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5 products to make your home smart today

You don't have to go installation-crazy to have an awesome smart home.<p>Tricking out your house with smart devices can be daunting. Sure, going the do-it-yourself route is less expensive than the thousands you'll shell out for a professional system like Control4, but it's still an investment. It can …

Smart Homes

10 Principles for Leading the Next Industrial Revolution

It isn’t often that the broad infrastructure that underlies industrial civilization undergoes a dramatic transformation. But just such a change …

Industrial Revolution

Microsoft to license its patents for internet-connected cars to Toyota

Microsoft has agreed to license its patents for Internet-connected cars to Toyota, its first such deal with an automaker and a signal that it may be willing to partner with others.<p>The tech giant, which announced the deal on Wednesday afternoon, holds a treasure trove of patents that include car …

Microsoft

Apple acquires powerful iOS automation app Workflow, makes it available for free

Apple today acquired popular iOS tool Workflow, which allows users to combine the functionalities of various apps together to automate normally complex processes. According to TechCrunch, Apple finalized the deal today but financial details are not yet available.<p>Mujjo Wallet iPhone 7 Case<p>In a …

iOS

IBM's Harriet Green Sees 'Enormous' Advantage From Watson

Harriet Green, IBM general manager of Watson Internet of Things, Commerce and Education, sits down with Bloomberg's Caroline Hyde at IBM InterConnect …

Makers' Guide to Boards | Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers

Shoot! None of these items exactly fit your wish list.<p>Checkout one of our Make: Recommendations for our picks.

Digital transformation progress. Or not…

I go to a lot of conferences, and something I have noticed in the past year or two is that almost every conference will have a keynote speaker …

Business Strategy

Next In The Pipeline - 5G Mobile Wireless

Fifth-generation mobile wireless (5G) will soon be on its way. 5G supported devices will include cell phones, laptops, fax machines, security camera monitoring systems, some medical devices, traffic signals, factory floor robots and the other “connected” devices that make up the “Internet of …

Internet of Things

How to Build a Business-Ready Internet of Things: Use Cases

How to Build a Business-Ready Internet of Things: Use Cases<p>In this three-part Mobile World Congress feature on enterprise IoT trends, we break down …

Internet of Things

Students Use The Internet of Things, Big Data and Big Ideas to Build Smarter Cities

Using waste to heat homes or sitting on park benches that detect air quality (while also charging phones) are just a few examples of what it means to …

Innovation

Internet of Things security: What happens when every device is smart and you don't even know it?

When IoT devices are everywhere, the security headaches just get worse.<p>Billions more everyday items are set to be connected to the internet in the …

Internet of Things

Prevailing Trends in Internet of Things in 2017

Every user requires a single access point instead of multiple interfaces which are well connected, smart and fast. Almost every industry is investing …

Internet of Things

IBM’s new ‘cognitive assistant’ uses Watson to manage and secure devices on corporate networks

LAS VEGAS — IBM today announced a new initiative to tackle a big challenge for IT professionals in the enterprise: “bring your own device (BYOD)” …

IBM

Ireland of Things: 50 key players in Ireland’s IoT ecosystem

Mapping Ireland’s vast internet of things (IoT) network reveals a web of collaboration and innovation.<p>The internet of things (IoT) has grown from …

Internet of Things

Strategies for Developing A Strong IoT Patent Portfolio

A strong patent portfolio is of particular importance to startups in the IoT space, as their survival depends greatly on the market success of their …

Internet of Things

Defining (artificial) intelligence at the edge for IoT systems

Merriam-Webster defines intelligence as “the ability to learn or understand or to deal with new or trying situations.” By that definition, …

Machine Learning

Designing power-efficient and secure home automation systems

Implementing a home automation system is no longer an intimidating job thanks to the emergence of programmable SoCs and highly integrated MCUs.

Internet of Things

Cisco Is Sitting on a $16 Billion Opportunity, If It Can Hold On

Next generation networking (NGN) will provide a big opportunity for <b>Cisco</b> (NASDAQ: CSCO) as telecom companies will need more equipment to handle the spike in data traffic. As it turns out, data traffic is estimated to grow 53% annually until 2020, creating demand for next-generation routing …

Investing

Industry 4.0: The Five Steps Towards A Digital Supply Chain

by Stefan Schrauf, Philipp Berttram and Morten Grunwald<p>If the vision of Industry 4.0 is to be realized, most enterprise processes — manufacturing, product development, customer relations, and the workplace itself — must become fully digitized. A critical element will be the arrival of the digital …

Manufacturing

A New Type of Li-Fi Has Reportedly Cracked 40 Gbps, 100 Times Faster Than the Best Wi-Fi

We're so ready.<p>If you're frustrated with slow wi-fi, you might be one of the many people eagerly awaiting the commercialisation of li-fi (or …

Wi-Fi

Black & Decker adds Wi-Fi to a slow cooker

Slow cookers can be the culinary savior of a busy person -- you throw in your food, let it cook all day while you're away and come home to a hot meal. Black & Decker wants to add even more convenience with the addition of Wi-Fi connectivity in its new six-quart slow cooker.<p>The company displayed the …

Slow Cooker Recipes

Here's the one place where Google Glass is actually thriving

Google Glass died in 2015. And while there have been numerous rumblings about a second-generation version, it has yet to materialize in any official capacity.<p>But, as it turns out, Glass isn't completely dead. Sure, for you, me, and all the cool Spectacles-wearing teens, Glass will never be cool (it …

Augmented Reality

Alibaba’s favorite ‘warehouse robot’ maker gets funding

Photo credit: Geek+.China has been the world’s number one buyer of industrial robots since 2013, and last year surpassed Japan’s total of operating …

Robots

The food delivery robots are coming! The food delivery robots are coming!

It’s not every day that you are wandering around your neighborhood and get a glimpse of the future. Yet there I was minding my own business when I bumped into what appeared to be a Yelp/Eat24 “delivery robot” cruising around San Francisco’s Mission District on a Friday afternoon.<p>To be clear, the …

Robots

6 Hot Internet of Things (IoT) Security Technologies

Internet of Things (IoT) security breaches have been dominating the headlines lately. WikiLeaks’s trove of CIA documents revealed that internet-connected televisions can be used to secretly record conversations. Trump’s advisor Kellyanne Conway believes that microwave ovens can spy on you—maybe she …

Internet of Things

How Sensors, Robotics And Artificial Intelligence Will Transform Agriculture

The world population is expected to reach 9.7 billion by 2050. China and India, the two largest countries in the world, have populations totalling around one billion. In four years, by 2022, India is predicted to have the largest population in the world, surpassing China.<p>This means we need new ways …

Agriculture

The Best Wearable Tech And Fitness Gadgets Of 2017

As technology becomes smaller, smarter and integrated into everything, wearing it has quickly become a social standard. Whether it’s smartwatches, fitness trackers, or even apparel, tech you can wear to keep tabs on your fitness levels is more popular than ever, and is set to be even bigger this …

Wearable Tech

How IoT is Driving a Fourth Industrial Revolution

Imagine you’re an electrician working on an installation under the impression the power is off. You raise your arms towards the circuit box and …

Internet of Things

Now Roombas check in with 'Clean Map' reports to your phone

How do you know if your Roomba has cleaned every inch of your floor? If you have one of the wirelessly connected series 900 Roombas, you'll start getting "Clean Map" reports through the iRobot Home app for Android and iOS. The machines now map the parts of your home they've cleaned by combining …

Robots