Tag: internet of things

Internet of Things Strategies for the Energy Sector

Internet of Things Strategies for the Energy Sector

Whether thinking about managing oil and gas, water or other infrastructure facilities, or considering industrial efficiency, robotics and automation, you may be pondering how the Internet of Things (IoT) can be used to leverage resources. Forward-thinking strategies include not just staying on top of regulatory changes that affect the IoT ecosystem, but also influencing them. The Internet…
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The Internet of Things Is Still a Privacy Dumpster Fire, Study Finds

The Internet of Things Is Still a Privacy Dumpster Fire, Study Finds

Biggest IoT study ever finds “smart” devices hoover up a universe of user behavior data and share it with a laundry list of global third parties, frequently with little transparency to the end user. A new study has once again found that most “internet of things” (IOT) devices routinely deliver an ocean of sensitive data…
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Many blockchain use cases need IoT to succeed, and more

Many blockchain use cases need IoT to succeed, and more

Neither blockchain nor IoT are simple technologies, but the growing credibility of managed platform services makes the technical aspects less daunting. The real barriers to success are the rules and processes required to change business models and culture. Many of the most advanced and successful blockchain projects involve use cases related to supply chain and…
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IoT Cybersecurity Trends To Look Out For In 2019

IoT Cybersecurity Trends To Look Out For In 2019

IoT – You just found out that the smart coffee maker in your office break room has been hijacked and has been sending millions of spam emails for months. Worse, your corporate internet router was used by overseas hackers to conduct distributed denial-of service (DDoS) attacks against another company, or against your own government. In…
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What It Takes To Sell The IoT Revolution To Businesses

What It Takes To Sell The IoT Revolution To Businesses

The Internet of Things (IoT) has been near the top of the technology-hype lists for years. In 2018, Gartner’s Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies ranked IoT platforms as cresting the “peak of inflated expectations” stage and ready to tumble into the dreaded “trough of disillusionment,” like a barrel careening over Niagara Falls. It’s not that IoT has…
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How The Internet Of Things Is Transforming 21st-Century Manufacturing

The Cutting Edge Of IoT

The rising availability of IoT sensors, coupled with improved network connectivity, has created a tremendous new source of data for businesses to capitalize on. In agriculture, IoT data helps improve production yields and support sustainable production for the environment. In manufacturing, IoT enables devices to work more efficiently on the assembly line. From smart homes…
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How the IoT boom will impact the deployment of low power wide area network solutions

As the IoT grows, businesses look to low power wide area network solutions to aid their growth in a number of promising sectors The concepts of machine to machine communication (M2M) and the Internet of Things (IoT) have permanently changed the value chain of every business today. With the impending shutdown of 2G networks, organizations…
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7 Challenges of IoT (Internet of Things) Software Development

The statement that the Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming industries, business processes and software development (choose whatever you like the most here) has bored everyone to tears. Connected devices are capturing the market in all estimates, investments yielding good returns generally, consumers are happy and businesses are growing faster than your waistline during the…
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Congress re-introduces bill to enhance IoT cybersecurity

IoT – Members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives unveiled legislation March 11 to set baseline cybersecurity standards for connected devices the federal government uses. 1. The Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act would add security regulation recommendations from the National Institute of Standards and Technology for the federal government to follow. 2. There…
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intelligent-monitoring IOT

Intelligently Monitoring IoT (Internet of Things)

I was recently talking with a company that manages environmental and AV systems for large buildings.  They use the most advanced technology, which in this case is IoT (Internet of Things).  They setup control systems to control light, HVAC, window shades, door locks, AV displays, speakers and more. In a large building this can be…
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