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20/08/2017 - 10:21
With our propensity to connect every gewgaw and curio in our lives to the internet, the surface area and vectors of cyber threats are expanding exponentially with each Consumer Electronics Show (CES). As the latest “smart” coffee maker, refrigerator, light bulb and doorknob - killing the expression “dumb as a doorknob” - are revealed to rapturous...
20/08/2017 - 09:47
Contributor Michael Della Penna lays out the opportunities and the challenges facing marketers as billions of internet-connected data-producing devices continue to come on line every year. The Internet of Things (IoT) has been called the next Industrial Revolution, and it will have a profound effect on how marketers will need to understand,...
19/08/2017 - 10:01
Smart cities will collect and centralise data on everything from transport and waste management, to pollution and crime. The government says it will improve urban planning and boost the economy, but critics say it’s about tightening control. In the west of Beijing there’s a convenience store which isn’t run by staff, but by artificially...
19/08/2017 - 09:39
So we've talked repeatedly about how the real "smart" choice in the era of "smart" internet of things devices is often -- dumber technology. Whether it's your smart refrigerator or TV leaking your gmail details or viewing data over unencrypted connections, your smart car opening the door to potentially fatal attack, or your smart doorbell creating...
19/08/2017 - 09:37
Imagining the future of the “Internet of Things” — a universe of connected devices — is as impossible today as accurately fathoming in 1995 how then-fledgling Internet technology would change the world, Jonathan Wagner said. “I’m constantly discovering more possibilities each day,” said Wagner, CEO of Big Bang. “I don’t have this incredible...
19/08/2017 - 09:28

The 27th IEEE International Telecommunication Networks and Application Conference - ITNAC 2017
November 22-24, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia
http://www.itnac.org.au
 
Paper Submission Now Open: https://edas.info/N23248
Full paper submission deadline: August 31, 2017
Student Travel Grant: AUD$600 per approved application Workshops:  (1)...
18/08/2017 - 20:28
Thanks to their resilience, integrity, and transparency properties, blockchains have gained much traction recently, with applications ranging from banking and energy sector to legal contracts and healthcare. Blockchains initially received attention as Bitcoin’s underlying technology. But for all its success as a popular cryptocurrency,...
18/08/2017 - 18:12
Blockchain technology is helping keep appliances in smart homes safe from hackers. Image credit - 'Blockchain' by deavmi is licenced under CC SA-4.0 Blockchain technology developed to guarantee the value of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum is now being adopted by engineers as a way to fight off the risk of a hacker breaking into...
18/08/2017 - 09:47
Being direct part of the worldwide development community for "Internet of things" and connected device and working day by day on architectural topics and talking to many experts in this area, I've mentioned that indeed the technologies behind IoT are well known but the definition of IoT itself is very diverse. My key experience was while I was...
18/08/2017 - 09:44
Conceptual artist Jonathon Keats has a plan for a vehicle that operates as an extension of ourselves–making us excited as it goes faster, and hungrier as it needs gas. Autonomous vehicles are often discussed as a foregone conclusion–when we talk about “the car of the future,” that is what we imagine. But Jonathon Keats, a conceptual artist and...
18/08/2017 - 09:40
Bees are a critical part of our ecosystem. This is because a large number of crops require cross-pollination by insects; bees alone are responsible for pollinating 400 types of plants. The bee population, however, has been declining at a significant rate. In the last decade alone, the honeybee population went down by an alarming 30 percent in...
18/08/2017 - 09:35
Have you ever thought how it would be if all the objects we interact with every day were given sensors to communicate? Just think for a moment what it can bring. Signals which are automatically sent to make our lives more comfortable and easier. This is called the Internet of things (IoT). IoT transfers data which can be put into action to...
17/08/2017 - 11:11
The lighting in our buildings and cities is set to form the backbone of a digital network which will engage and inform on an unprecedented scale. This revolution is transforming light fittings into smart devices which can monitor and control our environment. Register for free.  
17/08/2017 - 11:01
From smart assistants like Alexa and Siri to the latest bleeding edge advancements in robotics, there’s no buzzier buzzwords in the tech world than artificial intelligence. The topic of AI has been a primary focus for Intel’s Brian Krzanich, as he works to expand the chipmaker’s scope from PCs to the next generation of technology breakthroughs...
17/08/2017 - 10:55
Firmware Over-The-Air, also called FOTA or OTA, is one of the key features IoT manufacturers promote their products with. But what exactly is hidden behind and what are advantages and drawbacks of FOTA? What techniques are common, which fits better with your product and what have to be considered regarding your security concept if over-the-air...