Mastering the Internet of Things

Mastering the Internet of Things

by Gilles Robichon, Robert J. Heerekop

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ISBN-13: 9789082634211
Publisher: IOTC360
Publication date: 11/17/2016
Pages: 164
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.45(d)

Table of Contents

Preface iii
About this book v
IoT in 5 stages vi
STAGE 1 - IOT BENEFITS
IoT (Internet of Things) - What is It? 1
Why is IoT happening? 1
Is IoT New? Why so many names for it? 2
What are examples of the Internet of Things? 4
Digital, Connected, and Smart 8
IoT Benefits: Business and Consumer 10
Verticals...or no Verticals? 11
The Connected Object Analysis 14
Goal 14
Description of the method 14
Example: The Connected Car 16
Example: The Connected Teddy Bear 22
Customer Acceptance 27
The "Robiots" - Interview Johan F. Hoorn 28
STAGE 2 - IOT BUSINESS IMPACT
The IoT Business Model 36
Value Propositions 38
Revenue Streams 40
Cost Structure 46
Customer Segments 48
Channels 50
Customer Relationships 52
Key Activities 54
Key Resources 56
Key Partners 58
IoT Disruption 60
Example: SmartBear from Idrel toys inc 61
STAGE 3 - IOT SECURITY AND REGULATIONS
Iot Security - Interview Ronald Prins 70
Iot Regulations - Interview Vita Zwaan 77
STAGE 4 - IOT CONNECTIVITY
Wireless connectivity is the de facto solution for the iot 83
No one-fits-all connectivity for IoT 85
Overview of current connectivity possibilities 86
The role of the wireless operator 88
Matching IoT solution and wireless connectivity 90
Step 1: Describe your IoT application needs 91
Step 2: Describe your wireless connectivity options 99
Step 3: Matching and selecting 112
Example: selecting connectivity for the teddy bear 115
Step 1: SmartBear needs 115
Step 2: Wireless connectivity profiles: LTE and LPWAN 117
Step 3: Matching and selecting 121
STAGE 5 - IOT TECHNOLOGY
Building blocks of an IoT solution 125
Device 126
Connection 126
Platform 127
....And more 128
Specific challenges associated with IoT 129
Variety of objects 130
Number of devices 131
Where is the reset button?! 132
(Very) Long Lifetime 133
Wireless is not 100% reliable 134
Who said connectivity is cheap? 136
Criteria for outsourcing IoT 138
The value of the proof of concept (PoC) 142
Conclusion 145
Acknowledgments 147
About the Authors 149
Resources 151

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