Internet of Things (IoT) Verticals
Will IoT events disappear? Sure. It doesn't matter if is in two or three years, but IoT-only events will not make sense, says OIES Consulting's Francisco Maroto.
With the help of data scientists, the air transportation industry will evolve in the coming years. NYC Data Science Academy's Vivian Zhang explains how big data and IoT will improve travel for ...
Making legacy, often proprietary, systems smart isn't as easy as 1, 2, 3. Interoperability and teamwork are key to making Industry 4.0 a reality, says oneM2M's Chris Meering.
While the specifics of an IoT policy will vary between industries and organizations, this framework from the Midwest IoT Council should provide a solid starting point. ITA's Julia Kanouse discusses.
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 ...
With environmental protection a priority in oil and gas, enterprises need to embrace evolving technologies. Hortonworks' Kenneth Smith explains how IoT fits in.
Manufacturers today are using IoT to track products through their lifecycle and achieve higher levels of efficiency. Magic Software's Javier Jiménez outlines the top five benefits of a smart supply ...
The internet of things can change the relationship customers have with dealerships and upgrade the entire car purchasing process for buyers. Jooycar's María Paz Gillet Martín discusses.
Physical retail stores are struggling to give consumers the online shopping experience they know and love. Ossia's Hatem Zeine outlines how IoT can help bridge the gap.
While experts agree that autonomous cars are the future of transportation, self-driving vehicles face a number of obstacles to ubiquitous use. Mobiliya's Ankush Tiwari explains.
Consumers aren't buying products anymore, says Tata Consultancy Services' Seeta Hariharan, they're buying connected experiences. Enter the connected economy.
The retail landscape is getting a makeover thanks to the internet of things. Mindinventory's Mehul Rajput discusses six benefits of IoT in retail.
With high-octane, real-time data collection, IoT devices are helping change the definition of data-driven marketing. Esurance's Haden Kirkpatrick explains.
Consumer IoT presents an incredible opportunity for enterprises to engage experiences and create new sources of digital revenue. CSG International's Chad Dunavant discusses.
If you haven't already, consider integrating IoT into your customer experience, says Mitel's Bob Agnes, but be sure to find the right balance between using the technology and adding a human touch.
Splunk's Erick Dean offers his five biggest takeaways from the 'World's Largest Industrial Fair" -- Hannover Messe, from machine data's impact to the need for smart analytics.
Nearly 40% of the fresh food produced in the U.S. is wasted. With all the technology available today, how can the food supply chain be so inefficient? Zest Labs' Peter Mehring describes how IoT can ...
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.
ForgeRock's Michael Tworek explains the challenges traditional industries face and business models they must adopt to stay competitive in the world of new mobility.
IT pros are finding practical ways to make people-centric smart city initiatives their focus rather than getting distracted by technology.
Protecting the first responders who protect us is a big responsibility, says AT&T's Chris Penrose. Here are four ways IoT is helping support public safety.
IoT is already having an impact on the retail supply chain, but what about its downstream impact on merchandise, stores and the consumer? Infor's Guy Courtin explains.
Hitachi Consulting's Rajesh Devnani explains why isolated IoT proofs of concept are a bad idea and offers key takeaways to avoid the same.
The $700 billion trucking industry is on the cusp of a technological revolution. Decisiv's Rob Bradenham explores the benefits of IIoT in the supply chain, from optimized processes to less downtime.
Real-time location services is poised to bring a 'new logistics order.' Roambee's Sanjay Sharma outlines the benefits for logistics companies and their clients alike.
What if you could pair a conversational chatbot with the plethora of sensor data from IIoT to help manage a response or activity based on a predictive outcome? Progress' Mark Troester discusses.
Because the IoT market could mean any number of things, it will remain fragmented for a very long time, says Particle's Zach Supalla.
Mobiliya's Krish Kupathil offers six prominent verticals that have already integrated augmented reality into their daily workflow processes which enterprises considering AR should learn from.
Augmented, virtual and mixed reality are making their way into the enterprise -- that is, if they don't fall prey to 'innovation cannibalism' first. Kaleido Insights' Jaimy Szymanski discusses.
As we get a more connected transportation grid, not only could we expect the incremental benefits of increased time with our assets, says Infor's Guy Courin, but it could open new business models ...
IoT will transform how insurance underwriting and pricing are done for markets including autos, smart home, health and more , says Accelerite's Dean Hamilton. However, the benefits aren't without ...
There are scores of approaches to achieving exceptional customer experience, says ServiceChannel's Hugues Meyrath, with the application of IoT and data analytics being a key one.
Fleet vehicles and managers, get ready for an upgrade. Jooycar's María Paz Gillet Martín explains three ways big data and IoT are affecting fleet management.
When you combine blockchain, AI and automobiles, an auditable 'time chain of events' can be recorded. FICO's Scott Zoldi discusses the uses and benefits.
The opportunities of IoT in e-commerce logistics are unlimited. Aankhen's Subhash Chowdary explains, offering examples of success and an IoT case study.
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.
Nexsoftsys' James Warner discusses three use cases where streaming analytics has a bright future, but has not quite taken off yet.
ForgeRock's Ashley Stevenson examines the security, data and connected services being developed to make new mobility an everyday, on-the-go reality.
Smart cities, says ClearBlade's Aaron Allsbrook, can enable ecosystems, entice technology pioneers and provide gravitational pull for diverse arts and ethnic communities.
The secret to choosing IoT connectivity technology, says Deloitte Consulting's Helena Lisachuk, is about focusing on your business not on the technology.
The right technology can help keep small- and medium-sized oil and gas producers in the game. However, as FreeWave's Scott Allen explains, connecting intelligent systems with the right technology ...
IoT-enabled home devices and sensors generate valuable insights for consumers, says Earth Networks' Amena Ali. Here are three key outcomes of IoT improving customer experience.
As we have seen with a number of use cases, IoT and digitization makes way to endless opportunities -- so why not apply our learnings to infrastructure? Infor's Guy Courtin discusses.
IoT growth is estimated to be tremendous. However, meeting the need for IoT security controls, says Cytellix's Brian Berger, will be a massive undertaking.
AI is making inroads in the workplace. Broadsoft's Scott Hoffpauir offers a clear-eyed look at what AI is and how it can be put to work today.
Creating value from IoT while ensuring a safe and satisfactory user experience is not an easy task. oneM2M's Dr. Omar Elloumi explains why interoperability between verticals and vendors is critical.
To create a world of seamless exchange between people, networks, devices and applications, IoT in concert with AI is critical, says Tata Communications' Tim Sherwood.
As connected car technology advances, so will the safety features for vehicles. Here is how IoT and big data are changing vehicle safety and what we can expect for the future.
The interconnected nature of IoT devices, mobile apps, web apps and back-end services makes it a natural fit for APM technologies, says AppDynamics' Jonah Kowall.
Asset utilization has become a top business IoT use case. Bsquare's Dave McCarthy offers three benefits beyond the usual suspects of asset utilization data.
Voyager Labs' Jay Klein offers pointers to systematically assess and evaluate AI-based products and technologies to ensure their authenticity and therefore effectiveness in specific use cases.
Though blockchain was first envisaged for cryptocurrencies, it's finding its place in many other areas – including the supply chain, says Shan M. of Happiest Minds Technologies.
Thanks to IoT, the insurance industry is revolutionizing how it assesses risks and pricing to a model based on real-life data. Jooycar's María Paz Gillet Martín explains.
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.
Thanks to the miniaturization of 3D cameras and increasingly powerful AI software, says Sensible Vision's George Brostoff, interaction between people and their cars will never be the same.
A bottoms-up approach to industrial IoT is popping up at many plants, with IT pros and engineers launching IIoT initiatives in a DIY fashion. Kepware's Jeff Bates discusses.
Companies are anxiously looking for the killer IoT app. But, according to OIES Consulting's Francisco Maroto, the true killer IoT app doesn't exist.
Augmented reality and virtual reality technologies aren't just for gamers anymore. Harman's Andrew Till explains how AR/VR is changing the enterprise as we know it.
Using IoT technologies, logistics providers and supply chains can reap numerous rewards, enhancing efficiency, improving safety and saving costs. Ingram Micro's Ben Xiang explains.
Upskill's Brian Ballard outlines the top five augmented reality trends for 2018, from improved AR accessibility for enterprises to the broad adoption of AR in service and logistics.
When it comes to generating recurring revenue with IoT, designing products is half the battle. Zipit's Frank Greer provides tips for building successful subscription IoT businesses.
Blockchain could revolutionize insurance for both the insurer and policyholder. Esurance's Haden Kirkpatrick explains.
IoT will drive employee productivity and improve customer interaction. Mindtree's Srinivas Bhagavatula discusses the benefits and challenges of using location sensing in the enterprise.
Venuetize's Nimish Shrivastava explains how the Augmented Age is leading to new ways of experiencing and engaging with smart spaces, as well as opportunities for the people managing these spaces.
A new generation of mobility services is on the rise. ForgeRock's Michael Tworek outlines the new mobility era, including its challenges, benefits and the role of digital identity in it.
Learn how midmarket manufacturers can prosper from IoT and get tips on starting industrial IoT projects that lay the groundwork for IoT to use enterprise systems and transform business processes.
The industrial IoT age is upon us. And as Mobiliya's Krish Kupathil explains, there is more than one way IIoT will accelerate growth, transform economies and create a new level of competitiveness.
5G is the catalyst needed to make industrial and enterprise augmented reality, virtual reality and mixed reality applications a reality, says Kaleido Insights's Jaimy Szymanski.
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.
MobiDev's Serge Koba outlines five key IoT trends will remain relevant throughout 2018 for developers and business owners alike.
By taking a business-first versus technology-first approach to IoT, says IMS Evolve's Jason Kay, companies can achieve valuable IoT deployments.
Connecting and powering IIoT sensors in the wild is challenging. Bryan Hughes of SpaceTime Insight explains how an old standby, SMS, may just save the day.
The next phase of connectivity is here: voice-controlled automation. LogiNext's Manisha Raisinghai explains the benefits of voice in logistics.
While natural disasters are outside the control of humans, IoT is being used to minimize the adversity resulting from natural occurrences and save lives.
The IoT Evolution Expo brought IoT decision-makers together in panel discussion about how IoT is driving sustainability.
IoT security is a major concern, especially for retailers. JASK's Greg Martin explores the role retailers have to play in securing IoT and keeping themselves and consumers safe.
The success of connected and autonomous cars requires a fundamental shift in the data platforms used to support them. MapR's Crystal Valentine discusses.
Many consumer IoT companies have struggled to monetize their offerings as effectively as their industrial IoT peers, but connected cars have found the exception.
Protecting driverless cars is complex and difficult. HARMAN's Andrew Till explores how companies are leading the way to protect the car of the future.
Karina Popova explains the benefits IoT can provide to farmers, as well as the challenges of adopting connected technologies in the agriculture industry.
Leaning on technology contracts, says Johnson Controls' Jim Nannini, can help enterprises ensure IoT deployments in smart buildings fulfill their goals and vision.
Resiliency is achievable through smart cities, says Johnson Controls' Lisa Brown, it's just a matter of taking advantage of the technologies at hand.
Are behavioral analytics for IoT and autonomous cars key to keeping the roadways safe? FICO's Scott Zoldi discusses the treasure trove of data onboard sensors generate.
Mark Troester of Progress explores the convergence of today's digital trends -- AI, IoT and digital transformation -- and what it means for your business.
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.
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.
Tapping smart building and IoT connectivity can positively impact how hospitals operate and the experiences they offer for those who visit them.
802.11s will allow us to rethink how wireless networks are designed in individual homes and businesses and, eventually, communities and smart grids.
The IoT conversation is shifting from 'what' to 'where' and 'how,' as seen in this roundup of the most thought-provoking IoT blogs of 2017.
Modern supply chains using IoT have the power to ensure customer expectations are not only met, but exceeded. SAP's Hans Thalbauer explains.
Cars have a lot of data to offer. Whether or not we are using it to its full potential is the true question. GE Digital's Jason Cline discusses.
TestPlant's Antony Edwards offers five IoT predictions for 2018, from the growth of as a service to the emergence of vermin control in smart homes.
While IoT offers a more personalized experience for consumers, it is critical that companies ensure a top-notch, secure user experience.
Combining a software-defined perimeter with blockchain is an ideal way to secure autonomous vehicles. Movimento Group's Mahbubul Alam explains.
Turning a smart building into a sentient building offers benefits for the building owners and residents alike. Microshare's Tim Panagos explains.
Is indoor air making you sick? Perhaps IoT-enabled biomimicry or bioremediation is the trick to feeling better. Learn more here.
To address IoT challenges and reduce IoT complexity, developers should embrace collaborative lifecycle management and continuous engineering technologies.
Service relationship management, or SRM, is critical to deriving insights from IoT deployments. Decisiv's Dick Hyatt explains why.