Ron Sege, Echelon Corp.
When you think about the Internet of Things (IoT), chances are that you think about sensor-enabled devices or cloud-based applications. But what’s happening between the sensors and the cloud? The answer: complicated and necessary processes that turn lots of small data into big data. These processes make possible the distributed intelligence, autonomous operation, and real-time [...]
Like Moore’s Law for semiconductors, Metcalfe’s Law has been a touchstone in the telecom industry for more than two decades. In its current form, it states that the value of a telecommunications network is proportional to the square of the number of connected users of the system. Bob Metcalfe co-invented Ethernet in the 1970s while [...]