All Posts by David Scott Brown

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Zero Rating – Growing trends in mobile network operators usage

A report on zero rating by the Federal Communications Commission just a week and a half before the inauguration of Donald Trump said that zero rating violates net neutrality rules. “Zero-rated” applications do not count toward data caps or usage allowance imposed by internet service providers. Forbes staff writer Parmy Olson called the report “too […]

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Ai Impacts Aerospace Power Management Systems

Power management is an essential function in our technological society.  Controlling the flow of electricity is necessary to powering buildings, maintaining efficient computer systems, and providing energy to vehicle accessories. And it is critical to operating systems on airplanes and spacecraft.  Engineers are turning to efficient design to conserve and control power by looking to […]

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CIM Industrial Robotics

Industrial Robotics Cyber Security Challenges in IIoT

The line is blurring between information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT). As more industrial robotics equipment is connected to the industrial internet of things (IIoT), the vulnerabilities increase. Among the many devices being added to networks are robotic machines. That’s raising red flags for some experts. And it has many people worried. What are […]

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IoT Security Chipset in Embedded Devices

Embedded Devices with IoT Security and Vulnerabilities

Embedded Devices, once thought to be too small to include their own security, undergo a more thorough analysis beginning with firmware testing. The software inside the chip is just as important as the application controlling it. Both need to be tested for security and quality. Some of the early IoT botnets have leveraged vulnerabilities and […]

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5G Wireless in Long Range Drone Control

5G Wireless – the Future of Long Range Drone Control

According to wireless technology company Qualcomm, “5G connectivity will enable a worldwide boom in drone use, for fun, research, and business.” But for now, U.S. drone activity is limited to line-of-sight control. Regulations will need to catch up to the fast-developing technology.to enable the future of long range drone control. “A Highway in the Sky”  […]

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