IEEE Internet of Things

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A Tale of Two IoT Initiatives: Industry 4.0 vs. the Rest of IoT

Hannover Messe Fair will commence next week in Hannover, Germany, and looks to continue its pursuit of Industry 4.0. Industry 4.0 is their version of …

Internet of Things

Watson could be the key to smarter manufacturing robots

Some reports predict that robots will replace 5 million jobs in the next couple of years. Bill Gates thinks we need a "robot tax" to compensate for those losses. A new partnership announced today between Swiss automation firm ABB and IBM's Watson initiative could hasten that future while it seeks …

Robots

IOT Platform Market is Expected to Reach USD 1.8 Billion by 2022

“Global IOT Platform Market Research Report – Forecast to 2022”<p>IOT Platform Market, by Deployment (On Cloud, On Premise, Hybrid), by Application …

Internet of Things

Why Even Our Water Supply Is Not Safe From Hackers

Cybersecurity firms are helping shore up poorly guarded industrial control systems in power grids, water treatment plants, and factories.<p>There’s been a lot of attention lately on the U.S. “mother of all bombs,” Russia’s “father” counterpart—and North Korea’s nukes—but there’s another WMD lurking …

Cybersecurity

Windows Smartwatch Unveiled TrekStor IoT Wearable

A new Windows smartwatch has been unveiled via the official Windows blog this week in the form of the TrekStor IoT wearable which has been created to …

Internet of Things

Harvard Business Review - Ideas and Advice for Leaders

Leadership

Forget drones, deliveries could soon be made by robotic 'dogs'

Boston Dynamics boss Marc Raibert said trials are '70 per cent there' during a talk at this week's TED2017 conference<p>Boston Dynamics' robotic dog has …

Robots

Companies join Linux Foundation to build open IoT edge framework

The Linux Foundation this week announced the launch of EdgeX Foundry at Hanover Messe, an open source project to build a common open framework for IoT edge computing and an ecosystem of interoperable components that unifies the marketplace and accelerates enterprise and Industrial IoT. The …

Internet of Things

ABB, IBM team up on industrial artificial intelligence

ZURICH (Reuters) - ABB has sealed a collaboration agreement with International Business Machines Corp, the Swiss engineering company said on Tuesday, the latest step in its efforts to ramp up its presence in digital technology and the internet of things.<p>In a joint statement ABB said it would …

Artificial Intelligence

Smart home device adoption sees “big uptick” according to new study

Smart home device installations seen a “big uptick” in 2016, with refrigerators, washers, and smoke detectors seeing year-on-year growth of over 250 percent.<p>That’s according to a new study published by PlumChoice, an Internet of Things (IoT) technical service provider and Z-Wave Alliance, a …

Internet of Things

Microsoft Ups The Ante In Enterprise IoT and Edge Computing

Microsoft has added new capabilities to its Internet of Things platform making it one of the first to support emerging industrial use cases such as Edge Analytics and device management.<p>Microsoft is one of the few companies to deliver end-to-end IoT capabilities covering the entire spectrum of …

Internet of Things

2017 to be year of IoT implementation

Following a significant amount of activity surrounding the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) over the past 18 months, 2017 is tipped to be the …

Internet of Things

At the Bottom of the Sea, Glass Spheres Prepare to Hunt for Mysterious Neutrinos

A year ago, Bertrand Vallage took a submarine to the bottom of the French Mediterranean to fix instruments his team had installed there for a physics …

Physics

For smart asset management, businesses need to start listening to machines

The dawn of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is bringing in revolutionary changes enabling enterprises to manage their assets more efficiently and effectively. According to McKinsey , the IoT market is expected to reach $1 trillion by 2025, most of which is contributed by insights generated by …

Internet of Things

Philly gets an Internet of Things boost from $200K Knight grant

Before cities jump headfirst into the “Internet of Things” revolution, wouldn’t it be smart if civic guardians took a pause to gauge the needs and …

Internet of Things

IoT Monthly Review: Investing In Hardware-As-A-Service

Intel's acquisition of Mobileye was a savvy entrance into hardware-as-a-service.<p>Axcelis is a major benefactor of connected devices growth, and …

Internet of Things

MIT to unload 8 million IPv4 addresses to fund IPv6 conversion

With the growth of cellphones, tablets, and the Internet of Things (IoT), IPv4 addresses are scarce. This scarcity doesn't come as a big surprise, of …

Internet of Things

Igniting Industrial Growth: Jumpstarting Emerging Industrial App Economy

By Rob McKeel, GE Automation & Controls, president and CEOThe industrial app economy that is now emerging will dwarf what we’ve seen in the consumer …

Internet of Things

Infographic: The Road to IIoT Transformation

(Image courtesy of the CMO Council.)<p>The Business Performance Innovation (BPI) Network has released a new report on the Industrial Internet of Things …

Internet of Things

3 Reasons To Be Bullish On Cisco Systems

Cisco is the ultimate ‘picks and shovels’ play in the emerging Internet of Things.<p>The total IoT market size is expected to grow at a 32.6% compounded …

Investing

Which IoT protocol should I use for my system?

Embedded systems using sensors and connectivity are not new to developers. However, using these elements with multiple additional Internet …

Internet of Things

Thinking Through How Automation Will Affect Your Workforce

Today, executives have to cut through a lot of hype around automation. Leaders need a clear-eyed way to think about how these technologies will specifically affect their organizations. The right question isn’t which jobs are going to be replaced, but rather, what work will be redefined, and how? …

Automation

IHMC Robotics Lab Open House 2017

National Robotics week kicked off during April 8-16th. The Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC) Robotics Lab from the Pensacola …

Why Many Companies Lag In Industrial IoT Readiness

Many companies are unprepared for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), but most executives at those companies realize that the future of their …

Internet of Things

Microsoft launches 'IoT-as-a-service' offering for enterprises

Microsoft has launched a fully managed software-as-a-service offering for enterprises looking to deploy IoT solutions.<p>Microsoft has launched IoT …

Cloud Computing

The USB Type-C is an innovation comparable to the invention of the wheel

<i>By Gautam Shah</i><p>When man invented the wheel, it was a significant step forward. It helped him cultivate his crops, plough his land, create storage …

Innovation

Asus Tinker Board Arrives in US

Asus Tinker Board Arrives in US<p>More performance and features than a Raspberry Pi, and for not much more cash.<p>Back in January, Asus unveiled a rather …

Raspberry Pi

17 of our favorite Raspberry Pi projects

The perfect high-tech craft project<p>We're big fans of the Raspberry Pi here at ZDNet. These inexpensive mini computers are amazing -- you can turn …

Raspberry Pi

Microsoft launches new IoT services for the enterprise

Microsoft is launching IoT Central today, a new Internet of Things (IoT) service that gives enterprises a fully managed solution for setting up their IoT deployments without needing the in-house expertise necessary for deploying a cloud-based IoT solution from scratch. It’s basically …

Cisco Systems