More on the Internet of Things

Source: Google’s New Shoe Insole Analyzes Your Soccer Moves [Wired - Julian Chokkattu, 03/10/2020]

Google’s New Shoe Insole Analyzes Your Soccer Moves

When you buy the GMR insole, you get a pair of inserts (one for each shoe) and one Jacquard Tag. It’s the same Tag that comes in Levi’s newer jackets or the YSL backpack. Choose which shoe you want the Tag to be in, and you can put a dummy Tag in the other to feel balanced.

 

Source: IoT integration is a Sweet Spot for Blockchain Per Gartner Survey [Gartner - Avivah Litan, 12/05/2019]

IoT integration is a Sweet Spot for Blockchain Per Gartner Survey – Avivah Litan

The integration of IoT and Blockchain networks is a sweet spot for digital transformation and innovation. It is actually moving ahead at a much faster space than expected, according to a recent Gartner Survey of over 500 U.S. companies. 75% of IoT technology adopters in the U.S.


Source: The Internet of Things enables a floating city of pleasure... and a vision of hell [ZDNet - Tom Foremski, 01/04/2019]

The Internet of Things enables a floating city of pleasure… and a vision of hell | ZDNet

I was recently invited onto the Royal Princess cruise ship docked in San Francisco to see what Carnival is calling the largest Internet of Things deployment and how it and other wireless technologies such as passenger location improve the cruise experience.

 


Source: The state of the Industrial Internet of Things market [I-Scoop - , 06/08/2018]

The Industrial Internet of Things market: state and outlook 2021

The Industrial Internet of Things market (let’s simply say the Internet of Things without the Consumer Internet of Things part) is growing fast as digital transformation in many industries is accelerating in an Industry 4.0 reality.


Source: The Internet of Things (IoT): What You Need to Know and Do Now [IT Chronicles - Michael Dortch, 02/16/2020]

The Internet of Things (IoT): What You Need to Know and Do Now – ITChronicles

The Internet of Things, or IoT, is growing and evolving even as you read this. Here are my thoughts on what the IoT is, how it threatens your enterprise, and what you can do to prepare for, deal effectively with, and even take advantage of it.


Source: Rise of the machines: who is the ‘internet of things’ good for? [Guardian - Adam Greenfield, 06/06/2017]

Rise of the machines: who is the ‘internet of things’ good for?

The long read: Interconnected technology is now an inescapable reality – ordering our shopping, monitoring our cities and sucking up vast amounts of data along the way. The promise is that it will benefit us all – but how can it?


Source: What’s new with the Internet of Things? [McKinsey - Mark Patel, Jason Shangkuan, and Christopher Thomas, 05/01/2017]

What’s new with the Internet of Things?

Niccolò Machiavelli, one of history’s great futurists, might have predicted the Internet of Things (IoT) when he wrote, “There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things.”

 


Source: The Internet Of Things Could Finally Get The Common Language It Needs [Fast Company - Jared Newman, 01/16/2017]

The Internet Of Things Could Finally Get The Common Language It Needs

Smart home gadgets were everywhere at the CES trade show in January, from useful iterations on connected light bulbs and door locks to odder endeavors such as fridge cams and connected trash cans. But one theme was constant: They’re not all going to work together.

 


Source: Getting Started With IoT [MIT Sloan Management Review - Stephanie Jernigan and Sam Ransbotham, 09/27/2016]

Getting Started With IoT

Getting off the ground with IoT requires careful project planning.advertisement Despite considerable interest in the Internet of Things, many organizations do not yet have an active IoT project. Our recent research report, “Data Sharing and Analytics Drive Success With IoT,” finds that 60% of the organizations responding to our global survey do not yet have an active IoT project.

 


Source: Businesses 'ill-equipped' to handle IoT workloads [ITProPortal - Sead Fadilpašić, 09/14/2016]

Businesses ‘ill-equipped’ to handle IoT workloads

In a recent survey across multiple industries and 32 countries, it was said that 85 per cent of companies have IoT (internet of things) as part of their business operations. Out of that number, 68 per cent don’t have a test strategy for IoT.

 


Source: LTE is hitting the field in the IoT game [CIO.com - Stephen Lawson, 09/06/2016]

LTE is hitting the field in the IoT game

To get small, low-power IoT devices online, it’s no longer necessary to saddle them with full-scale cellular radios. Independent players like Sigfox and Ingenu are expanding their specialized networks, and now a low-power version of LTE is coming to major operators.

 


Source: Are We Creating An Insecure Internet of Things (IoT)? Security Challenges and Concerns [TopTal - Nermin Hajdarbegovic, 05/05/2016]

Are We Creating An Insecure Internet of Things (IoT)? Security Challenges and Concerns

The Internet of Things (IoT) has been an industry buzzword for years, but sluggish development and limited commercialization have led some industry watchers to start calling it the “Internet of NoThings”. Double puns aside, IoT development is in trouble.

 


Source: Tomorrow's Buildings: Help! My building has been hacked [BBC - Jane Wakefield, 04/20/2016]

Help! My building has been hacked

In 2013, Google – one of the world’s pre-eminent tech companies – was hacked. It wasn’t its search engine that was attacked or its advertising platform or even its social network, Google+. Instead, it was a building. Two cybersecurity experts hacked into its Wharf 7 office in Sydney, Australia, through Google’s building management system (BMS).


Source: Hackers Pose Threat To Building Automation Systems [Facilitiesnet - Loren Snyder, 01/01/2015]

Hackers Pose Threat To Building Automation Systems

Fifteen years after the dot com explosion, retailers are still trying to figure out the best way to combine “brick-and-mortar” stores with the “click-and-order” retail style of online shops. That balancing act is an analog of the role that the built environment and the Internet play in modern society: That is, the foundation of facilities operations is the brick-and-mortar structure, but we’re increasingly integrating these structures with online methods.

 


Source: Hype vs. Reality: A Reality Check on the Internet of Things [MIT Sloan Management Review - Michael Fitzgerald, 01/28/2016]

Hype vs. Reality: A Reality Check on the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things has plenty of hype – it’s going to be big, really big – but also plenty of detractors. The naysayers breathily predict everything from the surveillance state to a wrecked economy to people enslaved by machines. Here are nine bits of information to consider: Hype: It’s hard to miss the hype for the Internet of Things.


Source: Smart building applications propel growth in IoT market [Metering & Smart Energy International - Editor, 11/24/2015]

Smart building applications propel growth in IoT market | Smart Energy International

Smart building applications are leading the way in terms of IoT adoption, according to US-based Continental Automated Building Association (CABA). Citing the example of the Morgan Stanley building in New York used smart lighting systems to save US$1.28m on energy, the association attributed the growing interest in building automation to the global financial recession, reports mobile industry news site RCR Wireless.

 


Source: The Internet of Way Too Many Things [New York Times - Allison Arieff, 09/05/2015]

Opinion | The Internet of Way Too Many Things

Allison Arieff At a design conference recently, I was introduced to Leeo, a new product that I initially understood to be a reboot of something really in need of a redesign: the smoke detector. As the designer explained his process, I quickly came to understand that Leeo was nothing of the sort.


Source: Startup aims to make home devices smart enough to anticipate what you need [CNET - Stephen Shankland, 08/21/2015]

​Startup aims to make home devices smart enough to anticipate what you need

SAN FRANCISCO — The team behind an ambitious attempt to rewrite the rules of smartphone software has banded together again at a new startup called Silk Labs that hopes to profit from the spread of computing smarts far beyond today’s mobile devices.

 


Source: GSM wireless will die in 2017, and that's bad news for older devices [PC World - Mikael Ricknas, 06/15/2015]

GSM wireless will die in 2017, and that’s bad news for older devices

Carriers around the world are converging on 2017 as the year to turn off their GSM networks, with three operators in Singapore announcing Monday their plans to reuse their GSM spectrum for other services.


Source: Customer service in the era of the Internet of Things [Technology Spectator - Peter Zeinoun, 06/08/2015]


Source: The Internet of Things Is a Revolution Waiting to Happen [Gartner - Christy Pettey, 04/30/2015]

The Internet of Things Is a Revolution Waiting to Happen

The challenge of the IoT is less in making products “smart” and more in understanding the opportunities enabled by smart products and new ecosystems The Internet of Things (IoT) has rapidly become one of the most familiar (and perhaps, most hyped) expressions across business and technology, but will 2015 be the year the IoT will take hold?

 


Source: The Internet of Things businesses taking the sector by storm [The Guardian - Richard Newton, 04/03/2015]

The Internet of Things businesses taking the sector by storm

We are used to the idea that computers and smartphones can be connected. That, after all, is what they are designed to do. But the Internet of Things is a world in which even something as inanimate as a manhole cover or lamp-post can be connected to the internet and invested with some low level of awareness.

 


Source: Making connections: An industry perspective on the Internet of Things [McKinsey - Mark Patel and Jan Veira, 12/01/2014]

Making connections: An industry perspective on the Internet of Things

Semiconductor executives are closely monitoring the development of the Internet of Things-in which physical objects are equipped with sensors and other devices that allow them to share and receive data through a network. Examples of applications in this area include smart watches, fitness bands, and home- and industrial-automation tools.