The Internet of Things—the massive networks of devices, sensors and other objects that connect and transmit information between each other and through the Internet—is poised to reshape how we think about the world, including our healthcare, transportation, energy consumption, shopping habits and homes. By 2017, research firm IDC expects the Internet of Things market to reach $7.3 trillion. And analysts predict that by 2020, there could be anywhere between 25 billion to 75 billion devices connected to the Internet of Things.
IglooControl allows you to manage temperature in every room of a house separately without a need for expensive changes, messy remodeling and frustrating setup.
The system includes a control box, wireless dampers and temperature sensors. You can easily install the dampers into heating/cooling vents and place the sensors, using a 3M double-side tape, in every zone you want to control.
Old enemies are becoming new allies as technology shifts from the PC/desktop model to first mobile computing and now the Internet of Things (IoT). Canonical, Ubuntu Linux's parent company, is partnering with Acer, DataArt, and Microsoft.
STUTTGART, Germany— Volkmar Denner, the chief executive of German engineering and manufacturing giant Robert Bosch GmbH, is trying to bridge Germany’s vaunted manufacturing know-how with American Internet savvy.
Internet of Things, Smart-cities and Fog computing are representative examples of modern ICT paradigms that aim to describe a dynamic and global cooperative infrastructure built upon objects intelligence and self-configuring capabilities; these connected objects are finding their way into vehicles (smart-cars), urban areas (smart-cities) and infrastructure (smart-grid).
The Internet of Things (IoT) is one of those galactic terms that seems almost too overwhelming to contemplate. It is estimated that within the next five years, there will be more than 25 billion devices, sensors and chips handling upwards of 50 trillion gigabytes of data. It’s the same as hearing that the global economy equals $87 trillion. It’s nice information to know, but it doesn’t provide the tools and insights needed to get started. Where does one even begin to capitalize on such a growing monstrosity as the IoT? Where can you begin to see value?
May 10, 2015—The apparel industry is embracing radio frequency identification with perhaps more ardor than any other sector. Its nearly endless host of stock-keeping units (SKUs), combined with rapid item turnover at the retail level, make apparel inventories notoriously difficult to manage. RFID offers a solution, but one that traditionally involved some undesirable tradeoffs in terms of tagging costs, minimum order requirements and unattractive additional Electronic Product Code (EPC) item tags.
The Internet of Things is changing retirement according to a recent article on the Wall Street Journal. Jason Hope chimes in with his thoughts on the changes that connectedness is bringing to the world of retirement.
IIKI2015 will be held in Oct. 22-23, 2015, in Beijing, China. Some known scientists in the field of the Internet of Things will contribute the workshop by sharing their new ideas and research results. Four SCI indexed journals and 2 EI indexed international journals are ready to accept papers published from the conference.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is all the rage at the moment, with dozens of manufacturers throwing out kit like remote-control lightbulbs, weather stations, thermostats and plenty more. Some of those are great products and some of them are also-rans.
Quite a lot, it turns out, are actually simple enough that you could probably build something like that at home.
New York, NY (PRWEB) May 08, 2015 - This publication will serve as an advocacy and awareness platform for readers to begin thinking about the activities and technologies that work together to comprise their day to day business as well as personal life. Furthermore, what “smart” gadgets can be implemented into one’s daily routine to help save time, money, energy as well as assist in you or your businesses decision making process.
You may have read about furniture retailer IKEA’s plans to introduce wireless smartphone charging in some of its furniture. Its Selje nightstand includes a Qi-compatible charger, for example. Charge your phone wirelessly while you slumber, and only for $60.
Well, that’s just the beginning of the future for the 315-store, 9,500-product company. IKEA’s future kitchen ideas include networked devices, shelves that act as refrigerators, tabletops that cook, and instant food delivery by drone.