Brian Ray

Brian is the Founder and CTO of Link Labs. As the chief technical innovator and leader of the company, Brian has led the creation and deployment of a new type of ultra long-range, low-power wireless networking which is transforming the Internet of Things and M2M space.

Time-Based Vs. Proximity-Based Asset Tracking — Comparing Use Cases

“Where is my stuff?!” For just about every organization in every industry, this question is a central challenge—and if you know the answer, it...

IoT for Healthcare – A $163 billion opportunity

Listen to the audio version of this article! Internet of Things Enabled Healthcare Healthcare is a highly valuable albeit highly contentious industry. Soaring costs, complex insurance...

Examining 5 IEEE Protocols – ZigBee, WiFi, Bluetooth, BLE, and WiMax

Various types of wireless technology and networks allow devices to speak (send data) to each other and to the web (TCP/IP Networks) without cables....

How IoT is Revolutionizing Supply Chain Management

Supply chain management is a foundational business process that impacts nearly every enterprise, whether you're a manufacturer who must transport parts into a factory...

The Role of Cloud Computing and Fog Computing in IoT

The real business value enabled by the Internet of Things is derived not really from the data, but from insights that facilitate real-time actions...

Open Source Software and Hardware for the Internet of Things

The descriptor “open source” is primarily associated with software, the source code of which is freely accessible for examination, use, and expansion by users...