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03/10/2014 - 10:05
Source: „Michael Dixon, is general manager for IBM's global smarter cities business where he leads IBM's vision, strategy and operations for helping cities apply analytics, mobile, cloud and social technologies. He contributed this article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. The so-called Internet of Things...
03/10/2014 - 09:19
Source: „One of the hottest technology trends today across industries is the Internet of Things. Here’s how Schneider Electric is delivering the connected capabilities and underlying technologies for customers to implement Internet of Things initiatives. The Internet of Things may be a concept of relatively recent vintage, but the...
03/10/2014 - 09:15
Source: „Google’s Scott Jenson, an interaction and UX designer who left the company only to return to the Chrome team last November, has revealed a project underway at the company called The Physical Web to provide “interaction on demand” so that people can walk up and use any smart devices without the need for intervening...
02/10/2014 - 21:21
Source: „Want to find the nearest sensor to your home or generate a list of oil tankers in the Gulf of Mexico? Thingful, a search engine for connected devices, can help. Thingful, a startup out of the U.K., aims to build a search engine for the internet of things, and it has upgraded its beta effort with some new features. The site...
02/10/2014 - 14:02
Source: Peter Li is CEO and Co-Founder of Atlas Wearables, best known for their fitness tracker that replicates the experience of having a personal trainer. Peter’s background and focus revolve around data analytics and machine learning techniques that vastly improve user experience for wearable technologies.   We caught up with...
02/10/2014 - 14:00
Source: Florian Michahelles is the head of research group of Web of Things at Siemens Corporation, Berkeley. Together with his team he investigates to smooth data exchange between the devices to eventually make machines smarter and collaborative.   Sophie Curtis: Please explain your current role at Siemens. How/why did you join? Where...
02/10/2014 - 11:15
Source: „A tech executive I know has his vacation home totally wired. Using his mobile phone, he can find out who’s arrived at the house, whether the boat’s at the dock, and even whether there are enough eggs in the refrigerator. He’s a guy who loves to play with gadgets and to be on the cutting edge of technology. Soon,...
02/10/2014 - 09:24
Source: „It's the year 2014, and we've yet to have our flying cars and commuter jet packs. But we do have a glimpse of the future with the advent of the "internet of things." It's essentially the idea of connecting everyday objects -- be it thermostats or kitchen appliances -- to the web, in an effort to make our lives...
02/10/2014 - 08:50
Source: „The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing the way electronics makers conduct business, according to a recent VDC Research survey of more than 400 engineers and executives (click here for more info). The IoT enables electronics companies to sell more units, to charge higher prices for connected products, and to collect additional...
01/10/2014 - 10:50
Source: „If you haven't heard of the "Internet of Things," you're not alone. The move to attach sensors to physical objects that communicate with us and each other is still in its infancy, but its potential is global. In one of its more familiar aspects, IoT includes new consumer products with wearable sensors, such as the...
01/10/2014 - 10:47
Source: „Remember how, back in the early 1990s, virtual reality was about to explode onto the scene, transforming everything from the way we taught our kids to the way we consumed media?   Or what about gamification? Just a few years ago, the buzzword was offered up as the solution to everything from disengaged employees to...
01/10/2014 - 10:41
Source: „China is an ardent adopter of technology trends and its enthusiasm for the internet of things is no exception.   Chinese e-commerce provider Alibaba may be popular this month because of its blockbuster IPO, but it and several other big Chinese web properties such as Baidu, Sina Weibo and Tencent are keen to expand...
01/10/2014 - 10:24
Source: „In tech acquisition news, Finland-based Identity and Access Management (IAM) specialist Ubisecure announces today it has been acquired by GMO Globalsign, one of the world’s largest publicly-trusted certificate authorities. The acquisition price was not disclosed. 

While Ubisecure isn't exactly what you would call a...
30/09/2014 - 13:09
Source: „SMBs need to look at the IoT as a new opportunity rather than a new challenge," said Avangate CMO Michael Ni. For smaller companies, e-commerce typically has been only about the website. Now the IoT is changing the complexity of the online experience. SMBs have to figure out how to best optimize that. This not only levels the...
30/09/2014 - 13:06
Source: „Whirlpool, a huge company with 69,000 employees and $19 billion in sales, is borrowing startup strategies as it builds its Internet of Things capabilities--and IT is intimately involved. The appliance maker has put employees from various functions, including marketing, product development, finance, procurement and IT, into what it...