04. September 2016 · Comments Off on Centrica unit chief says adoption of its smart thermostats has doubled within a year · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

The desire for more efficient energy usage and evolving consumer behaviour has seen demand for Centrica’s smart thermostats more than double in 12 months, according to Nina Bhatia, Managing Director of the FTSE 100 energy company’s Connected Home unit.At the heart of the British Gas owner’s suite of products and solutions targeting digital home management, a nascent industry premised on the Internet of Things (IoT), is Hive – a suite of wireless products that let you control your home from your mobile, tablet or laptop practically anytime, anywhere, from lighting to hot water, central heating to variable temperature management of individual rooms.

Source: Centrica unit chief says adoption of its smart thermostats has doubled within a year

06. June 2016 · Comments Off on Ericsson: IoT Connections to Surpass Mobile by 2018 · Categories: News · Tags: , ,

Internet of Things (IoT) connections will surpass mobile by 2018, according to communications giant Ericsson in a new annual mobility report.

Source: Ericsson: IoT Connections to Surpass Mobile by 2018

08. May 2016 · Comments Off on Wireless already playing key roles as the smart grid market matures · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

The smart grid promises to help create a more efficient, cleaner world with more agile networks that suffer fewer power outages and shorter restoration times. And mobile will play an increasingly larger role, from providing basic cellular connectivity to proprietary networks designed specifically for the IoT to wireless sensors that can glean staggering amounts of data.

Source: Wireless already playing key roles as the smart grid market matures – FierceWireless

05. May 2016 · Comments Off on How IoT security can benefit from machine learning  · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Computers and mobile devices running rich operating systems have a plethora of security solutions and encryption protocols that can protect them against the multitude of threats they face as soon as they become connected to the Internet. Such is not the case with IoT.Of the billions of IoT devices presently in use, a considerable percentage are sporting low-end processing power and storage capacity and don’t have the capability to become extended with security solutions. Yet they are connected to the Internet, nonetheless, which is an extremely hostile environment.

Source: How IoT security can benefit from machine learning | TechCrunch

30. April 2016 · Comments Off on Master Mobile Moments In The IoT World · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Marketers are always falling in love with mobile’s latest “shiny new object” and new technology acronyms — 5G, BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy), NFC (near-field communication), RWD (responsive web design), etc. — and they’re constantly looking for the next platform, whether it’s virtual reality (VR), bots, artificial intelligence (AI), or the internet of things (IoT).

Source: Master Mobile Moments In The IoT World – Forbes