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.
The impact flash storage has on the Internet of Things positions it as a critical fixture to the overall success of IoT initiatives.
In this early stage of IoT, it is critical to establish a scalable solution that will push the industry forward as the volume of devices grow. Blockchain may just be that solution.
IoT sensor data is hard to analyze and act upon in a timely manner. Machine learning lets IoT systems modify their own algorithms to get the best outcome.
The barriers to collaboration in Internet of Things in Logistics must be overcome for IoT to deliver on the promised value.
Blockchain in the Internet of Things has great potential, but this can't be realized without a big shift in business and economic models.
Together, smart home solution providers and energy providers can provide compelling solutions to consumers that will simultaneously grow both the smart home market and home energy management ...
Hitachi is realigning its Internet of Things strategy with the creation of the Hitachi Insight Group and IoT umbrella product, the Lumada IoT core platform.
As big data grows with the explosion of IoT, companies must take effective measures to leverage it properly. Learn how object storage can help.
Supporting all tasks is critical to commercializing IoT, especially when it comes to shipping the physical "things" involved.
Personalization and customization are becoming increasingly important elements of smart home vendors' success, and many are vying to become to go-to smart home controller.
IoT in Logistics (IoTiL) is the foundation on which future digital supply chain networks are being built. A new 3rd Party Information logistics industry (3PIL) is in the making creating a new ...
An emerging IoT subcategory known as the "location of things" is becoming an organizing principle for anything connecting to the Internet.
There's a lot of confusion when it comes to Internet of Things security; it's time to put these 10 IoT security myths to rest.
End of life is a reality all devices and services will face, even in the world of the Internet of Things.
Connected audio devices are supplanting traditional audio products, changing how device makers address connectivity and availability.
IoT data and analytics reflects in many ways the superposition between the merge of IoT and big data.
There are five key attributes to keep in mind when deploying the Internet of Health to ensure efficiency and safety.
To provide connected services, IoT software companies must have three software teams that use a single, integrated DevOps platform.
As the number of IoT standards continues to grow, it remains to be seen whether industry giants will step in and dominate once again.
The Internet of Things is changing how brands and consumers interact; however, using IoT to enhance customer experience isn't without its challenges.
Before moving from an IT security architecture to an IoT security architecture, there are three fundamental questions organizations should ask themselves.
The allure of smart cities includes increased efficiencies and improved lifestyles, yet fears involving security and privacy lurk in the shadows.
The Internet of things brings great opportunities and risks for mobile network operators. The SIM may be the key that adds value for MNOs.
Air Canada's IoT initiative using RFID to tag cargo is paying off, but it took many years of planning and determination to get to that point.
A recent poll found 87% of respondents had never heard of IoT, and that's not such a bad thing. Invisible IoT may be the ubiquitous computing of the future.
The Internet of Things is cool and its doors are new and enabling. But the battleground will mainly focus on IoT data: the ownership and control.
Numerous consumer privacy and security concerns plague connected devices. Would a consumer bill of privacy rights ease their worries?
The Internet of Things, food and local sourcing come together in Freight Farms, a company that sells hydroponic farms in shipping containers.
Startup AntTail brings sensors and a proprietary wireless protocol to the pharmaceutical logistics "cold chain" and the Internet of Things.
Future IoT spending will inevitably increase, but how that spending is allocated and how it affects IoT projects is another question.
Separating IoT standards bodies from IoT standards isn't an easy task, and it's hard to say which will emerge as the de-facto one.
Current trends are driving the future of IoT, and its potential is seemingly endless. Here's what we know so far.
The Internet of Things has ushered in the age of the low-power IoT network, and new standards and protocols are being developed to help telecoms keep pace.
For the promise of a truly connected home to be realized, it is imperative the industry overcome interoperability challenges at three levels.
Enterprise innovation relies on understanding data. While IoT offers that insight, using that insight is not always a simple matter.
Dependencies inevitably cause IoT downtime. How a business identifies different types of downtime and deals with them can make all the difference in the world.
IBM's hybrid cloud commitments mark a fundamental shift in the IoT community, marking an increased access to innovation and processing power.
To understand consumer and Industrial IoT convergence, its plethora of examples must be considered as they vary greatly.
The IoT Village hacking event has proven that IoT security flaws are pervasive risks that must be dealt with immediately.
CIOs and CTO will play an increasingly active role at the intersection of IOT and food safety.
The platforms space has grown so much that the term "IoT platforms" has become overused and misunderstood.
IoT security vulnerabilities and associated attack surfaces are increasing as more devices become connected.
The Internet of Things isn't about the things, it's about the vast and wide-sweeping value constructs sensors and the data they emit, enable.
Cisco has acquired IoT platform provider Jasper for $1.4 billion.
An Enterprise IoT strategy -- if crafted carefully -- can enable many opportunities for organizations large and small.
PTC CEO Jim Heppelmann says it's time for augmented reality to make its mark on the enterprise.
Medical wearables have become increasingly appealing, but without the proper medtech wearable solution businesses will not reap the benefits of the trend.
Harvesting actionable data from Industrial IoT big data can be a challenge without the proper real-time technology at your fingertips.
Enhanced IoT capabilities measure customer engagement, allowing businesses to develop richer profiles and create more effective marketing campaigns.
Smart garments and e-textiles (which meld traditional fabrics with cutting-edge technology) are altering the landscape of fashion, apparel, retail and furnishing sectors. While the methods for ...
My colleague Jon Brown, vice president of market intelligence here at TechTarget, posed an interesting question the other day. What was the billion-dollar breakthrough business enabled by the ...
Noted cryptographer and security expert Bruce Schneier published an opinion piece in the Atlantic Monthly across the Christmas holiday, meaning it probably was largely overlooked. Which may be just ...
IBM's launch of its new Watson IoT Center in Munich allows it to get a running start on the amalgamation of IoT and the rise of analytics.
The exact number of "things" connecting to the Internet has been the subject of predictions for some time now. Research giant Gartner suggests 20.8 billion devices will connect by 2020 while ...