Internet of Things (IoT) Wireless
IBM Master Inventor Lisa Seacat DeLuca's 'The Internet of Mysterious Things' combines IoT and NFC to better explain today's technology to children.
CSPs hope IoT will propel their next big growth phase; but monetization, ROI and the sheer nature of IoT makes it a complex undertaking.
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.
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.
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.
As devices become smarter and more connected, it is only natural that location enters into the equation for better contextual experiences.
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.
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.
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.
Internet of things products using NFC technology came up big at the NFC Forum Innovation Awards – learn more about the winners and finalists.
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.
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.
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?
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.
With IoT technology, retailers can offer customers the same online shopping experience they enjoy in brick-and-mortar stores.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Using telepresence robotics, you can have an out-of-body experience like in the movie Avatar. Learn how to build such a robotic system.
Finding the right mobile connectivity provider for an IoT project is one of the most important choices a customer can make. Determine your requirements.
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.
Personal safety devices that track user location and send alerts for emergency assistance stand as a unique opportunity for the wearable technology market.
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.
The Internet of things brings great opportunities and risks for mobile network operators. The SIM may be the key that adds value for MNOs.
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.
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.