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Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) is an environment in which objects, animals or people are provided with unique identifiers and the ability to transfer data over a network without requiring human-to-human or human-to-computer interaction. IoT has evolved from the convergence of wireless technologies, micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) and the Internet. A thing, in the Internet of Things, can be a person with a heart monitor implant, a farm animal with a biochip transponder, an automobile that has built-in sensors to alert the driver when tire pressure is low -- or any other natural or man-made object that can be assigned an IP address and provided with the ability to transfer data over a network. So far, the Internet of Things has been most closely associated with machine-to-machine (M2M) communication in manufacturing and power, oil and gas utilities. Products built with M2M communication capabilities are often referred to as being smart. (See: smart label, smart meter, smart grid sensor). Although the concept wasn't named until 1999, the Internet of Things has been in development for decades. The first Internet appliance, for example, was a Coke machine at Carnegie Melon University in the early 1980s. The programmers could connect to the machine over the Internet, check the status of the machine and determine whether or not there would be a cold drink awaiting them, should they decide to make the trip down to the machine. The IoT is a big collection of smart sensors, networks, servers, and services that interact among them. This trend applies to all sectors or markets, and it is a way to automate, control, and manage factory, home, transportation, energy, medical/healthcare facility, etc. All layers of networks, from applications, middleware, virtualization, connectivity, and devices, will contribute to realize the full power of IoT. For edge connectivity, the intelligent gateways play a major role in between the devices and the cloud in building the path for, collecting data from the devices for analysis, and forwarding the instructions from the upend servers to activate the devices.


The Internet of Things (IoT) is the network of physical objects or "things" embedded with electronics, software, sensors, and connectivity to enable objects to collect and exchange data. The Internet of Things allows objects to be sensed and controlled remotely across existing network infrastructure, creating opportunities for more direct integration between the physical world and computer-based systems, and resulting in improved efficiency, accuracy and economic benefit. Each thing is uniquely identifiable through its embedded computing system but is able to interoperate within the existing Internet infrastructure. Experts estimate that the IoT will consist of almost 50 billion objects by 2020.

Machine to Machine

Machine to Machine (M2M) refers to technologies that allow both wireless and wired systems to communicate with other devices of the same type. M2M is a broad term as it does not pinpoint specific wireless or wired networking, information and communications technology. This broad term is particularly used by business executives. M2M is considered an integral part of the Internet of Things (IoT) and brings several benefits to industry and business  in general as it has a wide range of applications such as industrial automation, logistics, Smart Grid, Smart Cities, health, defense etc. mostly for monitoring but also for control purposes. In order to support the rapid new development and the worldwide adoption of the Internet of Things as well as the continued growth of M2M technology and its large scale applications in the future, a global adoption and deployment of the Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) are required because all of the sensors and machine-readable identifiers needed to make the Internet of Things a reality will need an extremely large address space. Even if the current supply of IPv4 addresses were not to be exhausted soon, the IPv4 address-space is simply nowhere near large enough to support the future requirement of IoT. Consequently, the future success of M2M, as an integral part of the IoT, will largely be determined by the successful global adoption of IPv6. M2M can include the case of industrial instrumentation - comprising a device (such as a sensor or meter) to capture an event (such as temperature, inventory level, etc.) that is relayed through a network (wireless, wired or hybrid) to an application (software program) that translates the captured event into meaningful information.


We offer the Best Internet of Things Strategy, Consulting, Development and Delivery Services
Technology is changing and transforming every aspect of our lives, whether it is work, shopping, collecting information or providing information. Manufacturers and developers are witnessing sophisticated demands from the businesses and consumers. Today, buyers insist on superior quality, latest technological offerings, and improved materials and enriched user experience in the products. This is why; the manufacturers are indulged in the process of innovation and are keen to gain insights into the customer behaviours to serve them with the desired offerings in order to gain an edge over their competitors.McKEN World Wide, a leading provider of technology offerings provide our clients with the IoT roadmap and extensively functional applications for transforming their business models and operations into the avant-garde offerings to satisfy what their consumers seek.

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                                                            INNOVATION & CONCEPTS

Innovative concepts, services and products that contribute to actual benefits and that open the way to new business opportunities for your company. As pioneers in the Internet of Things we offer advanced expertise for designing and developing products’ capacity to communicate. Everything from traditional industrial products to household electronics and communications solutions.


When you bring in an R&D team from McKEN you gain access to advanced expertise and our modern lab. A scalable and flexible solution that lets you focus on your core operations at the same time as you ensure continued development and growth.



Our lab is most advanced and enables us to develop, test and quality-assure products and services throughout the entire process.You can test and verify your products at our lab or develop completely new ones. In one and the same building!



We make sure that your ideas are developed, tested and conceptualized. With us you can be sure that your IoT solution will be viable and not become bogged down at the idea stage.


Where do you find yourself today, and how will you proceed? In a workshop led by our IoT experts, you take the step to the next phase.                    

           IOT INSIGHT

For those of you who think you could profit from an investment in IoT but need to know a little more before taking the next step. We present the opportunities with IoT in your branch and brainstorm on how your business concept could be further developed with IoT. After the workshop we prepare a report with suggestions for what you can do next.


            IOT KICKSTART

For those of you who have a product to connect or have decided to take the next step into the IoT world. We look at trends in your branch, provide an analysis of your competitors and brainstorm on your ideas. After the workshop we prepare a report with suggestions for what you can do next.



You already have an idea and know what you want. The workshop runs for 2–3 days and results in a finished concept.

IoT Bootcamp is for:
– Industrial design
– Concept development
– Prototyping


Let’s make something awesome!

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