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Edoardo Barbieri

Edoardo Barbieri

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Edoardo Barbieri
13 January 2023

The State of IoT – December 2022

Internet of Things Article

Welcome to the December edition of the monthly State of IoT series. While we ended 2021 with a rosy outlook prompted by rising unit shipments and hardware spending, 2022 ended amidst supply chain disruptions, economic sanctions and an ongoing war. Despite this, we will likely remember 2022 as a transitional year in the ever-increasing ado ...


Edoardo Barbieri
12 December 2022

The State of IoT – October & November 2022

Internet of Things Article

Welcome to the combined October & November edition of the monthly State of IoT series. These past couple of months were packed with news and announcements. Let’s dive straight in! Matter 1.0 is finally here Amazon, Apple, Comcast, Google, SmartThings, and the Connectivity Standards Alliance came together in 2019 to develop and promote an ...


Edoardo Barbieri
30 November 2022

Need help choosing an embedded Linux distribution? Get guidance here

Internet of Things Article

Enterprises are looking to capitalise on the new wave of small form-factor computing and navigate the shift to the edge. Device manufacturers across the world are racing to build embedded, connected devices that will deliver on the promise of the fourth industrial revolution.  Many of them are looking to explore data-driven value-chain op ...


Edoardo Barbieri
4 November 2022

Accelerate IT / OT convergence in Industry 4.0 [Part III]

Internet of Things Article

Welcome to the concluding blog of this mini-series on tapping into the fourth industrial revolution.  In Part I, we introduced and assessed the current status in the IT and OT domains. In Part II, we discussed the automation pyramid of modern factories and the need to adopt a more holistic approach toward closing the divide.  ...


Edoardo Barbieri
28 October 2022

Accelerate IT/OT convergence in Industry 4.0 [Part II]

Internet of Things Article

Welcome to Part II of this three-part mini-series on bridging the gap between operational technology (OT) and information technology (IT) in Industry 4.0. In Part I, we set the stage for the remainder of the series and gave an overview of IT and OT, the two technological layers of modern industrial factories. In this blog, ...


Edoardo Barbieri
25 October 2022

Accelerate IT/OT convergence in Industry 4.0 [Part I]

Internet of Things Article

Welcome to this three-part mini-series on bridging the gap between operational technology (OT) and information technology (IT) in Industry 4.0. Throughout this series, we will discuss the key challenges industrial manufacturers face when trying to accelerate their digital transformation. We will understand why legacy update approaches and ...


Edoardo Barbieri
10 October 2022

IoT Project Lifecycle: Key considerations for OTA updates at scale [Part IV]

Internet of Things Article

From entertainment to security, automation is now pervasive. Intelligent devices are transforming our homes while enriching our lives, making them more efficient, productive and environmentally friendly. Most embedded devices run Linux, and their number is poised to keep growing. As we move into a world where our houses are full of device ...


Edoardo Barbieri
7 October 2022

The State of IoT – September 2022

Internet of Things Article

Welcome to the September edition of the monthly State of IoT series.  Smart homes, automotive and RISC-V took the headlines, with several announcements and press releases in each industry. Without further ado, let’s dive straight into the most prominent news across the IoT landscape from the last month. RISC-V to define the future of soft ...


Edoardo Barbieri
27 September 2022

IoT project lifecycle: App-centric software development [Part II]

Internet of Things Article

The traditional embedded Linux development model ties applications to the OS. Such a constraint means apps have to target a specific release, which lowers development velocity. Furthermore, broken upgrades in one part of the device may affect refreshes in the rest of the OS. On the other hand, embedded developers are increasingly looking ...


Edoardo Barbieri
5 September 2022

The State of IoT – August 2022

Internet of Things Article

Welcome to the August edition of the monthly State of IoT series. Let’s dive straight into the most prominent news across the IoT landscape from the last month. Google kills Cloud IoT Core  Google introduced Cloud IoT Core, a fully managed service for securely connecting and managing devices, at the Google I/O conference in May ...


Edoardo Barbieri
29 August 2022

Meet Canonical at Hannover Messe USA 2022

Internet of Things Article

Hannover Messe USA is almost here! With a 114,000+ net sq. ft exhibition area, 500+ companies, 129400+ registrants and 100+ countries represented, Hannover Messe USA is the largest gathering of industrial manufacturing in North America. Join Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, at Hannover Messe USA to discuss open source innovation in i ...


Edoardo Barbieri
29 July 2022

The State of IoT – June & July 2022

Internet of Things Article

Welcome to the June & July combined edition of the monthly State of IoT series. Let’s dive straight into the most prominent news across the IoT landscape from the last two months. Canonical releases Ubuntu Core 22 for embedded Ubuntu Core is an app-centric embedded operating system based on Ubuntu. Developers can focus on building ...