
Fusion (OTCQB: FSNN) is a leading provider of cloud communications, cloud computing and managed cloud solutions to small, medium and large businesses, and carriers worldwide. Fusion's advanced, high availability service platform enables the integration of products and services in the cloud, including hosted voice, data, Unified Communications, managed network services and Infrastructure-as-a Service. Fusion's advanced cloud-based solutions lower our customers' cost of ownership, and deliver new levels of flexibility, scalability and speed of deployment. http://www.fusiontel.com
Guided Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCBB: GTHP) is developing a rapid and painless testing platform based on patented biophotonic technology that utilizes light for the early detection of disease at the cellular level. The Company's first product is the LuViva® Advanced Cervical Scan, a non-invasive device used to detect cervical disease instantly and at the point of care. In a clinical trial, the technology was able to detect cervical cancer up to two years earlier than conventional modalities.http://www.guidedinc.com
Harte-Hanks, Inc. (NYSE: HHS) is a worldwide direct and targeted marketing company that provides multichannel direct and digital marketing services and shopper advertising opportunities to a wide range of local, regional, national and international consumer and business-to-business marketers. Harte-Hanks Direct Marketing designs, implements and executes multichannel marketing programs on behalf of its clients using direct and digital communications. Harte-Hanks Shoppers brings buyers and sellers together at a local level through its targeted weekly print publications and digital advertising.
IC Potash Corp. (TSX: ICP) (OTCQX: ICPTF) intends to become a primary producer of Sulphate of Potash ("SOP") and Sulphate of Potash Magnesia ("SOPM") by mining its 100% owned potash Ochoa property in southeast New Mexico. The property consists of over 100,000 acres of federal subsurface potassium prospecting permits and State of New Mexico potassium mining leases. http://www.icpotash.com
Keynote Systems (NASDAQ: KEYN) is the global leader in Internet and mobile cloud testing & monitoring., Keynote maintains the world's largest on-demand performance monitoring and testing infrastructure for Web and mobile sites comprised of over 7,000 measurement computers and mobile devices in over 275 locations around the world that enable companies to continuously improve the online and mobile experience. Known as 'The Mobile and Internet Performance Authority, Keynote serves over 4,000 customers. http://www.keynote.com/
Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc. (NASDAQ: OMEX) Odyssey Marine Exploration is engaged in deep-ocean exploration using innovative methods and technology. Odyssey conducts search and archaeological operations on shipwrecks around the world. The Company also has a minority ownership stake in Neptune Minerals, whose focus is on discovering and commercializing high-value underwater mineral deposits and in Chatham Rock Phosphate, a company focused on discovering and commercializing seabed deposits of rock phosphate and other minerals. Odyssey provides contracting services to governments and global companies.http://www.shipwreck.net
OncoSec Medical Incorporated (OTCQB: ONCS) is a biopharmaceutical company developing its advanced-stage ImmunoPulse DNA-based immunotherapy and NeoPulse therapy to treat solid tumor cancers.
ImmunoPulse and NeoPulse therapies address an unmet medical need and represent a potential solution, for less invasive and less expensive therapies that are able to minimize detrimental effects resulting from currently available cancer treatments such as surgery, systemic chemotherapy or immunotherapy and other treatment alternatives.
OncoSec's core technology is based upon its proprietary use of an electroporation platform to dramatically enhance the delivery and uptake of a locally delivered DNA-based immunocytokine (ImmunoPulse) or chemotherapeutic agent (NeoPulse). Treatment of various solid cancers using these powerful and targeted anti-cancer agents has demonstrated selective destruction of cancerous cells while sparing healthy normal tissues during early and late stage clinical trials.
OncoSec's clinical programs include three Phase II clinical trials for ImmunoPulse targeting lethal skin cancers. More information is available at http://www.oncosec.com
Perceptron, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRCP) Perceptron's high tech products provide laser and software based solutions for manufacturing process control as well as non-contact measurement, scanning, and inspection applications. Perceptron's metrology solutions to help companies manage their complex manufacturing processes to improve quality, shorten product launch times and reduce overall manufacturing costs. The Company also offers Value Added Support Services. Perceptron has operations in the United States, Germany, France, Spain, Brazil, Japan, Singapore, China and India. For more information, please visit http://www.perceptron.com
PharmAthene, Inc. (NYSE MKT: PIP) PharmAthene was formed to meet the critical needs of the United States and its allies by developing and commercializing medical countermeasures against biological and chemical threats. PharmAthene's lead product programs include:
- SparVax - next generation anthrax vaccine
- Recombinant BChE- novel bioscavenger for the prevention and treatment of morbidity and mortality associated with exposure to chemical nerve agents
- Valortim® - a fully human monoclonal antibody for the prevention and treatment of anthrax infection
Progress Software Corporation (NASDAQ: PRGS) is a global software company that simplifies the development, deployment and management of business applications. These can be deployed on-premise or on any cloud, on any platform and on any device with minimal IT complexity and low total cost of ownership. Progress technologies are used by nearly 140,000 organizations in more than 180 countries, including 88% of the Fortune 100. Progress Software can be reached at
Providence Service Corporation (NASDAQ: PRSC) The Providence Service Corporation provides home and community based social services and non-emergency transportation services management to government sponsored clients under programs such as welfare, juvenile justice, Medicaid and corrections. Providence is unique in that it provides its social services primarily in the client's own home or in community based settings versus treatment facilities or hospitals and provides its NET management services through local transportation providers rather than owning its own fleet of vehicles. http://www.provcorp.com
RELM Wireless Corporation (NYSE: RWC) An American Manufacturer for 60+ years, RELM produces high-specification two-way communications equipment for use by public safety and government agencies. Advances include a broad new line of digital two-way radios compliant with APCO Project 25 specifications. RELM's products are provided under the BK Radio and RELM brand names. Headquarters is located in West Melbourne, Florida. The Company's common stock trades on the NYSE MKT market under the symbol "RWC".
RELM's website address is http://www.relm.com
Rentrak Corporation (NASDAQ: RENT) is the entertainment and marketing industries' premier provider of worldwide consumer viewership information, precisely measuring actual viewing behavior of movies and TV everywhere. Using proprietary intelligence and technology, combined with advanced demographics, Rentrak provides the stable and robust audience measurement services that movie, television and advertising professionals have come to rely on to better deliver their business goals and more precisely target advertising across numerous platforms including box office, multiscreen television and home video. http://www.rentrak.com
SNAP Interactive, Inc. (OTCBB: STVI) develops, owns and operates social discovery applications for social networking websites and mobile platforms. SNAP's flagship brand, AreYouInterested.com®, is one of the largest social discovery applications on the internet, based on monthly active users ("MAUs") of the AreYouInterested.com application on the Facebook Platform, and it offers a completely integrated Facebook, iPhone, Android and Web application. For more information, please visit http://www.snap-interactive.com
Sparton Corporation (NYSE: SPA), now in its 113th year, is a provider of complex and sophisticated electromechanical devices with capabilities that include concept development, industrial design, design and manufacturing engineering, production, distribution, and field service. The primary markets served are in the Medical Device, Defense & Security Systems, and Electronic Manufacturing Services industries. Headquartered in Schaumburg, IL, Sparton currently has four manufacturing locations worldwide. The Company's Web site may be accessed at http://www.sparton.com
The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) is a leading media enterprise that embraces its rich history in delivering high-quality journalism through television stations and newspapers, while expanding its digital strategies for multiple platforms. The company provides community-changing breaking news, story-telling, investigations and interactive outreach at 19 television stations in major markets such as Denver, San Diego, Detroit, Phoenix, Cleveland, Cincinnati and Tampa, and 13 newspaper markets, including Memphis, Knoxville, Naples, Fla., and Corpus Christi, Texas. http://www.scripps.com
TissueTech, Inc., is a recognized leader in scientific research of regenerative medicine therapies using amniotic membrane tissue. The Company has received 16 scientific research grants and has over 14 issued patents and 25 additional pending applications. The Company's products are commercialized through its wholly-owned subsidiaries. Bio-Tissue is the industry leader in the use of amniotic membrane tissue for ocular surface repair. Amniox Medical addresses opportunities in the orthopedic and wound care markets.http://www.biotissue.com and www.amnioxmedical.com
Trio Merger Corp. (NASDAQ: TRIO)/SAExploration. Trio is a blank-check company formed to effect a merger with a business. In December 2012, Trio entered into a merger agreement with SAExploration, a privately-held seismic data acquisition company. SAExploration provides a full range of 2D, 3D and 4D seismic data services to its multinational client base in North America, South America and Southeast Asia. The merger agreement is subject to certain closing conditions, including, among others, approval of Trio's stockholders.
University General Health System, Inc. (OTCQB: UGHS) is a multi-specialty health care provider that delivers concierge physician and patient-oriented services that are uniquely competitive, efficient, and adaptive in today's environment. UGHS operates two hospitals located in Houston and Dallas, Texas along with ancillary hospital outpatient departments (HOPDs) that include ambulatory surgery, diagnostic imaging, physical therapy, sleep, and hyperbaric wound care. UGHS owns and manages senior living facilities and provides revenue cycle and luxury facilities management services. http://www.universitygeneralhospital.com
WidePoint Corporation (NYSE MKT: WYY) WidePoint is a leading provider of enterprise wide cloud-based, telecommunications management and trusted identity management solutions. WidePoint has several wholly owned subsidiaries holding major government and commercial contracts that provide advanced information technology products and services. WidePoint enables Enterprises and Agencies to deploy fully compliant IT services in accordance with government-mandated regulations and advanced system requirements. For more information, visit http://www.widepoint.com
An entirely new security model is needed for the Internet of Things, or is it? Can we save some old and tested controls for this new and different environment? In his session at @ThingsExpo, New York's at the Javits Center, Davi Ottenheimer, EMC Senior Director of Trust, reviewed hands-on lessons with IoT devices and reveal a new risk balance you might not expect. Davi Ottenheimer, EMC Senior Director of Trust, has more than nineteen years' experience managing global security operations and assessments, including a decade of leading incident response and digital forensics. He is co-author of t...
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SYS-CON Events announced today that Gridstore™, the leader in hyper-converged infrastructure purpose-built to optimize Microsoft workloads, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Gridstore™ is the leader in hyper-converged infrastructure purpose-built for Microsoft workloads and designed to accelerate applications in virtualized environments. Gridstore’s hyper-converged infrastructure is the industry’s first all flash version of HyperConverged Appliances that include both compute and storag...
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The 3rd International Internet of @ThingsExpo, co-located with the 16th International Cloud Expo - to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY - announces that its Call for Papers is now open. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the biggest idea since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago.
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P2P RTC will impact the landscape of communications, shifting from traditional telephony style communications models to OTT (Over-The-Top) cloud assisted & PaaS (Platform as a Service) communication services. The P2P shift will impact many areas of our lives, from mobile communication, human interactive web services, RTC and telephony infrastructure, user federation, security and privacy implications, business costs, and scalability. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Robin Raymond, Chief Architect at Hookflash, will walk through the shifting landscape of traditional telephone and voice services ...
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Explosive growth in connected devices. Enormous amounts of data for collection and analysis. Critical use of data for split-second decision making and actionable information. All three are factors in making the Internet of Things a reality. Yet, any one factor would have an IT organization pondering its infrastructure strategy. How should your organization enhance its IT framework to enable an Internet of Things implementation? In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, James Kirkland, Chief Architect for the Internet of Things and Intelligent Systems at Red Hat, described how to revolutioniz...
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The 3rd International @ThingsExpo, co-located with the 16th International Cloud Expo - to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY - announces that it is now accepting Keynote Proposals. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the most profound change in personal and enterprise IT since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago. All major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions devices - computers, smartphones, tablets, and sensors - connected to the Internet by 2020. This number will continue to grow at a rapid pace for the next several decades.
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The Internet of Things will greatly expand the opportunities for data collection and new business models driven off of that data. In her session at @ThingsExpo, Esmeralda Swartz, CMO of MetraTech, discussed how for this to be effective you not only need to have infrastructure and operational models capable of utilizing this new phenomenon, but increasingly service providers will need to convince a skeptical public to participate. Get ready to show them the money!
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"Matrix is an ambitious open standard and implementation that's set up to break down the fragmentation problems that exist in IP messaging and VoIP communication," explained John Woolf, Technical Evangelist at Matrix, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
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We are reaching the end of the beginning with WebRTC, and real systems using this technology have begun to appear. One challenge that faces every WebRTC deployment (in some form or another) is identity management. For example, if you have an existing service – possibly built on a variety of different PaaS/SaaS offerings – and you want to add real-time communications you are faced with a challenge relating to user management, authentication, authorization, and validation. Service providers will want to use their existing identities, but these will have credentials already that are (hopefully) i...
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WebRTC defines no default signaling protocol, causing fragmentation between WebRTC silos. SIP and XMPP provide possibilities, but come with considerable complexity and are not designed for use in a web environment. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Matthew Hodgson, technical co-founder of the Matrix.org, discussed how Matrix is a new non-profit Open Source Project that defines both a new HTTP-based standard for VoIP & IM signaling and provides reference implementations.
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DevOps Summit 2015 New York, co-located with the 16th International Cloud Expo - to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY - announces that it is now accepting Keynote Proposals. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time to wait for long development cycles that produce software that is obsolete at launch. DevOps may be disruptive, but it is essential.
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The definition of IoT is not new, in fact it’s been around for over a decade. What has changed is the public's awareness that the technology we use on a daily basis has caught up on the vision of an always on, always connected world. If you look into the details of what comprises the IoT, you’ll see that it includes everything from cloud computing, Big Data analytics, “Things,” Web communication, applications, network, storage, etc. It is essentially including everything connected online from hardware to software, or as we like to say, it’s an Internet of many different things. The difference ...
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The security devil is always in the details of the attack: the ones you've endured, the ones you prepare yourself to fend off, and the ones that, you fear, will catch you completely unaware and defenseless. The Internet of Things (IoT) is nothing if not an endless proliferation of details. It's the vision of a world in which continuous Internet connectivity and addressability is embedded into a growing range of human artifacts, into the natural world, and even into our smartphones, appliances, and physical persons. In the IoT vision, every new "thing" - sensor, actuator, data source, data con...
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Scott Jenson leads a project called The Physical Web within the Chrome team at Google. Project members are working to take the scalability and openness of the web and use it to talk to the exponentially exploding range of smart devices. Nearly every company today working on the IoT comes up with the same basic solution: use my server and you'll be fine. But if we really believe there will be trillions of these devices, that just can't scale. We need a system that is open a scalable and by using the URL as a basic building block, we open this up and get the same resilience that the web enjoys.
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The 3rd International Internet of @ThingsExpo, co-located with the 16th International Cloud Expo - to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY - announces that its Call for Papers is now open. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the biggest idea since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago.
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Connected devices and the Internet of Things are getting significant momentum in 2014. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Jim Hunter, Chief Scientist & Technology Evangelist at Greenwave Systems, examined three key elements that together will drive mass adoption of the IoT before the end of 2015. The first element is the recent advent of robust open source protocols (like AllJoyn and WebRTC) that facilitate M2M communication. The second is broad availability of flexible, cost-effective storage designed to handle the massive surge in back-end data in a world where timely analytics is e...
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How do APIs and IoT relate? The answer is not as simple as merely adding an API on top of a dumb device, but rather about understanding the architectural patterns for implementing an IoT fabric. There are typically two or three trends: Exposing the device to a management framework Exposing that management framework to a business centric logic Exposing that business layer and data to end users. This last trend is the IoT stack, which involves a new shift in the separation of what stuff happens, where data lives and where the interface lies. For instance, it's a mix of architectural styles ...
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"There is a natural synchronization between the business models, the IoT is there to support ,” explained Brendan O'Brien, Co-founder and Chief Architect of Aria Systems, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at the 15th International Cloud Expo®, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
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The Internet of Things promises to transform businesses (and lives), but navigating the business and technical path to success can be difficult to understand. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Sean Lorenz, Technical Product Manager for Xively at LogMeIn, demonstrated how to approach creating broadly successful connected customer solutions using real world business transformation studies including New England BioLabs and more.
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There's Big Data, then there's really Big Data from the Internet of Things. IoT is evolving to include many data possibilities like new types of event, log and network data. The volumes are enormous, generating tens of billions of logs per day, which raise data challenges. Early IoT deployments are relying heavily on both the cloud and managed service providers to navigate these challenges. In her session at Big Data Expo®, Hannah Smalltree, Director at Treasure Data, discussed how IoT, Big Data and deployments are processing massive data volumes from wearables, utilities and other machines...
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