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Facebook hires Apple veteran to lead Oculus VR hardware efforts

Facebook has hired Apple veteran Michael Hillman to head the virtual reality (VR) hardware division at its subsidiary Oculus.

At Oculus, Hillman will work closely alongside chief operating officer Hans Hartman to galvanise the hardware effort.

During his 15 year stint at Apple, Hillman handled many of the tech giant’s iconic products

Source: Computer Business Review


IoT in the enterprise now

This piece aims first to properly define what is meant by IoT, then look at real world projects which are already up and running and already providing a return on investment.

For enterprises considering a first project this should provide some guidance on what, and what not, to do.

From there we

Source: Computer Business Review


What IoT can learn from mobile management

Smart sensors and actuators everywhere to control building access, fuel valves, turbines, heating and ventilation, traffic lights, parts pickers, and much of our infrastructure’s operations—that’s the dream of the industrial internet of things. But there’s also a nightmare: All those devices operate with little oversight, so maybe you don’t

Source: InfoWorld


BrandPost: The rise of the botnet

The massive botnet attack that disrupted internet access service across the United States and Europe last October paralyzed Dyn, one of the backbones of the internet that controls much of the domain name system infrastructure. But the method of attack also left security researchers fretting that one

Source: CSO


OTP memory IP for GloFo’s 22nm FD-SOI process

Attopsemi, the seven year-old Taiwanese OTP memory IP specialist, has joined GloFo’s FD-SOI FDXcelerator Partner Program, to provide scalable, OTP memory IP compatible with GF’s 22FDX technology. Attopsemi’s I-fuse OTP IP suits harsh applications such as automotive, 3D IC, and IoT applications, and can guarantee zero-program defects.

Source: Electronics Weekly


Vortex to offer low latency real-time data connectivity to simplify the integration of complex IIoT systems

PrismTech™, a global provider of software platforms for distributed systems, has announced the availability of version 2.4 of its Vortex™ Intelligent Data Sharing Platform for the Internet of Things (IoT). This latest release of its award-winning data connectivity solution provides the ideal solution for connecting Industrial IoT systems. Vortex is

Source: M2M now


Bertolt Brecht and digital transformation

In my opening remarks at the Product Innovation Conference in Berlin, I talked about a famous Berliner, Bertolt Brecht. You might wonder what does the influential poet, playwright, and theatre director has to do with engineering, innovation and digital transformation? One of the characters in Brecht’s Mother Courage and Her

Source: M2M now