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IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things - 05-08 February 2018 - Singapore

JAN RABEY holds the Donald O. Pederson Distinguished Professorship at the University of California at Berkeley. He is a founding director of the …

Top 31 Smart Communities to Watch

Page 1<p>"Smart cities" suffers from overuse as a buzzword, but the attention the concept receives is a testament to the substance beneath the …

Smart Cities

Special Report: City-wide savings as simple as IoT garbage

Simple IoT applications have resulted in significant savings for major cities<p><i>By Howard M. Cohen, contributing writer</i><p>There are some people saying that …

Smart Cities

Bug-zapping laser will only kill bad insects

There are good insects, and then there are bad bugs. And the folks at Seattle-based Intellectual Ventures Lab (IVL) have been working on a device that will only kill pests and leave the others unharmed. It's called the Photonic Fence, and has been in development as early as 2009, but according to a</i> …

Insects

Samsung's new Exynos i T200 IoT chip enters mass production

Samsung recently announced that its first Exynos-branded Internet of Things (IoT) processor has entered mass production. The Exynos i T200 is a …

Internet of Things

ARM backs 5G chip company Blu Wireless

The microchip giant ARM Holdings has invested in a Bristol-based company whose technology is seen as crucial to the next generation of mobile networks.<p>Blu Wireless’ “millimetre wave” technology increases the amount of data that can be sent over 5G networks and helps make them more efficient.<p>The …

Wireless

Long-Range IoT on the Road to Success

<i>Download this article in PDF format.</i><p>Most engineers consider the Internet of Things (IoT) as a collection of short-range wireless technologies that …

Wi-Fi

FCC greenlights OneWeb to deliver satellite internet in the US

Providing internet to remote users beyond the telecom grid has always been a difficult dream to realize. But as Trump assured supporters in Iowa yesterday that better rural broadband would get looped into his infrastructure plans, the ambition at least has the White House's attention. Actual …

Internet

TECHNOLOGY SPARKS WORKFORCE EVOLUTION - The Greenville News

TECHNOLOGY SPARKS WORKFORCE EVOLUTION<p>Factory became an efficient force from the ground up<p>ABE HARDESTY<p>When he joined the BMW production staff in 1994, …

Flying in Honeywell's experimental connected jet

Wi-Fi

The Democratized IoT

, CommunityVoice<p>A great deal of ink has been spilled in the popular press about the internet of things (IoT), particularly in light of major security breaches. IoT is changing the world as we know it, bringing with it new opportunities along with new risks. As the CEO of an AI company, where we are …

Internet of Things

Germany’s biggest industrial robotics company is working on consumer robots

Thanks to its new owners, Chinese home appliance makers Midea<p>You might not have heard of Kuka, but you’ll almost certainly know its products. The German firm is one of the world’s top manufacturers of industrial robots, and its robot arms are instantly recognizable thanks to their signature orange …

Robots

Researchers train drones to use Wi-Fi to look through walls

A new system by University of California, Santa Barbara researchers Yasamin Mostofi and Chitra R. Karanam uses two drones, a massive Wi-Fi antenna, and a little interpolation to literally see through solid walls.<p>The system is two-fold. The one drone blasts Wi-Fi through the structure and another …

Wi-Fi

Petasense emerges from stealth to help companies monitor machine health

Industrial IoT startup Petasense emerged from stealth today, officially announcing $1.8 million in seed funding and a hardware/software solution designed to help industrial customers understand when equipment needs maintenance by “listening” to its vibrations.<p>As it turns out, machines vibrate at a …

Om Malik

Rural America Is Stranded in the Dial-Up Age

High costs and lack of access to broadband service prevent residents of far-flung communities from joining the modern economy<p>CALEDONIA, Mo.—Jeanne Wilson Johnson raises sheep and angora goats, and to sell the wool and mohair online she drives 4 miles to the parking lot of Roy’s gas station, the …

Internet

Smart Home Cybersecurity Companies Deliver On CES Promises

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) that takes place in Las Vegas every year is, rather like the town itself, not understated.<p>This year more than 170,000 delegates crowded the show hoping to see the products of the future and how they can be involved in shaping that future. It is the world’s fair …

Cybersecurity

The IoT Matures With Solutions Like SAP's Leonardo

The IoT market is an ill-defined, nebulous space. While the industry refers to it as the IoT, it isn’t a single product. In reality, the IoT refers to numerous use cases and products that vary across different industries. For example, a mining company and a hospital can both benefit from predictive …

Internet of Things

Xerox Alto designer, co-inventor of Ethernet, dies at 74

Every computer we use today owes a debt to the legendary and influential machine.<p>Charles Thacker, one of the lead hardware designers on the Xerox …

Silicon Valley

Transformative 5G Standards Near Completion

At the European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC 2017) in Oulu, Finland this week, 5G technical and policy experts from across Europe are meeting to discuss the remaining open issues with the imminent 5G communications standard before its ratification in 2018.<p>The fifth-generation …

Telecoms

How Telefonica Is Using IoT And Big Data To Build Smart Cities

The concept of a “smart city” is quickly becoming a reality thanks to the ongoing rollout of the Internet of Things (IoT) – the ever-growing number devices in our personal and business lives which are online, connected and capable of sharing data.<p>The term “smart city” refers to the segment of the …

Smart Cities

GE begins testing drones to inspect refineries, factories

General Electric has begun testing autonomous drones and robotic "crawlers" to inspect refineries, factories, railroads and other industrial equipment with an eye on capturing a bigger slice of the $40 billion companies around the globe spend annually on inspections.<p>In trials with customers, aerial …

Internet of Things

SoftWear Automation raises $4.5 million to build robots that sew

Remember the good old days when cartoon robot toys were all the rage? Maybe you were a Transformers kid or maybe you were into Microbots. And, if you were very lucky, you got to experience to joy of the mini transforming Sewbots.<p>If you were lucky you got the Sewbots Command Center and if you were …

Robots

The “Internet of Things” is way more vulnerable than you think—and not just to hackers

Not far from San Francisco International Airport, San Bruno is a quaint middle-class residential suburb, yet underground in San Bruno was a gas pipeline controlled by SCADA software that used the Internet as its communications backbone. On Sept. 9, 2010, a short circuit caused the operations room …

Internet of Things

Could Taiwan become the Silicon Valley of Agriculture 4.0?

Taiwan has in the past been synonymous with toy manufacturing and electrical components, but a growing revolution in agriculture is set to give the sweet-potato-shaped island a new area of influence in the global economy.With a Mandarin speaking populace and geographical location that is less than …

Agriculture

What i4.0 Means for Supply Chains

Brian Heckler and Doug Gates, KPMG Industrial ManufacturingA fully integrated i4.0 environment could help manufacturers remove significant friction …

Manufacturing

Brain-computer interfaces are coming: ‘Consensual telepathy,’ anyone?

There’s been a lot of hype coming out of Silicon Valley about technology that can meld the human brain with machines. But how will this help society, and which companies are leading the charge?<p>Elon Musk, chief executive of Tesla and SpaceX, made waves in March when he announced his latest venture, …

Singularity

Germany's Merkel says digital world needs global rules

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday that the digital world needs regulations like those that exist for financial markets in the G20 and for trade under the World Trade Organization.<p>Global policymakers are facing uncharted territory as emerging technologies open …

Germany

Cisco: IP traffic shoots up to 3 zettabytes by 2021, video will be 80% of it

The revolution <i>will</i> be televised… over the internet. By 2021, 82 percent of all consumer IP traffic will be video, and that growth will be driven by a boon in live streaming, courtesy of services like Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. In the meantime, the internet will become an even bigger part of the …

Wi-Fi

How to get started with an Apple smart home

Follow this guide to get your Siri-powered smart home up and running.<p>Designing your own smart-home setup may sound daunting, but it's much easier than you think. A "smart home" can have one connected device or several; it's entirely up to you. And fortunately, you've already figured out the …

Home Automation