Internet of Things

Sensors and sensibility keep today’s jet planes working hard

Jet engines in passenger and freight planes may seem the antithesis of the digital economy. Complex and costly, they are powered by old-fashioned …

IT

Why the Krack Wi-Fi Mess Will Take Decades to Clean Up

A vulnerability in Wi-Fi encryption has sent the entire tech industry scrambling; the so-called Krack attack affects nearly every wireless device to …

Wi-Fi

Samsung taps the IoT to allow consumers to track their luggage, pets, and even their kids

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Samsung unveiled the Connect Tag, a new smart tag that connects to Narrowband-IoT (NB-IoT) networks and is designed to clip onto pet collars, luggage, or even children to help users …

IT

Have you heard the one about IoT network tech that uses SIM cards?

Another Internet of Things upstart has nudged its way into the limelight – and Thingstream reckons its "MVNO for IoT" connectivity offering will …

IT

Five Ways To Unleash The Potential of IoT Data

With the rise of low-cost sensors, ubiquitous connectivity, and massive data volumes, the "Internet of Things" promises to change the world. Don't …

Big Data

New Panasonic service provides LTE connectivity in 180 countries

Getting on the internet isn’t as easy as it should be for the world’s mobile workers. So Panasonic’s U.S. division is unveiling a new connectivity service today for its ruggedized computers that are meant to be taken into places with harsh conditions.<p>The Panasonic P.180 connectivity service will …

Mobile

How IoT is Likely to Make You an Entrepreneur in SA?

HomeConnected World<p>This programme is aimed to empower entrepreneurs who would like to develop their skills and knowledge to become established …

IT

This pill bottle will remind you to take your meds and warn you if you already did

At least once a day I roll my eyes at an announcement for a new IoT (Internet of Things) gadget. Do we really need another toaster, refrigerator, or …

IT

The Trudeau government’s preposterous prophet of anti-oil and anti-capitalism

When federal Energy Minister Jim Carr opened the Trudeau government’s two-day Generation Energy Forum in Winnipeg last week, perhaps he should have …

Canadian News

5G Networks May Soon Become a Reality

Qualcomm is one step closer to bringing 5G to a smartphone near you.<p>The company announced on Monday (Oct. 16) that it successfully completed its …

Mobile

Australia's IoT security rating might work, if done right

<b>INTERVIEW</b> As <i>Vulture South</i> reported Monday, Australia's government hopes to have consumer Internet of Things products given security “star ratings” of …

IT

Why Energy and Utility Companies Need to Invest in IoT Security

The Internet of Things is invigorating energy and utility companies, enabling them to take advantage of new business-enhancing and cost-saving …

Cybersecurity

Dell Technologies IQT: Doubling Down On The Internet Of Things

Last week, I attended the Dell Technologies IQT event in New York City—a coming out party of sorts for Dell’s much anticipated and expanded IoT strategy. Our senior IoT analyst at Moor Insights & Strategy, Chris Wilder, published a research paper yesterday on Dell’s new strategy, which you can read …

Dell EMC

The internet and freedom - CNA Columns: From the Bishops

Modern technology enables us to communicate with each other, search out information and enjoy various types of entertainment with an astonishing …

Catholicism

This is how 3D sensors are bringing revolution in AI industry

The three-dimensional sensor is a one-of-a-kind technology breakthrough that keeps surprising humanity in the areas it has been applied to. Technology-lovers desire up to date devices such as this invention. Three-dimensional sensors are the in-thing as depth sensing aims at connecting the devices …

Augmented Reality

Connected Cars: Vulnerable Computers on Wheels?

(TNS) -- Imagine driving down the road minding your own business when suddenly your car brakes sharply on its own. Or your steering wheel veers …

Cybersecurity

The 'internet of things': what it is and why business is taking it seriously

The intercommunication of smart devices is transforming daily life – and the jobs market for graduates reflects the new status quo<p>The internet of things (IoT) is revolutionising how we live, from the way we control our central heating, to wearable fitness trackers that tell us how far we’ve walked. …

IT

KRACK: Breaking Point Flaw For The Internet Of Things

On Monday, security researchers revealed the existence of several major security vulnerabilities that could be exploited to steal sensitive …

IT

Samsung believes 'programmable objects' will blanket your home

While Samsung continues to reap the rewards of being the world's largest Android partner, it also has its eyes set on the future of the connected home. "Samsung is very focused on the internet of things," said David Eun, the president of Samsung Next, the company's investment arm. At the Wall …

IT

Internet-Connected Construction Equipment? Iridium Communications Says "Yes"

The communications company is beginning to roll out services using its new satellite constellation, and it thinks construction equipment can …

Investing

Azure IoT Edge, Machine Learning and Containers

Cloud is a good fit for Internet of Things (IoT) because it provides both scale and connectivity to handle lots of sensor readings from large numbers …

Machine Learning

The internet of things meets augmented reality as Evrythng partners with Zappar

Evrythng and Zappar are teaming up to blend augmented reality with the internet of things (IoT). How’s that for combining some popular buzzwords?<p>New York-based Evrythng has created a smart products platform that collects, manages, and applies real-time data to drive IoT applications, or everyday …

IT

Beacons Are Still Trying To Find Their Place

Although the industry is settling on a few practical uses for beacons, primarily as a helpmate for attribution, they’re just one marketing data point …

Johnson & Johnson

Aussies Propose Crackdown On Insecure IoT Devices

We’ve all seen the stories about IoT devices with laughably poor security. Both within our community as fresh vulnerabilities are exposed and …

IT

Augment the business, build on the reality of 'things' - Quocirca Insights

The ability to mix the virtual world of digital content and information – text, sounds, images and video – with the physical world of …

Augmented Reality

Benefits of using the Azure IoT SDKs, and pitfalls to avoid if you don’t

Azure IoT provides a set of open-source Software Development Kits (SDKs) to simplify and accelerate the development of IoT solutions build with Azure …

Software Development

Qualcomm unveils RFFE modem-antenna solution

Qualcomm's RFFE modem-to-antenna solution for the 600MHz band includes a low-band power amp module, an adaptive aperture tuner, and a duplexer and …

IT

M1 predicts further profit drop as it looks to expand IT offerings

The Singapore-based telco has brushed off its third quarter profit drop, expecting further decline as it focuses on expanded IT offerings such as its …

Mobile

A Sneak Preview

The November issue of <i>Circuit Cellar</i> magazine is coming soon. Want a sneak peak? We’ve got a great section of excellent embedded electronics articles …

Arduino

Samsung Connect Tag tracks your kid or pet for up to seven days per charge

A first to use narrowband network technology<p>Samsung will release a trackable tag that it says is the first consumer mobile product to use narrowband network technology (NB-IoT). Narrowband networks connect Internet of Things devices through cellular communication bands. The networks are designed …

Technology