I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what exactly is driving the recent explosion of home automation applications and equipment. Over the past few years we have seen a great deal of change. The plethora
With all the talk about predictive-driven sales and marketing, a new question is emerging – which data is most valuable? Many B2B businesses are achieving unprecedented customer insight by leveraging kinds
Since I first started investing in digital health in 2007, the sector has exploded. Digital health startups raised over $4 billion in venture capital in 2014 and will likely raise even more this year.
The "Internet of Things" is making inroads at brick-and-mortar retailers. Target Corp. is opening an experimental showcase for Internet-driven gadgets at a San Francisco mall on Friday. Transparent acrylic
It’s a typical day in “The Happiest Place on Earth.” The sun is shinning and roller coasters are coasting. It also happens to be a small park-goer's birthday. As the child walks from ride to ride, costumed
As our homes becoming increasingly wired (or unwired) it’s important for our teakettles to talk to our fridges and, potentially, for both to gang up on our vacuums. But how? They can now use something
If you were hoping for a straightforward, ‘here’s our smart home’ announcement from Amazon, you’re out of luck. And unlike others in the space, Amazon’s efforts so far can’t really be summed up easily
Ever since moving to Silicon Valley I've gotten into the Internet of things. I've been pitched almost every device known to man and get to see some of the best innovations that the world has to offer.
“Smart city” is a term we are going to be hearing a lot more of in the coming years. It’s thought that by 2020 we will be spending $400 billion a year building them – but what are they? The idea is to
The fourth industrial revolution, or Industry 4.0 for short is changing the way the industrial sector looks at data and analytics. Many industrial businesses feel overwhelmed by this data, a recent survey
It’s a world of sensors, folks, or it’s quickly becoming one. Even the tiniest gadgets will someday get an IP address. A common platform is needed to collect and make sense of all of the data those devices
Twenty years ago, when the Internet and portable cellular devices were first becoming commonplace, most people never considered how these technologies could be used to deliver healthcare. Ten years ago,
Q: As an entrepreneur, how do you maximize the productivity of technology without becoming distracted with it? A: When I was 16 I managed a windsurfing shop, and we didn’t even have a phone. I had to to
Being Mayor is about meeting people's challenges, solving problems and getting things done. Boston faced one of its biggest challenges this winter with the unprecedented snowfall that brought over eight
Rebecca Jacoby, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, talking about the dozens of concerts she has seen and what technology will enable us to do in the future. The New York Academy of Sciences
There are playmats where you build the roads in seconds, a ballpit where the balls are as big as you, and a drawing-board where your doodles come to life. This is Team Lab's "Theme Park of the Future"