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Sigfox in Peril as Senior Execs Exit - Sources

Sigfox in Peril as Senior Execs Exit – Sources<p>The outlook for specialist IoT technology developer and network operator Sigfox has weakened following …

IBM sets new speech recognition accuracy record

IBM announced an important milestone in conversational speech recognition last year. The company managed to develop a system that achieves a 6.9 percent word error rate. Despite the success, IBM continued to work hard on its speech recognition technology and has recently achieved a new industry …

Speech Recognition

Will 'Analytics On The Edge' Be The Future Of Big Data?

An Internet of Things (IoT) approach to business brings many benefits, primarily access to more data and better insights.<p>It also brings new challenges. The sheer size and speed of the data collected when every device involved in your business process is online, connected and communicating can …

Big Data

Scalable Microservices with gRPC, Kubernetes, and Containers - Mandy Waite

The year 2050: robot sex, talking pets – and immortality

A futurologist has made a series of startling predictions about life in 34 years’ time. But how far can we trust his forecast?

Immortality

The IoT threat to privacy

As the Internet of Things becomes more widespread, consumers must demand better security and privacy protections that don’t leave them vulnerable to corporate surveillance and data breaches. But before consumers can demand change, they must be informed — which requires companies to be more …

16 Stunning Statistics that Forecast the Future of the Internet of Things

When we started this decade, the Internet of Things was a basically a buzzword, talked about by a few, acted upon by fewer, a challenge to save for …

Internet of Things

MIT Found a Way to Make Virtual Characters Interact With Background Video

One of the obvious tells that a computer-generated character isn’t real is the lack of interaction with the background they’ve been added to. It’s …

Here's Why Google Is Open-Sourcing Some Of Its Most Important Technology

We think of art as the most human of endeavors, but in recent years we’ve learned that machines can understand creativity too. There are algorithms that evaluate songs and movies for record companies and movie studios. One music professor even created a program that wrote compositions which drew …

Artificial Intelligence

The Internet Without Connection, Free Endless OS For Emerging Markets

There are four billion people on the planet without PCs or access to affordable personal computers. That figure should surely be tempered with some contextualization i.e. not everybody actually wants to have an Internet connection and many traditional, native or bucolic ways of live do still exist …

Emerging Markets

Flaws in Samsung's 'Smart' Home Let Hackers Unlock Doors and Set Off Fire Alarms

A smoke detector that sends you a text alert when your house is on fire seems like a good idea. An internet-connected door lock with a PIN that can …

Is identity critical in the quest to make smart cities safe?

Anyone who's read the predictions for the Internet of Things – namely that there will be 25 billion connected things by 2020 – might be forgiven for …

Samsung sees emotional robots, voice-activated light switches in our future

"We're not going to put these in a box and ship them to Best Buy."<p>Curtis Sasaki, Samsung vice president of ecosystems and Internet of Things general manager

Gesture Control, The Most Convenient WearableTech Yet

They say Wearable Tech bracelets aren’t allowed to look too geeky. That it is a bad thing when they are visually obvious and it looks like you are …

The $6 trillion opportunity in the IoT

In short, the IoT is a network of objects connected to the Internet that can collect and exchange data.<p>That brand new car loaded with apps? Internet of Things. The smart home devices that let you control the thermostat and lights with one voice command? Internet of Things. That fitness tracker that …

Google just scored a huge win against Amazon by landing Apple as a customer

Apple has reportedly signed a contract worth between $400 million and $600 million to use Google's Cloud Platform, reports CRN's Kevin McLaughlin and Joseph Tsidulko.<p>It's not clear if that's the annual or total value of the contract, or if the money will be taken directly away from what Apple …

Tim Cook

Lessons learned after shutting my IoT startup

After 5 months of toiling 14-hour days, making a hardware IoT product from scratch and spending thousands of dollars of OPM (other people’s money), I …

MWC 16: The Internet of Things must not fall apart

The Internet of Things looms large, and estimates vary as to how much bigger it will get. But there are key concerns to be addressed, as Janelle …

This exclusive report reveals the ABCs of the IoT

Business Insider<p>The Internet of Things (IoT) Revolution is picking up speed and it will change how we live, work, and entertain ourselves in a million ways big and small.<p>From agriculture to defense, retail to healthcare, everything is going to be impacted by the growing ability of businesses, …

Internet of Things

A $1 billion 'ghost city' is planned for testing IoT, driverless cars

Why would a company spend $1 billion to build a city where no one will live? Because, presumably, a lot of other organizations will pay to test their …

Samsung Fails To Secure Thousands Of SmartThings Homes From Thieves

When Samsung bought Internet of Things (IoT) startup SmartThings for $200 million in 2014, it wanted to incorporate the latter’s hub into its growing “smart home” business. That meant it inherited all the good and bad in the technology, including vulnerabilities that, despite being disclosed in …

Internet of Things (IoT) Predictions

For the third year in a row, the Internet of Things has dominated CES. More than 900 companies out of 3,800 at the show said they had Internet of …

Internet of Things

Sensor-1 is the highly versatile security device you can stick onto anything

We all need security, whether for keeping an eye on your house when you’re gone, making sure nobody rifles through your files or opens up your laptop …

Furnace Control with Pi-Cubes/RaspberryPi/NodeRED

Things used in this project<p>Hardware components<p>Raspberry Pi 2 Model B<p>×<p>1<p>Buy from Newark Element14<br>• Buy from ModMyPi<br>• Buy from CPC<br>• Buy from Adafruit<br>• Buy from …

Node could bring JavaScript to the Internet of things

With the availability of boards like Raspberry Pi and Npm-based communications modules, Node.js is becoming more of an option for developers building …

Is this the future of the Internet of Things?

<i>This article is published in collaboration with SAP Community Network.</i><p>Imagine that your home security system lets you know when your kids get home …

Internet of Things