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It's 2028. You have a family and live in a 4-bedroom, 3-bath, 2-car garage detached home. If you live in the US or Canada,...
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8 Things I Learned about IoT in 2017

2017 marked continued stable growth in both interest and deployment of IoT all over the world. In fact, according to IoT Analytics, there are...
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Choosing the Right Market for AR & VR Products

Whether you’re a solo developer or you have a host of analysts at your disposal, finding product-to-market fit has always been a balance of...

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Are Prescriptive Applications IIoT Nirvana?

Earlier, I wrote about the value of prescriptive analytics. It's the next wave of analytics. But it still falls short of ensuring successful IIoT applications.Success requires a direct link between analytics...
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How Will IoT Impact the Insurance Industry?

The Internet of Things will disrupt and impact many industries, from automotive to healthcare to energy and beyond. One industry that is already being redefined by IoT, but we don’t usually...
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How the Internet of Things Will Change Your Life in 2018

As we look forward to a new 12-month cycle of mind-boggling technological leaps and bounds, there’s one prediction we keep hearing from sector analysts more often than any other: after something...
While it’s been argued that there’s no true “killer app” for IoT, many of the examples we hear of today involve predictive maintenance, manufacturing, or smart home and smart city solutions.It's well known that IoT will have a huge...
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What is Prescriptive Analytics?

Did you say Predictive Analytics?No prescriptive.What is prescriptive analytics? Prescriptive analytics is the area of business analytics (BA) dedicated to finding the best course of action for a given situation.Based on prior...
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IoT Applications in Agriculture

The Internet of Things (IoT) has the capability to transform the world we live in; more-efficient industries, connected cars, and smarter cities are all components of the IoT equation. However, the...
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IoT Security in an Age of Insecurity

Discussions about the Internet of Things (IoT) often focus on a “Security vs. Privacy” paradigm. However, last month author Susan Landau emphasized instead that discussions should focus on “Security vs. Security”...
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How to Choose the Right Asset Management Software

Choosing the right asset management software for your business can be a struggle. There are many options on the market and what works for one company might not be the right...
The Internet of Things is already altering the way we live in a multitude of ways, from the transformation of many business operations to the reshaping of how we drive and manage our homes. And considering predictions by IHS...
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The Best of IoT For All: The Top 10 Articles of 2017

We’re looking back on a great year of learning and sharing knowledge on all things IoT. We’re so grateful for our readers and all of our contributors who have shared their...
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How Does Net Neutrality Affect the Internet of Things?

Net neutrality exists today to make sure that internet providers can't possibly create "slow lanes" for competing services, mostly those that compete with the said ISP in the market of TV...
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Ready, Fire, Aim – 3 Common IIoT Mistakes to Avoid

Not a day goes by without an article or blog outlining the technology stack and security requirements for enterprise IoT solutions. During hypercycles like this, the immaturity of the technology and...
The world is producing data at exponential rates. By 2025, the global datasphere will include 10 times the amount of data generated last year alone, according to IDC’s Data Age 2025. All of this data generation compounds an already...
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How To Implement Object Recognition on Live Stream

Introduction Image recognition is very widely used in machine learning. There are many different approaches and solutions to it, but none of them fitted our needs. We needed a completely local solution...
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Why Design by Contract is Even More Important in IoT

Design by contract is nothing new. The term was first coined by Bertrand Meyer in the 1980s, and was influenced by his work on the Eiffel programming language. For those of...
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How Gesture Control Could Transform Our Devices and Applications

Touch-less Natural User Interface Natural User Interface (NUI) let users quickly immerse in applications and master control with minimum learning. It is critically important for AR/VR applications and ambient intelligence systems. In...

Is Your Organization Ready for Industry 4.0?

Many articles on digital transformations and industrial IoT focus solely on technology enablement. In doing so, they underestimate the negative impact of poor organizational alignment.Assuming that employees can both do their...
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Digitizing a Thing’s Life: Part 3 – Consumption

New ways of consuming products alters the entire Thing Lifecycle — from product design to asset operations, not just the making an Internet of Things product. We saw in previous articles in this series...
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Applying Emotion and Sentiment Analysis in IoT Applications

If you knew your device was making users unhappy while they were using it, would you do something to change how they feel?The new opportunities in AI come down to affecting...
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3 Kinds of Data that Do More Harm than Good

Data is today’s gold, representing huge potential value for businesses. By analyzing lots of data, you can discover patterns that can help you introduce efficiency, make smarter decisions, innovate products, and...
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Integrating Alexa Gadgets Into Your IoT & Home Automation Solutions

I'm fascinated by what might come from Alexa Gadgets Skill API. In September, we saw the announcement of Alexa Buttons. These buttons allow you to buzz in for game show-like experiences...
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Welcome to the Co-Economy—Brought to You by Generation IoT

In this series, I’ve been discussing Generation IoT—a new breed of workers who thrive on collaboration, openness, and change. These are the leaders, makers, thinkers, and doers who are building the...
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Customer Centric IIoT Projects are the Key to Success

For more than 10 years, I have had the opportunity to work with almost a dozen multinational companies on IIoT projects.Not all were successful. Based on these wins and losses, I...
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IoT vs. Industrial IoT: 10 Differences That Matter

The Internet of Things (IoT) enables disruptive transformation across multiple market segments, from consumer, enterprise, agriculture, healthcare, manufacturing, and utilities to government and cities. Industrial IoT (IIoT), a subset of the...
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What’s Holding Back the Smart Home from Mass Adoption?

With the number of devices that are already in the market, it is easy to think the smart home market is on its way to maturity. Between smart thermostats, voice assistants,...
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Buyer Beware: Security Shackles Creativity for IoT Products

At a recent Internet of Things (IoT) meetup hosted by Tech in Motion DC and General Assembly, three panelists spoke about 'things' development at their companies. Interestingly, each panelist spoke about...
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Computer Vision Technology Permeates Our Daily Lives

The young woman in the video sits on a high bed in a comfortable, well-adorned bedroom. She is blind. She touches the screen of her mobile phone to “see” a photo a friend...

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