Internet of Medical Things

The impact of the IoMT on the Healthcare Industry

When you think about it, your most recent healthcare experience probably involved some sort of medical equipment or device – be it a blood pressure monitor, continuous glucose monitor, or MRI scanner. More than 500,000 medical technologies are currently available, with today’s connected devices being designed to improve efficiency, lower costs, and provide better care.…

IoT Prediction 2021

The IoT: Predictions for 2021

This will be the year the IoT becomes a mature, practical, technology. Here are a few thoughts on what we can expect in the next 12 months. The IoT will see wider adoption and faster development The IoT has grown a lot in the past few years both in terms of adoption and investment and…

Edge computing and Kafka

Event streaming with Apache Kafka at the edge is commonly used to provide the same open, flexible, and scalable architecture at the edge as in the cloud or data centre. Possible locations for a Kafka edge deployment include retail stores, cell towers, trains, small factories, restaurants, etc. “Edge Kafka” is not simply another IoT project…

Waterstream now supports ARM

We’re happy to announce that starting from version 1.0.17 Waterstream also provides an ARM-compatible Docker image. Use simplematter/waterstream-kafka-arm64v8-minified image if you want to run it on ARM CPU (such as AWS a1 series instance), simplematter/waterstream-kafka-minified – on traditional x86 CPU. See the quickstart guide: .