Steve Banker: The Internet of Things Presents Challenges that Have Not Been Fully Addressed

Factory floor automation systems have used huge amounts of sensor data for decades to improve quality and throughput. Depending on the industry, the sensor data can be related to temperature, humidity, pressure, machine vibration, leakage, and many other things. Now, of course, modern automation systems are internet enabled and these systems can now be called Internet of Things (IoT) applications.

The IoT Summit is organized by the Eclipse IoT Working Group

The Internet of Things (IoT) is driving major changes for all companies and industries. One of key change are the technologies required to build IoT solutions, including hardware, networking, messaging, data processing, security, application development, cloud computing and more. Attend the IoT Summit to explore the different aspects of IoT technology and understand how to get started building IoT solutions.

Chunks Mui: A Text Message Can Be As Powerful As A Drug

Dr. Joe Kvedar read the letter from his primary care physician with disappointment. Kvedar was taking a statin drug to manage his cholesterol. The letter asked Kvedar to take a blood test before his upcoming appointment so that his doctor could discuss his condition and treatment plan. It made perfect sense—except that the letter arrived two days after the appointment.

Angela Gosnell: Trending: New failures in the Internet of Things

It seems every week we see a new smart product joining the hundreds of gadgets among the Internet of Things.

Among those is Ring, the smart doorbell that will allow users to unlock their door from their phone, and check in to see and hear visitors at the doorbell with a webcam set up outside.
But like every other smart product, this also can be hacked, apparently.

Jim Sinopoli PE: The Day IT Operates the Building

For years Information Technology has relentlessly penetrated virtually all of the control and management systems in a building. The list of systems is long and growing and it’s harder to identify a building system without some aspect of IT. Yet despite the industry’s strides in building controls, automation and deployment of IT we’re not close to the potential of fully implementing advanced automation in our buildings.

Nick Heath: How open-source software could save your life

Karen Sandler's heart condition means she lives with what she describes as a "very high risk of suddenly dying".

Because of the danger her abnormally large heart could suffer a cardiac arrest she has been fitted with a combined pacemaker-defibrillator.

Encoded in this parcel of electronics are instructions for when to deliver a shock to correct potentially-fatal irregularities in her heart beat.

Stuart Levine: Are You Prepared for the Internet of Things?

The Internet of Things can bring remarkable benefits as well as substantial challenges to today’s ever-changing business environment. No industry will remain untouched, as physical assets are equipped with sensors to create interconnected electronic network systems that record, process and transmit information. The McKinsey Global Institute estimates the IoT will produce $11.1 trillion annually in global economic value.

ICT 2016: This year's theme “Expansion to Small” aims to draw research community’s attention to the enormous anticipated expansion of communication systems through small architectures and devices.

CALL FOR PAPERS 23rd International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT 2016)
May 16-18, 2016, Thessaloniki, Greece

RFID World: Fujitsu Launches UHF RFID Tags for Fashion Apparel and Accessories

Fujitsu has announced today that it has developed a new, low cost, Ultra-High Frequency (UHF) RFID tag suitable for fashion apparel, garments, and accessories. The new Fujitsu WT-A522L Fashion tag, which is about the size of a typical shirt collar stay, is virtually imperceptible when installed in the sheerest of garments. Fujitsu will be showing the new WT-A522L Fashion tag at the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) Annual 2016 Convention & Expo in booth number 3805 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City,

Matt Goddard: The 2 Phases of Internet of Things and Marketing

In August, it was reported that 51 percent of marketing executives expect the Internet of Things (IoT) “to revolutionize marketing by 2020,” according to a study by the Economist Intelligence Unit.

The question is why?

IoT has been couched as a tool for ‘personalization,’ ‘engagement’ and new ‘customer experiences,’ but these characterizations are too vague. IoT may be worthy of all the buzzwords, but what will it actually look like in day-to-day life?

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