IoT Industry and Vertical Markets
Promoting innovation and idea development is key to becoming a smart city but needs to begin with an open data policy for public access.
Industrial IoT is changing the face of embedded development, as security implications and wireless complexity associated with it must be addressed.
Next-generation IoT platforms that incorporate machine learning will help companies eliminate IoT data exhaust and harness IIoT data as a business asset.
A sensor does not make a product or technology part of the "internet of things," it's all about creating a holistic experience for the end user.
There's a perfect storm brewing in IoT that will push microservices into new and traditional industries. The benefits are high and risks are low.
To remain relevant, old-school companies should bet on the opportunity presented by the collection, dissemination and monetization of connected car data.
The Midwest is uniquely positioned to take a leadership role in IoT, more so than any other significant platform shift of the past 20 years. Here's why.
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.
As exciting as emerging connected technologies appear on paper, there is still an underlying concern about whether we can trust them.
Here are five marketing tips to help your IoT company promote, market and drive awareness of your "thing" without breaking the bank.
The use of embedded device analytics can help to reduce data volume, improve the quality and resolution of reported data and economize on storage.
Explore the top five IIoT challenges currently facing industrial organizations -- from asset-level visibility to and aging workforce to cybersecurity.
For successful transformation in the digital age, businesses must put equal emphasis on developing technology, talent and teamwork.
While its use outside finance is experimental, supply chain, power and agriculture applications are strong fits for blockchain in industrial enterprises.
Collaboration in IoT is key; companies that take a collaborative approach better positioned to succeed with their IoT solution in whatever field they play.
Workplace IoT is full of both possibilities and complexities. Here's a five-step approach to begin to realize the potential of smart spaces.
There's a lot of pre-IoT era research on data, information and wisdom. It's worth revisiting the data fundamentals we've learned in context of the IoT era.
Industrial IoT will generate twice the returns we've seen from the consumer internet over the next decade; check out what it's doing for energy consumption.
Potentially the biggest opportunity in the definition and use of the internet of things will be in the effort for suppliers to increase customer intimacy.
Simplifying your network topology by deploying distributed digital edge nodes will help organizations embrace IoT and succeed in digital transformation.
Machine learning stands to have an incredibly powerful opportunity to transform the way we globally produce and consume energy.
Determine what business value you can expect from IoT; diving in for the sake of participating in the next "hot" tech will only lead to disappointment.
Far too many organizations stop after collecting IoT data. To be successful, it is critical to integrate that data into your analytics strategy.
There is a tremendous amount of potential in wearable technology to collect data from the foot; enter textile pressure sensor applications in socks.
Creating deeper and more consistent engagement between academic institutions and employers will go a long way toward ending the skills gap.
Explore the top five benefits of real-time business intelligence for utility companies, from optimizing asset performance to boosting customer satisfaction.
Bots can help companies apply ambient computing to smart devices, but before doing so the issue of bot brawls must be solved.
Unlike today's internet, the amazing diversity of applications in dozens of industries cannot be easily addressed by a single IIoT connectivity technology.
The lack of standardization for internet communication protocols has limited the ability for developers to create new IIoT apps.
Spirited panels on IoT security ended the MIT Connected Things 2017 event, exposing the tradeoffs involved in security devices outside of IIoT environments.
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.
Securing IIoT systems with VPN management will help enterprises stay ahead of future cybersecurity threats against connected systems.
While news of wearable hacks is making headlines, don't tear the device off your wrist just yet. Let's assess the likelihood of an attack on authentication sensor data.
IoT is having a profound impact on healthcare, as experienced at HIMSS17. Its success depends on an organization's ability to harness machine data securely.
Many people consider automation and intelligent systems as ways to save a company money, but the benefits go much further than that.
To become a smart city prepared for disaster, cities should take every opportunity to leverage smart technology in ways that will make citizens safer.
The IoT-enabled smart home of the future will use machine learning and artificial intelligence to run the dishwasher -- and end domestic violence.
2016 was a record-setting year in terms of IoT M&A activity, seeing a nearly 60% increase in transaction volume compared to 2015.
Check out a list of the top 10 hot topics and buzz phrases witnessed at Mobile World Congress 2017, including hearables, eSIMs and, of course, IoT.
Check out three critical steps operations and IT managers must consider as they make their IIoT investment decisions.
The future of IoT in healthcare is a reality, with experimentation of IoT entering the body increasing as healthcare and miniaturization advances.
With some technical skill, free monitoring tools and a small amount of money in parts and equipment, most anyone can make their home "intelligent."
The internet of me, or IoMe, is about wearing biometric sensing garments that measure specific metrics important to the individual.
Cisco Jasper announced its Narrowband IoT foray at Mobile World Congress, along with new partnerships with Honda, Korea Telecom and Jupl.
If manufacturers and healthcare systems can together tackle the connected medical device security challenge, it will create a safer environment for patients.
Every step in the agri-food supply chain can benefit greatly from IoT in logistics, all the way from farmers maximizing output to reducing food wastage.
As more and more organizations embark on a digital transformation journey and turn to IoT for a competitive edge, business assurance will be key.
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.
The combination of IoT and big data brings many opportunities to the enterprise, especially when it comes to boosting your security strategy.
A smart transit system is helping the fastest growing region in the U.S. combat traffic woes and the first mile/last mile problem while optimizing routes.
Identifying and defining key characteristics of a cloud-based IoT monetization engine will help businesses succeed not just today, but for years to come.
Digital transformation is making short work of organizations that do not evolve. However, to be successful, leadership and current skills are a must.
Shifting the culture of an industrial company to more quickly adopt and embrace digitization will be one of the biggest factors in a successful digital transformation.
When cities apply IoT to the larger challenges facing them, they will improve sustainability while implementing solutions that improve the urban experience.
Fostering innovation and cross-divisional collaboration along with a keen focus on services and data, organizations can embrace IoT for long-term success.
The promise of IoT is to not only light up dark parts of the supply chain, but also to fundamentally change how our supply chains operate.
2016 saw some of the largest individual funding rounds for commercial and industrial internet of things companies. Review a list of some of those companies.
NFC, IoT and CES. Three three-letter acronyms that belong together. Check out some of the coolest NFC and IoT implementations at CES 2017.
With an IoT platform and smart streetlight software, Oklahoma Gas and Electric is ready to throw new light on customer service.
Many technologies ride the popularity wave and subsequently become a channel -- and not core to business needs. Will IoT follow the same path?
A number of products and technologies on display at CES 2017 pushed boundaries and are helping fuel innovation, especially as they relate to IoT.
There are a variety of actions manufacturers, service providers and consumers alike can take to work towards greater overall IoT security.
As we look to 2017 and beyond, we'll see IIoT continue to revolutionize organizations, with the biggest transformations being led in three key areas.
With proper planning and intelligent design, IoT can be approached in a manner to minimize risk and deliver increasing benefits through the entire value chain.
In IoT, killer apps represent solutions to real business problems, solutions that are obvious, immediate and easy to understand.
There are four strategies for the IoT industry to consider as it seeks to connect and realize the full potential of connected home.
Take a look at some of the innovative concepts witnessed at the National Retail Federation's Big Show, including four major wins and misses.
When it comes to enhancing customer experience with the internet of things, it's all about striking the right balance.
The industrial internet is ushering in a new wave of mobile apps. Along with the benefits comes a number of considerations IIoT companies must face.
Learn how IoT can be an effective tool in cognitive science research and help effectively proctor online courses to impart credibility for online education.
Wearables and assisted reality make people more competitive, helping them work smarter, safer and faster by augmenting their skills, not replacing them.
Take a look at some of the trends that are expected to both boost and hamper the internet of things in making things work better in 2017.
The connectivity and real-time analytics inherent in the internet of things could be the game changer for retailers' inventory woes.
2017 will see the emergence of true fog computing and programmable/intelligent edge devices with the strongest security measures to date.
Energy and asset management solutions have in many ways been hit by the "perfect storm" for IoT-driven acceleration and evolution.
Organizations aiming to capture market share and succeed in the IoT healthcare arena must overcome four obstacles which could impede market growth.
To avoid ending up siloed, city leaders should plan ahead and create a blueprint of how they want data to integrate and flow in their smart city.
The killer app is what will take the internet of things from being a proof-of-concept project in a lab to a strategic part of the business.
The internet of things Industrial Revolution is here, and it's going to greatly impact a few notable places: healthcare, transportation and agriculture.
To understand how IoT can help the workplace, it's important to understand what makes meetings bad or unproductive in the first place.
Connected car services, as with any networked technology, becomes more useful as more nodes connect and share data.
If industrial organizations are serious about the internet of things, they must become serious about industrial IoT security.
There are several steps organizations should take to successfully identify and deploy internal IoT initiatives -- without appointing an IoT officer.
The internet of things has grown over the past year, and will continue to see success in 2017. Here are five predictions for what the year holds for IoT.
Taking a look back at 2016, Ryan Lester sheds some light on the really great internet of things milestones we as an industry had this year.
Edge computing offers five immediate and measurable results, helping solve many of the real-world challenges of IoT deployments.
Want to be a leading vendor in the nearly half a trillion-dollar IoT market? For starters, be sure to avoid these five pitfalls.
Tesla is revolutionizing the manufacturing world by thinking less like a traditional manufacturer and more like a service provider.
IoT is helping Santa -- and supply chain managers across the globe -- develop more efficient manufacturing and distribution processes than ever before.
The power sector has emerged as an early leader for blockchain, with the potential to cut costs and streamline processes in power industry transactions.
As the Industry 4.0 revolution forms, it's important to carefully consider which platforms are best positioned to deliver on their promises.
Amazon Go is the company's attempt to disrupt the brick-and-mortar retail experience using computer vision, machine learning and artificial intelligence.
The time to redefine the internet of things from a product-centric view to one built around data and analytics and their building blocks is now.
While a number of companies have been quick to bring new products and devices to the market, only a handful have done that with monetization in mind.
A lack of an IoT security framework and the advent of botnets launching DDoS attacks via IoT devices could threaten the future of the internet.
Ubiquitous connectivity is influencing expectations for how we work and go about our daily lives -- expectations that don't go away when we enter buildings.
Bringing compute to the edge helps quickly and economically predict impending failures, threats or manufacturing problems and improve business efficiency.
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