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23/05/2017 - 14:21
The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/watch-how-cities-can-create-a-built-environment-where-local-businesses-thrive/ Cities are changing to become increasingly inhospitable to locally owned businesses. As older buildings get replaced by new development, commercial...
23/05/2017 - 13:04
While we can live with standards like 110V-220V- and up, when the hope is delivering the capability of "Universal, Natural, Concise Human Machine Interface" we do need to have A Universal Standard which can bridge between Binary-Code and  all existing Natural-Languages.  I refer to this capability as the resulted objective of actually "...
23/05/2017 - 09:55
….What doesn’t move quickly is the decision making process. Most IoT projects are still signed off at Board level because the technology is still relatively new, new capabilities are required and businesses are understandably cautious about the fundamental changes to the business model that an IoT scenario can sometimes create. Multiple...
23/05/2017 - 09:42
A key component of the federal government’s priorities is the so-called “Innovation Agenda.” One very innovative development that is picking up steam is the Internet of Things. Now at a stage of development similar to that of the Internet in the early 1990s, it is set to revolutionize every aspect of our economy and our lives and to become as...
23/05/2017 - 09:17
Activism has never been so easy. Urban residents will soon be giving up their personal data – not to the usual social media giants, but to make their cities a better place to live. The three-year EU-funded project, dubbed the Decentralised Citizen Owned Data Ecosystem (DECODE), will see a total of four pilot trials launch in Barcelona and...
22/05/2017 - 14:22
Although the definition of what fifth generation (5G) systems exactly are is still evolving, there is a general consensus in both the industrial and academic communities that the evolution toward 5G will be accompanied by the exploitation of high frequency bands (above 6 GHz) to support high data rates of up to multi-gigabits per seconds. However...
22/05/2017 - 09:18
Alongside excited chatter about how blockchain technology might one day disrupt a range of technology industries, this is the sort of nitty gritty technical discussion that permeated the first day of CoinDesk's Consensus 2017 Building Blocks hackathon. Held over two days this weekend on the 40th floor of 30 Rockefeller Center, the event brought...
22/05/2017 - 09:15
SINGAPORE, May 21 — Think big, and out of this world. That’s the advice from internet pioneer Vinton Gray Cerf, who is often referred to as one of the “Fathers of the Internet” for his role in co-developing the internet protocol suite and the architecture of the internet. With the internet firmly entrenched in our daily lives — affecting how...
22/05/2017 - 09:10
If you missed Internet of Things World, here are some things that the IFA staff picked up as top trends discussed at the conference. Internet of Things World 2017, held at the Santa Clara Convention Center, concluded on the 17th, bringing together hundreds of companies and leaders in the IoT space. If you missed IoT World, here are some things...
21/05/2017 - 09:28
Last week at a timely cyber security conference in The Netherlands, American wunderkind Reuben Paul, just 11, stunned an audience of security experts by hacking into a teddy bear via bluetooth to show how interconnected smart toys "can be weaponised". internet-of-thingsPARIS: The massive global cyber attack that wreaked havoc in computer...
21/05/2017 - 09:26
Google dazzled developers this week with a new feature called Google Lens. Appearing first in Google Assistant and Google Photos, Google Lens uses artificial intelligence (A.I.) to specifically identify things in the frame of a smartphone camera. In Google's demo, not only did Google Lens identify a flower, but the species of flower. The...
21/05/2017 - 09:17
Along with the rest of the world, South Africa is in the midst of the fourth industrial revolution, in which the smart use of information and technology is reshaping societies. One of the most apparent examples is the growth of the Internet of Things (IoT), where smart, connected devices are being deployed in cities and industries globally to...
20/05/2017 - 09:53
The 7th Telematics Conference SEEurope will be held on 28 September in Bratislava, Slovakia. The conference will bring together 150+ key stakeholders, experts and R&D companies in the field. It will be focused on the importance of telematics, global trends in telematics and will represent particularities of the local market. The conference...
20/05/2017 - 09:43
The concept of a “smart city” is quickly becoming a reality thanks to the ongoing rollout of the Internet of Things (IoT) – the ever-growing number devices in our personal and business lives which are online, connected and capable of sharing data. The term “smart city” refers to the segment of the IoT which concerns running our civic and...
20/05/2017 - 09:40
A California company has built an automated system that vacuums the fruit straight off trees Robots are replacing human workers at a faster pace than any other point in history. Most of these robots are in factories, but a new kind of mechanized worker has hit apple orchards. Abundant Robotics in California has built an automated apple...