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19/01/2017 - 11:20
2016 is definitely the year of drones. We hear about them all the time. But don’t be fooled by all the drone-powered package delivery, drone racing or even drone filming… The biggest and the most profitable value of drones is related to their ability to collect data. According to the report by PwC drones could replace $127 billion worth of...
19/01/2017 - 11:16
"The role of analytics in chatbots will differ from traditional web and mobile analytics." Arte Merritt, Co-Founder & CEO at Dashbot.io will be presenting at the Virtual Assistant Summit in San Francisco, 26-27 January and will explain how analytics in chatbots will differ from traditional web and mobile analytics, as well as how to use...
19/01/2017 - 11:10
The submission deadline is March 5, 2017. Submission page Event schedule: July 23 - 27, 2017 - Nice, France From Internet of Thinks (IoT) to Internet of People (IoP) and Internet of Everything (IoE);   Improving reliability; Congestion-adaptive data collection; Accuracy in cyber-physical systems; Internet and home...
19/01/2017 - 10:53
MDPI Future Internet (Scopus / DBLP Indexed) The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector is currently focused on exploring different technological challenges, such us increasing the speed, maximizing the available capacity, and, in general, improving the performance of ICT systems. However, little attention has been paid so far...
19/01/2017 - 09:21
Outgoing FCC chairman Tom Wheeler urges his successors not to undo controversial open internet order, which he says is key to a vibrant cloud computing marketplace. …. ““As everything goes into the cloud, the ability to access the cloud free of gatekeepers is essential. If ISPs get to choose which applications and clouds work better than...
19/01/2017 - 09:17
A few standards are starting to come together, but it looks like the battles will go on for a few more yearsA few brave souls predict internet of things standards will start to gel this year, but making all those connected things work together still looks like a long shot. Two years ago, some industry analysts cautiously suggested that a vast...
19/01/2017 - 09:12
The overall message here is that retailing seems to be on the cusp of some big changes. ….. At 5 to 15 cents, RFID tags are still too expensive to use on a $1 can of soup. But Digimarc Corp., which for years has been producing digital watermarks for currency and IDs, had a possible alternative on display at NRF for retailers that don't...
19/01/2017 - 09:03
Many of the leading industrial companies started the year on valuations not seen since the aftermath of the last recession, and investors took advantage by buying into them in anticipation of an industrial recovery. As the year progressed, so did the buying, notwithstanding earnings misses and a deteriorating near-term industrial outlook.
18/01/2017 - 19:49
As we are entering into 2017 it is a largely shared view that this new year will be a milestone for the Internet of Things (IoT). The expression 'Internet of Things' was coined by Kevin Ashton when he made a presentation at Procter & Gamble in 1999. In the same year, the Auto-ID Centre was founded and 'Internet of Things' quickly became a...
18/01/2017 - 17:53
Global IoT Summit (GIoTS 2017) is a conference that will take place in Geneva from 6th until 9th of June 2017. It is an event collocated with the IoT Week conference, organized by Mandat International, IEEE IoT TsC, the IoT Forum and IPv6 Forum, endorsed by IEEE-ComSoc, that will bring together the research and industry communities active in the...
18/01/2017 - 17:45
What’s the last app you downloaded? Did you download it “willingly,” or were you “forced” to download it to be able to operate a new device? Like millions of people around the world, you may have received a shiny new device as a holiday gift at the end of last year. But it wasn’t just any device. It was a smart device,...
18/01/2017 - 10:09
Can UBI tech form the basis for a suite of new motor insurance products? This is the tricky topic which our experts from Generali, Insurethebox, Inter Mutuelle Assistance and Ptolemus will tackle on Thursday the 26th of January 2017 at 12:00 CET. Even if you are unable to attend the webinar live, the audio recording will be sent straight to your...
18/01/2017 - 10:03
We’re used to hearing about the “internet of things” — the idea that everyday objects in your home or business can be connected to the internet to make them easier or more convenient to use. But what about the “internet of tires”? It’s a term that’s starting to gain traction in the industry, with major tire and auto brands including Pirelli...
18/01/2017 - 09:58
Making systems simpler, easier to deploy and less expensive would propel adoption. Jan 17, 2017—Last week, I wrote about the prospects for RFID reaching the tipping point of adoption in retail this year (see Is This the Year RFID Takes Off?). I do think there's a chance it could happen, but it raises the question of what factors are necessary...
18/01/2017 - 09:57
The Internet of Things is the network of physical objects that contain embedded technology to communicate and sense or interact with their internal states or the external environment. It is also working with efficient wireless protocols, improved sensors, cheaper processors. Startup and enterprise are choosing Internet of Things to...