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Four Pillars for Successful IIoT Implementation

The Internet of Things (IoT) has huge implications for manufacturing and industry. Being able to monitor and remotely control every part of a factory or other industrial facility means being able to vastly improve efficiency; and the insights gained from all that data can help to drive innovation, creating new products and new markets. The […]

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Engineer for a Day: Wireless Modbus Gateway

Engineer for a Day is a new feature for you to provide feedback and suggestions for products that are currently in development at Sealevel. Please provide input for our engineering team by commenting. Wireless Modbus Gateway The Basics: The Wireless Modbus Gateway will provide wireless Ethernet Modbus TCP to RS-485 communication to SeaI/O modules. A […]

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The Race for a Universal IoT Security Standard

On October 21, 2016, the DNS provider Dyn experienced the biggest distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack in history. Although it was short lived, it caused an outage to many of the sites and services dependant on Dyn, including Twitter, Netflix and Reddit. This DDoS was caused by a virus running on insecure devices, with […]

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6 Exciting Tech Breakthroughs of 2016

This has been another year of remarkable advances in tech. Technologies such as 3D printing, Internet of Things and cloud computing are all coming to maturation, changing life for consumers and businesses across the world. 2016 has also seen some new frontiers opening up, with exciting breakthroughs in the world of computers, electricity and biomedicine. […]

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Saving Energy – Saving Money

We all want to be more energy efficient, whether it’s because we want to help fight climate change or mitigate dependency on foreign oil, or simply because we want to reduce our own energy bills. Becoming more efficient can be a challenge, however. There are competing standards and technologies, and it can be hard to […]

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Military Concerns Regarding the Internet of Things

The U.S. military has long been at the forefront of innovation, and their research efforts have led to many consumer goods that we now take for granted, such as microwave ovens, duct tape, GPS devices and even the internet itself. However, there is one area in which the U.S. military is conspicuously behind the civilian […]

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Sealevel National Convention 2016

Sealevel was proud to host our first Sealevel National Convention (SNC) in September. Our manufacturing representative partnerships are a relatively new sales component and this was a perfect opportunity to collaborate together and educate them on key differentiators. Reps came from across the United States and Canada to get to know Sealevel. Sealevel president Ben […]

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Will Technology Save America’s Railways?

Railway usage in the U.S. is very different from what it is in other developed nations. Here in America, the highest proportion of railroad usage is freight trains — around 43 percent of all rail traffic — and we also have one of the lowest rates of commuter travel. American railroads account for 10.5 billion […]

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IoT, IIoT, Industry 4.0: What’s the difference and does it matter?

Internet of Things. Industrial Internet of Things. Industry 4.0. While related, these terms are not interchangeable. Each entity has a different set of stakeholders, goals and implications. Let’s start with IoT. There is some speculation about the first use of Internet of Things (IoT) as the term to describe the interworking of devices but most […]

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Google Fiber: What Ultra-High Speed Internet Means for Public Safety

Although Google Fiber is available in a limited number of locations, it already looks like the future of the Internet in the United States. A recent review of the fastest ISPs by PC Magazine said that “not one single ISP holds even a flickering candle to Google Fiber,” which offers speeds of over 1Gb per […]

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