IoT contributing towards circular economy in fashion

The global fashion industry has always had a considerable problem as far as sustainability is concerned. Not only is the industry directly responsible for 10% of the world’s carbon emissions, but it also boasts a business model that encourages consumers to discard their old items of clothing and replace it with new ones, says Jocelyn Brown, freelance

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What does SpaceX’s acquisition of Swarm say about space IoT?

SpaceX is notoriously quiet when it comes to mergers, and so it came with great surprise that a company had been acquired by the spaceflight company and that company was one that deals in the Internet of Things (IoT).

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Improving air pollution monitoring with IoT sensors

Nine out of ten people around the world breathe polluted air, the World Health Organization reveals. Moreover, seven million people worldwide and between 90,000 to 360,000 in the US die every year due to conditions linked to air pollution.

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Smart waste management could help USA reach government targets for recycling

According to the USA’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), only 30% of waste in America is recycled, despite the fact that 75% of it is actually recyclable. The rest of the waste is either incinerated or put into landfill, says freelance technology writer, Jocelyn Brown, which is having a devastating effect on the environment.

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IoT integration takes centre stage in the smart homes market

As the use of the Internet of Things (IoT) picks up pace, the adoption of smart home devices is steadily increasing. By 2023, the average UK smart home will have 50 connected devices, according to Marc Allera, the CEO of BT‘s consumer division.

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Improving accessibility for people living with a disability

The emergence of the Internet of Things (IoT) has offered many societal benefits, and has undoubtedly improved our overall quality of life. Statistics show that by the end of 2018, there were an estimated 22 billion IoT-connected devices in use worldwide, and this number has only grown since, says Jocelyn Brown.

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Improving data security will create the next IoT boom

The security of the internet of things (IoT) remains a key barrier to its proliferation. Research analysed by Business Insider found that 44% of American consumers were “very concerned” about the possibility of information and privacy leaks becoming a reality when it comes to their connected devices, indicating the scale of the concern, says Jocelyn Brown, freelance

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How can IoT help children with ASD learn and play?

Around one in every 54 children in the U.S. is diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a neurological and developmental disorder that affects the ability to communicate and interact socially. In order to enhance communication and interaction, the Internet of Things (IoT) alongside dedicated programs and apps are continuously being developed, says Jocelyn Brown.

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Smart security: How to protect your smart home devices from hackers

The Global Smart Home Devices Market was valued at US$14.55 billion (€13.2 billion) in 2018 and is expected to reach $40.23 billion (€36.5 billion) by 2023, according to the 2019 Smart Home Device Market Report.

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How IoT can help improve accessibility for people with disabilities

The emergence of IoT has been great news for people with disabilities, making many lives so much easier due to the many tools, devices and add-ons that are now available which have improved user access.

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IoT and water management around the home

There are a number of ways in which IoT is revolutionising water management. These efficient new solutions both current and in the making have come at the right time given the current challenges that the global water industry now faces due to an increasing population, eco-system pollution, and water rights amongst many more.

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Innovative ways to use IoT-enabled drones in the near future

Global research and development budgets for drones is expected to hit 4 billion dollars by 2020 according to Statista. This, says freelance writer Jocelyn Brown, signals the increased application of drones, across various industrial sectors.

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Why the cloud is not the only solution for IoT users

While convenience plays a big role in why enterprises are driven to Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, 54% of enterprises cite cost saving as the reason for the switch. The caveat for enterprises, says freelance writer Jocelyn Brown, is the reliance on cloud-based computing for storage, processing, and even accessing information.

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Smart apps that your four-legged friends will love

About 23% of UK households own at least one or more smart home devices, according to YouGov’s Smart Homes 2018 report. When people speak about Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for homes or smart home devices, says Jocelyn Brown, a freelance writer, they usually mean devices that are focused primarily on humans.

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The future of healthcare: Three ways IoT is beneficial to hospitals

The Internet of Things (IoT) will transform nearly every industry in future years – if it hasn’t done so already, says Jocelyn Brown. By redefining how devices, people, and apps connect and interact with one another, IoT is making the way we work more integrative. By creating new opportunities to develop dynamic services and products,

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India to see world’s largest IoT network

HPE and Tata Communications in India are about to roll out the world’s largest IoT network connecting 2,000 communities and 4 million people. This comes after successful trials in Bangalore, Delhi, and Mumbai which aimed to improve the lives of millions by creating better water quality and public safety systems.

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