Tag Archive for connected devices

How the Internet of Things Will Change Big Business

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by Angela Guess Forbes contributor Bernard Marr recently wrote, “Have you entered the Internet of Things yet? If you have a FitBit or other activity tracker that talks to your smartphone, you have.  If you have a thermostat, alarm system, or lights in your home that you can control with your computer or phone, you…

Will Smart Devices Cost Us Our Privacy, Perhaps Our Safety?

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by Angela Guess Craig Spiezle writes for TechCrunch, “‘Smart’ devices are all the buzz, whether in the connected home (thermostats, lightbulbs, garage door openers, locks and various appliances) or new wearable devices. They promise convenience along with improved control and efficiency in our lives. But, as highlighted by the recent hacking of automobiles, connectivity can…

Then What?: The Potential of the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Serhad Doken recently wrote for Wireless Week, “This article is not about how many billions of devices will be connected to the Internet, how these machines will be tweeting to or pinging each other… No, the aim of this article is to provide some thoughts to the ‘So, then what?’ question. Because…

How Big Data Will Enable Continuous Healthcare

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by Angela Guess Shomit Ghose of ONSET Ventures recently wrote in VentureBeat, “Medical care today is episodic. We’re assessed by our doctors at our annual physical exams, and we’re treated by our doctors when symptoms of ill-health become manifest… Going forward, our cell phones and wearables will be by far our biggest source of health-related…

Data Governance for the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Ben Rossi recently wrote for Information Age, “A recent survey of information professionals, by Iron Mountain and AIIM, revealed that a third of businesses have yet to allocate content responsibility for instant messaging (39%), mobile (32%), social media (28%) and cloud-sharing (33%). But close to one in ten respondents said their organisations…

The Internet of Things Isn’t Quite There Yet

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by Angela Guess Charlie Peters recently wrote for Quartz, “Although most of us have come to anticipate boundless gains in cost, energy and human efficiency from the Internet of Things, there is one major hitch: it’s not here yet. The Internet of Things (IoT)’s disruptive potential has been deathly slow to realize, in large part…

Mindtree Enables Next Generation Bluetooth Low Energy Chips at Cypress

A Landmark 15th year for Mindtree: Revenue Crosses Half a Billion Dollars, Recommends Special Dividend and 1:1 Issue of Bonus Shares

by Angela Guess Mindtree recently announced “that its BlueLitE Bluetooth® intellectual property (IP) has been incorporated into the new PSoC® 4 BLE and PRoC™ BLEsystem-on-chip products from Cypress Semiconductor Corp., a leading provider of programmable solutions. Mindtree’s Bluetooth Smart link layer, stack and profile components, combined with a unique set of technology components from Cypress,…

How to Dip Your Toes Into Internet of Things Experimentation

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by Angela Guess Steve Sarracino of the Smart Data Collective recently wrote, “If you want to see a trend before it hits the mainstream, you must understand how they develop as most don’t happen over night. Many will advise you to follow the money and connect the dots. In contrast to this adage, the Internet…

Tim O’Reilly on the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Quentin Hardy of the New York Times recently wrote, “Tim O’Reilly has been at the cutting edge of the Internet since it went commercial. In fact, he helped take it there: In August 1993 he released the Global Network Navigator, a web page containing information, catalogs and a marketplace, which may have…