Accelerating the Industrial Internet of Things
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Acceleration SensingAcceleration Sensing
Acceleration Sensing
A MEMS concept referring to the increase in movement of an object from one point to another along a straight line or axis.
AccelerometerAccelerometer
Accelerometer
A tool that measures changes in gravitational acceleration in the unit it may be installed in.
Access ControlAccess Control
Access Control
A system that determines who, when, and where people are allowed to enter or exit a facility or area.
Access Control as a Service (ACaaS)Access Control as a Service (ACaaS)
Access Control as a Service (ACaaS)
A recurring fee-based system where a facility manager outsources electronic access control to a third party, where each facility do not need to maintain a dedicated server.
Access Point (AP)Access Point (AP)
Access Point (AP)
An access point connects users to other users within the network and also can serve as the point of interconnection between the WLAN and a fixed wire network.
Active SensorActive Sensor
Active Sensor
A sensing device that requires an external source of power to operate.
Activity TrackerActivity Tracker
Activity Tracker
A device combined with an application to record and analyze physiological metrics such as heartrate, sleep quality, skin temperature, calories burned and more.
ActuatorActuator
Actuator
An actuator is a type of motor that is responsible for moving or controlling a mechanism or system.
Adaptive ArchitecturesAdaptive Architectures
Adaptive Architectures
Adaptive architecture is a system which changes its structure, behaviour or resources according to demand. The adaptation made is usually to non-functional characteristics rather than functional ones.
Additive ManufacturingAdditive Manufacturing
Additive Manufacturing
The construction of complex three-dimensional parts from 3D digital model data by depositing successive layers of material. Metal, polymer, and ceramic materials can be used to manufacture parts of a geometry that often cannot be produced by any other manufacturing technology. 
AddressabilityAddressability
Addressability
The capacity for an entity to be targeted and found.
Address Resolution Protocol (ARP)Address Resolution Protocol (ARP)
Address Resolution Protocol (ARP)
A communication protocol used to convert an IP address into a physical address.
Ad-hoc NetworksAd-hoc Networks
Ad-hoc Networks
An ad-hoc network is a local area network (LAN) that is built spontaneously as devices connect.
Ad Hoc QueriesAd Hoc Queries
Ad Hoc Queries
An Ad-Hoc Query is a query that cannot be determined prior to the moment the query is issued.
Advanced cruise-assist highway systems (AHS) Advanced cruise-assist highway systems (AHS)
Advanced cruise-assist highway systems (AHS)
Advanced cruise-assist highway systems (AHS) are systems that aim to reduce traffic accidents, enhance safety, improve transportation efficiency as well as to reduce the operational work of drivers.
Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)
Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)
Digital feature that incorporates into vehicles to enhance driver safety and performance.
Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)
Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)
The specification for encryption of electronic data established in 2001.
Advanced Manufacturing Advanced Manufacturing
Advanced Manufacturing
 The process of leveraging the most advanced technology available at the current time in order to maximize the output and/or product quality of a manufacturing facility. 
Advanced MaterialsAdvanced Materials
Advanced Materials
New materials and modifications to existing materials to obtain superior performance in one or more characteristics.
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
An open-source standard for business message communication and message-oriented middleware.
Advances in Data ScienceAdvances in Data Science
Advances in Data Science
Improvements in deeplearning and cognitive-computing technologies are driving enterprise adoption.
AerCoreAerCore
AerCore
A Machine to Machine communication platform developed by Aeris.
AerisAeris
Aeris
Carrier-independent provider of IoT communications services, designed to provide management of multiple cellular carriers.
AervoyanceAervoyance
Aervoyance
A Machine to Machine Analytics developed by Aeris.
Agile ManufacturingAgile Manufacturing
Agile Manufacturing
Tools, techniques, and initiatives (such as lean and flexible manufacturing) to help a plant and/or organization rapidly respond to their customers, the market, and innovations. 
AllJoynAllJoyn
AllJoyn
AllJoyn is a system that allows devices to communicate with other devices around them.
AltBeaconAltBeacon
AltBeacon
An open and interoperable proximity beacon specification.
AltimeterAltimeter
Altimeter
An instrument used to measure the altitude of an object above a fixed level.
Ambient Intelligence (AML)Ambient Intelligence (AML)
Ambient Intelligence (AML)
Sensor-filled environments that interpret and react to human events and activity, and learning to adapt over time, the environment’s operation and services change based on that activity.
American Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII)American Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII)
American Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII)
ASCII abbreviated from American Standard Code for Information Interchange, is a character-encoding scheme.
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