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Cybersecurity Challenges Could Make or Break IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT) is an idea that could radically alter our relationship with technology. The promise of a world in which all...
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Inside the Home of the Future: Global Connected Home and Building Trends

Imagine the convenience of your refrigerator alerting you when you’re about to run out of milk. Or the energy savings as lights automatically flip...
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Powerful Data Visualization Tools for IoT Applications

Data visualization is a hot topic for IoT right now. As more companies incorporate data-driven initiatives and innovation into their overall strategy and operations,...
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Can Retailers Successfully Leverage Augmented Reality and AI?

Analysts predict that consumer-based augmented and virtual reality will not take off until 2022. Yet for retailers, there’s no time like the present to start...
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IBM Research – Brazil Announces the AgroPad IoT Prototype

IBM Research, Brazil announced a working IoT prototype called “IBM AgroPad.” The prototype enables farmers to use their smartphones to analyze paper test strips...
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How IoT Is Reshaping the Future of Heavy Industry

From the handheld Black Hornets to the 40-meter wingspan of the Global Hawk and beyond, unmanned aircraft systems have already revolutionized warfare. At the...
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How AI and IoT Can Improve Cancer Treatment

The Internet of Things (IoT) has the power to make our lives easier. Healthcare is one industry in which IoT could affect positive change....

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Blockchain Applications in IoT

Blockchain is no longer in its infancy, but it's still very new. Similar statements can be made about the Internet of Things (IoT). The...
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BuiltWorlds Buildings 2.0 Conference — A Recap

BuiltWorlds Buildings 2.0 conference has quickly become a collaborative center for forward-thinking professionals in Chicago’s architecture, engineering, construction, and building management industry. The open...
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Choosing an IoT Software Development Vendor

Thousands of contrasting IoT software development vendors have stimulated market growth today. But at the same time, overcrowding has made the landscape bewildering and confusing....
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Navigating Smart Home Data Security Concerns

The connected homes and buildings that were once considered science fiction are finally seeing the light of day. However, now that a connected future is here,...
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Positive and Negative Effects of IoT in Hospitality

Imagine our everyday objects interacting and communicating with each other over the internet. That's the simplest description of the Internet of Things (IoT). According to...
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Smart Homes Need Data Communication Standards

The success of connected homes or buildings relies on data communication. All of the smart devices within a network must be able to interact...
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What is Cellular IoT?

You might be unable to answer the question, "what is cellular IoT?" But I'm sure you're familiar with the underlying technology. Cellular networks connect...
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6 Reasons Smart Home Devices Malfunction and How to Repair Them

Smart home devices are becoming more popular every day, and that means adoption is growing. By 2022, the global smart home market is expected...
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Are We Really Making Headway on Building-focused Tech?

The technology community was recently challenged to find a way to make an emotional connection from a building to its occupants because the user...
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How to Unlock the Power of IoT Data with Visualization Tools

Security and occasional performance issues aside, IoT has already created more productive environments in the business realm; by 2025, its direct economic impact on...
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IoT Connectivity – Comparing NB-IoT, LTE-M, LoRa, SigFox, and other LPWAN Technologies

 This piece is the second installment in our definitive series on a class of IoT connectivity known as LPWAN (low-power wide-area networks). The first installment...
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Top 8 IoT Solutions for Fintech Providers (and How to Develop One)

With a $25 billion growth outlook in the next couple of years, the Internet of Things will soon force fintech companies to rethink their...
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What is an IoT Platform?

You've probably heard the term "IoT Platform" floating around. As of last year, there were over 450 IoT platforms in the rapidly changing platform...
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Internet of Things Examples and Applications

"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic” — Arthur C. Clarke, Profiles of the Future   The Internet of Things (IoT) will transform our world. Connecting...