The opportunity associated with IoT represents a bright spot for communications service providers seeking to differentiate themselves from the competition.
As IoT data grows, our challenge is to develop systems that capture and process data fast, efficiently and at the point where it can have maximum impact. Intelligence at the edge can help.
To protect both users and devices from cyberattacks related to IoT, companies must make security an organization-wide commitment.
The Vodafone IoT Barometer 2016 offers a number of key takeaways for everyone working in IoT, connected devices and communications.
To improve smart city resiliency, the Department of Homeland Security is looking to Silicon Valley and other tech hubs across the country for help.
A smart home system requires more than just internet connectivity to be considered smart. Learn the benefits of a system-level product design approach.
Fulfilling the role of the chief IoT officer -- a single person with the talent, skill set and understanding to drive emerging technologies forward -- is a tall order.
The internet of things isn't one market, but five critical battlegrounds, each with its own opportunities, challenges and key players.
When it comes to securing internet of things deployments, companies should take a page from the books of some streaming media services.
When it comes to IIoT, connectivity isn't enough. Knowing how to use the data gleaned from the connectivity in a scalable manner is critical.
Smart home cloud platforms are a growing segment consisting of smart home control and automation system platform as well as smart home device platforms.
With dedicated solutions for the IT access layer, IoT data can be analyzed, acted upon and transmitted from anywhere in an industrial IoT network.
Google, Apple, Uber and Tesla -- the four horsemen of the connected cars -- pack a big threat to established automakers and the car industry as a whole.
IoT security must play an integral role throughout the lifecycle of IoT data to avoid network penetrations and data breaches.
When it comes to the internet of things, it's important to talk about and understand its past in order to understand its future.
Manufacturers need to shift their business models to reap the benefits of the IoT craze. This involves adopting a more software-centric approach.
Moore's Law and Metcalfe's Law planted the seeds for the internet of things decades ago, illustrating and helping to predict potential for IoT.
Deep data not only helps alleviate the stress of ever-increasing amounts of IoT data, but also provides actionable insights for decision makers.
IoT creates a plethora of customer usage data; but how can it be monetized? Explore key factors to keep in mind when deploying a data monetization engine.
To reap the rewards of the internet of things, IoT integration is crucial. Here are eight commandments to help solve the IoT integration problem.
While interest in the topic is increasing, the results from IoT Village show that the state of IoT security hasn't improved much over the past year.
IoT introduces a new culture to product development, meaning the traditional question of "agile or waterfall?" isn't always an easy one to answer.
If vendors can work together to democratize the internet of things, it can become more available and accessible to companies of all shapes and sizes.
From the halls of academia to the boardroom, the internet of things is bringing distributed computing back into spotlight.
IoT market estimates have crossed $19 trillion. So where can you make money? Using IoT in logistics you can do good and make money.
We've all heard that the internet of things can bring great opportunities to your business, but is it a must have? To answer this question, just look at the ROI of IoT.
Most organizations add IoT to legacy infrastructure. To avoid failure, projects in these environments must address performance testing prior to deployment.
IoT captures details of the "things" in this world, letting us know what's going to happen next without having to understand the "why" of the equation.
From the PC revolution to the cloud, smartphones, data centers and finally the internet of things, there's a never-ending sea of valuable information becoming available to smart business leaders.
The convergence of IT and OT is creating a number of security risks that must be addressed. Are DMZ and segmentation the answer?
Cyber-physical systems are the fourth industrial revolution. Yet along with the benefits come a number of security threats that must be mitigated.
Turning an IoT idea into a value-driving application requires frequent iteration and close collaboration between the business and IT. Learn how rapid experimentation can help.
Massive IoT, one of the main application segments for 5G identified by standard body 3GPP, requires strong security to defend against targeted attacks.
While consumer internet of things applications and devices can make our lives easier, it's in enterprise IoT where there's real value.
Explore the key stages of an IoT project and the IoT connectivity considerations you'll need to make as you scale from IoT prototype to production.
By intentionally applying four core principles to all civic initiatives powered by the internet of things, smart cities will become a ubiquitous reality.
Data is the cornerstone of any geospatial workflow. Learn why the cloud will become an essential part of data collection, processing, modeling and analysis.
Engineering services company Intuitive Machines is using its employees' backgrounds to commercialize space tech for space, energy and medicine.
The Netherlands and South Korea both announced that they had completed nationwide deployments of LoRa networks; is LPWAN ready for prime time?
At its recent investor day, Ford announced its strategy for IoT and how the company plans to make its mark in the connected car industry.
The benefits 5G can bring IoT are aplenty, but there are three industries it stands to help most: connected cars, smart cities and fleet management.
Compromised IoT devices have impacted company brand image, customer loyalty and, ultimately, business value. Learn the key points of IoT security.
The internet of things has tremendous potential, affecting everything from everyday life to manufacturing to cities. However, the future of IoT is largely unwritten.
IIoT is set to change nearly every industry as we know it. Fog computing is key to moving powerful processing currently available in the cloud to the field.
The IoT tsunami is creating a huge opportunity to streamline and drive waste out of the costly and largely inefficient post-sale supply chain. Learn how.
The internet of things and cognitive computing are here; learn how cognitive intelligence is driving innovation in smart home companies.
The recently announced LoweBot is providing a rich view into the retail/IoT mix, improving customer experience and helping the company track inventory.
An IoT application enablement platform is an important building block of any end-to-end IoT solution; learn three reasons why.
Deciding what type and how much IoT data your organization is going to keep isn't an easy task. Think it through thoroughly – and think of the future, too.
Learn how direct revenue and indirect value from internet of things data can quickly impact a company's ROI.
Delve into technological enablers that could be the main building blocks for better IoT security in consumer, enterprise and industrial settings.
The current challenges with IoT platforms may make it difficult to determine when the best time to launch an enterprise IoT project is.
Learn four key capabilities near field communications, or NFC, provides that will help move IoT to more wide-scale adoption.
Common mistakes companies make when they embark on an IoT design project can delay or even cripple implementation. Learn the top six to avoid.
A successful IoT initiative requires not only offering a niche technology, but also figuring out monetization. This involves learning from past IoT mistakes.
IoT is about converting the objects that surround us into a community of information; cellular connectivity is becoming an integral part of this.
IT and OT convergence, led by the industrial internet, exposes operational assets to open connectivity and standard protocols. It also opens doors for new threat vectors.
While the next generation likely won't know life without mHealth, it's critical for us today to consider its rate, magnitude and scope of change.
In order to read the benefits the internet of things has to offer, there are four critical steps businesses should take when implementing an IoT strategy.
A building doesn't have to be a depreciating asset, not when IoT is involved. Learn how smart buildings can be put to work for a range of benefits.
Narrowband Internet of Things is designed to enhance global deployment of low-power wide area networks. Learn where NB-IoT benefits can be realized.
Industrial IoT can deliver powerful benefits, but the technology foundation needs to be put in place first to ensure the communications infrastructure that IIoT will run on.
Voice is the user interface du jour for our increasingly omnipresent technology, but the progress shouldn't stop there.
A number of security researchers proved at Black Hat 2016 that breaking the "things" in IoT isn't as hard as one might think -- or as it should be.
Plan your internet of things roadmap for a connected enterprise using Microsoft Azure and discover how to exploit the true potential of an IoT implementation.
IoT-enabled physical sensors provide a goldmine of information, helping monitor and manipulate supply chain processes to derive critical business insights.
When it comes to IoT platforms, it's an all-out race for tech vendors. Take a look at the largest companies' IoT efforts by market capitalization.
Home IoT is becoming increasingly popular. However, cloud connectivity and closed source platforms are increasing the number of home IoT security risks.
As technology vendors promote their respective LPWA solutions, exaggerated performance claims are rife, in many cases to the point of ridiculous.
The internet of things has great potential, especially when it is viewed as the enabler for something even bigger: the internet of experiences.
Using telepresence robotics, you can have an out-of-body experience like in the movie Avatar. Learn how to build such a robotic system.
The acceleration of the digital healthcare market isn't expected to slow anytime soon thanks to some amazing innovations and the internet of things.
The internet of things is making its way into prisons, changing how inmates interact with others and are monitored. But it's not without its pitfalls.
Finding the right mobile connectivity provider for an IoT project is one of the most important choices a customer can make. Determine your requirements.
Smart home integrations will become increasingly important to organizations looking to push the limits of the smart home and encourage consumer adoption.
While Pokémon Go may just be the latest augmented reality craze, smart cities could learn some lessons from its popularity.
As the internet of things and user-experience-based applications continue to dominate customer demands, the benefits of OpsDev over DevOps are becoming clear.
Many are caught up in the promise of IoT rather than the reality of creating customer value. These three items are pillars for assessing IoT progress.
Though energy and water utilities have long been leveraging connected devices, they now stand to gain more benefits from the internet of things.
Along with storing IoT data at the back-end, devices should also store data at the device itself; this will prevent outage issues and consumer frustration.
With cognitive computing, the internet of things is coming of age, enabling a new generation of buildings that are better for humans and for the planet.
The smart home market is projected to explode in coming years, but without interoperability, smart home consumers are likely to get frustrated and disappointed.
From initial IoT concept to commercialization of an IoT project, there is a big gap. The industry needs new tools need to fill this gap.
Creating a protocol-agnostic environment for the internet of things is critical for enterprises to achieve success in today's increasingly connected world.
Electric Imp's developer kit may not seem all too different from any other inventor board, but there's some hidden magic behind the imp and its app.
The success of the IoT transformation is dependent on IT pros' ability to manage M2M traffic and assure the uptime and functionality of networks.
Personal safety devices that track user location and send alerts for emergency assistance stand as a unique opportunity for the wearable technology market.
One major concern preventing enterprise internet of things adoption is IoT security. Get help creating an IoT strategy and overcoming IoT security issues.
Manufacturer TRUMPF deployed factory relay software to achieve 'rock-solid, super-secure' data transportation in its factories across the globe.
An ECG can do more than monitor a heart's health. Learn a host of scenarios biometry can be used in a connected environment.
A recent survey found IT and field service decision makers believe IoT can bring benefits to the field services industry, but it's not an investment priority.
If your organization is thinking about creating B2B IoT products, learn from the successes and failures of the B2C products that came before it.
While many have been quick to jump to the 5 GHz "band"-wagon, the classic 2.4 GHz wireless band still has a place in an IoT world.
New data privacy regulations and company efforts are making strides in establishing digital trust in the era of the internet of things.
Learn about five major driving forces that are helping both accelerate and decelerate the state of connected car security.
Determining when the internet of things isn't the answer is just as critical as knowing when implementing IoT is the right choice.
Learn characteristics of the three teams responsible for developing and delivery IoT software, as well as the strains they put on the IoT delivery chain.
Internet of things benefits cannot be enjoyed if IoT data isn't readily available. Learn how providing availability at the back-end can help.
To prevent smart homes from becoming security vulnerabilities, it is critical for vendors and industry regulators to take action.
Seven firms demonstrated a successful application of blockchain technology, and its application in the Internet of Things is clear.