Tag Archive for IoT

Windows 10 and the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Curtis Franklin Jr. recently wrote for InformationWeek, “Windows 10 is going to change desktop and mobile computing experiences for the better. That’s what Microsoft says, and many IT pundits agree. The word is that Windows 10, which becomes commercially available on July 29,  is a genuine improvement over the versions that have…

Insights from the Internet of Things Study 2015

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by Angela Guess Forbes contributor Louis Columbus reports, “79% of Internet of Things (IoT) app developers spend at least 25% of their time with analytics or databases,  and 42% work on Big Data or advanced analytics projects. 55% of IoT developers primarily connect devices through the Cloud, with 32% connecting through a hub or middle…

Sigfox: A New Internet of Things Platform to Add to the Mix

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by Angela Guess Kevin Fitchard recently wrote for Fortune, “This fall a new kind of wireless network will launch in a metropolis near you. This network won’t connect to phones or tablets. Instead it will provide the wireless links necessary to connect devices, appliances and sensors that make up the Internet of things (IoT). The…

How Cities Will Benefit from the Smart Buildings

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by Angela Guess Dr. Nicola Davies recently wrote for ExtremeTech, “Should a building be self-aware? Roberto de Bonis, a senior researcher at Telecom Italia that presented at the 4th International SMART Conference in Belgium, discussed smart technology and its application in so-called ‘smart buildings.’ De Bonis believes that, since more than 50% of the world’s…

Qualcomm Joins Google’s Internet of Things Thread Group

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by Angela Guess Ina Fried reports for Re/code, “Qualcomm said Tuesday it is working with Thread Group, a Google-backed effort to determine ways for Internet-connected devices to talk to one another. The move is important because Qualcomm has been a key backer of the AllSeen Alliance, one of several competing efforts to set standards for…

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…

Case Study: How Lucid is Profiting from the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Forbes contributor Tom Taulli recently wrote, “The Internet of Things (IoT) essentially involves the use of cloud and mobile technologies to improve manufacturing, energy management, transportation or just about anything in the real world. But for Vladi Shunturov, who is the CEO and co-founder of Lucid, he doesn’t care much about the…