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June 27, 2017

Top 6 Smart City Solutions and Applications

Top 6 Smart City Solutions and Applications

The Internet of Things is making its way into our everyday life, whether we notice it or not. Smart City deployments and solutions make up one of the largest IoT markets in the world. These applications are developed to increase citizen safety, save government money, reduce environment footprint and more.

November 09, 2016

Attack of the Botnets: More About IoT Security

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Attack of the Botnets: More About IoT Security

The Internet of Things is growing. Smart, connected devices range from highly intelligent, intricate devices to even your refrigerator at home. With the growing number of connected devices, it is now, more than ever, important that proper security architecture is in place to defend from malicious attacks. Already, there have been hacks involving smart home IoT devices allowing access into private networks; devices such as routers, smart TVs and even refrigerators...

September 14, 2016

7 IoT Products You Need to Know

7 IoT Products You Need to Know

The Internet of Things (IoT) is coming at us in many different ways and many different verticals. IoT and smart, connected devices are proving to be crucial in solving not only business inefficiencies, but everyday consumer inconveniences as well.

With ideal implementation, our business and consumer lives can be more seamless than ever. Check out some interesting smart devices recently introduced into the market...

August 12, 2016

5 Examples of How IoT Advances Physical Security

5 Examples of How IoT Advances Physical Security

Advances in the Internet of Things (IoT) are affecting many different types of industries. One, in particular, is that of physical security and safety. Physical Security includes all measures taken to protect people, facilities and resources from damage or harm. To date, physical security systems include techniques such as security guards, locks, spotlights, physical barriers, video surveillance and more. Utilizing the Internet of Things in these approaches by using connected sensors/devices and automated alert systems will surely enhance...

July 18, 2016

Top IoT Vertical Markets

Top IoT Vertical Markets

The Internet of Things is gaining significant speed, and IoT solutions are now solving business problems across many markets all over the world. Decreasing cost of sensors, data collection and management is accelerating adoption of the Internet of Things quicker than we could have imagined. Business problems, while disparate and distinct in every market, seem to have a similar process for solving: Agile system integration & device connection, data collection, analytics, and automation. Here are some vertical...

June 27, 2016

10 Benefits of a Smart Parking Solution

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10 Benefits of a Smart Parking Solution

Smart Parking is one of the most adopted and fastest growing Smart City Solutions across the world. Airports, universities, shopping centers and city garages are just a few entities that have begun to realize the significant benefits of automated parking technology.

The ability to connect, analyze and automate data gathered from devices, powered by and described as the Internet of Things, is what makes smart parking...

May 27, 2016

A Quick Overview of Digital Transformation

A Quick Overview of Digital Transformation

Digital Transformation is an organization’s shift from outdated approaches and technology into forward-thinking processes, methods and business models.

The goal of digital transformation is to optimize business actions across all operations and departments so that processes become more agile, connected, data-centric and friendly to change. Through this digital transformation, organizations accelerate...

February 10, 2016

Using Big Data to Create New Revenue Streams

Using Big Data to Create New Revenue Streams

Big Data is truly the greatest new asset for businesses. Companies in a variety of industries leverage Big Data to derive critical insight into their overall performance and value to make better decisions. These decisions are made to optimize processes, lower production costs, change pricing and more. But what about the customer? If this data can be used to improve all aspects of the business, can’t it also give relevant insight...

January 22, 2016

Internet of Things (IoT) in the Oil and Gas Industry

Internet of Things (IoT) in the Oil and Gas Industry

In the last few years, Internet of Things (IoT) has emerged as a leading technology, offering solutions to a wide range of industries. Whether it’s home automation, healthcare or manufacturing, IoT-based applications are fast becoming popular. The Oil & Gas industry, too, has leveraged Industrial Internet of Things to its advantage.

Here’s a quick look at some of the ways in which the Oil & Gas industry has used sensor embedded equipment...

January 08, 2016

Internet of Things Reshaping Building Management

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Internet of Things Reshaping Building Management

The Internet of Things (IoT) has revolutionized virtually every industry it’s come into contact with, be it healthcare, automotive, retail, or energy. Now it’ is real estate and building management that’s undergoing change, using the power of connectivity to provide a host of features and benefits to building occupants and owners alike.

Most buildings already have some form of an electric control system running in them...

December 11, 2015

Connecting Christmas with the Internet of Things (IoT)

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Connecting Christmas with the Internet of Things (IoT)

We all knew that the Internet of Things (IoT) was going to radically change the world and how we interact with it. Nonetheless, it’s fascinating to see the various forms IoT has assumed during the holiday season and the exciting products you come across online and in retail stores.

So, as you draw up a list of gifts to buy for your friends, family, nieces and nephews, keep in mind these interesting...

November 20, 2015

A Sneak Peek into IoT Smart Cities of the Future

A Sneak Peek into IoT Smart Cities of the Future

If you follow news closely or are a tech enthusiast, you must have noticed the frequent mention of ‘smart cities’ in the media. The excitement around our future societies is understandable. The upcoming changes in our lifestyle are truly revolutionary, and they are coming sooner than you can imagine.

So what exactly are these smart cities that everyone keeps talking about and what kind of changes will...

October 20, 2015

Actionable Data - IoT in Business Process Management

Actionable Data - IoT in Business Process Management

The Internet of Things (IoT)has very quickly found its way into everyday business conversations. While this comes as expected and the overall IoT integration into business will be fruitful, many of us have been looking for IoT solutions rather than business solutions powered by IoT.

Since the emergence of IoT, the goal has been to find a way to connect and collect. Whether you know it or not, just about everything is emitting data on some level, it is just not...

October 01, 2015

Benefits of IoT in Fleet Management

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Benefits of IoT in Fleet Management

Internet of Things is gaining popularity at a rapid pace and we are moving towards a truly connected world. Ericsson predicts that by 2020, human population will grow to 7.6 billion, with 50 billion devices connected to the Internet.

Such widespread adoption of IoT will revolutionize many industries. New connectivity options and devices will allow companies to discover innovative...

September 01, 2015

Windows 10 for IoT: What to Expect for the Future of IoT

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Windows 10 for IoT: What to Expect for the Future of IoT

Windows 10 was creating waves even before its release. The tech world was rife with speculations on what this latest update would bring to the table, especially with respect to the Internet of Things (IoT). A lot was expected from it, especially after Microsoft CEO Satya Nadela proudly announced that it wasn’t going to be “just another release after Windows 8’.

Speaking at the Gartner's Symposium/ITxpo conference last year in October, Nadela said that Windows 10 would...

August 17, 2015

How the Internet of Things (IoT) is Revolutionizing Healthcare

How the Internet of Things (IoT) is Revolutionizing Healthcare

Within a few years of its inception, the Internet of Things has had a noticeable impact across many industries, including healthcare. Healthcare technology has advanced in every aspect, be it activity tracking, medication, research, communication or data management. IoT is playing an important role in each of these areas, individually as well as in unifying them into complete solutions.

The biggest innovation in healthcare technology in the recent past has been the development...

August 05, 2015

The Internet of Things - Security Risks and Solutions

The Internet of Things - Security Risks and Solutions

We have spoken time and time again about the potential of the Internet of Things. While its many benefits are undeniable, the security concerns around IoT are real as well. Internet of Things, by nature, is an open system and has many components (most of which are connected through online or Bluetooth networks). This makes it susceptible to security threats at both the component level and system...

July 14, 2015

The Evolution of M2M Technology – From M2M to IoT

The Evolution of M2M Technology – From M2M to IoT

The whole world is captivated by the potential of the Internet of Things (IoT), and rightly so. But most people are not aware of the fact that communication between devices in the form of machine-to-machine (M2M) systems is not a new phenomenon. This technology has existed for more than a century now and is an integral part of our workplace and personal lives.

Evolution of machine-to-machine solutions has been steady and staggering...

July 06, 2015

7 Internet of Things (IoT) Device Examples

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7 Internet of Things (IoT) Device Examples

Almost every device around us carries a ‘smart’ tag - from mobiles phones to washing machines and even car keys. The Internet of Things (IoT) is introducing more and more smart devices and sensors every day. Thanks to IoT, smart devices across industries are now capable of working in tandem with each other and the business value is bigger than ever. Here are 7 Internet of things products that are taking smart to the next level...

May 21, 2015

The Four Vs of Big Data

The Four Vs of Big Data

Big data refers to data that is too large, complex or varied to be processed and managed by conventional forms of technology. But when harnessed, big data provides unmatched insights and greatly helps a business prepare itself for future trends.

The digital universe is estimated to see a 50-fold data increase in the 2010-2020 decade. 90% of Fortune 500 companies already have big data management initiatives in place. The data management and analytics industry is close to the 220 billion dollars mark. In every respect, big data is bigger than you can imagine.

May 12, 2015

IoT vs. M2M – What is the Difference?

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IoT vs. M2M – What is the Difference?

We all are acquainted with the new IT buzz word - Internet of things (IoT). Every big and small tech company is betting on this innovation; and rightly so. But unless you are a tech enthusiast, chances are that you wouldn’t know much about the predecessor to IoT – Machine to Machine (M2M) Solutions.

M2M solutions are not commonly known because their applications are more technical in nature. In fact, this lack of understanding extends...

March 11, 2015

5 Reasons Why the Internet of Things is Ready for Prime Time

5 Reasons Why the Internet of Things is Ready for Prime Time

This year’s CES clearly ushered in the era of the Internet of things (IOT). There was an overwhelming display of products and services based on this technology and the audience response was positive and encouraging.

Internet of things is the new buzzword among IT companies, media circles, and technology enthusiasts. Everyone is excited to see the future of Internet of things; and rightly so. We believe that IOT solutions are well and truly ready for prime...

February 20, 2015

6 Internet of Things (IoT) Examples

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6 Internet of Things (IoT) Examples

Internet of Things (IOT) has been tipped as the next level of software and hardware integration for more than 3 years now.

The good news is that this exciting technology is finally entering prime time. NEST thermostat, Apple’s Health Kit and Home Kit, Philip’s mobile app controlled lighting solutions are all examples of uses of the Internet of things. And the number of companies lining up to join the bandwagon is growing by the...

February 25, 2013

What is the "Internet of Things (IoT)”?

What is the "Internet of Things (IoT)”?

The Internet of Things is the next forefront of technology and soon we'll be gathering data from almost everything in our world. We already know how functional these “Smart Devices” can be. The Nest home thermostat might be the most recognizable smart device today. With products like the Fitbit and Jawbone Up we can track our sleeping habits and activity levels. Valencell can track your heart rate and calorie burn. Needless to say, the data being transmitted via this new Internet of Things is about to flood our world from almost every corner...

January 29, 2013

Smart Products & Technology A Big Player At CES - AT&T Developer Summit

Smart Products & Technology A Big Player At CES - AT&T Developer Summit

The accelerating trend towards, and adoption of smart product technology was once again on prominent display at this year’s CES event in Las Vegas.  The number of OEM’s that are actively designing and manufacturing intelligent products, with the ambition of capitalizing on this rapidly expanding market, continues to expand worldwide. The world of Connected Cars, Fleet Automation, Home Automation, and Home Health is no longer a prediction, it is a visible reality, and OEM’s are producing a myriad of smart products to accommodate...