Internet of Things (IoT) Network
Automating critical infrastructure doesn't have to directly correlate to substantially greater security risks. Full Spectrum's Stewart Kantor explains.
Smart farming is difficult and costly in areas where network connection in an issue. USSD is an affordable way to solve connectivity issues.
Once an IoT focus has been identified, start small with one project and follow the 4D's: discover, design, develop and deploy.
Join Prasanna Naik, an innovator at Riverbed Technology, on a journey as he discusses how SD-WAN itself can be perceived as IoT.
Apple iOS 11's support of NFC tags combined with the explosion of IoT devices means that IoT and NFC applications are soon to take off.
IoT systems operating over USSD are ideal for insurance and logistics firms looking to track and monitor goods, says ThingStream's Neil Hamilton.
Ryan Mallory of Equinix explains three reasons that offloading internet traffic at the digital edge can free your business from IoT data gridlock.
Which IoT gateway prototype is better, Raspberry Pi or a commercial-grade, production-ready gateway? Rigado's Justin Rigling offers some pointers.
One of the constant themes that any practitioner in IoT deals with is how to bridge the traditionally separate worlds of OT and IT.
By making IoT technology more affordable, mass adoption and therefore significant benefits could be achieved in supply chains across the globe.
Recent legislation calls for new IoT security measures. But as ThingStream's Neil Hamilton points out, the answer might already be in use today.
Can millions of "dumb" devices connect without compromising security? Openwave Mobility's Aman Brar explains why cellular IoT, or CIoT, may be the solution.
Creating a reliable, available and secure future-proof network ready to cope with unpredictable data demand is non-negotiable, says Ciena's Rob Tomkins.
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.
Low power, wide area network standards are allowing us to truly realize the vision of IoT; Sierra Wireless CTO Philippe Guillemette explains.
To instill consumer confidence and secure IoT, the industry needs a new robust layer of end-to-end security for connected devices. MNOs can help.
It is becoming more important than ever for businesses to ensure they have the right IoT strategy and LPWAN technologies in place to suit their needs.
While telematics is being used in a broad range of industries, usage has been particularly strong in the area of automotive vehicles.
Learn key steps sports venues need to take to becomes connected venues with built-in innovation and the ability to infuse new technology on the fly.
Elon Musk surprises us again. His OpenAI announced an AI system that can complete an actual physical task after watching just one demonstration of the task.
Wireless charging is becoming critical in the workplace, especially more work is conducted digitally and more devices than ever are connecting to IoT.
The internet of things has simplified daily business operations for several industries to a degree that is almost unmeasurable. It is on track to be an additional business-critical component of ...
Only after you have separated the FHSS myths from reality will it be possible to see the value of FHSS for networks now and in the future.
IBM Master Inventor Lisa Seacat DeLuca's 'The Internet of Mysterious Things' combines IoT and NFC to better explain today's technology to children.
Multi-tiered architectures with intelligent gateways allow decisions to be made at the edge, requiring less data to travel all the way to the data center.
CSPs hope IoT will propel their next big growth phase; but monetization, ROI and the sheer nature of IoT makes it a complex undertaking.
IoT developers today have the opportunity to not only say they created another new product, but also that they changed the world for the better.
More families are considering a smart home system to support caregiving plans, using sensors to help seniors safely and comfortably age in place.
By boosting the productivity of human and capital assets, IoT location-based services can drive new business opportunities.
As the internet of things becomes ubiquitous, we must recognize the effect that increased connectivity is having on the data center.
The EIU IoT Business Index 2017 found the internet of things is driving business, but is not without challenges that must be addressed.
Learn key steps to build a killer-category, future-proof internet of things solution that will endure now and in the future.
While flashy IoT gets the most headlines, the most impactful IoT advancements in years to come will likely be unnoticeable to the naked eye.
We can now treat the centralization of IoT smarts and data as an architectural decision, not one forced by economics or physical limitations.
Edge computing devices can make data available in real-time. Here are three reasons why edge computing should be a key component of your IIoT plan.
For IoT device communication, two specialized, competing protocols stand out: MQTT and CoAP. Take a look at what they are and when to use them.
Industrial IoT is changing the face of embedded development, as security implications and wireless complexity associated with it must be addressed.
Data from IoT devices offers great insight, yet is often underutilized. It's time to overcome the barriers that have stood in the way of leveraging it.
As devices become smarter and more connected, it is only natural that location enters into the equation for better contextual experiences.
Explore eight principles integrated platforms with an RTOS and CPU must support to ensure fast, efficient IoT development.
Learn how frequency hopping spread spectrum or FHSS -- a decades-old communication method -- is poised to expand the industrial internet of things pie.
The IIoT opportunity is enormous; many companies are using NFC-enabled devices to create solutions currently being deployed in IIoT environments.
The three tiers of the IoT technology stack -- sensors, gateways and the data center/cloud tier -- need to integrate and communicate with each other.
Workplace IoT is full of both possibilities and complexities. Here's a five-step approach to begin to realize the potential of smart spaces.
As fog computing has to play a role in an IoT world, we need to start talking about the business opportunities and disruptions fog computing will bring.
Simplifying your network topology by deploying distributed digital edge nodes will help organizations embrace IoT and succeed in digital transformation.
Autonomous drones have the limelight, but cannot fly in most places because they lack command and control and identification needed by regulators.
IoT complexity can be mastered using a building-block approach built upon a platform whose solid basis is an OS that is both configurable and modular.
When it comes to securing IoT, we have a lot to learn from the ICS/SCADA professionals who, for decades, have been protecting our critical infrastructures.
Businesses of all shapes and sizes are investing in smart LEDs, as intelligent buildings are helping cut energy costs -- and the way the business operates.
Internet of things products using NFC technology came up big at the NFC Forum Innovation Awards – learn more about the winners and finalists.
A holistic risk management approach allows you to develop and deploy a critical, hyper-connected IoT infrastructure without compromising security.
Check out three critical steps operations and IT managers must consider as they make their IIoT investment decisions.
With some technical skill, free monitoring tools and a small amount of money in parts and equipment, most anyone can make their home "intelligent."
Cisco Jasper announced its Narrowband IoT foray at Mobile World Congress, along with new partnerships with Honda, Korea Telecom and Jupl.
Learn about cloudlets and their relevance as an enabler of the smart edge, an emerging trend in the internet of things.
To realize the full benefits of IoT, stakeholders must rely on three critical components: reliable connectivity, trusted security and an agile monetization framework.
The IoT edge lets developers move application logic to exactly where the data is located at any moment in time for performance, reliability and security.
In the future, the agriculture industry can help accelerate IoT development as data from the field holds valuable insights for smart precision farming.
To secure the exploding number of IP connected created by IoT, big data and cloud services, connections must be underpinned by encryption and a VPN.
While many sessions at IoT Evolution Expo focused on wider-area, lower-data-rate standards, there wasn't much agreement over which is best.
NFC, IoT and CES. Three three-letter acronyms that belong together. Check out some of the coolest NFC and IoT implementations at CES 2017.
The ISDN switch-off is inevitable. Currently there is a need to find an appropriate alternative. IoT and M2M communication could be used in this case.
2017 will see the emergence of true fog computing and programmable/intelligent edge devices with the strongest security measures to date.
Accurate positioning boosts functionality and flexibility in internet of things measurement, sensing and control applications.
As we reinvent business in a mobile-first world, we often forget an important detail: How do we support anytime/anyplace mobile workers and IoT devices?
Learning how to create revenue, making sense of IoT data and preventing latency are among the top themes for industry experts' IoT predictions for 2017.
The opportunities of the internet of things abound; here are five IoT infrastructure resolutions to help organizations find a starting point to IoT success.
Edge computing offers five immediate and measurable results, helping solve many of the real-world challenges of IoT deployments.
While consumer-grade internet of things devices are hogging the limelight, it will be in real-time data management where the value of IoT lies.
Geospatial big data and its use cases in IoT are massive and complex, but with dedicated analysis they are extremely valuable to its user.
The future of IT will be filled with exciting new services for techies and consumers. Learn how APIs are transforming helping get the job done.
Bringing compute to the edge helps quickly and economically predict impending failures, threats or manufacturing problems and improve business efficiency.
With IoT technology, retailers can offer customers the same online shopping experience they enjoy in brick-and-mortar stores.
Just as with conventional printed circuit boards, there are three types of IoT PCBS, each with their own testing standards and processes.
Those making or using connected devices, or objects electronically tagged and tracked, should begin prototyping Li-Fi-based alternatives today.
A flexible and agnostic platform can connect IoT devices seamlessly, making sure that data flows as it's meant to.
All IoT projects share the same building blocks from an architectural point of view; you need to know them to ensure IoT success.
Learn about the standards behind 5G and why they are critical to building the framework for the future connection of a system of all things connected.
Fog computing is set to fill technology gaps to meet the requirements of emerging IoT applications, many of which may not work in a cloud-only environment.
Should IoT deployments use LPWAN technologies, 3GPP technologies or both? Consider the benefits and use cases -- and the flaw that needs remediating.
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.
The Vodafone IoT Barometer 2016 offers a number of key takeaways for everyone working in IoT, connected devices and communications.
A smart home system requires more than just internet connectivity to be considered smart. Learn the benefits of a system-level product design approach.
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 IIoT, connectivity isn't enough. Knowing how to use the data gleaned from the connectivity in a scalable manner is critical.
With dedicated solutions for the IT access layer, IoT data can be analyzed, acted upon and transmitted from anywhere in an industrial IoT network.
From the halls of academia to the boardroom, the internet of things is bringing distributed computing back into spotlight.
Massive IoT, one of the main application segments for 5G identified by standard body 3GPP, requires strong security to defend against targeted attacks.
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.
Data is the cornerstone of any geospatial workflow. Learn why the cloud will become an essential part of data collection, processing, modeling and analysis.
The Netherlands and South Korea both announced that they had completed nationwide deployments of LoRa networks; is LPWAN ready for prime time?
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.
The internet of things has tremendous potential, affecting everything from everyday life to manufacturing to cities. However, the future of IoT is largely unwritten.
Learn four key capabilities near field communications, or NFC, provides that will help move IoT to more wide-scale adoption.
IoT is about converting the objects that surround us into a community of information; cellular connectivity is becoming an integral part of this.
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.
As technology vendors promote their respective LPWA solutions, exaggerated performance claims are rife, in many cases to the point of ridiculous.