The 2nd Conference on Internet of Things and Smart City (IoTSC 2016) will be held from May 29 to 31, 2016 in Nanjing, China. This Conference will cover issues on Internet of Things and Smart City. On behalf of the organizing committee, we cordially invite you to join the conference to communicate with the distinguished speakers and share your research results.
As the so-called Digital Age dawns, characterised by more and more devices  connecting up to form the Internet of Things (IoT ), there is a need to reshape the very foundation of the internet from today's position where we are 'consumers' around its edge to one where we become active participants within it.
When General Electric (GE) announced the creation of a new company called Current in October last year, CEO Jeff Immelt said it would take GE's "commitment to energy to the next level." Current is GE's attempt to address the business shift posed by ubiquitous connectivity, cheap sensors and data analytics -- sometimes called the Internet of Things. It was created to sell lighting as a service to GE customers.
SAN JOSE, Calif., April 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/-- The Business Performance Innovation (BPI) Network, Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council and Penton's IoT Institute today announced they are collaborating on a global thought leader initiative to benchmark where and how companies are deriving business value and creating competitive advantage from adoption and use of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).
With focus on local telecommunication companies, public sectors and end users across verticals, Asia IoT Business Platform is the most comprehensive event in Southeast Asia for solution providers targeting enterprise adoption of IoT and M2M technologies.
With over 2,000 attendees participating in previous editions, the Asia IoT Business Platform 2016 series will return as follows:
My name is Frank Vitetta and I am the co-founder of a brand new revolutionary product, modoola. The business concept is about designing smart furniture with embedded tech. I caught up with the visionary Robert Scoble at the IOT or Internet of Things conference in London to get some insights on new upcoming technologies in the near future.
As part of its Digital Single Market strategy, the European Commission has unveiled "plans to help European industry, SMEs, researchers and public authorities make the most of new technologies." In order to "boost innovation," the Commission wants to accelerate the creation of new standards for five buzzconcepts: 5G, cloud computing, internet of things, data technologies, and cybersecurity.
While many cities are only in the nascent stages of using connected tech, experts agree that there's increasing adoption of the IoT in municipalities nationwide.
Boston’s move to embrace the Internet of Things and other smart city technologies in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013 represents the future of how governments can use tech for public safety purposes, according to Deb Socia, executive director of the nonprofit Next Century Cities.
A switch you can control from your smartphone can prove very useful while you’re away on vacation and suddenly realize you forgot to turn the lights off. Or on a busy day at work when you think you’ve left the iron plugged in.
However, not all IoT devices were created equal, especially from a security standpoint. Some ended up on the market prematurely, before proper security mechanisms were baked in. Let’s examine a random Wi-Fi switch and see how, under the right circumstances, it can become a point of entry to someone’s home.