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07/01/2018 - 08:53
What does your voice really say about you? More than the human brain can even conceive, it turns out. Your voice offers hints about your mood, social status, upbringing, age, ethnicity, weight, height, and facial features—plus information about the environment around you. The human ear cannot detect these minute inputs. But artificial...
07/01/2018 - 08:49
Privacy is paramount, but as we further approach an IoT future, the lines of privacy and integration are blurring. Despite their page on data protection, Google repeatedly comes under fire every year for privacy breaches. Most recently, the issue involved emails and information housed in various Google Drive apps. Is loss of privacy and...
07/01/2018 - 08:47
I have always thought it testament to the monumental strength and ingenuity of humans that, in the nearly 100 years of having refrigerators in our homes, we perfected the art of pulling open the door to see what's inside. Just think how many people have done that over the last near century. Billions, possibly. Amazing. Of course, technology...
06/01/2018 - 10:09
SAN FRANCISCO — Next week more than 180,000 people will cram Las Vegas convention halls for technology's biggest show, a flashy annual preview of new gadgets and trends.  But this year many of them will be paying less attention to what's on display and more to what's not. Not a single woman landed one of the keynote...
06/01/2018 - 09:39
A police department in Britain has started using Amazon’s Alexa to broadcast daily briefings in people’s homes, with the longterm goal of making the smart assistant a key part of the police force. “The work that we’re doing now is first and foremost our ability to push out information to the public that they may want and need,” Rob Flanagan,...
06/01/2018 - 09:31
It seems like everything you own can connect to the internet these days, from fitness trackers and light bulbs to basically anything Amazon makes and even refrigerators. The Internet of Things has grown exponentially since the first smartphones were released in the 1990s, and we're getting close to the point where everything you own will be on the...
06/01/2018 - 09:28
2018 is set to see the number of connected devices rise to 11 billion which means that its going to be a huge year for the Internet of Things. Forbes spoke to Bret Greenstein, VP of IBM’s Watson IoT Consumer Business, who highlighted four key trends we should expect to see this year.
05/01/2018 - 14:33
Sustainability is a complex concept and an endless learning process. This presents a significant challenge to both policymakers and industry practitioners. Construction enterprises have taken commendable measures towards sustainability, but we still have a long way to go.  The UK government has a legally binding commitment to achieve an...
05/01/2018 - 14:28
Guildford, UK: 4th January 2018 - Semafone, the leading provider of data security and compliance solutions for contact centres, sees trouble ahead for companies which don’t have their cyber security in order – but also predicts that new regulations will have a positive impact on the market. CEO Tim Critchley, global solutions director Ben Rafferty...
05/01/2018 - 14:18
Internet of Things (IoT) requires not only the development of infrastructure but also deployment of new services capable of supporting multiple, scalable and interoperable applications. It is widely acknowledged that interoperability is the key to achieve the full potential of the IoT ecosystem. Due to the highly dynamic nature of the IoT, a...
05/01/2018 - 11:53
The expression “Internet of Things” (IoT), coined back in 1999 by Kevin Ashton, the British technology pioneer who cofounded the Auto-ID Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is becoming more and more mainstream. In opening the IoT Week 2013 with a pre-recorded video message, Ashton insisted on the realization that IoT is here now;...
05/01/2018 - 11:51
 February 14-16, 2018 Madrid, SPAIN The International Conference on Embedded Wireless Systems and Networks (EWSN) is a highly selective single-track international conference focusing on premier research results at the intersection of embedded systems and wireless networking – an area of highest relevance for visionary...
04/01/2018 - 20:55
Not really sure whether the reason is good or not but the cyber security topic is booming again since approx. 8 years. Eight years is also the timespan where IoT devices becoming more and more present in real use cases and being exposed to the real curiosity of hackers, white hats, or even just engineers with some knowledge in cyber security and...
04/01/2018 - 20:49
The expectation that homeowners should be able to reach beyond their property lines has become deeply embedded. In Seattle, the neighbors don’t want apartments for formerly homeless seniors nearby. In Los Angeles, they don’t want more high-rises. In San Jose, Calif., they don’t want tiny homes. In Phoenix, they don’t want design that’s not...
04/01/2018 - 20:45
Most automakers are figuring out how to take the "driver" out of driving, but Nissan is using tech to make it more fun. It's researching what it calls "brain-to-vehicle" (B2V) tech that can read your brainwaves and figure out what you're going to do next. After the driver puts on a skullcap device that can measure brain activity, an AI system can...