• October 29, 2015 29 Oct'15

    Thing hacking

    Thing hacking is an attack that exploits a vulnerability in a connected non-computing device – a Thing, in the Internet of Things -- to gain control of the device or access to a network it connects to.  Continue Reading

  • October 28, 2015 28 Oct'15

    smart home kit (home automation kit)

    A smart home kit, sometimes called a home automation kit or an Internet of Things (IoT) platform, is a product that includes all the hardware and software required to connect, control and manage compatible smart devices for home automation.  Continue Reading

  • October 28, 2015 28 Oct'15

    IoT technologies make inroads into manufacturing

    The Internet of Things offers access to data for better decision making. That's why an increasing number of manufacturers are adopting IoT technologies to remain competitive.  Continue Reading

  • October 27, 2015 27 Oct'15

    ubiquitous sensor network (USN)

    A ubiquitous sensor network (USN) is one that connects all possible sensors in a given network or environment which, theoretically, could be global.  Continue Reading

  • October 27, 2015 27 Oct'15

    IFTTT (If This Then That)

    IFTTT is an online service that automates Web-based tasks so that if one specified event occurs, another is triggered. IFTTT stands for "If This Then That" and the acronym is pronounced to rhyme with "gift."  Continue Reading

  • October 26, 2015 26 Oct'15

    smart home app (home automation app)

    A smart home app, sometimes referred to as a home automation app or a smart home automation app, is an application used to remotely control and manage connected non-computing devices in the home, typically from a smartphone or tablet.  Continue Reading

  • October 23, 2015 23 Oct'15

    Data center uptime pressure mounts as IoT takes hold

    Don your foil hats: A practical futurist explains how electromagnetic pulses and IoT will impact IT infrastructure by 2020 and just how high data center uptime pressure will be.  Continue Reading