A Common Thread: Applying Hex Elementalization in IoT Data Analytics

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A Common Thread: Applying Hex Elementalization in IoT Data Analytics

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Posted May 10, 2016 in Data Analytics & Digital Technologies Cutter Business Technology Journal




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Hex elementalization aims to create a platform — an architecture, an environment — encompassing end-to-end integration. The traditional way of thinking about data in 1s and 0s (bits) is unsuitable if we want to create a common “playground” for IoT. No matter how large or diverse the data is, it needs to be broken down into smaller chunks that will enable and ease interaction. These smaller chunks (i.e., hex elements) can be combined and related into meaningful information. Why “hex” elements? This article explains.