What will be the key things to watch for in the world of IoT in 2017? Forbes has the answer…
For the internet of things, 2017 will be a year focused on deployment of actual systems. This year we stop laying groundwork and start seeing real systems that increase productivity, customer satisfaction and develop new revenue streams—with continued security, regulatory and standards concerns.
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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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Rather than attempting to predict the trends in IoT for 2017, Scott Nelson at CIO looks back at 2016 to see what we’ve learned from events in the last year…
Looking back at events and developments in the Internet of Things in 2016 we find 10 “giant steps” forward in the development of the ecosystem and business experience using the IoT to create value. We have new insights from the mistakes of some and new opportunities revealed by the actions of others.
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Ben Rossi at Information Age brings us his IoT predictions for 2017.
The Internet of Things and big data technologies have progressed enormously in 2016 – and 2017 is set to a year when more enterprise use cases come to fruition
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A new book, from author John Rossman and publisher Clyde Hill Publishing, explores how the Internet of Things is reshaping business, using lessons from Amazon…
Combine a hot technology and the world’s largest online retailer into a single book title and you’ve got a pretty appealing volume.
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Forbes reviews research company Forrester‘s predictions for IoT in 2017.
In “Predictions 2017: Security And Skills Will Temper Growth Of IoT,” Forrester argues that IoT’s potential to fuel business growth is accompanied by multifaceted complexity.
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The AllSeen Alliance and rival group Open Connectivity Foundation have announced a merger to speed up the adoption of connected devices. But key players Apple, Amazon and Google still remain out on their own.
The problem with three hyper-competitive holdouts is that none of them seem particularly interested in having their devices work well with the others’ ecosystem. The stated goal of the new OCF, on the other hand, is to ensure that most of the billions of devices out there can and will talk to each other when appropriate.
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Highlighting the dangers of relying on cloud-based IoT devices, Petnet’s smart pet feeder suffered an online outage this week leaving many pets unfed. The IBTimes reports.
The Internet of Things (IoT) may be touted as the next big thing in the technology industry, but these connected solutions designed to make our lives easier are still fraught with problems that could lead to some devastating results. Petnet, an internet-connected feeding app that periodically dispenses food for your pets, experienced a server outage on Wednesday (27 July) that left many pets hungry for hours.
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GE’s Predix software platform, which enables industrial machines to connect to the “industrial internet,” will soon be moving to Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform, allowing users to analyse and share data using Microsoft applications. A big win for Microsoft in the battle for the best IoT cloud platform.
The partnership will allow Predix customers to access Microsoft Azure capabilities such as natural language processing, artificial intelligence, data visualization and integration with Microsoft’s Office 365 suite of online workplace productivity apps and other software.
Read the full article on the Wall Street Journal
Samsung have recently released an ARTIK Cloud app on the Google Play app store which will connect Samsung smart watches, like the Gear S2, to the IoT. The possibilities are huge…
the app will let you connect your device to the ARTIK cloud which also hosts a number of connected devices compatible with the Internet of Things ecosystem. These include Samsung’s SmartThings appliances like Smappee Home Energy Monitor, SmartThings Moisture Sensor and a Samsung Wireless Audio speaker
Read the full article on Androidheadlines.com