Is the Internet of Things the next wave for the mining industry? GotIot? The mining industry is growing up. Traditionally a labor-intensive and brute business, the sector has progressed significantly over the last few years, adopting newer technologies and leaner practices to the way it operates. The emergence of big data has allowed mining manufacturers to predict and eliminate potential problems in machinery by collecting infinite amounts of data from their equipment and transforming it…Read More
The Next Industrial Revolution
Internet of Things and your Healthcare?
The Implications Of The Internet Of Things For Healthcare What the Internet of Things mean for you. By: Jung-Yung Jonathan Chang, Along with the advanced development within modern technology, the Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the media’s most popular concept when it comes to the exciting opportunities for the future. Healthcare in specific will be revolutionized through the amount of possible applications IoT will bring about. Over the course of this article, I…Read More
The Internet of things is great until it blows up your house
How to stop hackers letting the gas flow in your connected oven? Bitcoin has the answer 17 Apr 2015 at 05:02, Mark Pesce A few months ago I had a chat about the Internet of Things with the design head of a well-known home appliance manufacturer. Gartner had just published 2014’s hype chart,, and with the Internet of Things sitting at the very peak of the hype cycle, he reckoned it might be an interesting…Read More
Novatel buys Internet of Things firm for $25 million
Acquisition of Feeney Wireless will boost MiFi maker’s IoT footprint by: Mark Freeman 4.10.15 MiFi maker Novatel Wireless has acquired family-owned Internet of Things technology provider Feeney Wireless for $25 million in stock and cash – furthering the San Diego company’s strategy of bulking up though acquisitions. Novatel, which announced the deal last week, said the total purchase price could rise to $50 million over the next four years if Feeney hits financial targets. “This…Read More
Growing Market for Wearable tech.
Wearable technologies promise to be one of the technology trends of 2015 that will receive a great deal of attention from the mainstream technology press thanks in large part to the major corporate players looking to enter that field, including Apple and Samsung. The first series of apps that will be available for the Apple Watch, which will hit markets in mid-April, was recently announced by Apple; only one of these 24 programs is related…Read More
Next frontier for ‘Internet of Things’: Babies
We use trackers to measure our daily footsteps, sleep, calories burned, UV ray intake, heart rate, stress levels—and that’s just for us. Imagine if you had another human inside of you. As the connected world spills over into every aspect of life, technology is making its way to babies and toddlers. New devices include Bluetooth and wireless-equipped pacifiers to bottles and connected onesies. Some examples: A baby car seat clip from Intel that informs parents…Read More
The coolest gadgets from The Internet of Things
The Internet of Things makes everyday appliances and objects smarter and more efficient Technology trends and news by Steven Loeb February 8, 2013 After the Consumer Electronics Show in January, there was a lot of buzz about a new, very fast growing, and potentially very profitable, space that had broken out called The Internet of Things. This is a category that General Electric wrote could be worth $10 to 15 trillion by 2030. One that a survey from Zebra…Read More
Product Design and The Internet of Things
5 Ways Product Design Needs to Evolve for the Internet of Things Paul Daugherty Prith Banerjee Allan Alter NOVEMBER 14, 2014 What does product design mean when products are no longer just physical goods? That’s the difficult question facing designers today. When machines are both connected and intelligent, they become a hybrid of products and services. Examples include pumps that anticipate when they will stop working, elevator banks that cut wait times by knowing where riders…Read More
How Connected Cars Have Established a New Ecosystem Powered by The IoT
Editor’s note: Jahangir Mohammed is founder and CEO of Jasper, the cloud-based software platform that powers the Internet of Things. Not long ago, after you bought a new vehicle, the manufacturer had very little contact with you for years until it was time to sell you another car. The Internet of Things is changing all that. The IoT-enabled “connected car” turns the vehicle itself into a hub for an entire ecosystem of connected services that offer consumers…Read More
Boston’s Dynamic Robots Will Take Jobs Away from Dog Too.
Boston Dynamic’s robots will take jobs away from dogs too By Justin Beach, National Monitor | February 14, 2015 The new robo-dog “Spot” from Google owned Boston Dynamics shows the potential to take over many jobs currently done by working dogs and do them better and more safely. A well known report from the Oxford Martin school, published in 2013, says that 47 percent of US jobs will be automated in 20 years. While people have, understandably been focused on…Read More