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08/03/2017 - 08:54
Vendors are popping up left and right to build the gateways, sensors and services needed for the Internet of Things, but it is solution providers who will be pivotal in pulling these components together into a solution for customers. That was the message from Stephen DiFranco, principal of IoT Advisory Group, to solution providers at the...
07/03/2017 - 14:35
Smart to Future Cities & Urban IoT returns to London in 2017 for its 6th edition; the only Europe centric Smart Cities event to really focus on practical, scalable applications of smart city initiatives to improve infrastructure and quality of life. Key issues of funding, security, scalability, & citizen engagement will be addressed...
07/03/2017 - 13:47
3rd International Workshop on Vehicular Networking and Intelligent Transportation systems (VENITS 2017), Co-Located with the 26th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN 2017) August 3, 2017, Vancouver, Canada Conference proceedings will be submitted to IEEE Xplore Important Dates...
07/03/2017 - 13:09
IoT Council is pleased to offer a 30% discount on an upcoming training workshop on driverless vehicle technologies in the UK. British start-up Self Driving Track Days is delivering industry-backed training workshops and test-track events for students, SMEs, engineers and technologists wanting to learn about autonomous vehicles. Supported by...
07/03/2017 - 11:46
SIGCSE is running a working group on IoT in Computer Science Education at the ITiCSE conference this summer in Bologna, Italy. Applications to participate in the group are open until March 26.  SIGCSE is the Special Interest Group (of the Association for Computing Machinery) on Computer Science Education WG8: The internet of...
07/03/2017 - 11:44
Brick and mortar retailers are planning significant technology investments over the next four years as they look for ways to fulfill e-commerce orders directly off store shelves, according to a survey released today. Nearly 70 percent of retail decision makers surveyed are ready to make changes to adopt the Internet of Things (IoT), and 65...
07/03/2017 - 11:35
While the concept of a digital twin has been around since 2002, it’s only thanks to the Internet of Things (IoT) that it has become cost-effective to implement. And, it is so imperative to business today, it was named one of Gartner’s Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2017. Quite simply, a digital twin is a virtual model of a process,...
07/03/2017 - 11:31
Put simply, the internet of things, or IoT, refers to the system of connected devices that enables smart technology — technology that learns and adapts in response to data collected. In the global development community, smart grid technology is probably the most well-known use of IoT, but energy is just one example. Many development...
06/03/2017 - 12:33
The use of IoT technology in manufacturing is called Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). IIoT has the capacity to transform organizations and countries, opening up a new era of economic growth and competitiveness. With the help of IIoT, you can see the future where the crossway of people, data and intelligent machines will have extensive impact...
06/03/2017 - 12:27
A new global study ‘The Internet of Things: Today and Tomorrow’ published by Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, has revealed that IoT will soon be widespread as 85 percent of businesses plan to implement IoT technologies by 2019. The increased adoption, according to the study, is driven by a need for innovation and business...
06/03/2017 - 12:24
On the strength of it new $10 Raspberry Pi Zero W, it's hard not to look at the Pi and see the technology industry's next wave. One of the most useful things about the smartphone is how many different technologies and tools it has consolidated into a single device that fits in your pocket. It replaced the point-and-shoot camera, calculator,...
05/03/2017 - 11:57
A detailed data mapping activity and internal cyber risk procedures are necessary to handle a potential data breach at the time of the EU Privacy Regulation. I already discussed in a previous blog post of the relevance of cyber risk nowadays. According to a report by Symantec, there were more than 430 million new malware variants in 2015 with...
05/03/2017 - 09:12
Co-Authored by Patrick Duggan Should you be scared of your new thermostat? Maybe, if it is WIFI enabled and you haven’t secured it. Why? The next generation of terrorism is here and it will use your connected devices – thermostats, fridges, lights, elevators, industrial controls , cars – even toys. These smart devices represent the latest...
05/03/2017 - 09:09
How dangerous is a teddy bear or a doll? In the Internet of Things era, it’s not an idle question, but one for parents and regulators to ponder seriously. On Monday, Troy Hunt, the cybersecurity expert who maintains the “Have I been pwned?” database of major breaches affecting the clients of Internet businesses, revealed a problem with...
05/03/2017 - 09:07
Earlier this week, a significant portion of the Internet went down because of an outage of Amazon Web Services’ S3 cloud storage service. AWS blamed the problem on the accidental removal of a couple of servers, but the real question is: Why have we created such a dependency on services such as AWS? Won’t it get worse with the coming Internet...