13. September 2016 · Comments Off on Fashion update: The retailers getting on board with wearable tech · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

As technology advances inexorably, the domination of wearables seems increasingly inevitable. And it seems that the mainstream fashion industry is gradually waking up to the necessity to embrace the trend, teaming up with tech brands to ensuring that their trackers, smart devices and other connected items acquiesce with the rules of stylish design. With tech brands such as Fitbit and Jawbone straining to streamline and polish their products in order to reposition themselves as stylish accessories, several retail brands are also embracing the strategy of incorporating connected items into their collections.

Source: Fashion update: The retailers getting on board with wearable tech – Tech News | The Star Online

19. January 2016 · Comments Off on 5 Industries On the Verge of IoT Disruption · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

The Internet of Things (IoT) is becoming a hotbed for tech teams looking to drive an innovative transformation strategy.In a nutshell, IoT is a network of “things” that has the ability to share information with each other through sensors, software, and network connectivity. These “things”, are often called smart-devices.IoT is big business. By 2020, Gartner predicts that there will be 20.8 billion connected things in the world, just under triple the amount of humans on earth.But what are these “things”? And in what industries will you find them?To assess this in greater detail TechExec. takes a look at the 5 industries that will be hit the hardest by IoT.

Source: 5 Industries On the Verge of IoT Disruption – TechExec.

03. November 2015 · Comments Off on IBM Stock: Big Blue Is Quietly Becoming an IoT Leader  · Categories: News · Tags: , , ,

International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) is making all the right moves to grab a big chunk of the Internet of Things market, which is expected to grow to a $4 trillion to $11 trillion market by 2025, and companies all around the world will battle for their piece of the pie.IBM’s recent moves paint a clear picture for both IBM’s IoT strategy and how that strategy can pay off for IBM stock.IoT is all about data, collecting data and then using data to make machines and “things” work more efficiently in ways never before seen.

Source: IBM Stock: Big Blue Is Quietly Becoming an IoT Leader | InvestorPlace

01. October 2015 · Comments Off on Installed Energy Storage Enabling Technology Revenue is Expected to Reach $21.5 Billion Annually by 2024 · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

A recent Leaderboard Report from Navigant Research examines the strategy and execution of 12 leading energy storage systems integrators (ESSIs), including vendor profiles, ratings, and rankings, with the goal of providing industry participants an objective assessment of these companies’ relative strengths and weaknesses in the market.

Source: Installed Energy Storage Enabling Technology Revenue is Expected to Reach $21.5 Billion Annually by 2024, According to Navigant Research | Business Wire

23. September 2015 · Comments Off on Do Samsung’s New SmartThings Help Its Smart-Home Strategy Against Apple and Google? · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Although the global smartphone and tablet markets continue to expand, sprawling technology giants such as Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) are slowly positioning themselves to capitalize on the rise of several potentially massive and still-emerging technology trends.Here, wearables and connected cars receive ample attention. However, in recent weeks, a number of storylines have focused on the smart home as perhaps the next big thing in tech. Case in point: South Korean tech giant Samsung (NASDAQOTH:SSNLF) recently unveiled the latest iteration of its smart-home device strategy. And while Samsung’s latest hardware appears promising, how should investors be thinking about its odds of success in this market against the likes of Apple and Google?

Source: Do Samsung’s New SmartThings Help Its Smart-Home Strategy Against Apple and Google? — The Motley Fool