How IoT can enhance customer experiences

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Rather than following a one-size-fits-all approach, the most successful businesses are rapidly tailoring offerings for customers in real time.

Running Mule 4 in Docker on Raspberry Pi

In my last article, we saw how we can install Mule 4 on a Raspberry Pi. And while Mule 4 runs perfectly fine on the latest Raspberry Pi’s, you may find yourself in need of a more scalable solution than a bare-metal runtime installation. In this post, we will look at running Mule in a Docker container on Raspberry Pi.

The Internet of Beer: Analyzing Beer Consumption with IoT Sensors

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Buffalo Wild Wings (BWW) – one of the top 10 fastest-growing restaurants in the U.S. – had one goal: to create a compelling restaurant experience for their customers. But in the modern retail world, this goal proved difficult as today’s customers expect a personalized experience.

How APIs are the Backbone of New IoT Standards

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is supposed to have 10 times the impact of the Web itself, which means it has potentially 10 times the risk for complication, and, with its ubiquity, 10 times the risk to security. Each “Thing” we encounter in our daily and professional lives could potentially be connected within the next couple years. And with so many, many more players, manufacturers, protocols, and programming languages, it all gets exponentially more complicated.

MuleSoft IoT: How to Use Mule Runtime to Light an LED Bulb

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MuleSoft’s lightweight Runtime Engine can be used to expose microservices and APIs on any IoT device. In this post, I will demonstrate how users can use MuleSoft and a Python script to create a simple API that lights up an LED bulb 10 times in a loop. To get started, please refer to the requirements, video tutorial, and steps below.

Requirements:

Raspberry Pi 3, LED Bulbs,

Virtual reality in the enterprise – is it right for your organization?

September 16 2016

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The world has worked itself into a frenzy over Pokemon Go, the augmented reality game where Pikachu and his associates appear in local shops and restaurants. Many observers may have looked at this and thought that virtual reality will never have any impact on the enterprise.

Not so. In fact, there are numerous digital transformation trends that can have value for the enterprise. While it’s tempting to think that trends like virtual reality,

Connecting anything to anything: How the MuleSoft team got a Commodore 64 to tweet

When MuleSoft engineering recently organized a two-day internal hackathon, our team of four:

immediately got to work brainstorming what to build.  Very quickly we gravitated towards creating an interactive IoT installation that would illustrate how MuleSoft’s technology makes it easy to connect the world’s data and devices together in interesting and useful ways. 

MuleSoft CONNECT is back!

MuleSoft CONNECT 2016, the premier digital business conference where CIOs, IT leaders, and developers meet to exchange ideas and insights on driving digital transformation, is back! If you care about harnessing the digital revolution, mastering the API economy, or learning the best way to connect applications, data, and devices, this conference is for you. MuleSoft blog readers have a special discount code entitling them to 10% off (code: mktg-blog-10) so you’ll definitely want to register for CONNECT today. 

Something old, something new, something connected, and something blue

How are individuals being married to technology? In lots of ways, it turns out. Ross Mason has an article in Entrepreneur this week all about ways in which we’re all developing a closer relationship with our mobile phones and other types of devices. Let’s get a closer look!

Financial Services. Consumers want ways to ease the payment process and get real-time banking information. So, says Ross, “to meet these demands from consumers,

How is technology transforming the NFL?

February 3 2016

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As the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers jog onto the field for Super Bowl 50 this Sunday, most eyes will be drawn to their large shoulder pads and shiny helmets. What many people won’t notice, however, are the tiny, quarter-sized RFID transmitters hidden in their shoulder pads. Made by Zebra Technologies, these connected, wearable devices pinpoint each player’s real-time field position, speed, distance traveled and acceleration by emitting radio frequencies to RFID receivers located around the stadium.