Connecting retail spaces, processes and objects to the internet can unlock new value for retailers, primarily by tangibly improving the customer experience. Connected retail comes with its security pitfalls however, and a strong security framework is essential is important to the enduring success of a digital retail transformation.
We look at the IoT platform vendor landscape, analyse which are the companies to watch out for in the enterprise smart city solutions which cover waste management, smart street lighting, energy and water metering and utility management.
Advanced data analytics are no longer a fancy add-on but an integral part of any IoT solution. They can help you find the signal in the noise.
Manual methods of measuring specific gravity have been around for ages. We wanted to explore ways to make continuous measurements with internet-connected devices.
AI-enabled technologies are simultaneously extending, complementing and jeopardizing global healthcare efforts. The road ahead for "Dr. AI" looks precarious yet promising.
There’s perhaps no domain in which robust cybersecurity is more important than in connected defense products. Military contractors working on IoT products need to adhere to an iron-clad framework: correctly categorize the system, adjust security controls to requirements, convert security controls into national/international standards, then verify and test rigorously.
Transport digitalization is the next step in making UK cities smarter, and with 30 percent of city traffic made up of people looking for parking, connected parking services could reduce congestion and improve public perception of the government’s ability to modernize.
Building connected car services can be a challenge due to the unreliable nature of the cellular network and the requirement for bi-directional communication. MQTT's publish/subscribe protocol is well designed to address these challenges and is well suited for moving data between the car and cloud platform.
It’s important to look at the driving forces behind the smart city and how personal data dovetails with these to generate a fuller picture of what it means to live in a smart city.
AI and ML can improve decision making, personalize experiences and enhance decision making in smart cities, but at the risk of bias and abuse.