SAP Executive Bernd Leukert's take on IoT
SAP's Bernd provides an overview of the myriad of IoT's that will be arriving
at our door steps in the coming months and years. Some of them have already
made their precense felt and more of them on the threshold.
As far as busines value is concerned it appears to be a deluge. It is
anticipated that billions of devices will be interconnected and our private
lives are forever compromised.
From the list of IoT collected in this article there is but one conclusion,
it is not just IoT by IOET (internet of every thing).
Here is a compiled list that Bernd describes at length:
The Internet of Home - HomeKit by Apple for iOS8 The Internet of Health -
fitbit, Apple's HealthKit, Jawbone, Helius System with ingestible sensor,
etc. but fails to mention Microsoft & IBM related news The Internet of
Fashion- Intel's Smart Shirt, Smart Clothin... (more)
Nokia Icon's OS was recently upgraded to version 8.1 from 8.0. This
resulted in the Health and Fitness app having all its features enabled. With
OS 8.0 Machine Data was not supported.
The Health and Fitness app requires a minimum charge of around 40% to produce
correct readings from its GPS. Here are some comparisons of the app before
and after OS upgrade. All screen shots are for the same track but on
With 8.0. Notice no step information. Also notice GPS is smoother and
measures lower values.
Windows 8.1 was rolled out sometime today or yesterday. Higher readin... (more)
SQL Server Data Tools(SSDT) installs when you install SQL Server 2012 (even
the SQL Server 2012 Express edition). SSDT has all the necessary project
templates to start a Business Intelligence project. However it will not have
the templates for other language projects such as C#, VB.NET etc.
SSDT allows you to create all the Business Intelligence related projects by
providing templates for the projects. You can also create SQL Server projects
as shown here:
Here is an example of creating a SQL Server Integration Services project
using the Visual Studio Shell launched by ... (more)
In the last couple of days Nokia has upgraded the Nokia ICON OS from Windows
Phone 8.0 to Windows Phone 8.1. They took a very long time to do this. Anyway
it is better late than never.
Now the Health and Fitness app can record your footsteps as Machine Data has
appeared in your Settings list.
Read more about Sensor core here:
I was using the Windows Phone 8.1 developers preview and this also got
The apps created using Windows Phone 8.1 D... (more)
In my previous post some of the cross-platform app development tools/programs
were described in a general way. In this post I describe the Intel XDK tool
From here you can jumpstart your App development skills after downloading the
Intel XDK. You can write once and deploy to several platforms.
create cross-platform apps it is only suitable for some simple, inexpensive
apps. In order to buld more complex apps you need a single language to access