Is the IoT in space about to take off?

Is the IoT in space about to take off?

The Internet of Things has largely been an earthbound phenomenon. That could be about to change as NASA and vendors start exploring IoT apps and use cases in space.

10/23/18

How industrial predictive maintenance can prevent equipment failure

How industrial predictive maintenance can prevent equipment failure

Google offers a framework for designing your own Industrial IoT predictive maintenance solution to accurately determine when to replace manufacturing equipment.

10/15/18

Retail IoT: Walmart's IoT patent filing might be the creepiest ever

Retail IoT: Walmart's IoT patent filing might be the creepiest ever

A Walmart patent application suggests putting IoT sensors in shopping-cart handles to monitor shoppers' heart rates, temperatures, grip strength, and stress levels.

10/10/18

Drone defense -- powered by IoT -- is now a thing

Drone defense -- powered by IoT -- is now a thing

A new partnership between AT&T and startup Dedrone could bring drone defense to mainstream industry. But do we really need it?

10/01/18

Forget 'smart homes,' the new goal is 'autonomous buildings'

Forget 'smart homes,' the new goal is 'autonomous buildings'

Internet of Things (IoT) platform vendor Igor dreams of buildings that automatically adapt their behavior to the preferences of every occupant.

09/27/18

Is predictive maintenance the 'gateway drug' to the Industrial IoT?

Is predictive maintenance the 'gateway drug' to the Industrial IoT?

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is entering a new stage to one where enterprises are testing the technology, with predictive maintenance as the starting point for many.

09/18/18

Apple Watch 4 represents an epic fail for smartwatches in business

Apple Watch 4 represents an epic fail for smartwatches in business

The fancy new medical and fitness features in the Apple Watch Series 4 can’t hide the fact that the device is retreating from mainstream business.

09/17/18

Ideas this bad could kill the Internet of Things

Ideas this bad could kill the Internet of Things

A new IBM patent for a coffee delivery drone is so silly it makes me question the ultimate value and purpose of the Internet of Things (IoT).

08/29/18

Excess data center heat is no longer a bug -- it’s a feature!

Excess data center heat is no longer a bug -- it’s a feature!

A small town in Norway is experimenting with using heat generated by a new data center to warm homes and businesses.

08/27/18

Are microservices about to revolutionize the Internet of Things?

Are microservices about to revolutionize the Internet of Things?

Microservices have helped reinvent software development, and now a new startup says it's going to combine them with edge computing to transform the Internet of Things (IoT).

08/15/18

Finally, a smart way for insurers to leverage IoT in smart homes

Finally, a smart way for insurers to leverage IoT in smart homes

Travelers Insurance is partnering with Notion to provide customers with IoT sensors to minimize and prevent damage to homes by automatically reporting problems.

08/13/18

Why IoT for seniors is a lot tougher than it looks

Why IoT for seniors is a lot tougher than it looks

Senior citizens are often touted as a huge potential market for the Internet of Things (IoT), but progress may be slower than a retiree with a bad hip.

08/02/18

Which two companies will lead the enterprise Internet of Things?

Which two companies will lead the enterprise Internet of Things?

Analyst firm GlobalData reveals the two tech giants poised to lead the charge into enterprise Internet of Things (eIoT) platforms.

08/01/18

Cloud computing just had another kick-ass quarter

Cloud computing just had another kick-ass quarter

Even as other parts of the internet economy stumbled, cloud service providers accelerated their growth. Could that save the tech boom?

07/30/18

Taking the temperature of IoT for healthcare

Taking the temperature of IoT for healthcare

The Internet of Things promises to make healthcare cheaper and better in a wide variety of ways, but many of the benefits are still stuck in the waiting room.

07/16/18

5 ways the IoT must improve to achieve enterprise success

5 ways the IoT must improve to achieve enterprise success

A new Deloitte report identifies five challenges that the Internet of Things (IoT) must solve — some you already know about, others maybe not.

07/02/18

5 reasons the IoT needs its own networks

5 reasons the IoT needs its own networks

Carriers are rolling out new low-power, narrow-band networks for the Internet of Things. Here are 5 reasons why, and one big potential issue with this strategy.

06/26/18

IoT has an obsolescence problem

IoT has an obsolescence problem

The Internet of Things is still an emerging technology, but the $17,000 gold Apple Watch Edition shows it already has a problem with obsolescence. Can anything be done?

06/11/18

What happens if IoT security doesn’t get solved?

What happens if IoT security doesn’t get solved?

A new Bain & Company report says security concerns are slowing IoT adoption. Is this problem fixable — and what if it isn’t?

06/05/18

Somehow, AWS and cloud growth continues to accelerate

Somehow, AWS and cloud growth continues to accelerate

Amazon leads cloud vendors to even faster growth at huge scale -- is there anything left for data centers?

04/30/18

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