Apple Leads the IoT Revolution – Will Be a Long-Term Winner

Apple Leads the IoT Revolution – Will Be a Long-Term Winner

Apple was a high flyer. As the stock climbed to $700, analysts predicted it would reach $1,000. But Steve Jobs had died. He so personified the company that many felt his death left Apple leaderless. So the stock lost 42% of its value dropping to $400. Apple is a VERY highly valued company Apple has now recaptured that lost value, and trades a bit above its former historic high. Apple is the most valuable publicly…

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Internet Of Things Goes Home

Internet Of Things Goes Home

The “connected home” is becoming a reality thanks to improved broadband networks and mobile apps. Here’s a rundown of how our homes are getting smarter. The connected home is no longer a futuristic vision — many of the barriers that blocked the realization of a smart home have eroded. Network bandwidth is widespread, connectivity is becoming more common in many traditional home products, and consumers are craving smart-home experiences. Technology, which had presented the greatest…

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SmartThings joins Z-Wave board as IoT gets strategic

SmartThings joins Z-Wave board as IoT gets strategic

Samsung’s infiltration into the Internet of Things continues, with SmartThings – its recently-acquired home automation platform – now grabbing a spot on the Z-Wave Alliance board of directors. Z-Wave is one of the lingering wireless standards that still prevails among smart home devices, connecting things like remotely-controlled outlets, lamps, and thermostats, though while popular has nonetheless failed to dominate and thus unify the interconnectivity between automation devices. Given that SmartThings has proved that the smart…

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Apple’s HomeKit Is a Step Towards the IoT.

Apple’s HomeKit Is a Step Towards the IoT.

Apple HomeKit release date rumours: Apple’s system for controlling gadgets in your home coming this spring With HomeKit and iOS 8, Apple has promised to bring the Internet Of Things (IoT) and home automation to iOS. But when is HomeKit coming out? We can already buy home automation devices, but when will you be able to buy HomeKit devices for iPhone and iPad? Here’s our HomeKit release date and rumours article. by Lou Hattersley | 26 Jan 15…

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Apple Emerges As A Promising Internet Of Things Platform At CES 2015

Apple Emerges As A Promising Internet Of Things Platform At CES 2015

The whole “Internet of Things” theme reached a fever pitch at this year’s CES in Las Vegas. Many of the big tech players are trying to become the platform for how to connect together the growing list of devices with wireless technology inside of them–everything from your car to your thermostat. Google’s Nest announced an additional 15 partners in “Work With Nest,” its developer program for hooking up third-party devices to Nest’s thermostat or smoke alarm. Samsung…

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BEHIND GE’S VISION FOR THE INDUSTRIAL INTERNET OF THINGS

BEHIND GE’S VISION FOR THE INDUSTRIAL INTERNET OF THINGS CEO JEFF IMMELT IS PUSHING TO TURN JET ENGINES, LOCOMOTIVES, AND OTHER GIANT MACHINES INTO DATA-SPEWING COMPUTERS. BY JON GERTNER The GE Evolution series locomotive is a beast of a machine. Measuring 73 feet long and weighing in at around 436,000 pounds, the Evolution drinks diesel from a 5,300-gallon tank as it chugs around the country hauling enormous loads of iron ore, grain, or whatever else needs…

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