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Electric Imp announces advanced AMQP support and fully integrated ‘All-Azure’ SolutionterrencebarrMicrosoft Flow Graphic-01.jpg

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 16:46:08 +0000

Lots of exciting developments lately. Please check our new Microsoft announcements, including advanced AMQP support, Azure IoT Hub integration, and fully integrated ‘All-Azure’ offering with private cloud. Cheers, — TerrenceFiled under: iot Tagged: AMQP, Azure IoT Hub, integrated, messaging, Microsoft Azure, private cloud(image)

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Check out Electric Imp at IoT World 2017terrencebarrSocial Media Electric IMP.png

Fri, 12 May 2017 04:28:24 +0000

Headed to IoT World 2017 Santa Clara next week? Check out the Electric Imp booth … lots to see, people to meet, answers to get.  Read all about it here. Cheers, — TerrenceFiled under: iot Tagged: IoT World(image)

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Join us at Hannover Messe, April 24-28terrencebarrhannover-messe.png

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 18:54:11 +0000

Electric Imp will be participating at Hannover Messe next week, as part of the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) pavilion and Industrie 4.0 – IIC security demonstration.  If you are in Hannover, please visit us in Hall 8, Stand C24 (IIC Pavilion), Booth 13. Or schedule a briefing with us. Cheers, — TerrenceFiled under: iot Tagged: […](image)

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Electric Imp announces impWorks™ Developer ToolsterrencebarrSublime-impWorks-screenshot.png

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 18:45:12 +0000

Electric Imp is excited to announce our new impWorks Developer Tools Release 1.  In this first release, impWorks includes the Builder Preprocessor and the Sublime Text Editor Plugin, which combine to boost the efficiency, control, and workflow of the software development process. Read all about it here and try it out today. Cheers, — TerrenceFiled […](image)

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EmbeddedWorld 2017: See the Electric Imp sessionsterrencebarrembeddedworld_2017_Logo_farbig_positiv_300dpi_RGB.jpeg

Mon, 13 Mar 2017 13:28:18 +0000

Electric Imp has a big EmbeddedWorld 2017 presence at four partner booths: Arrow, ST Microelectronics, Cypress, and Murata. For more information, see our blog.  Hugo Fiennes, our co-founder and CEO, and myself are also doing several sessions with live demos of our latest technologies explaining how you can rapidly build and deploy industrial-strength IoT solutions […](image)

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Upcoming Webinars with Electric Impterrencebarrwebinars.png

Thu, 02 Feb 2017 17:29:16 +0000

We have two webinars with partners coming the next couple of weeks, be sure to reserve your free spot: IIoT Endpoint Security – The Model in Practice (Feb 22, 8 am PT) This is a webinar in the IIC (Industrial Internet Consortium) webinar series.  Debunking the Top 5 Urban Myths of IoT: Getting IoT-Ready This is […](image)

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Fast Track your IoT project with the QuickStart Familyterrencebarrimage

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 18:59:08 +0000

A key challenge in getting IoT projects off the ground is evaluating technologies, architectures, and concepts – you need to be able to easily build a proof-of-concept and evaluate a platform and design in terms of security, hardware capabilities, integrations, and other key requirements you have … often with limited engineering budget and on a […](image)

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See Industrial-Strength IoT in Action at Electric Imp @ CESterrencebarrces-2017-logo.png

Thu, 05 Jan 2017 02:52:47 +0000

Electric Imp is gearing up for our largest presence at CES to date. Visit us at our booth and learn about real-world industrial-strength IoT from our customers and partners. More in this blog post. Cheers, — TerrenceFiled under: iot Tagged: CES, connectivity, Electric Imp, industrial IoT, iot, partners, solutions(image)

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ZigBee IoT Worm Attack: The Importance of Integrated SecurityterrencebarrThe ZigBee Alliancesecurity-integration-v3.png

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 07:37:36 +0000

The ZigBee Alliance recently issued a Statement on Security, prompted by the widely reported attack “IoT Goes Nuclear: Creating a ZigBee Chain Reaction”.   While this attack may not be based on a weakness of the ZigBee standards it does highlight a key weakness in the way most IoT deployments are architected today, which is by […](image)

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Electric Imp and Pitney Bowes win “Business Transformation” awardterrencebarrbusiness-transformation.png

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 06:41:21 +0000

Posting this a bit late, but noteworthy nevertheless: At IOTS World Congress in Barcelona two weeks ago, Electric Imp and Pitney Bowes won an award for “Best Business Transformation Solution”. Powered by the Electric Imp IoT connectivity platform, Pitney Bowes retrofitted their traditional postage meters into connected service platforms with real-time metering, interactive customer services, […](image)

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Now part of the IBM Global Solutions DirectoryterrencebarrScreen Shot 2016-10-30 at 21.33.10 .png

Mon, 31 Oct 2016 04:41:01 +0000

Electric Imp is now part of the IBM Global Solutions Directory. Plus, we are featured with the brand-new Watson IoT “SmartFridge” recipe – check it out. Cheers, — TerrenceFiled under: iot Tagged: Global Solutions Directory, IBM, impMyFridge(image)

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Eaton and Electric Imp: Making the grid intelligentterrencebarrEaton-small.jpg

Mon, 31 Oct 2016 04:25:57 +0000

Last week Eaton and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) announced a field test for Energy Management Circuit Breakers (EMCB) together with 12 electric utilities, representing millions of households across the U.S. and Canada. The EMCB technology implements utility-grade energy monitoring and management at the breaker level, bringing unprecedented insight and control to the power […](image)

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First Salesforce IoT Trailhead: Electric Imp SmartFridgeterrencebarrScreen Shot 2016-10-12 at 11.58.18 .png

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 19:13:01 +0000

Last week, Salesforce and Electric Imp released the first official Salesforce IoT Trailhead: The Electric Imp SmartFridge. Using the Electric Imp connectivity platform and ready-to-use Salesforce integration it is extremely easy to build a real-world end-to-end refrigerator monitoring platform: Easy device installation and setup Wirelessly monitor a refrigerator for temperature, humidity, and light Use local […](image)

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Arrow Electronics to market Electric Imp IoT Platform in Europeterrencebarrarrow.png

Mon, 10 Oct 2016 16:15:29 +0000

Just in case you missed it: Recently, Arrow Electronics and Electric Imp announced a partnership and distribution agreement for the Electric Imp IoT platform in EMEA. For more information, see the official announcement. Cheers, — TerrenceFiled under: iot Tagged: Arrow, distribution, Electric Imp, EMEA, iot(image)

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Connect XBee/ZigBee easily to the Cloud with ImpterrencebarrFieldbus-to-IP.png

Sat, 01 Oct 2016 16:01:30 +0000

One of the strengths of the Electric Imp connectivity platform is that is provides secure, managed, and scalable IP endpoints into devices at the edge of the network – enabling customers to readily and confidently connect their products to the cloud. This not only applies to individual devices, but also to entire subsystems, for example […](image)

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impOS 34: Continuing to lead the industryterrencebarrScreen Shot 2016-09-14 at 17.47.33 .png

Thu, 15 Sep 2016 01:07:35 +0000

Electric Imp just announced the latest version of our device-side software, impOS(TM) release 34. impOS is a highly secure, advanced, and efficient software platform for IoT devices that features a sophisticated customer edge application platform, out-of-the-box deployment readiness, and seamless integration into the Electric Imp cloud and security-as-a-service offering. Among the many enhancements, impOS 34 […](image)

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Now processing more than 500 million messages a dayterrencebarr20160816_230034.jpg

Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:07:21 +0000

With more than 600,000 devices shipped and new devices coming online at an increasing rate (see Pitney Bowes and Liberty Pumps announcements) the number of messages processed by Electric Imp platform is hitting some pretty interesting levels. We have a message counter board in the office – counting real-time end-to-end customer data messages flowing between the […](image)

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Liberty Pumps delivers intelligent pumps with Electric ImpterrencebarrLiberty-Pumps.png

Thu, 18 Aug 2016 23:37:52 +0000

Liberty Pumps has started shipping their next-generation intelligent ’NightEye’ pump, delivering a fully connected and application-enabled product in under 12 months with Electric Imp. Read the announcement here. Cheers, – TerrenceFiled under: Embedded Tagged: Electric Imp, industrial, iot, Liberty Pumps, product(image)

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Electric Imp and Pitney Bowes: SmartLink – now shipping in volumeterrencebarrRick Ryan

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 19:16:17 +0000

Quick wrap-up of the latest news: Pitney Bowes just announced that they are now rolling out their new SmartLink device to hundreds of thousands of Pitney Bowes postage meters. SmartLink IoT technology securely connects the meters in the field to the Pitney Bowes Commerce Cloud and the Clarity SaaS solutions suite (hosted on GE Predix), resulting in reduced […](image)

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Interview with Hugo Fiennes on the Future of IoT Connectivityterrencebarree-times.gif

Thu, 07 Jul 2016 18:51:25 +0000

EETimes just published a great interview with the Electric Imp CEO and co-founder Hugo Fiennes, speaking on a wide range of topics including the future of IoT connectivity, how LTE Cat M and NB-1 are game-changers, why commercial and industrial IoT markets are surging, and why Electric Imp is focusing on the hard part of […](image)

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Electric Imp Library Ecosystem: Latest UpdatesterrencebarrScreen Shot 2016-06-24 at 14.48.27 .png

Fri, 24 Jun 2016 23:05:28 +0000

One of the great things about the Electric Imp platform is the ecosystem of drop-in libraries that allow developers to easily create highly functional and robust applications both on the device and in the cloud. Examples: Need to integrate with Microsoft Azure? Drop in our Azure IoT Hub library. Need a JSON parser? Leverage our optimized […](image)

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Electric Imp releases Multi-User, Connected S/W Developmentterrencebarrtumblr_inline_o83vj7Okzr1s10fxu_540.png

Fri, 24 Jun 2016 19:38:31 +0000

Quick update: Electric Imp recently released multi-user support in our connected product development tools.  Why is this important? One of the differentiating features of the Electric Imp platform has always been the ability to rapidly develop and securely deploy custom applications both on the Electric Imp-powered devices in the field as well as the Electric […](image)

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175 Billion Customer Messages processedterrencebarrScreen Shot 2016-06-21 at 8.58.55 .png

Tue, 21 Jun 2016 16:11:31 +0000

From the very beginning, Electric Imp was focused on delivering real-world IoT connectivity, enabling our customers go to market with their connected products securely, quickly, and at scale.  We are now serving over 100 customers in 25 industries in 105 countries and have processed over 175 billion (yes, with a ‘b’) data messages for our […](image)

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Electric Imp and New Relic team up for IoT Workshop on June 28terrencebarrNewImage.png

Tue, 21 Jun 2016 15:23:30 +0000

Electric Imp and New Relic team up for IoT Workshop Electric Imp and New Relic are teaming up to get cool data from your IoT device and show you how to implement IoT application monitoring at the edge. Come to the IoT Workshop on June 28th to see how you can get live data into […](image)

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See Electric Imp @ IoT DevCon, May 25-26, Santa ClaraterrencebarrScreen Shot 2016-05-24 at 22.05.03 .png

Wed, 25 May 2016 05:22:02 +0000

Electric Imp will be at IoT DevCon in Santa Clara, May 25-26: Visit our stand to meet Electric Imp experts, see demos, and discuss your IoT questions Come to my talk “50 Billion Messages and Counting: Lessons Learned from Shipping Real-World IoT”, Thu (May 26), 3 pm Looking forward to seeing you! Cheers, — TerrenceFiled […](image)

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Questions on IoT? Meet us at IoT World, May 10-12, Santa Claraterrencebarriotworld&imp.jpg

Fri, 06 May 2016 00:12:39 +0000

Questions on IoT? Meet Electric Imp at IoT World in Santa Clara next week (May 10-12). More info here. Cheers, — TerrenceFiled under: iot Tagged: Electric Imp, embedded, iot, IoT World(image)

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Video: Electric Imp’s End-to-End SecurityterrencebarrScreen Shot 2016-04-13 at 21.32.42 .png

Thu, 14 Apr 2016 05:16:22 +0000

By now it should be pretty clear that security is a critical topic in any serious IoT offering. Mistakes can ruin your business. While many people in the industry are still debating IoT security and the best ways to achieve it, Electric Imp has already shipped more than 500,000 devices with our comprehensive end-to-end security architecture and ‘security as a […](image)

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Device Enrollment made easy: Updated BlinkUp AppterrencebarrScreen Shot 2016-04-12 at 10.54.08 .png

Tue, 12 Apr 2016 18:01:07 +0000

One of the tricky aspects of deploying connected products or IoT devices is how to enroll these devices into the system once in the field and provision the necessary connectivity and authentication parameters in a reliable and secure way. Traditional methods (such as WPS, pre-embedding identity in the device, barcode stickers, or manual entry) are […](image)

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TechCrunch: Use Electric Imp as an ‘off-the-shelf’ IoT platformterrencebarrTechCrunch

Thu, 07 Apr 2016 21:43:12 +0000

Using a proven IoT platform instead of building your own can be critical (“Why ‘buy’ is better than ‘build’”), especially for startups where time-to-market and rapid scale-up are essential to success. TechCrunch just posted “An insider’s handbook for IoT startups” and recommends using platforms like Electric Imp to save you time and money to connect […](image)

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Electric Imp announces $21M Series C financingterrencebarrScreen Shot 2016-04-07 at 10.11.24 .png

Thu, 07 Apr 2016 17:23:39 +0000

This just in: Electric Imp announces closing of $21M Series C financing, led by Rampart Capital, company insiders, and returning Redpoint Ventures.  The new funding brings the total raised to date by the company to $43 million.  “Our flexible solution, coupled with rapidly expanding commercial and industrial demand, were key factors in raising a solid […](image)

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IoT Platforms: Why ‘buy’ is better than ‘build’terrencebarr

Mon, 04 Apr 2016 18:33:28 +0000

When creating an IoT solution today one of the most important decisions is to ‘build vs. buy’. This is critical because deciding to ‘build it yourself’ is tempting, but fraught with complexity. Doing IoT right is hard, and experience indicates that in most cases it is much better to leverage an existing and proven IoT […](image)

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How to extract business value from IoT data (Q&A with mnubo)terrencebarrScreen Shot 2016-03-25 at 14.05.47 .png

Fri, 25 Mar 2016 21:20:00 +0000

We recently did a Q&A session with one of our IoT analytics partners mnubo, asking the following questions: What are the main obstacles that have stopped companies from entering the IoT? What are the top compelling use cases of IoT-driven data?  What is something that you have learned from IoT data that was unexpected?  What […](image)

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Electric Imp launches Factory Agents BetaterrencebarrScreen Shot 2016-03-15 at 16.01.32 .png

Tue, 15 Mar 2016 23:32:56 +0000

A lot of vendors have IoT-related technologies, but when it comes to actually delivering connected products on a large scale you need a solution that can handle the real-world complexities inherent in security, connectivity, manufacturing, deployment, management, and support. Electric Imp has a track record of enabling customers to deliver successful connected products quickly and at […](image)

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Electric Imp announces support for Microsoft Azure IoT hubterrencebarr3e99c33e.png

Thu, 10 Mar 2016 18:39:04 +0000

Quick announcement: We just released the first version of our Microsoft Azure IoT Hub library, which provides drop-in integration between customer’s imp-enabled devices in the field and the Microsoft Azure Cloud platform via the Azure IoT Hub. Read all about it in this blog post or go directly to the Electric Imp Dev Center to check […](image)

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Electric Imp enables smart postage machines for Pitney BowesterrencebarrScreen Shot 2016-01-27 at 15.42.27 .png

Wed, 27 Jan 2016 23:46:31 +0000

Quick update on yesterday’s announcement: Check out this Fortune magazine about Pitney Bowes and Electric Imp. Cheers, — TerrenceFiled under: Uncategorized Tagged: Electric Imp, embedded, iot, Pitney Bowes(image)

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Moving on to Electric ImpterrencebarrScreen Shot 2016-01-25 at 23.13.18 .png

Tue, 26 Jan 2016 20:50:25 +0000

After what seems like an eternity at Sun and Oracle I have decided to pursue a new  opportunity … I recently joined Electric Imp. Electric Imp solves the challenges of the last mile of IoT solutions by providing a secure, connected, and programmable edge device platform, industrial-grade connectivity, and ease of integration into enterprise applications. Electric Imp […](image)

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Posted JavaOne Session SlidesterrencebarrScreen Shot 2015-11-09 at 11.38.14 .png

Mon, 09 Nov 2015 19:47:43 +0000

The slides of my two JavaOne talks should show up in the JavaOne 2015 Session Catalog soon, in the meantime you can access them via SlideShare: CON3434: Bringing IoT Cloud Services to Edge Devices with Java ME Embedded 8 CON3437: Smart devices for the Internet of Things: Java ME Embedded 8.2 and Beyond Cheers, — […](image)

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Intel: “A Connected World – Why Java is Important”terrencebarrNewImage.png

Thu, 05 Nov 2015 17:04:48 +0000

Following up on his keynote at JavaOne 2015, Michael Greene (VP of Software and Services Group and General Manager of System Technologies and Optimization at Intel Corporation) posted a piece on the announcement to support Java ME running on Intel architectures and why Java is important in a connected world.  Cheers, — TerrenceFiled under: Embedded Tagged: […](image)

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JavaOne Recap 2: Java ME Embedded 8 endorsed by leading partners in the device spaceterrencebarrJavaOne-endorsements.png

Tue, 03 Nov 2015 00:09:35 +0000

On the heels of recap #1 – here is recap #2 from the JavaOne 2015 Java ME keynote: Java ME Embedded 8 endorsed by leading partners to enable intelligent edge devices: ARM Gemalto Intel Murata Qualcomm Renesas STMicroelectronics  Telit For more details, see the video replay of the JavaOne Java ME keynote starting at 1hr:7min:50sec. Cheers, — […](image)

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JavaOne Recap 1: Intel and Oracle collaborate on Java MEterrencebarrIntel-keynote-JavaME.png

Sat, 31 Oct 2015 23:39:21 +0000

Following up JavaOne with a few postings to recap the week’s Java ME news: Recap #1 is from Intel’s JavaOne 2015 keynote: Intel and Oracle announce collaboration to bring Java ME to intelligent edge devices built on Intel architecture. For the full announcement, see the video replay of the Intel keynote starting at 10 min […](image)

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JavaOne 2015: Your Java ME and Internet of Things GuideterrencebarrNewImage.pngNewImage.png

Mon, 12 Oct 2015 21:05:13 +0000

Update on 10/16: Added info related to the Java Hub Yes, another year has raced past and JavaOne San Francisco is here again – Oct 25 through 29! And yes, as usual, it’s a packed week again: Keynotes, demos, Exhibition Hall, MakerZone, networking, party, … and more than 450 sessions! If embedded, small devices, and […](image)

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Telit endorses Java ME Embedded 8terrencebarrScreen Shot 2015-10-12 at 9.51.22 .png

Mon, 12 Oct 2015 18:27:31 +0000

In case you missed it, Telit and Oracle last week published a customer solutions brief titled: Telit Brings Internet of Things Technology Faster to the Automotive Market and Other Industrial Sectors Thanks to Embedded Software Platform Key quote: “Oracle Java SE Embedded and Oracle Java ME Embedded are the perfect platform for our 3G and 4G […](image)

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Java ME Embedded 8.2: Now even smaller & with Linux tooling supportterrencebarrK64-1.jpg

Thu, 17 Sep 2015 05:14:23 +0000

Just released: Oracle Java ME Embedded 8.2: Now even smaller! Oracle Java ME SDK 8.2: Now with Linux tooling support! Check out the details in the blog entry of my college Alex Belokrylov. Stay tuned for more Java ME Embedded-related announcements in the coming weeks. Cheers, — TerrenceFiled under: Embedded Tagged: "Java ME 8", ARM […](image)

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Java ME Embedded 8: Now supporting STMicroelectronicsterrencebarrSTM32429I-EVAL.png

Thu, 07 May 2015 17:07:53 +0000

Announcing Oracle Java ME Embedded 8.1 Developer Preview for STM32429I-EVAL  With the release of Java ME Embedded 8.1 in Nov 2014 we introduced support for ARM Cortex-M based using Freescale FRDM-K64F. Today, we are extending the Cortex-M support to the STMicroelectronics STM32429I-EVAL developer evaluation board. The STM32F429I-EVAL represents the very popular STM32F4xx MCU family which is […](image)

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Java Embedded at “Telematics Berlin 2015”terrencebarrScreen Shot 2015-04-16 at 9.36.18 .png

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 07:44:21 +0000

I will be delivering a keynote at the Telematics Berlin 2015 conference: May 11, 14:40: Enabling the Connected Car with Java: Smart and Secure Connected Cars are becoming full-fledged members of the Internet, requiring local intelligence and applications, advanced connectivity, and comprehensive security. Learn why Java Embedded is enabling high-volume connected car deployments today: Provides […](image)

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Today: Webcast “Java enables the Connected Car”terrencebarrScreen Shot 2015-04-15 at 11.51.26 .png

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 09:57:38 +0000

Update (4/17/15): The recording of the webcast is now available here. Quick note: MicroDoc and Oracle will be doing a joint webcast today on the topic of Java in the Connected Car. Join us to learn about the challenges of connecting vehicles and mobile services, how Java is designed to meet these challenges, and how […](image)

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Talking at embedded world tomorrowterrencebarrNewImage.png

Mon, 23 Feb 2015 11:17:12 +0000

Haven’t been posting much lately … very busy behind the scenes, more to follow soon. In the meantime, I’ll be talking at embedded world conference tomorrow with my colleague Andrey Petushkov:     Session 08/II, Tuesday Feb 24, 14:30-15:00:     Delivering IoT Services with Embedded Java: An Automotive Success Story While many in the industry are talking […](image)

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Java Magazine Embedded TopicsterrencebarrScreen Shot 2014-12-02 at 11.29.53 .png

Tue, 02 Dec 2014 10:37:18 +0000

I wanted to draw your attention to a lot of good coverage of embedded topics in the last two issues of Java Magazine: Current Issue (November/December): Theme: Internet of Things – Java is Everywhere. Interview with Henrik Stahl, VP  Product Management, Oracle JCP Awards for JSR 360 (CLDC 8) as “Most Significant JSR” and JSR 360 […](image)

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Fantastic talk: Evolving Java – How and why it mattersterrencebarrScreen Shot 2014-12-01 at 10.41.44 .png

Mon, 01 Dec 2014 10:03:49 +0000

If you haven’t watched a talk on language stewardship and evolution in a while – I would highly recommend this one. Brian Goetz, Oracle’s Java Language Architect, makes a brilliant, witty, and passionate case for pragmatic evolution of programming languages and provides compelling reasons why Java not only remains relevant as the top programming language and […](image)

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New OREDEV videos: “Java Update and Roadmap” & “Demystifying Internet of Things”terrencebarrScreen Shot 2014-11-24 at 10.43.17 .pngScreen Shot 2014-11-24 at 10.45.33 .png

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:43:26 +0000

Just to point your attention to two very informative new videos of OREDEV talks by Henrik Ståhl, Oracle Vice President Product Management, Java & Internet of Things: Java Update and Roadmap Demystifying the Internet of Things Cheers, — TerrenceFiled under: Embedded Tagged: Internet of Things, Java, Java SE 8, OREDEV, video(image)

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