To provide a better understanding of what the ‘Internet of Things’ means, RS Components in the UK have put together this infographic which visualizes the Internet of Things and looks at how the term has advanced – and what it will come to encompass in future.
If you’re among the elite IT-savvy senior executives — the most informed about the upside opportunities for digital business transformation — then I trust that 2016 is the year where you’ll likely make a quantum-leap past your competition.
As technology becomes further and further integrated into our daily lives, the risks that technology poses become ever more present, even if those risks are at times exaggerated by the media. Case in point, the raft of articles concerning the threat of 'car hacking.'
IoT is all about connecting physical objects to the internet and enabling them to communicate with each other. This new phase of technology will soon mean more than just the smart refrigerators, washing machines, or environmental alerts. IoT will also impact the way these objects will be marketed in the future
The Internet of Things (IoT) is, via Wikipedia, a "network of physical objects ... embedded with electronics, software, sensors and connectivity to enable it to achieve greater value and service by exchanging data." Or, more simply, it's when a plethora of different, everyday stuff is equipped with sensors that communicate with each other and relay information.
Current mergers and acquisitions related to the Internet of Things (IoT) continue to break records, according to the latest worldwide market study by 451 Research. Moreover, the applications for machine-to-machine (M2M) technologies are already surfacing in numerous industries. Buyers so far this...
The competition to become the third mobile device Operating System (OS), behind Google and Apple, has evolved. Introduction of the Internet of Things (IoT) has shifted the focus. Now, savvy OS vendors need to be concerned with supporting wearables, smart cars, and smart home devices.
What happens if someone manages to hack into one of these building automation devices and gains control over the locks of a building? What about if they are able to gain access to automatically update logs about what actions the device performs and the time of day in which they occur? As you can see, this could pose a serious threat.