Author Archives: Editorial Staff

Connected Device Forecast: Federal Regulations and the Future of IoT

Chirag Pathak, Senior Solution Architect, Mobiliya

It was in 1999 that the term the Internet of Things (IoT) was first coined by Kevin Ashton in a presentation to Proctor & Gamble. Ashton, a co-founder of MITs Auto-ID Lab also pioneered the use of RFID in supply chain management. Ever since, the connected device technology literally took the world by storm. Since 2009, from just 10 years of its conception, the world has had more Internet-connected devices than the total human population. Tech companies have latched on to IoT at jet speed to create consumer and enterprise products and platforms. Consumers too have adopted the technology and have come to be more dependent on connected devices than ever before, then be it in the form of home automation, for work or for their daily commute. With producers and consumers already in sync, it has been the government, the final cog that completes the triangulate, that has been the one dragging its feet, first in adopting and then in finding the right strategy to regulate IoT. Continue reading

MIPI Alliance Announces Milestones in Membership Growth and Industry Influence

Smart Cities Present New Challenges and Opportunities for App Developers

Laetitia Gazel Anthoine
Founder & CEO of Connecthings

The foundation of the modern smart city is not concrete or steel, its information. Cities are implementing sensors and meters to constantly collect data on infrastructure operations ranging from water usage, air quality, traffic patterns and city services. Businesses analyze data to improve their engagements with customers. Residents rely on their smartphones for virtually every aspect of their daily lives. The primary challenge to building a smart city is turning all of that data into actionable information. This presents a potential financial windfall for app developers, but reaping those rewards requires addressing three key challenges: Ensuring apps are proactive in interacting with one another, establishing new partnerships with government officials, and embracing open wireless communications protocols and interoperability standards. Continue reading

Using Power Modules to Improve Time to Market and Reliability of Industrial IoT Devices

Vesa Jokitulppo, senior product manager
GE’s Industrial Solutions

A Coke vending machine at Carnegie Mellons computer science department was probably the worlds first Thing connected to the Internet[1]. With the command, “finger coke@cmua”, caffeine-deprived students and staffers could check for ice-cold Coca-Cola availability remotely. Continue reading

Securing Your Drive: Vulnerability Assessment & Architecting Security Solutions

By Krish Kupathil, founder and CEO

The recent WannaCry attack that hacked into some of the largest digital systems globally proved that anything digital can be hacked at any time. This rings alarm bells particularly for the automotive industry, which has seen the biggest technological transformation in the form of the connected car and the emergence of fully autonomous vehicles. Continue reading

Internet of Things World Europe

June 13-15, 2017
London, ExCel

Internet of Things World Europe, the most comprehensive IoT event to engage enterprises across both Industrial and Consumer IoT, is returning on 13-15 June 2017 as part of London Tech Week’s new festival of technology TechXLR8. Featuring new in-depth and more technical content, the event will focus on delivering world class IoT end-user case studies that reveal how enterprises are developing business models, propositions and monetisation strategies with IoT. Internet of Things World Europe is the platform to create insights and new partnerships between the entire ecosystem of global brands, tech giants, disruptive players and startups.

To receive 20% off on conference passes, quote promo code WEBCOM20 upon registration.

In addition to conference passes the event will also offer free exhibition only passes for those wishing to browse the expo hall, allowing visitors access to selected summits and the exhibition floor for networking and meeting new suppliers

AutoPi.io​ ​Releases​ Their​ ​Internet-of-Things​ Platform​ ​for​ Cars