Creating new relationships, Part 2: Through connected technologies, data and you

In the near future, technology – specifically, technologies wrapped up as the Internet of Things (IoT) – will allow companies to give products their own voices and stories. This will give the products a perceived sense of agency, encouraging consumers to develop relationships with the items.

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Creating new relationships with the Things we buy – Part 2: The desirability of connected products

In the near future, technology – specifically, technologies wrapped up as the Internet of Things (IoT) – will allow companies to give products their own voices and stories. This will give the products a perceived sense of agency, encouraging consumers to develop relationships with the items.

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Don’t let the scale of IoT data sink your business

The Internet of Things is conjuring up new challenges. Many IoT services are still in their infancy, and we’re only just hitting the teething problems – one of the most significant of which will be architecting suitable data platforms.

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Apple adds Web Real-Time Communications (WebRTC) to Webkit

Excitement is in the air! Apple has given its seal of approval by placing Web Real-Time Communications into development for Webkit.

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Ping! Buzz! Is it a new car photo or a customer alert? – Part 1

Fixing the broken enterprise messaging IoT signal-to-noise ratio The Internet of Things (IoT) offers a lot of potential for empowering employees and increasing business productivity – getting them the information they need, when they need it, in order to keep business moving, and to inform good decision-making.

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Ford drivers just say ‘I need a coffee!’ to find cafés as SYNC 3 comes to Europe

Ford Motor Company launched its new SYNC 3 communications and entertainment system in Europe, allowing drivers to control their connected smartphones, audio, navigation, and climate functions with more conversational voice commands.

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How to provide continuous security and protect our privacy online

In this exclusive interview with ForgeRock, VP of Emerging Technology, Eve Maler tells IoT Now what organisations can do to better protect customer information online.

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The future of IoT, as told by those driving the revolution – Part 1

Internationally renowned Smart IoT speakers share their views of the industry ahead of what is claimed to be the world’s largest IoT event.

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Open source: Security through transparency

The contrast between proprietary and open source software is as old as the IT industry itself. Software in almost every category is available either from suppliers who develop and market their code by themselves or from developer communities who work with open code.

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Consumer satisfaction with insurance online experience needs improvement

Up until now, online communication with insurance customers was, in terms of customer satisfaction, significantly lagging behind other industries. As a matter of fact, this is  clearly  an aspect of Insurance business with a good potential for improvement.

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Wouldn’t it be great if more people really understood the Internet of Things?

Maybe we should turn it into a drama. One of the obstacles faced by this industry is that hardly anyone understands it. If Joe and Josephine Public do not quite get it, how can they buy into it?

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The HCE tap is open, let NFC services flow

I was prepared for Mobey Forum’s third annual Mobey Day event to be a lively affair. Bringing banks together with, amongst others, GSMA, chip manufacturers and mobile payment software providers to discuss the future of near field communication (NFC) was always going to ignite debate.

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Wearable technology $50 billion investment frenzy

Many giant electronics manufacturers, computer services companies and conglomerates have tens of billions of dollars in the bank that is instantly available for investment to counter their saturating sales in mature markets. Samsung, General Electric and Google are examples and Apple even has $133 billion available.

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App brings smart metering to Facebook

Greenpocket has come up with a smartphone app connecting smart metering with the social web, and plans to present the social metering app at next month’s Metering Billing/CRM Europe in Amsterdam.

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Why M2M is Bigger than Social Networking

LinkedIn is working to connect 1 billion professionals Facebook wants to connect everyone with an Internet connection – that’s 2 billion people and counting With more than 7 TRILLION potentially connected devices

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