24. November 2015 · Comments Off on Is The Internet Of Things (IoT) Really New Or Simply Recycled? · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

There is a lot of hype around the Internet of Things (IoT) yet many, if not most, are confused by what IoT really is and what it means for their IP and their business. In fact, some people claim that the IoT is simply a matter of applying existing technology to new applications. Many companies new to the IoT market may have strong and expansive portfolio positions for assertion. This makes it difficult at best to discern whether or not IoT inventions are really new or just recycled technology. If you are a new player in the IoT market, you most likely will be filing patent applications for new innovations; however, since IoT is being built on established technology, you need to be aware that there are hundreds of technology companies that may already own the seminal foundation patents.

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14. September 2015 · Comments Off on AT&T Leads ‘Internet Of Things’ Industry · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

AT&T has spent the past few years capitalizing on innovations that focus on the IoT or the Internet of Things. Now that it has succeeded, it prides itself of about 23 million various devices that are now connected to its network — from toothbrush to wheelchairs and automobiles. Famous research firm Gartner believes that the number will blow up to 25 billion in year 2020.On Wednesday, Sept. 9, AT&T and Permobil informed the public of a wirelessly connected wheelchair as another proof of the success. Thanks to the AT&T Foundry innovation centre as well as its designers and engineers. The wheelchair’s wireless location technology can monitor the location of the wheelchair. Its accelerometer can detect the position of the wheelchair, or when it has been turned on the side, according to AT&T executives.

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27. August 2015 · Comments Off on Get ready for the digital business journey · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

It’s no secret that, although the innovations are constantly rolling in the energy industry, utilities can be slow to change. Digital businesses are rapidly emerging across industries and, in terms of utilities, can be extremely important in terms of how they relate to security, smart devices and the Internet of Things, among others.

Although utilities may not yet be on road to taking their own businesses digital, it is important that they are at least aware of the changes.

Source: Get ready for the digital business journey – SmartGridNews

31. July 2015 · Comments Off on With IoT, appliance makers aim to create ‘smart homes’ · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

A microwave that accepts voice-over-recipes, a washing machine that takes commands from a smartphone app and a Wi-Fi enabled air conditioner connected to a smartphone—Appliance makers in India plan to put these innovations together to create smart Indian homes for consumers.Internet of Things (IoT) that enables machines to interact with each other with minimal or no human intervention has spread across various consumer domains. Home appliance makers in India are keen on implementing IoT to everyday used home appliances.

Source: With IoT, appliance makers aim to create ‘smart homes’ | The Asian Age

01. May 2015 · Comments Off on Before the IoT there was roaming: The importance of getting the basics right · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

There is no doubt that the Internet of Things (IoT) and other wearable innovations boast considerable long-term market valuations. A new report from PriceWaterhouseCoopers predicts that IoT will have a US$4.5 trillion impact on the global economy, adding four percent to global GDP by 2020.

Source: Before the IoT there was roaming: The importance of getting the basics right – M2M Now – News and expert opinions on the M2M industry, machine to machine magazine