Record Evolution Blog
Our look at industrial IoT, IoT platforms, app development, and IoT data analytics.
Combined IoT & AR: The Application Areas
We have a look at the creative potential you can untap with the combination of IoT and Augmented Reality.
Vision AI: Making the Most of IoT Cameras
With the advances in IoT technologies and app development, it is now possible to make cameras IoT-ready in only a few simple steps.
Beyond SCADA: Consolidating Your OT with an IIoT Platform
SCADA systems still cover a range of application scenarios for the shop floor. So why does an IIoT platform make sense here?
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Running Applications on Industrial PCs
Applications on industrial PCs are mainly used to operate machinery. But industrial PCs are also the building blocks for any IoT solution.
Asset Tracking: How to Make Sure Your IoT Platform Got It All Covered?
Get an IoT platform that can deliver the full spectrum of asset tracking capabilities and serve as the long-term basis for your use cases.
Brownfield Retrofitting: A Hands-on Example with a Vacuum Pump Prototype
We show you how we built a vacuum pump prototype from scratch, equipped it with sensors and a Raspberry Pi, built an IoT data collector app, and started reading out…
4 Smart Camera Use Cases for Industrial Manufacturing
With the advances in IoT tech and app development, it is now possible to make cameras on the shop floor IoT-ready in only a few simple steps.
What is the Difference between Delta Processing and Full Processing?
We look into the data preprocessing techniques in place to make sure that the data that gets into the long-term data histories is complete and free of error.
How to Combine IoT Data and Augmented Reality?
To see how combined IoT and AR applications can breathe new life into existing operations, it is essential to explore real-life use cases.
Why Should Companies Adopt a Combined IoT & AR Approach?
The confluence of IoT & AR holds the promise for more revenue, cost savings, and better transparency. Still, what are the details behind this trend and why should companies look…
The Change-Makers in Industrial Manufacturing
IoT is changing the world of industrial manufacturing. And with this, manufacturers are shifting their focus on creating more sustainable industrial environments with an emphasis on customisation, remote data accessibility…
IIoT Platform Trends in Manufacturing to Watch in 2022
Industrial software will continue to be the go-to place when it comes to an accelerated journey from prototype to deployment or business outcomes related to speed and scale.
Anomaly Detection and Edge Computing
Machine downtime, defective equipment, inefficient processes — these can be expensive. Find out how anomaly detection at the IoT edge can help.
System Integrators or an All-in-one IoT Platform?
System integrators play a unique role in the world of IoT. But IoT platforms, too, are becoming more comprehensive, delivering end-to-end infrastructures.
How to Achieve Edge-to-Cloud Visibility?
To fully make use of enterprise data, it is best to use a platform that ensures a seamless transition from local edge systems to the cloud. Any enterprise operation that…
9 Industrial IoT Applications That Bring Together AI and the Internet of Things
The benefits of industrial IoT applications are manifold, from a boost in productivity and operational efficiency to cost optimization.
What’s New with the IoT App Store?
IoT platforms are especially suited to host IoT apps as they ensure seamless integration with existing platform systems, often allowing end users to install, test, and deploy IoT apps.
How to Benefit from IoT Apps? Examples and Use Cases
IoT apps have become part of a whole new trend in IoT development that highlights a streamlined, seamless user experience while delivering robust industrial-grade products.
Build or Buy an IoT Platform? What Enterprises Should Consider Before Diving In
Both building a custom platform from scratch and investing in new technology has its advantages. Ultimately, however, it is business goals, in-house expertise, and cost that will play a role…
How to Select the Right IoT Development Kit for Your Project?
From selecting the hardware to choosing the right IoT platform, putting together a stellar team of domain experts, the complex web of IoT project work may be difficult to navigate.…
What to Consider When You Build IoT Apps?
The possibilities unlocked by IoT apps can bring results all the way up to product development and pave the way to a new generation of services.
Why IoT Platforms Need Over-the-air Updates?
While building a solution from scratch locally may be a drain of resources, using an existing IoT platform allows you to leverage and adapt the entire platform infrastructure.
How to Build an IoT Product That Delivers Value?
Simply making a large investment in IoT technology is not enough. To make the Internet of Things count for your company, you need an in-depth understanding of your business goals.…
Implementation Timeline from PoC to IoT Deployment
The enabler platform does not absolve organizations from the need to strategize, plan carefully, and map out their IoT effort.
The Industrial IoT Platform Buyer’s Guide: Capabilities Grid 2021
We provide a blueprint for creating your own capabilities grid to guide you through the IIoT platform selection process.
The Industrial IoT Platform: Buyer’s Goal Analysis and Checklist 2021
From identifying the right data to selecting the right strategy, you first need to map out the road to your kind of IIoT platform.
Data Privacy in the Internet of Things (IoT)
A viable IoT infrastructure should consider data privacy from the very outset and needs to embed data privacy into all aspects of its makeup.
5 Open-Source IoT Platforms: Making Innovation Count
As the IoT platform model is attracting a larger following and is carving its way into large industrial corporations, building open-source IoT platforms is a logical step.
Use Case: Reading and Visualizing IoT Sensor Data
We connect a Precitec device to the platform and install an IoT app on it to read out and visualize IoT sensor data.
What Is an Open IoT Platform and Why Use One?
As there is no clear consensus on what an open IoT platform means, we look into its different meanings and nuances.
The Cloud IoT Platform: 21 Essential Factors to Consider
When leveraged to the fullest, the cloud IoT platform can become the connective tissue binding together different operations and disparate assets, and providing a unified infrastructure.
How to Develop IoT Apps Remotely with the Record Evolution Platform
This tutorial shows you how we use the REagent to provide the basic infrastructure to deploy Docker-based applications remotely.
IoT Data Acquisition Using the Record Evolution Platform with MCC DAQ HAT 118
Connect an MCC 118 board with a Raspberry Pi 4 and the Record Evolution platform for IoT data analytics to read and extract measurement data.
IoT Use Case with an Electric Vacuum Pump
We show you how to connect an interface-free vacuum pump prototype to the Record Evolution platform to collect and analyze data.
Use Cases: Utilizing AI and IoT in Manufacturing
As companies are working to consolidate knowledge & insight, and integrate legacy equipment, AIoT enters the world of manufacturing.
How We Optimize Tableau Server as a PDF Production Engine
We present a common use case for reporting businesses: 1000s of static copies of dynamic reports produced by the Tableau Server.
How We Add Value to Reporting Businesses with Tableau Extensions
Data-driven decision-making is an essential pillar of business development and investment. In this article, we show you our perspective on how reporting businesses can enhance insight generation with customized dashboards.
Top IoT App Development Trends in 2021
IoT app development is known for its capacities to enhance agility, productivity, and security. So what’s in store for 2021?
Use Cases: Utilising IoT & AI in Automotive
When IoT, Big Data, and AI are sufficiently addressed across the value chain, automotive companies can make full use of AIoT.
5 IIoT Platforms to Consider for Your Enterprise
These industrial IoT (IIoT) platforms offer different approaches to IoT analytics, device management, application development and integration.
6 Free IoT Platforms to Start Your IoT Project in 2021
We have prepared a list of 6 IoT platforms that allow you to build a small-scale IoT project while exploring the full functionality of the platform.
Introducing: The Record Evolution Data Science Workbooks
Combining the best of all worlds, we have built our own data science workbook for interactive data analytics. Here you create collaborative documents using SQL, Python, and Markdown.
Bringing AIoT to a Platform: Why Is This Important?
The more sophisticated the IoT system, the stronger AI capabilities it requires. And the true value of the collected IoT data only becomes manifest when it is combined with AI.
What Types of IoT Platforms are There and How to Choose the Right One?
With the high demand for IoT solutions in the industrial sector and beyond, there has been an exponential growth in the number of IoT platforms.
Introducing: The Record Evolution Reflasher, or How We Built the World’s Best IoT Flashing App
As part of our work to enable open collaborative innovation, we have built the Record Evolution Reflasher, a flashing app for IoT devices.
IoT Platform Comparison: Six Vendors to Keep Watching in 2021
We compare some of the most exciting IoT platforms on the market right now, the ones that tick off all the boxes when it comes to innovation: Balena.io, Particle.io, Thingworx,…
An IIoT Platform, an IoT Platform, or MES: What’s the Difference and How to Pick One?
There are over 600 IoT platform vendors globally right now. You have generalized IoT platforms, industrial IoT (IIoT) platforms, and manufacturing execution systems for industrial enterprises. So what's the difference?
Strange New Creatures: Industrial IoT Platforms as Drivers of Change
IIoT platforms are highly scalable, flexible, and interoperable. This is the hardware-and-software bundle that connects thousands of devices and allows for the management of multiple applications and massive data flows.
Is Social IoT the Future of M2M Communication?
Imagine a world where IoT devices are fully-fledged actors in the social fabric, forming the phenomenon of social IoT.
The IIoT Architecture: How to Tap Into Its Full Potential?
Setting up a solid framework for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is at the heart of a long-term, robust environment for IIoT project development.
Industrial IoT Platforms: What You Need to Know from the Gartner Magic Quadrant 2020
We take a look at the emergent phenomenon of the industrial IoT platform, the core capabilities, requirements, and the latest trends.
IoT Data Management: Why You Need It and What Are Its Ultimate Challenges?
Today’s unprecedented levels of heterogeneity, volume, and connectivity call for IoT data management strategies that consider scale, data gravity, and integration.
Your Data Architecture: Simple Best Practices for Your Data Strategy
If you accumulate data on which you base your decision-making as an organization, you most probably need to think about your data architecture.
IoT Collaboration: The New Power in the Internet of Things
The increasing complexity of IoT implementation scenarios and the number of actors involved in end-to-end IoT development efforts within a company have brought unprecedented challenges.
The IoT Process: Why Isn’t IoT a Simple Project?
IoT implementation is a highly complex, costly, and time-consuming effort. So why should it make sense for so many companies to throw themselves into the uncertain journey of implementing IoT?
IoT Data Aggregation Methods in WSN Landscapes: Unlocking More Value
The use of Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) in a variety of (Industrial) Internet of Things scenarios has gained popularity over the past years.
IoT Data Collection: A Quick Guide to Current Methods and Research
We can think about the data generated by an IoT device as going through three separate phases: the data creation itself, collection and organization, and making data valuable.
The Future is Decentralized: IoT Edge Computing Is Key
This article discusses the features of a decentralized IoT edge computing ecosystem.
IoT and Sustainability: What Is the Environmental Impact?
It turns out that uniting IoT and sustainability can be a powerful way of reducing global emissions.
The Hidden War in IoT: The Special Case of the Engineer and the Data Scientist
Successful IIoT implementation projects require two major actors: the engineer and the data scientist. Yet how do you bridge the gap between these two mindsets?
One Development Platform for IoT and Data Science: Discover How
This article lays out the constituents of what we call the fully rounded IoT development cycle - both tangible and intangible.
IoT Device Management: Overcome These Challenges with IoT Platforms
As a recent phenomenon, the emerging paradigm of the industrial IoT platform brings forth the promise of innovation and streamlining.
What Makes A Cloud Data Platform Your Best Friend?
A cloud data platform is your counterpart in delivering value and responding to the concrete needs of companies dealing with data-driven processes.
On The Very Idea of a Platform: The New Force and What to Make of It
Ever wondered how it is possible to get so much from the internet for free these days? Start with your free Twitter account and Google-searching.
Why Are Custom IoT Solutions Important?
This article highlights the need for an efficiently budgeted, differentiated approach to IoT. It lists the key features of custom IoT solutions and stresses the need for future-oriented approaches.
What to Look for in an IoT Platform?
The IoT platform is a complete set of multi-layered services and integration capabilities that facilitates the management and maintenance of connected IoT devices and logic.
Brownfield IoT Technologies: Extending the Internet of Things to Legacy Devices
This article outlines the concepts of greenfield and brownfield and provides an overview of strategies for bringing IoT technologies to brownfield environments.
How to Cover Your IoT Development Cycle with One Platform
For a fully-rounded IoT development cycle, data scientists and data engineers can benefit from a comprehensive offering that distinguishes itself by its scope.
Internet of Things Trends to Keep Watching in 2020
Back in August 2019, Gartner projected that the enterprise and automotive Internet of Things (IoT) sector will have integrated up to 5.8 billion endpoints by 2020.
Challenges to Implementing IoT: How to Do Change Management Right
Survey data shows that 43% of companies are looking at the digital transformation to increase competitiveness.
How to Evaluate Data Platforms for Your Organization
And Why a Database is Not Enough: Companies and organizations are increasingly using existing data to generate additional values.
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