With the expansion of the Internet of Things (IoT), interoperability becomes more and more important. Standards-developing organizations have done a tremendous amount of work to standardize protocols to simplify implementation and to lower the cost of IoT products. As a result, new protocols were developed, existing protocols were combined in new ways, and lightweight profiles were defined.
Feb 09, 2016—The benefits of radio frequency identification are many and varied and span numerous sectors, but RFID products have something in common with all other types of capital equipment: Before purchasing and deploying an RFID solution, a company must first be convinced that the system will provide a return on investment (ROI).
Addressing consumer privacy and security is a major topic facing the snowballing Internet of Things, but prescriptive regulations are not likely to come from the Federal Trade Commission, Commissioner Terrell McSweeny said Feb. 8 at an event sponsored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
The shaky economy and uncertain global markets are taking a toll on corporate IT spending, resulting in slashed technology budgets and job cuts, as CIO Journal reported Monday. Across the board, IT spending had already dropped by 5.8% by the end of 2015, compared to a year earlier, according to researcher Gartner Inc.
Yet despite the cuts, Gartner predicts global spending on the Internet of Things to jump by 22% in 2016, to $235 billion. It expects the bulk of the gains to be driven by business spending on external services to design, install and operate IoT systems
Yes, you read that title correct. To promote ‘mass entrepreneurship and innovation’, the Shanghai government will compensate local investors for their financial losses. Investment firms can get a compensation of up to 60% of their losses due to investments in seed-stage technology-based enterprises, and a maximum of 30% of losses in early-stage startup investments. The compensation for each investment project cannot exceed RMB 3 million, and the annual compensation for each investment firm is capped at RMB 6 million.
We live in an amazing age. Almost every day we witness a new breakthrough or disruptive business model enabled by digital technology. We have the convenience of Hailo, disruption of Airbnb, democratising impact of social media, power of Google search, on-demand logistics efficiency of Amazon.
Sokwoo Rhee, associate director of the Cyber-Physical Systems Program at the National Institute of Standards and Technology:
The requests coming from the end users are not exactly aligned with the problems that these companies are solving today. So the important thing is to have an end user and a company communicating, and include government from the beginning of the product design and deployment process. That way, whatever effort they put in is not wasted.
The Internet of Things is a fast-growing phenomenon in which formerly dumb devices get chips and sensors to become smart gadgets, connected to a network as part of various cyber-physical systems. Sokwoo Rhee, associate director of the Cyber-Physical Systems Program at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, is one of the government’s chief overseers of this rising trend.
Did the social network make the right call by shuttering Parse?
Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) recently announced that it would shutter Parse, its app development platform, in Jan. 2017. This was a surprising move, since Facebook had repeatedly promoted Parse after acquiring the platform for $85 million in 2013.
The eHealth market is expected to generate massive revenues in the next few years, becoming a major component of the Internet of Things. However, such growth may be hampered by regulatory restrictions and liabilities that arise from rules drafted before eHealth existed.
From barbecue parties, barbecue accessories, seminars and books to the purchase of meat for barbecuing, Axel Kähne and Markus Mizgal- Wetter, the Ruhr/Germany. Grilled meat is eaten regularly in both summer and winter, while smoking, a traditional American barbecuing technique, is increasing in popularity outside the US. Smoked meat is cooked slowly for up to 20 hours under exposure to smoke.