IEEE Internet of Things

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SpaceX takes its first step toward selling Americans internet from space

SpaceX aims to launch two satellites of a new constellation on Feb. 18, the start of a network it expects to one day include more than 4,000 orbiting spacecraft beaming the internet to customers below—and generating billions of dollars in new revenue for the rocket maker.<p>Ajit Pai, chair of the …

Space Travel

Stop Saying 'Smart Cities'

Digital stardust won’t magically make future cities more affordable or resilient.<p>The term “smart city” is interesting yet not important, because nobody defines it. “Smart” is a snazzy political label used by a modern alliance of leftist urbanites and tech industrialists. To deem yourself “smart” is …

Smart Cities

IDG Contributor Network: 5 predictions for the Internet of Things in 2018 and beyond

The Internet of Things (IoT) has started to move to the mainstream in enterprises across all industries. With IoT spending set to increase by 15 …

Internet of Things

5G Is Making Its Global Debut at Olympics, and It’s Wicked Fast

The first to experience the future of wireless technology, well before most humans, will be South Korea’s wild boars. That’s because 5G, the …

Internet of Things

IDG Contributor Network: The top 4 industrial enterprise requirements of IoT application enablement platforms (AEP)

With over 400 self-proclaimed IoT platforms in the market, it doesn’t surprise me that industrial enterprises are hindered trying to identify, test …

Internet of Things

Boston Dynamics’ newest robot learns to open doors

We knew this day would come sooner or later. Like the cloned velociraptors before it, Boston Dynamics’ newly redesigned Spot Mini has figured out how to open doors — with either its arm or face, depending on how you look at it.<p>The team behind the Big Dog proves that it’s still the master of viral …

Robotics

Robot density: A strange metric elegantly illustrates the revolution underway

A new report from the International Federation of Robotics suggests a global tilting point<p>A new report issued by the International Federation of …

Robotics

How some cities are attracting 5G investments ahead of others

As communities across the United States wait to learn how high-speed mobile networks will figure in a long-promised infrastructure plan, some cities are already attracting private investment in next-generation 5G networks. They are doing so by finding new ways to collaborate with network and …

Internet of Things

3 Top Stocks for Next-Gen Technologies

Finisar, Himax, and Cypress Semiconductor are all smart plays on futuristic technologies.<p>The tech industry is driven by the constant development of …

Investing

The next generation of wireless technology is ready for take-off

NORTH KOREAN athletes will not be the only unusual participants at the winter Olympics in Pyeongchang in South Korea, which begin on February 9th. …

Internet of Things

What is 5G? Here are the basics

The next generation of cellular technology comes with its own vocabulary. Here's a handy glossary of the key terms that keep popping up.<p>Those crazy-fast 5G networks are right around the corner.<p>Unfortunately, they also come with their own vocabulary of tech jargon and buzzwords that wireless …

Telecoms

05-08 February 2018 - Singapore

The theme of the Conference is “Smart Cites and Nations” in recognition of Singapore’s strides in embracing “Smart” — policies, principles, and …

Internet of Things

Intel’s latest chip is designed for computing at the edge

As we develop increasingly sophisticated technologies like self-driving cars and industrial internet of things sensors, it’s going to require that we move computing to the edge. Essentially this means that instead of sending data to the cloud for processing, it needs to be done right on the device …

Computer Science

Can Anyone Stop Amazon from Winning the Industrial Internet?

Just the announcement that Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffett, and Jaime Dimon will be entering the health care space has sent shock waves for industry incumbents such as CVS, Cigna, and UnitedHealth. It also puts a fundamental question back on the agendas of CEOs in other industries: Will software eat the …

Innovation

Top 10 IT Trends, Part 1: Adoption Of IoT Platforms

<i>Part 1 of the “2018 Top IT Trends” series</i>With so many exciting new technologies entering the mainstream, identifying one top trend might be …

Internet of Things

Amazon patents a wristband that would track worker movements

The vibrating wristband would monitor a worker's hand movements and reduce time wasted searching for the correct inventory bin.<p>Amazon is really cracking a whip on its workers.<p>The company has patented designs for a wristband that would track where its workers put their hands in relation to inventory …

Northern Italy

Using Smart Technology to Aid Factory Workers

Aleksandar Savić<p>A rise in the industrial Internet of Things and product data management is helping to make factories and the people working in them more efficient.<p>In the past decade, smart technology gained a negative reputation around U.S. factories, often considered the reason that manufacturing …

Manufacturing

China calls for deeper cooperation on internet of things

China is calling for deeper cooperation on the internet of things among countries around the world, and to jointly launch a global demonstration …

Internet of Things

Volkswagen’s chief digital officer joins IOTA supervisory board

IOTA is becoming one of the most tangible blockchain startups. A distributed ledger technology (DLT), it enables machines to securely transact data and money with each other for a micro fee.<p>Following the successful launch of its data marketplace in November, IOTA’s token value rose dramatically. It …

Blockchain

How will approaches to digital technology change in 2018?

Manufacturers’ attitudes and understanding of modern digital technologies and their capabilities have matured greatly over the past 24 months. Will …

Internet of Things

Microsoft Readying PowerShell Core 6.1 With AI and IoT Influences

The next big update to Microsoft's cross-platform tool will contain a dash of AI-enabled helper technologies and IoT device support.

Enterprise Tech

IoT/IIoT Device Companies Are Making The ‘Smart Meter Mistake’.

During the three-people-in-a-room early days of running Power2Switch, we made a decision to take every customer call we received. It was easy in …

Internet of Things

The Internet of Things: 5 Predictions for 2018

The Internet of Things (IoT) has started to move to the mainstream in enterprises across all industries. With IoT spending set to increase by 15 percent to reach $772.5 billion by the end of 2018, the coming year will undoubtedly bring further growth in the number of connected devices and …

Internet of Things

When IoT met blockchain

At first glance, they may not seem like they have anything to do with each other. But when technology trends as hot as the Internet of Things (IoT) …

Internet of Things

Powering the Smart Factory with the Internet of Things

To secure a smart future, manufacturers are leveraging the Internet of Things to reshape product development and production. Selecting the right infrastructure is crucial for success.<p>The first half of the digital revolution was about using machines to connect people—allowing them to share ideas, …

Internet of Things

This incredible map shows the undersea cables that keep the internet alive — and security services are worried Russia could cut them

This map shows how the huge, complicated network of undersea cables which keep the internet running is spread around the world.<p>The map, by telecom analytics company Telegeography, uses coloured lines to show how there are many hundreds of fibre optic cables running under the world's oceans.<p>It shows …

CrissCross

Smart cities’ sprawl boosts IoT technology revenues to $60 billion by 2026

ABI Research identifies 12 key smart city technologies and verticals, led by smart meters and video surveillance and EV charging stations, …

Internet of Things

Connected Toys Need To Learn Longevity From Traditional Toy Makers

The toy industry is increasingly enamoured with the potential of the Internet of Things: connected objects that extend our online interactions into the real world and vice versa. However, this isn’t a new idea. Creating physical incarnations of imaginary places and characters has always been an …

Kids

One of the world’s biggest firms is spending $450 million to solve a world problem created by robots

The number one risk of greatest concern for executives in 2018? Workers being displaced by robots.<p>For the past few years, the World Economic Forum has brought together the globe’s most powerful company leaders and government officials to discuss how technology can shepherd in a new era of …

World Economic Forum