Internet of Things (IoT) Hardware
To fully realize the benefits of industrial IoT, we will need a protocol around how devices talk to one another. NS1's Carl Levine explains why DNS might be just the thing to fill the gap.
Digital tools are helping physical makers expand their horizons, allowing them to take their trade or hobby to the next level. Arrow Electronics' Zach Wendt discusses three such tools.
One of the oldest occupations in the history of mankind is getting a massive makeover filled with efficiencies thanks to the internet of things. Vodafone's Ludovico Fassati discusses the benefits ...
The potential impact of IoT is extraordinary. However, as Keysight Technologies' Cheryl Ajluni explains, underestimating the true cost of an IoT device can have profound consequences on your brand, ...
Drishti's Prasad Akella advises to ignore the scary "human versus robots" headlines; the complex reality is actually one of mutual growth and gradual change, one of humans and machines.
Qorvo's Cees Links explains how bulk acoustic wave filters can solve two key Wi-Fi and IoT issues: thermal challenges and interference challenges.
The retail landscape is getting a makeover thanks to the internet of things. Mindinventory's Mehul Rajput discusses six benefits of IoT in retail.
NexLogic's Zulki Khan explains the design software needed to assist IoT PCB designers through various design phases, as well as to assure IoT PCBs are accurately produced.
The mobile gaming industry is getting a makeover thanks to the internet of things. Tatvasoft's Ritesh Mehta explains how IoT and gaming go hand in hand.
As chatbot and artificial intelligence technologies advance, we're going to start seeing a new class of bots become as ubiquitous as smartphones. Sisense's Guy Levy-Yurista explains.
Raspberry Pi isn't a passing fad; it's finding a home in real companies making legitimate products. Geisel Software's Brian Geisel outlines how the low-cost microcomputers can transform traditional ...
The benefits of using camera networks for IoT go far beyond security. Axis Communications' Fredrik Nilsson outlines why using camera networks for sensor networks makes sense in the connected world.
Smart machines will make our world much better, says RTI's Stan Schneider. The smart machine era will be liberating in ways we cannot imagine today.
Exadel's Jonathan Fries explains how the Amazon IoT Button offers always-on, 'press a button and things happen' functionality, allowing developers to create simple, easy-to-use IoT applications.
While the benefits of IoT are becoming clear for many organizations, considering cost, reliability and security prior to deployment are critical. Veeam's Rick Vanover discusses.
How we secure and react to cybersecurity concerns today will seriously impact the future vulnerability and reliance of IoT. FreeWave's Scott Allen discusses.
Editorial Director Robert Richardson takes a seat at the lab table at the IoT Village in the Sandbox area at the 2018 RSA Conference to hack his way into some IoT devices.
Industrial IoT is experiencing growing pains, says Augury's Saar Yoskovitz, and that's why focusing on building the central nervous system for IIoT is the next critical step forward.
Manufacturers, service providers and consumers need to protect their connected devices, IP and sensitive data. Trustonic's Richard Hayton explains how trusted execution environments can help.
Security cameras are visual sensors by nature, so why not add analytics and benefit further? Cisco Meraki's George Bentinck offers advice on adopting IP-enabled security cameras.
As environmental models and IoT sensors advance, explains Esurance's Haden Kirkpatrick, we'll not only know earlier when a disaster will strike, but also the preciseness of its impact.
IoT printed circuit boards are evolving to meet the size, performance, reliability and cost demands of IoT deployments. NexLogic's Zulki Khan explains the different IoT PCB options available.
People Power's Stuart Sikes offers the five words he heard most frequently at CES 2018, from AI to robots, which created conversations among conference attendees.
Wearable devices aren't just a consumer fad -- they're making inroads in the enterprise, improving worker safety and resiliency, says Borqs Technologies' George Thangadurai.
While launching an enterprise IoT project in a market of little standardization may seem daunting, Deloitte Consulting's Robert Schmid warns not to wait for a leader to emerge.
Roambee's Sanjay Sharma explains why taking a connected things approach to fleet management -- versus a connected fleet approach -- helps better track the health of shipments.
Vision is undoubtedly one of the most important human sensing abilities. Now, the use of embedded vision is helping devices, objects and things "see," analyze and interpret.
For every hit IoT product, there are dozens of failures. Proper prototyping, while costly, can help developers judge viability and validate the product's market fit. Yeti's Tony Scherba discusses.
Enterprises are adopting wearables to reap the benefits of people-generated data. However, few realize the challenge of securing them. MOBI's Josh Garrett offers tips to keep enterprise wearables safe.
When it comes to IoT, monetization is key. Flexera's Eric Free explains the opportunities and challenges of subscription and pay-per-use IoT revenue models.
Testing IoT isn't the easiest process. Sogeti's Tom van de Ven offers tips on how to approach it and create your IoT test strategy.
2017 was not the year of the smart home. But it is one the IoT segments that will grow fastest during 2018, says Francisco Maroto of OIES Consulting.
When it comes to IoT PCBs, radio frequency is a whole new ballgame. NexLogic's Zulki Khan explains the RF considerations to keep in mind.
James Brehm of James Brehm and Associates looks at the benefits of IoT in the supply chain as it applies to salsa, from farm to grocery store to your table.
Robert Schmid of Deloitte Consulting explains how turnkey IoT offers a customized IoT solution with ease of implementation -- the best of both worlds.
From wearables to external sensors to proactive and preventative care, IoT is poised to improve the healthcare system and revolutionize how we view health.
IPS' Mitch Maiman discusses IoT technology trends he expects in 2018, from improved security through blockchain to outdoor IoT growth to more wearables.
With the power to transform hands-on workforces and upskill employees of all levels and tenures, augmented reality is the IoT gift that keeps on giving.
Intelligent IP routers that are service-aware and session-stateful could have a huge impact on securely integrating smart homes with larger networks.
Wearable IoT devices are finding a home in rugged environments, helping ensure the health and safety of athletes and industrial workers alike.
Using the wrong solder paste -- as mundane as it may sound – can derail highly promising IoT projects. NexLogic's Zulki Khan explains.
IoT edge platforms that meet five key requirements will simplify short-term deployments while offering long-term flexibility of new enterprise IoT services.
The Jetsons made IoT look easy -- and cool. What they never showed us, though, is the creepy or just plain wrong that sometimes accompanies the cool.
Is indoor air making you sick? Perhaps IoT-enabled biomimicry or bioremediation is the trick to feeling better. Learn more here.
Technology made a big impact on our lives in 2017; so that now begs the question: What trends will 2018 hold? BoldIQ's Roei Ganzarski takes a look.
The internet of things has changed the paradigm of single-vendor, end-to-end methodology; IoT is too complex to approach alone. Cisco's Maciej Kranz explains.
Chris Matthieu of Citrix offers his take on IoT technology innovations in 2018 – many of which don't have to be conservative to be credible.
As IoT projects move from OT to IT, we'll see the rise of general-purpose over single-purpose IoT, which ultimately will enable digital transformation.
If you're going to collect IoT data, you need to collect it somewhere. This is where database systems come into play.
Printed circuit board thermal profiles aren't created equal, and each IoT PCB project demands its own unique profile. However, this isn't an easy task.
The next great platform shift is here. Soon, 75% of enterprise-generated data will be created and processed outside traditional data centers and clouds.
The cloud alone can't handle the 4,000 GB that each autonomous car will generate per day -- and cars are just a small part of this emerging ecosystem.
Designing the right stencil for an IoT PCB is extremely important; it takes good experience in process engineering to get the job done.
IoT is streamlining processes and optimizing the supply chain. Telogis' Kelly Frey offers five examples of the benefits of IoT in the supply chain.
Hurricanes wreak havoc on people and economies. But as Arup Barat of infiswift notes, IoT can help better prepare and respond to natural disasters.
Business leaders may recognize the importance of digital transformation, but as Software AG's Kevin Niblock says, they are not so clear on how to enable it.
Monetizing IoT is complex, but with an IoT platform, companies can turn the technology into a profitable source of business, says Deloitte's Helena Lisachuk.
To effectively transmit signals in an IoT PCB, circuit designers must carefully assess device packaging and components including traces, routing and vias.
AT&T's Chris Penrose explores the importance of connected car security and four ways to keep drivers and passengers safe.
Silicon Labs' Tom Pannell explains the benefits of smart LEDs, from energy savings to agriculture gains to serious health benefits.
Future Platforms' Olivier Legris explores the proliferation of the smart speaker market and considers the threats posed by smart speakers of the future.
To determine which IoT gateway best supports your technical and budget requirements, advises Rigado's Justin Rigling, start with these five considerations.
Uber Elevate is bringing the concept of flying cars to life. But is it safe? Expensive? Will it really happen? Esurance's Haden Kirkpatrick takes a look.
Using a secured IoT chip, device-makers take a bold step to certify the security of their devices -- and ensure a victory against attackers.
Smart farming is difficult and costly in areas where network connection in an issue. USSD is an affordable way to solve connectivity issues.
Evaluating managed IoT service providers? Frank Greer of Zipit Wireless offers questions to ask to ensure you find the best for your enterprise's needs.
By incorporating IoT-enabled wearable devices into your enterprise deployments, you can harness the full potential of your mobility strategy.
Follow these seven tips to put yourself in a strong position for successful IoT product development partnership and the creation of a successful IoT product.
Once an IoT focus has been identified, start small with one project and follow the 4D's: discover, design, develop and deploy.
In the industrial internet, we will see more and more OT and IT converge. This convergence will drive new industry technologies and services.
Which IoT gateway prototype is better, Raspberry Pi or a commercial-grade, production-ready gateway? Rigado's Justin Rigling offers some pointers.
Sachin Kurlekar of Persistent Systems guides manufacturers through the IoT journey, from the specification phase to the support and upgrade phase
One of the constant themes that any practitioner in IoT deals with is how to bridge the traditionally separate worlds of OT and IT.
ServiceChannel's Hugues Meyrath says companies will increasingly turn to innovative, connected tech to unlock revenue, reduce costs and enhance the customer experience.
Roborace plans to be the first global championship for electric driverless racing cars where the real competitors are programmers running the smart AI code.
The fusion of energy management, security and convenience in IoT creates a tailored, personalized user experience, says Rob Martens of Allegion. In other words, it provides flexibility.
Adding computer vision into the smart home, advises Gideon Shmuel, can bring increased security, safety, comfort and entertainment to consumers.
Panoramic Power's Tsafrir Oranski looks at how technology today -- specifically, the internet of things -- is working to preserve and revitalize our planet.
Embedding security in IoT chips is critical. NexLogic's Zulki Khan on important IoT PCB design and assembly points associated with embedded security.
The greatest IoT revenue opportunities are in flexible monetization models, such subscription or pay-per-use, says Flexera's Eric Free.
With the right business model in place, organizations can ensure IoT investments are not short-lived. Canonical's Mike Bell explains.
Sumedha Rubasinghe of WSO2 identifies five key challenges of IoT device management and offers advice on how to overcome them.
When it comes to IoT product design, Chris Matthieu of Citrix knows it's all about the user experience, not the engineers doing the designing.
One of the most effective ways of securing IoT, says Steve Woo of Rambus, is with a silicon-based hardware root of trust.
The deployment of drone delivery fleets is becoming more of a reality each day – so what's hold it back? BoldIQ CEO Roei Ganzarski discusses.
With IoT to aid them, farm owners are maintaining data more accurately for farm animals and increasing their productivity, paving way for precision farming.
How do you maintain IoT device high reliability especially at the printed circuit board (PCB) level? NexLogic CEO Zulki Khan discusses.
In 10 years, we'll begin seeing the smartphone's demise, predicts Gal Oppenheimer of Built.io, as IoT devices and platforms become interoperable.
Choosing an industrial AI-driven IoT platform isn't easy; Flutura's Rick Harlow offers 21 questions to ask to find the best one for your IIoT initiative.
Vishnu Andhare of ISG says we're at the dawn of a hardware renaissance, where IoT hardware startups have the chance to rule the world.
Pest control is an area where IoT isn't often considered, but should be according to infiswift chief commercial officer Arup Barat.
When it comes to IoT ecosystems, we've been living on the edge for too long now. Uday Davuluru of Lemonbeat GmbH says it's time to move closer to it.
Many of the same challenges that hit the cloud world are reemerging in the IoT space. Fortinet's James Cabe discusses.
Smart city success requires updating decades-old, proprietary transportation infrastructure. Connecthings CEO Laetitia Gazel Anthoine explains.
Traditional business models aren't keeping up with the internet of things; it's time for a new IoT business model to emerge.
Long term, the retail industry stands to gain the most from the infusion of connectivity IoT-enabled technology brings to businesses and supply chains.
Researchers are currently working on bringing plasma jet engines out of the labs and into practical utilization. However, there are challenges.
With improved interoperability, control and security, smart lighting is poised to become the next killer app for the internet of things.
3D printing is now being used to revolutionize construction. Using a printer, a speedier and smarter solution is being used to make smart homes.
In 2013, bring your own wearable was all the rage. In 2017, we're moving into a new revolution, one of augmented reality and augmented humans.