We are starting to move beyond the initial emergence phase of the Internet of Things. Until now discussion on IoT has monumentally focused on the technology enablers: access technologies, software platforms, standards, protocols and so forth. Less focus has been given to the what we do with these tools.
EU member states’ failure to adopt a harmonised licensing approach for hybrid satellite/ground communication systems is hampering the spread of advanced mobile satellite services (MSS) across the European Union, according to a new white paper from the research and consulting firm Analysys Mason.
The British media has a reputation to somewhat sensationalise stories. Of course, that’s a massive generalisation but the question is, is the press making a song and dance about M2M, the Internet of Things and their potential threat to privacy and security without justification?
With just days to go before Black Friday and Cyber Monday – the busiest online shopping days of the Christmas season – Sweden’s Volvo Cars has unveiled a brand new way to take some of the hassle out of Christmas shopping.
The Open Interconnect Consortium (OIC) has announced is to acquire substantially all of the assets of the UPnP Forum. In exchange, OIC will offer membership to UPnP Forum members, in a move designed to consolidate Standards Efforts for Internet of Things (IoT).
A new report entitled European Retail & Logistics Insights – From Sheds to Shelves, by Colliers International, says that the future of drone deliveries may be at risk due to soaring property costs and calls from the European Commission for tighter regulation.
Inmarsat and Ericsson have signed a strategic maritime agreement that is intended to facilitate the sharing of cargo, logistics and vessel operational data to help streamline the entire maritime supply chain.
With the introduction of the Nest Learning Thermostat in 2011, many manufacturers have brought connected and smart thermostats to the market, in an attempt to capture or maintain market share.
Sell services – Not connected things
Imagine the concept of a butler. The reason rich people hire someone like a butler is that service professionals are trained to recognise what is happening in the home and to provide the appropriate services. They don’t need to be programmed to open the door or turn on the lights.
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