Mike's B+B Insider Blog

The Last New Year’s Resolution of 2017

Wireless technologies, wireless sensing, and intelligent gateways beginning to “disappear” as they are absorbed into the infrastructure of what we do every day – which is exactly what we want successful new technologies to do.

The Factory Buzz

Wireless technologies, wireless sensing, and intelligent gateways beginning to “disappear” as they are absorbed into the infrastructure of what we do every day – which is exactly what we want successful new technologies to do.

What I Did On My Summer Vacation

Wireless technologies, wireless sensing, and intelligent gateways beginning to “disappear” as they are absorbed into the infrastructure of what we do every day – which is exactly what we want successful new technologies to do.

Moore, Metcalfe and Me

We are now living in a world where technologies are advancing so quickly that even the most change-resistant industries are taking notice and getting caught up in the movement.

Batteries Included

Wireless data networking solutions can be far more cost effective than their wired counterparts. Power and data cables are expensive to install – often more expensive than the connected equipment itself. It’s hard to get cables across rivers, roads, railroads and parking lots.

Lost: 19 Billion Connected Widgets

Just five years ago the pundits at Ericsson were predicting that there would be 20 billion industrial devices with built-in cellular connectivity by 2020. Other pundits jumped on board with staggering numbers of their own -- also in the tens of billions.

About the Author

Mike FahrionFor almost 15 years, Mike Fahrion has been sharing his unique perspective on life, liberty and the pursuit of anything and everything of interest to an engineer. A master of M2M device connectivity, Mike has an insatiable curiosity in how everything is connected;  people and places, machines and man, politicians and reality. He loves left field (he spends a lot of time there) – but you’ll find him funny, irreverent, thought provoking and always connected.

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