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IoT security tips and a cautionary tale

The US government is working toward establishing IoT security guidelines, and a very public dispute about a particular IoT device demonstrates why they are necessary.

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IoT, edge computing and AI projects pay off for asset-based enterprises

Enterprises are tapping machine-generated data that's captured at the edge to improve operations. AI processing can be done locally for latency-sensitive applications, or sent to the cloud to get the best of both the edge and cloud...

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Cisco, AWS integrate IoT, edge network software and services

Cisco ties its Edge Intelligence software with AWS IOT Core service to control industrial-edge networking.

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Network slicing: Wireless virtualization to build 5G services and conserve spectrum

What is network slicing and how can it make efficient use of carriers’ wireless capacity to enable virtual networks that exactly fit customer needs?

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How to prep for becoming an IoT leader

IT professionals aim to gain IoT knowledge and take on leadership roles as their organizations deploy more connected devices and build the infrastructure to support them.

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IoT adds smarts to IT asset monitoring

Organizations are using IoT sensors to monitor equipment performance and environmental conditions in data centers.

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Startup EdgeQ offers 5G and AI for the edge

Led by former Qualcomm and Intel executives, EdgeQ is developing a converged 5G and AI silicon platform for edge computing networks.

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Edge computing: When to outsource, when to DIY

Enterprises can choose on-premises edge computing options or hire public edge services, but the right choice depends on factors including budget, in-house expertise and regulatory requirements.

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German IoT startup Dryad wants to help prevent forest fires

Dryad Networks is prepping an IoT network of sensors connected via a solar-powered wireless mesh for deployment in forests as an early warning system to detect fires.

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Using AI to manage IoT sensor power

Researchers aim to increase the lifespan of sensors and IoT devices by using AI and energy-harvesting technology.

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Forrester: Get ready for IoT networking chaos

The varying network needs of IoT devices may force enterprises to master many connectivity technologies.

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IoT and AI boost Volvo Trucks vehicle connectivity

Volvo Trucks North America is using IoT and advanced analytics to improve vehicle diagnostics, streamline maintenance, and help fleet operators keep their trucks on the road.

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IoT Roundup: Carriers and connectivity fueling Microsoft's IoT expansion, IoT networks getting smarter, and security corner

This month's installment covers the impetus lent to IoT deployments by the ongoing pandemic, some new wrinkles in the security picture, and the possibility of more intelligence at the network edge in the future.

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How building bricks could store electricity

The red pigment in bricks can be converted into a plastic that conducts electricity, allowing researchers from Washington University to turn bricks into electricity storage devices.

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What 5G promises for IoT

Right away 5G looks promising for high-density IoT deployments, but future releases of the cellular technology have even greater potential.

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How sensors, ambient intelligence could revolutionize healthcare

Wireless technologies could help mitigate clinical errors and improve caregiving in hospitals and at home.

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Arista adds IoT, remote-work management to campus family

Arista has added IoT monitoring and management to its CloudVision platform that can be shared with products by VMware, Microsoft and IBM's Red Hat.

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Could human organs join networks?

Ongoing research explores biologically-based communication networks and electronics that could directly connect to human tissues.

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