01. February 2016 · Comments Off on AT&T Is 3 Steps Closer to Seizing the $1.7 Trillion Smart City Opportunity  · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

It will be difficult to recognize our most advanced cities — after all, there will be neither wrecking balls nor cement mixers crowding the urban streets. However, AT&T (NYSE:T) and other companies behind the Internet of Things are making American cities a lot smarter. Recently, AT&T launched an initiative to further facilitate the transition — a transition worth $1.7 trillion according to research from McKinsey.Testing, testing, 1, 2, 3Already working to increase connectivity within cities, AT&T has created a new framework that provides IoT solutions for city managers. The company will be piloting it in three locations: Atlanta, Chicago, and Dallas. Partnering with Cisco Systems, Qualcomm, IBM, Intel, and General Electric, AT&T is offering the cities the ability to address infrastructure needs, such as remote monitoring of roads, bridges, and buildings; citizen needs, such as real-time notifications of street lights and parking meters; transportation needs, such as real-time updates of train and bus arrival times; and public safety needs, such as gunfire detection technology for police officers.

Source: AT&T Is 3 Steps Closer to Seizing the $1.7 Trillion Smart City Opportunity — The Motley Fool

25. January 2016 · Comments Off on AI is coming to factories as IBM works with IoT startup Wi-Next · Categories: News · Tags: , , ,

Internet of Things startup Wi-Next will add IBM analytics to its systems for industrial quality control and predictive maintenance.The added capabilities, including some powered by artificial intelligence, are designed to help food-processing companies and consumer product makers keep production lines running smoothly despite what’s sometimes a breakneck pace.

Source: AI is coming to factories as IBM works with IoT startup Wi-Next | CIO

25. January 2016 · Comments Off on CES 2016: The state of the Internet of Things · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

If anything rang true at CES this year, it’s that the Internet of Things (IoT) has caught fire in a big way. Using sensors the size of a skittle, device manufacturers across every industry are thinking about how connectivity can impact and improve experiences. Technologies like 360-degree cameras, augmented and virtual reality, and artificial intelligence are also beginning to align towards what IBM calls the “Cognitive IoT.”

Source: CES 2016: The state of the Internet of Things | Mirum

21. January 2016 · Comments Off on AT&T launches push to install IoT technology in major cities · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

AT&T will soon begin installing Internet of Things-enabled technology in several of the country’s largest cities as part of a push to spread “smart city” innovations nationwide.The massive telecom company unveiled a plan last week at its Developer Summit in Las Vegas to develop a new “smart cities framework,” working with Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas and the Georgia Institute of Technology to install connected devices in sections of those cities and on the university’s campus.The effort also involves a substantial collaboration with other tech companies, with Cisco, Deloitte, Ericsson, GE, IBM, Intel and Qualcomm Technologies all pitching in to provide the technology that can take advantage of AT&T’s network.

Source: AT&T launches push to install IoT technology in major cities – StateScoop

29. December 2015 · Comments Off on Intel ranks top firm with IoT competitiveness · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

U.S.-based Intel Corp. was named the most influential firm in the Internet of Things (IoT) segment, data showed Friday, based on how often the company is mentioned on websites and social media with related keywords.According to the data compiled by IoT Analytics, U.S.-based tech companies took the top spots in the report, with Intel followed by IBM, Microsoft Corp., Google Inc. and Cisco Systems Inc. over the third and fourth quarters of 2015.

Source: Intel ranks top firm with IoT competitiveness