Kees Van Der Klauw: Why there is more to the Internet of Things than just technology – the role of AIOTI

No doubt you have heard about the Internet of Things (IoT) and most likely as a reader of this blog you are active in IoT Innovation. And very likely you are active in the technology area of IoT Innovation. In key components, in communications, in protocols, in software or technical implementations.

IoT Semantic Interoperability Workshop 2016

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.

Chris Welch: Mozilla outlines the end of Firefox OS on phones and looks to IoT future

Last year, Mozilla quietly announced it was giving up on trying to build a viable smartphone operating system that could compete with Android and iOS. Today, the company has yet again confirmed the move and offered new specifics on when and how it will sunset Firefox OS on phones — and begin focusing on the Internet of Things.

James Henderson: Key Govt focus as Internet of Things network launches in Wellington

“The opportunities and benefits from the Internet of Things are beginning to be better appreciated..."

A new commercial wireless network to carry data to and from sensors and other connected objects across the Internet of Things has been launched in Wellington, with a key focus on government and businesses.

Starting with the capital, the company behind the network, KotahiNet, aims to eventually roll out the purpose-built network around the country.

Dan Caplinger: Silicon Laboratories Looks to the Internet of Things for Growth

In trying to provide solutions for a smarter, more-connected world, Silicon Laboratories has jumped into the realm of the Internet of Things. The move is a natural fit with its overall mission, and because massive companies like General Electric are planning new applications for the Internet of Things ranging from communications across transportation networks to integrating household appliances with home-control systems, Silicon Labs has a huge opportunity to offer its expertise in integrated circuits with a wide range of potential clients.

AP: Cisco to Buy Jasper in Move Into 'Internet of Things'

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Cisco Systems Inc. is buying Jasper Technologies for $1.4 billion in cash in a move to help its customers connect, automate and manage billions of Internet-connected devices ranging from cars to jet engines to implanted pacemakers.

Cisco said Wednesday that privately held Jasper has developed the industry's leading platform for what's known in technology parlance as the "Internet of Things" that encompasses a growing range of connected devices, appliances and machines.

Giulio Coraggio: Privacy Safe Harbor 2.0 Agreed 

An agreement was reached on the new privacy Safe Harbor for transfer of data between the EU and the US with a massive impact on US companies. 
What had happened to the Safe Harbor principles?

Back in October 2016 the European Court of Justice had invalidated the so called EU Safe Harbor program on which a number of US companies used to rely for the transfer of personal data of EU citizens to the United States. This invalidation created a situation of “panic” in the sector and US companies started implementing the so called Model Clauses or the binding corporate rules.


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