In an effort to secure the Internet of Things and standardise how we identify, manage and communicate with internet-enabled devices through blockchain technology, a new industrial blockchain initiative has been launched…
We are excited to see leaders in the Blockchain and IoT space coming together from America, China, France, and Germany to develop a standard Blockchain IoT protocol. This is a positive step towards industry confidence, momentum, and interoperability.
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From the Amazon AWS IoT Button to Google’s Android Things, CRN reveals the coolest Internet of Things products from 2016…
The last 12 months saw an array of cool new Internet of Things products in the consumer, enterprise and industrial segments. Here are the 10 coolest IoT products of the year.
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In an effort to improve IoT security, the Broadband Technical Advisory Group (BITAG), which includes Google, Cisco, AT&T, T-Mobile, Comcast, Mozilla, and others, have published a report on the security and privacy of the IoT…
To try and solve this, BITAG has laid out a number of recommendations that it wants IoT manufacturers to abide by. Some of these are pretty basic (pointing to the scale of the problem), including shipping devices with “reasonably” current software without known vulnerabilities, and that manufacturers should follow best practices for encryption.
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Consulting firm Bain & Company recently published a new report that focuses on “the major emerging battlegrounds” in the IoT that enterprises need to be aware of. Mike Wheatley at SiliconANGLE takes a look at these battlegrounds;
- Consumer IoT
- The Industrial Internet
- Real-time Analytics
- Self-driving Cars & Robots
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Although the connected car in the IoT space is still in its infancy, Brandon Butler at Network World, imagines what life will be like in the not too distant future according to car giant BMW’s vision.
The conversion of the Internet of Things with the automotive industry will create a world of cars that integrate with a connected home, drive themselves and are at your beck and call. This is the future, as outlined by BMW.
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