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IoT Applications in Task-Based and Foreign Language Learning

Welcome to the second article of our IoT Applications in Education series. In our introductory article, I gave a brief overview of...
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How to Add Alexa to a Raspberry Pi (Or Any Linux Device)

DataArt developed an open solution that allows turning any Linux-based device into an Amazon Echo device. Since Raspberry Pi is the most popular board for IoT projects, we decided to use it in our setup. But basically, any Linux system can run the demo.

Security Vulnerabilities of Amazon Echo and Other Virtual Assistants

Read this post and find about security vulnerabilities found in Amazon Echo and Yandex Station as weall as about dodgy apps on Alexa and Google Home.
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The Democratization of Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Data Science

Bianca Ferri, a data scientist at SparkBeyond discusses the role AI plays in the future of technology, and why this intelligence must be accessible to those who want it.

Ways in Which IoT Is Improving Lives

The term Internet of Things is increasingly being used to define devices that specifically communicate with the local network, the internet, and each other, independent of human action. IoT is wearable and portable, creating a connected world by transforming surrounding physical objects into an ecosystem of information that rapidly changes the way humans live.
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Top 5 Smart Home Devices of 2019

What're the best smart home devices on the market? This article takes a look at what's available in 2019 for these ever-changing technologies.
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How IoT Can Make Your Home and City Smarter

Many have heard the term "smart home" by now, but fewer are aware of how IoT can improve urban life.

Reinventing the Pillbox: IoT Solutions for Medical Adherence

The lack of patient adherence to their prescribed medical regimen in the United States is an overlooked but prevalent problem, and IoT solutions could play an important role in changing this reality.
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Is Facebook Portal Too Late to Impact the Consumer IoT Market?

Facebook's efforts to make an impact in the consumer IoT market may be too late, and their integration with Alexa technology is a barrier to competition. Still, Facebook Portal offers a valuable video interface to digital assistant functions and likely represents a bridge to future video-chat technology.
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Improving Customer Experiences with Voice-Based Virtual Interfaces

This article focuses on the impacts of digital transformation initiatives through voice-based virtual assistants. Many companies depend on new technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Internet of Things, among others. This piece discusses how AI and voice-enabled technologies can put companies on the right path, over the competition.

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