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Posted by on Jul 8, 2014 in Consumer Electronics, Smart Devices, Wireless |

Internet of things

Internet of things

Due to increased number of gadgets, appliances, equipment around us everywhere, for safety purposes, to minimize the cost in energy consumption and the desire for smart environment (smart life, smart home, smart office), it has become essential to connect all the devices and control them manually or automatically from a centralized location based on the data generated from them. This is achievable by Internet-of-Things concept. This blog explains Internet-of-Things concept, factors enabling it to be widely adapted and what Sasken is doing in this area. Internet-of-Things is a concept that tries to connect various devices/objects around us in residential, commercial and office buildings. This provides a platform for generating, transmitting, analyzing data from these devices/objects. This analysis helps in inferring some insights and taking decisions based on which the devices are configured/controlled automatically or manually. Though this concept has been in existence from around 1990s, this is being widely adapted recently due to the following factors Availability of miniature chipsets/SoCs like Intel Quark, Marvel MW300 Wi-Fi microcontroller, the MB300...

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Posted by on Jul 1, 2014 in Enterprise Mobility, Networks, Smart Devices, Telecom, Wireless |

Virtualization: Its Benefits & Challenges

Virtualization: Its Benefits & Challenges

The needs of users to use same mobiles phones & tablets for personal & business purposes due to preference of corporate employees to bring their own device (BYOD), the needs of handset OEMs to try out different operating systems quickly in market, the needs of banks and cloud computing platform providers to reduce costs can be taken care through virtualization. This blog give details on virtualization covering its benefits and challenges. Virtualization is creating a virtual version of a hardware platform or an operating system (OS) or a device. The creation of virtual version happens by means of creating virtual machine. Host machine is the actual machine on which virtualization takes place and the guest machine or OS or device is the virtual machine. In Traditional architecture in which Operating system runs on the hardware, user will be able to use only one Operating system. Whereas in virtualization architecture, any number of Operating systems can run on same hardware, subject to the processing capability. Virtualization enables many applications &...

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