SAP Cloud Platform Internet of Things

RAMI 4.0 for pizza lovers – Part 1

Part 1: Pizza shop basic When I took over the Industry 4.0 project earlier this year, I had to go through some sleepless nights. Being a mechanical electronic engineer and working on an IT related topic is like to be in a new country where people speak languages you never heard and follow the culture you never experienced. However, I took the challenge of diving into the new waters of …

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Intelligence at the Cutting Edge with SAP Leonardo IoT Edge

Leonardo da Vinci was a world-renowned artist, inventor, and scientist, among his many unrivaled talents.  Undisputedly, his legacy as a true visionary and innovator still permeates today.  Perhaps that’s why SAP chose to couple Leonardo’s name with their new digital brand, and SAP Leonardo was born.  In short, SAP Leonardo represents a comprehensive digital innovation system which integrates breakthrough technologies, such as the Internet of Things, machine learning, blockchain and …

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SAP Leonardo Live 2017 Frankfurt

SAP plans to invest a total of € 2 billion in their own IoT Innovation Platform SAP Leonardo by 2020. On July 11-12 the first edition of SAP Leonardo Live took place at the Kap Europa Congress Centre in Frankfurt. QforIT’s Peter Dau and Rik Dingemans got the chance to visit this event about new and promising breakthrough technologies such as: Analytics, Big Data, Blockchain, Design Thinking, Machine Learning, SAP …

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internet of things and the retail industry

Preface Today, we can shop around the clock online, tap an Uber app to summon a ride in minutes, and we have an embarrassment of riches of products and services at our fingertips. We can price check countless items in seconds on our cell phone, spotting both a bargain and a rip-off. These changes have vastly upped the stakes for retailers, which are frantically pulling all sorts of technology levers …

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Using Python to read CSV file and posting data into IoT Service in SAP Cloud Platform.

Recently had to work in a Internet of Thing related project where sensor data was retreived from the machine and placed into CSV format in a specific directory inside the network. For time, resources and security reasons decided to use the Internet of Things service in SAP Cloud Platform in order to receive the data from the sensors stored in the different files, and sent using Python triggered by a …

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Monitoring a production machine with SAP Cloud platform, Connection with IoT service

Introduction In this blog I will show how you can connect the sensors of your Android mobile phone to the SAP Cloud platform by using the IoT service cockpit and explain the sample code for the mobile app. The focus in this blog is on implementing the simplest possible solution. Thus some important but not mandatory elements for a first demo version are skipped, like security, background processing in the …

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SAP Leonardo, driver for new business models

SAP announced its new SAP Leonardo platform at the SAPPHIRE NOW 2017 as a digital innovation system that enables customers to rapidly scale innovations to redefine their business for the digital world. SAP Leonardo enables customers to start their digital transformation and create new business models using embedded artificial intelligence, machine learning, analytics, IoT, Big Data, and block chain technology as an enabler.   This sound nice but why should …

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Anki Cozmo meets SAP Cloud Platform – Part 3: Remote inspection

This blog extends the first part where we created a basic robot controller, collected sensor data from the robot and set up a tiny app for remote controlling the robot. Now, we add another feature to this IoT application to make it a little more interesting: We turn the Cozmo into a remote inspection device which takes pictures of its surroundings and displays them in the UI5 app. The general building blocks required to …

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Anki Cozmo meets SAP Cloud Platform – Part 1: IoT

This blog is for you if you are looking for a tutorial of an end-to-end example illustrating how to connect robots into the Internet of Things. Here we provide a walk-through of a literal toy example – making use of the Cozmo toy robot by Anki. If you follow through this tutorial you will have a basic understanding and a simple implementation of the following: A robot controller Sensor data …

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Spotlight SAP 2017 Trend Two: Internet of Things Integration

The Internet of Things Hits The Mainstream Gartner forecasts that by 2020 there will be 25 billion connected things in our world. These connections, which together make up the Internet of Things (IoT), have morphed from a digital dream to a mainstream reality. The IoT has become a powerful force for business transformation, and its disruptive impact will be felt across all industries and all areas of society. TCS’ recent global …

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