IoT: The Rise of Edge Computing

IoT applications are distributed across several elements – device/thing, gateways, cloud and smartphone-based apps. The edge (or also referred to as “Fog”) is gaining tremendous traction. It is gaining popularity and press, especially this year, thanks to several key events & initiatives: Microsoft used its key annual event – Microsoft Build – to announce a major…

4 ingredients to get started with LoRaWAN

Introduction LoRaWAN™ defines the communication protocol and system architecture for the network while the LoRa® physical layer enables the long-range communication link. The protocol and network architecture have the most influence in determining the battery lifetime of a node, the network capacity, the quality of service, the security, and the variety of applications served by…

10 Essential Node Modules

Movinture has been developing its platform in Node for over 2+ years now. Our team has mastered the Node technology and we heavily use the following Node Modules in our cloud platform (iMsight) and applications: Expressjs: Choosing a web application framework is not an easy task, there are different factors that developers and architects consider…

6 Reasons to use Node.js for IoT

Node.js (or Node) a JavaScript runtime built on Chrome’s V8 JavaScript engine. Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient. The fact that it is I/O driven makes it ideal to for applications that are workflow or event driven, and especially for Internet of Things (IoT) applications. The Movinture application platform…

Building IoT Solutions & Applications

The Internet of Things (IoT) has the potential to generate new sources of revenue and reduce cost. IoT will be core to the organizations that are involved in manufacturing and operating machines, devices and things – anything physical and environmental required for their business. Even though there is a meteoric rise of everything digital and…

3 Factors to consider for your IAM Solution

Every cloud-based application needs an user authentication and authorization system. We call the system we developed an User Management System (UMS) and it is also known as Identity & Access Management (IAM). Identity and access are the keys to monetization of your service or your application. What should be your strategy – do you build your UMS from…