This is the second in a series of blogs written as a companion to my forthcoming book, RIoT Control – Understanding and Managing Risk and the Internet of Things What Are the “Things” in The Internet of Things? User-based devices that communicate, consume content, and create and publish content for other people to consume have dominated our current version of the Internet. The developing Internet of Things is about to change that. While it will include the “old” Internet of user-based devices, it is very different... [Read More]
by RSS Tyson Macaulay  |  Jul 28, 2016  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
Love it or hate it, the Apple Watch, introduced last fall and fully unveiled at a press event yesterday, signals the mainstreaming of wearables specifically, but, more importantly, the Internet of Things (IoT) in general. It wasn’t just the Apple Watch that the company announced yesterday, either. They also announced ResearchKit, an open source framework for collecting data that leverages the ubiquity of iOS to collect medical research data at scale. This all comes after last week’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona where connected... [Read More]
by RSS Jonas Tichenor  |  Mar 10, 2015  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
Machine-to-machine (M2M) communications applications are working their way beyond traditional utility, traffic control and telemedicine industries, as enterprises search for ways it can benefit their businesses despite some real risks. ZDNet's Tim Lohman recently penned an article about how the automated communication of data between connected devices, M2M, is envisioned more and more by CIOs as delivering real value, cost savings and innovation in management. Lohman says now that networking equipment (a simple SIM card or RFID chip, in the case... [Read More]
by RSS Stefanie Hoffman  |  Jul 30, 2012  |  Filed in: Industry Trends