07. May 2016 · Comments Off on Advantech Unveils IoT Gateway Starter Kit · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Advantech’s (TSE:2395) IoT gateway starter kit will jumpstart your innovation with a reliable platform and open gateway technologies. The whole package includes a ready-to-run system (Intel® Celeron® J1900 platform & Windows 7 Embedded), IoT software platform service (WISE-PaaS), software development kit and technical support service. This gateway is also verified to work with the Microsoft Azure cloud platform. With it, you can take your IoT innovation to market faster and create new business value.

Source: Advantech Unveils IoT Gateway Starter Kit | Business Wire

23. April 2016 · Comments Off on What Needs to be Done to Build IoT in the Enterprise? · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Enterprises and businesses are at the cusp of a major transformation, a new wave of industrialization based on IoT. IoT will involve the intersection of powerful supply and demand factors that will cause a tremendous amount of change and value creation. Beyond the economic benefits of business use-cases for the “Internet of Things,” the implications of this trend on our understanding of our societies, economies and ecology can be profound. Imagine data from soil sensors in Iowa, for example, being correlated with emissions data from California. Human behaviors and conditions can be mapped and analyzed with great detail, bringing serious privacy and security issues and concerns.

Source: What Needs to be Done to Build IoT in the Enterprise?

21. March 2016 · Comments Off on Adopting smart-home technology can be easy and practical  · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Simplicity and ease of use override technological innovation in the minds of people who are looking to purchase smart-home technology, according to a recent survey from Icontrol Networks.The drive is to have devices that solve real and everyday problems.Gartner, a leading information-technology research company, predicts that a typical family home in 2022 could contain more than 500 smart devices, but right now a majority of consumers still are looking for a clear value proposition to invest in the technology.Combining practical and easy with an eye toward energy efficiency and affordability seems to be the current state of affairs.

Source: Adopting smart-home technology can be easy and practical – BizWest

16. March 2016 · Comments Off on Why Every Healthcare Device Should be Connected to the Internet of Things · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

There are myriad “things” that could benefit from having a Wi-Fi Internet connection, enabling access to devices and data anytime and anywhere.  Whether it’s a vibration device monitoring commercial building disturbances or irrigation controllers charged with watering acres of plants at a theme park, the Internet of Things (IoT) provides companies with an avenue to improve efficiency, add value, and ultimately make the “things” they manufacture “smart.”

Source: Why Every Healthcare Device Should be Connected to the Internet of Things | Lantronix

07. March 2016 · Comments Off on Actility Collaborates with Cisco to Deliver IoT Solutions Using LoRa Technology · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Actility, the industry leader in Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) networks announced that it is collaborating with Cisco to help customers embrace digital transformation and accelerate the development of new business models based on the Internet of Things (IoT). Actility will today join the Cisco Partner Ecosystem as a Cisco Solutions+ Partner for LPWA solutions for IoT. The collaboration will allow global service providers and other vertical industries to create added value far beyond simple connectivity, in both business markets such as smart cities, connected factories and industrial IoT, and high volume business to consumer applications.

Source: Actility Collaborates with Cisco to Deliver IoT Solutions… — GSMA Mobile World Congress, BARCELONA, Spain, February 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ —