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I was recently at a friend’s house for an end of summer pool party with the kids. Like many in single family homes today, our friends have their place outfitted with several IoT devices. My friend was using an...
Nest has just unveiled a new set of products for the smart home, including a wireless video doorbell called Nest Hello, and outdoor version of the Nest Cam IQ, and a security system called Nest Secure.Nest Hello is a...
We recently took a look at IoT Tech Predictions From 6 Of Your Favorite Childhood Movies, including smartwatches predicted in Dick Tracy and virtual assistants in 2001: Space Odyssey. However, while it’s fun to look back at the predictions...
The largest buildings in the world have had smart building technology for years. It’s delivered by market leaders such as Honeywell, JCI, and Schneider. But these buildings comprise barely 10% of the world’s commercial real estate. So what about...
Listen to the audio version of this article! Google just announced that they’re entering a partnership with Walmart, no doubt in an effort to take on the e-commerce giant Amazon. Starting in late September, Google customers will be able to...
The Internet of Things (IoT) has found traction and interest in the smart home market. Smart doorbells, door locks, lighting and thermostats are some of the most popular IoT products found in the home today.A recent analyst report...
Unless you're a networking nerd, synchronization is probably more familiar as a term used with wristwatches or iTunes than as an IoT term, but the future of the IoT may actually depend on this topic. Synchronization — the way an...
In a safe connected world, smart products must be able to exchange information with multiple devices. To do so, they need to speak the same language, i.e. communication protocols.Protocols are all about how signals are sent from one device...
Oppenheimer analyst Andrew Uerkwitz estimated that between 10 million to 12 million Alexa and Google Home devices were sold over the holidays. With RBC Capital Markets predicting $10 billion in revenue for Alexa by 2020, the voice assistant market...
IoT AND Zelda?!?The Legend Zelda: Ocarina of Time has a special place in my heart. It was the first video game I ever owned, a gift from my parents when I learned how to read. As a kid, I even dressed...