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18/01/2018 - 09:44
Much of the hype around the Internet of Things (IoT) is about household gadgets like the smart toothbrush that was shown off at this month's CES gathering in Las Vegas. But IoT applications are increasingly being deployed from factory floors to hospital wards. Among its predictions for 2018, Forrester lists "IoT Moves From Experimentation To...
18/01/2018 - 09:42
Q: Could you briefly introduce yourself? I’m a British writer and consultant living in Prague. I’ve been in IT for about 30 years and currently work for SUSE as a technical writer. Q: What will your talk be about, exactly? Why this topic? This came out of some research I started about five years ago, looking for some interesting but...
18/01/2018 - 09:26
Over the last few years, we have seen an explosion of new products and services that bridge the gap between the internet and the physical world: The Internet of Things (IoT for short). IoT increasingly has touch points with all aspects of our lives whether we are aware of it or not. In the words of security researcher Bruce Schneier: “The...
17/01/2018 - 09:57
Satellite cities, often billed as "smart cities" -- connected, tech-driven urban areas -- are being built by a number of African countries. Is this a solution to the continent's rapidly urbanizing population?
17/01/2018 - 09:55
It's difficult to compare deployments by different retailers, but Marks & Spencer is certainly a company that others should look to emulate. Jan 15, 2018—A reader recently submitted this question to our Ask the Experts forum: "In your opinion, what has been the best rollout of RFID in retail, and why?" It's a great question, deserving of a...
17/01/2018 - 09:53
Using recipes to cook is an idea that’s so 2000, at least according to some futurists that have turned their attention on how to life-hack cooking to make it a better, easier experience. A recent piece published in the Washington Post takes a look at how some in the cooking business are creating mobile apps to help folks come up with what to...
17/01/2018 - 09:51
NEW YORK (January 16, 2018)—The Internet of Things (IoT) is heralded as a foundational technology for breakthroughs in artificial intelligence, robotics and other potentially broadly applicable advances. But for frontline decision makers—the executives charged with implementing the IoT in their company—it can sometimes feel impossible to separate...
16/01/2018 - 09:41
Almost four years ago, MNN's Jim Motavalli saw this one coming, writing Seniors, not hipsters, will get self-driving cars first. And he nailed where they would get them: Closed communities, with only a few roads, slow traffic and common destinations — the clubhouse, the supermarket, the library...Here’s the scenario: Happy Acres Retirement...
16/01/2018 - 09:36
Austerity continues to form the backdrop of UK local government. If this was not enough, councils are also trying to cope with digital disruption, having to constantly rethink not just how they operate, but fundamentally what they do. This is both a challenging and exciting future for local government authorities. It is challenging because there...
16/01/2018 - 09:34
Currently holding the 9th place on the global coin ranking list, expelling TRON and taking over the spot previously held by this digital coin, with constant increases in price, IOTA is promising to establish a reputation of reliable digital currency with bright future. There is a lot to thank IOTA’s advanced technology and focus on the Economy of...
16/01/2018 - 09:32
Jan 15, 2018—The past year has shown us that those not adopting an Internet of Things (IoT) strategy not only will find themselves behind, but will simply no longer be competitive. IoT devices are driving the way we live, work and play at an unprecedented pace, with no sign of slowing down. In fact, according to IHS, the number of IoT devices will...
15/01/2018 - 16:04
The recently announced Skyresponse Extension (available on the ThingWorx Marketplace) enables the ThingWorx community to deliver advanced alarm and event handling to their user base. The ThingWorx alarm generation capabilities are based on powerful analytics of sensor readings – and can display those alarms in a number of different ways – for...
15/01/2018 - 10:38
As fast as things are changing, they are about to change even faster. Technology is making it progressively easier to access the knowledge, experience, and resources of the crowd. We have already seen how applications of crowdsourcing technology can provide funding, services, and navigation. Now this technology will accelerate innovation, problem...
15/01/2018 - 10:31
Every now and then, a CEO says something that makes you stop and think. That's what happened for me as Intuitive Surgical (NASDAQ:ISRG) CEO Gary Guthart spoke at the annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on Thursday. I was already familiar with most of what Guthart said in his presentation. But then he stated something that really jumped out:...
15/01/2018 - 09:54
AUCKLAND, January 15th, 2018 – IDC New Zealand has released its annual Internet of Things Decision Maker Report. The report illustrates that the number of New Zealand organisations that have implemented an IoT solution has practically doubled; from 13.7% in 2016 to 25.7% in 2017. "New Zealand organisations are understanding that the value of...