Registry of Things

Originally published on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/registry-things-ron-lake

When thinking of the Internet of Things, I am led to the inescapable conclusion that there is a need for a Registry of Things.

Such a Registry . . . → Read More: Registry of Things

Broad and Narrow View of IoT – IoT layers

Originally published on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/broad-narrow-view-iot-layers-ron-lake

In the same way that FieldBus, LonWorks, and DeviceNet competed over control applications in the industrial sensor wars that preceded it, . . . → Read More: Broad and Narrow View of IoT – IoT layers

Global Infrastructure for Driverless Vehicles

Originally published on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/global-infrastructure-driverless-vehicles-ron-lake

Driverless vehicles are fast becoming a reality. Several jurisdictions, such as the State of Nevada, . . . → Read More: Global Infrastructure for Driverless Vehicles

Registration, Discovery, & Health Monitoring (IoT)

Originally published on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/registration-discovery-device-health-monitoring-internet-ron-lake

In the not-too-distant future, our everyday lives will be impacted by millions and millions of devices connected to the Internet of Things (IoT). These . . . → Read More: Registration, Discovery, & Health Monitoring (IoT)

Standardizing IoT via the OGC Registry Platform

Originally published on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/standardizing-iot-via-ogc-registry-platform-ron-lake

While IoT continues to grow in hype and in real importance, all of this excitement will start to wane if we do not . . . → Read More: Standardizing IoT via the OGC Registry Platform

Registry Platform merges GIS and BIM

Originally published on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/registry-platform-merges-gis-bim-ron-lake

While the definition of BIM and GIS integration is not totally clear, I would like to assert that the OGC Registry Platform is well . . . → Read More: Registry Platform merges GIS and BIM

Towards a Universal Data Interchange Standard Factory

Originally published on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/towards-universal-data-interchange-standards-factory-ron-lake

Registry Platforms can provide a solid basis for creating data interchange standards, and they can shorten both the process and the cost to create them.

Many . . . → Read More: Towards a Universal Data Interchange Standard Factory

Registries and the Physical Internet

Originally published on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/registries-physical-internet-ron-lake

While we once modelled our idea of information movement on the movement of physical goods (“the information highway”), a group of innovators (http://www.physicalinternetinitiative.org/) . . . → Read More: Registries and the Physical Internet

IoT – Seeing The Forest In spite of the Trees

Originally published on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/iot-seeing-forest-spite-trees-ron-lake

The Internet of Things (IoT) has a long history and some of the earliest nodes on the Internet were devices . . . → Read More: IoT – Seeing The Forest In spite of the Trees

How Smart Cities can be a Platform for Innovation and Citizen-Delivered Services

Many cities around the world have moved to adopt the notion of open data. In most cases this means little more than putting some of their data onto an FTP site, typically encoded as ESRI Shape, KML, or GML files. . . . → Read More: How Smart Cities can be a Platform for Innovation and Citizen-Delivered Services