Tech

There is one common theme in the conversations I have with those I corner and force to listen as I spout endlessly about augmented and virtual reality: the general public has connected these future technologies almost exclusively with gaming...
Augmented and Virtual Reality Shopping - Retailers Beware

Augmented and Virtual Reality Shopping – Retailers Beware

In contrast to last week’s blog topic, Why are Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Taking So Long?(a harsher subject surrounding artificial and virtual realities), I...

Indoor IoT and Outdoor IoT – They Need to Become the...

Two IoT Arenas Companies competing to sell you their wireless IoT connectivity technology can be thought of as competing in one of two separate “arenas”: an...
Visual-Data-and-the-‘Killer-App’-for-AI

Visual Data and the ‘Killer App’ for AI

Today there are AI-powered apps that can tell you the breed of your dog or the species of a plant in seconds simply by taking a photo. When...
Smart-Home-2.0-–-How-to-Develop-Smart-Home-Solutions-that-Resonate-with-Buyers

Smart Home 2.0 – How to Develop Smart Home Solutions that...

The Internet of Things (IoT) has found traction and interest in the smart home market. Smart doorbells, door locks, lighting and thermostats are some...

All the IoT news you could ever ask for

Sign up for exclusive content

How to Film VR Videos - 4 Tips for 360 Degrees

How to Film VR Videos – 4 Tips for 360 Degrees

Filming in 360 degrees is relatively new, so it's not immediately clear how to film VR videos. While a great deal of the general video rules still hold true, this new...
IoT-Data-Marketplaces-Just-What-AI-Developers-Need

IoT Data Marketplaces: Just What AI Developers Need?

If you follow the business press at all, by now you're probably overwhelmed with articles on AI (artificial intelligence). AI is definitely a hot topic in the technology industry. According to...
Will Augmented & Virtual Reality Replace Travel & Tourism?

Will Augmented & Virtual Reality Replace Travel & Tourism?

Summer has arrived (for half of the world, at least). This means roughly 45% of people are itching for a fun getaway — and, if Facebook posts are any indicator, many...
Bluetooth for Geolocation? - A Tragic Misuse Shows Why this is a Bad Idea

Bluetooth for Geolocation? – A Tragic Misuse Shows Why this is a Bad Idea

In a recent, tragic case, a Bluetooth tracker that was advertised as having a wide area geolocation capability has failed to locate a lost Alzheimer’s patient after 17 days. 17 days...
High-Level Overview of the FCC 's Equipment Regulation Changes - IoT Device Suppliers Beware

High-Level Overview of the FCC ‘s Equipment Regulation Changes – IoT Device Suppliers Beware

In its July 2017 Open Meeting, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) voted to approve a Report and Order ("R&O") containing new rules that impact how RF equipment, manufacturers, vendors, importers, and...
Why Are Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Taking So Long?

Why Are Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Taking So Long?

There’s Something Missing, and It’s a Biggie! Over the past months, I’ve been excited to share my rather primitive augmented and virtual reality creations with any who will spare a few minutes....
What is Proximity Computing? - Explanation and the 3 Types

What is Proximity Computing? – Explanation and the 3 Types

Edge computing is a means of processing data physically close to where the data is being produced, i.e. where the things and humans are - in the field area, homes, and...
Should I Use an IoT Platform? - Reduce Cost and Boost Quality

Should I Use an IoT Platform? – Reduce Cost and Boost Quality

News flash: If you’re building your own IoT infrastructure, you’re wasting time and money, and jeopardizing the quality of your product. In this post, I discuss how you can reduce cost...
5 Reasons Why Synchronization is Critical to IoT

5 Reasons Why Synchronization is Critical to IoT

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...
Examining 5 IEEE Protocols - ZigBee, WiFi, Bluetooth, BLE, and WiMax

Examining 5 IEEE Protocols – ZigBee, WiFi, Bluetooth, BLE, and WiMax

Various types of wireless technology and networks allow devices to speak (send data) to each other and to the web (TCP/IP Networks) without cables. There are a number of different wireless...