IoT Scenarios

To really understand the Internet of Things (IoT) requires application, implementation, and execution in the real world. IEEE IoT recently launched a program to provide the IoT community an interactive platform on which to engage with use cases, service descriptions, business models, and reference implementations that will be key to developing a vibrant IoT industry. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to contribute to the IoT cause, as well as get excellent exposure for your projects and ideas.

Carrie Ghose: A Columbus entrepreneur aims to solve the Internet of Things' power problem

A Columbus entrepreneur aims to fix the huge power problem standing in the way of the Internet of Things.

AwareAbility LLC aims to deploy self-powered, data-streaming sensors with its first client by year’s end, founder and CEO Jeff Becker said. Business applications include detecting traffic on private roads, monitoring temperature in commercial refrigeration units, signaling when containers need emptying or tracking the position and use of hospital equipment.

Janna Anderson and Lee Rainie: The Internet of Things Will Thrive by 2025

The vast majority of respondents to the 2014 Future of the Internet canvassing agree that the expanding networking of everything and everyone—the growth of the Internet of Things and embedded and wearable devices—will have widespread and beneficial effects by 2025. They say the opportunities and challenges resulting from amplified connectivity will influence nearly everything, nearly everyone, nearly everywhere.

Jack Palmer: “We have 20 million cars out there that we know nothing about!”

These were the apprehensive words of Nissan’s New Business Development Consultant at a recent dinner held by TU-Automotive.  We brought together experts to discuss the data insights that OEMs are currently obtaining.
Harnessing data from the connected car is clearly in its infancy but it is already being used to assess drivers’ interaction with the car and power new business processes.
Opportunities are plentiful but privacy and security concerns mean everyone from the consumer to senior managers of OEMs still need convincing of the worth of the proposition.

Jack Clemens: Bad Advice for Strangers: The Internet of things

More things around the home are going to be connected to the internet in the next decade. Google recently created a programming language specifically for intimate objects like refrigerators, trash cans and politicians.

It’s going to get weird. That much we know. Where does it end? We don’t know. But your toaster may be able to post comments to your Facebook feed such as “Ahem” under that picture of you eating brunch at Kerby Lane.

Retail in IoT Week 2015 Lisbon: Privacy? get over it. We talk privacies.

Moderator and report: Rob van Kranenburg

with: Stanley Wang, Antonio Jara,  Ceyhun Burak Akgül, Sergio Gusmeroli, Christoph Tuemmler, Jacopo Cassina, Herwig Zeiner

"IoT for Retail has also important implications in the B2B area, in particular when referring to the optimization of the supply-distribution chains and planning-scheduling of production in the field of Fashion-Luxury goods. The advent of IoT in Retail requires urgent answers to three main challenges:

Kasra Kangarloo: Why WeatherBug wants to program your thermostat

Germantown-based WeatherBug has partnered with Honeywell to equip WiFi thermostats with weather-tracking technology, a move that pushes the company squarely into the growing Internet of Things business.

Honeywell thermostats can now be automatically programmed to the ideal temperature setting based on local weather data, as well as data about the home itself — whether or not there are any leaky windows or doors, for example — to generate energy savings and lower the strain on power grids.

Jonathan Camhi: Here's what happened in Internet of Things this week

On Wednesday night FitBit announced its official IPO price of $20 per share. The IPO raised $732 million for the wearables maker, valuing FitBit at $4.1 billion. The stock then opened Thursday morning at $30.40 per share, raising that valuation to $6.3 billion. The stock closed Thursday trading at $29.68 per share, a 48% increase from its IPO price.

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