Internet of Things (IoT) is the in thing that no sane company would neglect.
BlackBerry after its recent smart phone is also into IoT and has a complete
platform. Main vertical applications targeted are automotive and asset
tracking for now.
Here is about the platform in Blackberry's own words.
"The BlackBerry® IoT Platform is here to give you that control, providing a
cloud-based solution that lets you build and manage IoT applications and
devices in a secure, efficient, and scalable way."
Security: via BlackBerry cryptography and Key Management technology-The IoT
platform is hosted in the secure, global BlackBerry infrastructure.
Scalability: Massive scalability at every layer, instantaneous data indexing
with no bottlenecks and redundant long-term storage.
Efficiency: Superb messaging both event-driven and store-and-forward
You want to try it out. It... (more)
You can use Intel XDK together with Intel Collaboration Suite for Web RTC to
build the real time communication apps.
With Intel Collaboration Suite for Web RTC (Intel CS for WebRTC )it is
possible to build apps for real time communication over the web.
You need to use the Intel CS for WebRTC SDK built on top of W3C standard for
WebRTC. You can create apps for broadcast, peer-to-peer and apps for
To cater to the major OSs and HTML, the SDK is available in four versions one
Intel CS f... (more)
Azure PowerShell 1.0 Is in Preview Now
You can find Preview of Azure PowerShell in PowerShell gallery now. Later on
an MSI or WebPI installer version of the preview will be added. The present
0.9.8 version will become 1.0 in due course and the preview is only for
testing, not really for production.
The stated goals of this preview are:
Enable better support for Resource Manager in Azure Automation Separate Azure
Service Management and Resource Manager functionality to provide clarity
regarding features of Azure the cmdlets target Enforce semantic versioning
and ensure cmdlets autho... (more)
Microsoft pulls a fast one! Good showing Microsoft.
Project Natick is Microsoft's R&D feasibility project to explore, manufacture
and operate a underwater.
Hey, you don't look for cooling water, if you can take the salt out. How is
latency improved? Drop the datacenter in the nearest ocean or lake. Energy
efficiency is a no-brainer considering the environment the data center is in.
Bring in 3D manufacturing and you can have a data center manufactured and
deployed in no time at all, no need for expensive land acquisition, licenses,
Microsoft estimates they can d... (more)
When you run the Silverlight application and right click on the HTML or the
ASPX page you can choose the option "Install Out of Browser
Silverlight...onto this computer...". You will then launch a window where you
can choose to install it on the Desktop or Start Menu or both and click OK.
This will leave a short cut on your Desktop (if this is what you chose). When
you double click this shortcut you will launch a Silverlight Viewer(I call it
so) which will display the application. It goes by the name sllauncher.exe.
What if you see that the above option is grayed out?
By default it... (more)