The Internet of Things is starting to gain traction. Strong ROI from connected products and processes has made the IoT a critical part of the success of many companies. However, this is just the beginning.

Complexity, connectivity, security concerns, and technical challenges still keep the IoT just out of reach for many companies. These IoT challenges will be solved eventually, and early adopters will start to show the way toward faster implementation. Until then, however, what we risk in this second half of 2019 is IoT burnout.

As with many revolutions and overhyped technologies such as virtual reality, blockchain, and deep learning, burnout can lead to clever repackaging of solutions and technologies; subterfuge only makes the markets murkier.

Clarity is important for success. Our aicas team in 2019 has met with customers and participated at industry events around the globe. We have seen companies in the IoT fog and on the sunny side of connected challenges. We recognize the lack of specificity for terms such as digital twin and asset management shell.

We have and will continue to contribute to the discussions around IoT adoption for industrial, auto, and other industries, and will be among you at several more events this year. We continue our work in the Java community, and in 2019 anticipate industry approval of an update to the Realtime Specification for Java as another tool we've worked on to help provide clarity in IoT adoption.

We are continuing efforts to simplify complexities, make resources available, and spur IoT growth.

Dr. James Hunt, CEO & Founder


Meet in SV

aicas in Silicon Valley: Support Java for IoT

The future of IoT can be seen in Java's past.

An update to the “Realtime Specification for Java” has been introduced with our guidance and recognition for the ubiquitous programming language's role in the future of IoT.

On September 13, we will present the proposed new Java specification (JSR 282) to the JCP Community of Java Technology Specifications. The RTSJ goal is to broaden awareness and support for the use of Java technology in embedded and realtime systems. Java is proving essential for IoT performance and measurement of embedded sensors, remote device supervision and control, security, and more.

The RTSJ is available for review on our website and as the JCP's JSR 282 for PRFAB. If you would like to meet and learn more about the RTSJ or aicas during the week of September 13, in Silicon Valley, please contact us.

Powerful Frameworks

Realtime Java in Ludwigsburg: aicas @ OSGi

OSGi solutions based on Realtime Java are no longer a novelty.

During the October 21-24 OSGi Community event in Germany, we will demonstrate how the combination of both technologies can provide a powerful framework for dynamic and open realtime systems and platforms.

Contact us to learn more about how realtime applications can be dynamically composed or updated, as well as theoretical and practical solutions surrounding utilization bounds, admission control and feasibility tests, app isolation, bottlenecks and more. For details, visit OSGi.

Cybersecurity Demonstration

Thwarting an AV Hack: aicas @IoT Solutions World Congress

A new system, featuring aicas technologies, to protect normal functioning of an autonomous vehicle during a cyberattack, has been chosen as one of 10 testbeds to be featured at IoT Solutions World Congress.

An Industrial Internet Consortium committee identified the TÜV SÜD cybersecurity solution that was developed by aicas together with LHP Engineering Services, Xilinx, and National Instruments.

The companies at the event will demonstrate the system with a simulated connected, electric car to show how the solution protects functions like braking, steering, and speed during a cyberattack.

Stay tuned for more details about our VM software and demonstration in Barcelona, October 29.

We're Hiring!

Join the aicas team: Solutions Architect, Germany

aicas adds a Solutions Architect—IoT, Automotive, Embedded to our team. The IT specialist will support our Sales Director Europe with commitment, passion, and flexibility as a Solutions Architect providing our customers with advice and technical support both before and after sales in Europe!


aicas is growing!

Meet Darshit Shah

Welcome Darshit Shah, the newest member of our VM Team. Based in Germany, he brings experience in analysis and implementation of hard and mixed-criticality realtime systems. His work with embedded systems, realtime systems (theory and implementation) and system programming will be an asset to our team and the work we do for customers. Darshit holds a Master of Science in Computer Science from the University of Saarland and a B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from Birla Institute of Science and Technology – Pilani.

Event Recap

Talking Embedded Tech: aicas in San Jose

Infotainment and telematics are shaping the future of the automotive industry. During the inaugural Embedded Technologies Expo & Conference in San Jose, we demonstrated the importance of embedded software as an entire industry moves into a new era of mobility.

The event in June was an opportunity to showcase the power of natural speech recognition for building safe and reliable infotainment connections.

aicas General Manager Johannes Biermann (right) together with our partner Gennadiy Borisov, President and Co-CEO of Klika Tech (seated on left), led a presentation on the trends, issues and business cases for voice-control technology in connected vehicles. Our co-created integration, featuring aicas' JamaicaCAR and Amazon's Alexa, was broadly recognized as automakers search for efficient and reliable ways to provide intuitive connections for vehicles, infrastructures, and networks.

For details, see our presentation below, and connect with us for more about our realtime auto industry solutions.


Upcoming Events

Save the Date!

AWS re: Invent Las Vegas

We will be at AWS re:Invent 2019 from Dec 2-6, 2019 in Las Vegas, NV, USA.
We are excited to take part in the annual learning conference hosted by Amazon Web Services for our global cloud computing community. Stay tuned for details, and plan on meeting us there!



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