IoTA News

Updated on 24th November 2017

Smart tech breeds smarter shoppers
Brunel University News (press release)
Shops will find it pays to wise up to the ways smart technology upgrades customer experience. That's the message from a new study on how people ...

IoT News Roundup
IOT Journal 
"DTC is focused on bringing radio frequency identification (RFID), brand authenticity, document protection, secure credentials, and ...

Cybertrust Japan Selects CryptoManager IoT Security Service from Rambus
Business Wire (press release)
[Cybertrust] has selected the Rambus CryptoManager IoT Security Service for their Secure IoT Platform®, a comprehensive ...

Three ways to save battery life in your IoT device
Embedded Computing Design
It goes without saying that no developer would want to accidentally drain the integrated battery of 100,000 door locks, thermostats, or baby monitors ...

Smart cities: The case for IoT
Fifty-two city councils across the country have been handed a cut of $28.5 million for new projects under round one of the federal government's $50 ...

Will the end of net neutrality crush the Internet of Things?
Network World
One of the biggest questions, in fact, is what effect the sunset of net neutrality provisions will have on the Internet of Things ( IoT). My initial analysis ...

Cutting the risks of copper cable theft through the IoT
Global Railway Review (press release)
With global copper prices remaining high, cable theft within the rail industry is a problem that continues to damage rail operators leaving them and ...

Internet of Banking & Payments: where every device is a payment device
The Internet of Business (blog)
This is a natural extension of the unquestionable success of contactless and mobile payments (via the likes of Apple Pay and Google Pay), especially ...

What makes Wales the place to turbocharge your IoT growth?
If you're a small company with a big idea which could drive the evolution of IoT, a new accelerator programme based in Wales can bring the real ...

Nordic countries, Netherlands named IoT leaders in OECD report
China has the most M2M Sim cards in use, at 228 million, but Sweden has the most M2M Sims per capita, at 77.9 per 100 inhabitants, according to a ...

GE launches new IoT hub to connect smart lights to Alexa
Digital Journal
GE has announced an update to its smart lights range, C by GE. The company's expanding the system with a network-connected hub that adds Wi-Fi ...

Mastercard links up with Dublin City Council to aid smart city plans
... including Qkr!, an API that allows users to use their smartphones to pay by linking them to their card details, all secured by Masterpass protocols.

What happens when an IoT implementation goes bad?
Network World
The failure of Emberlight reminds us that Internet of Things devices may not work when the vendor stops supporting them.

An IoT-based smart parking system saves time and money
Embedded Computing Design
The smart parking system can easily be designed using IoT-compatible ... The smart parking system uses RFID technology to identify the user and ...

83% of transport companies in Europe are ready to raise their IoT game
Pierre Audoin Consultants
A new PAC – CXP Group study finds that 83% of European transport companies plan to increase their IoT solutions ...

Location-based advertising needs smart technology and smart thinking
The Drum
The word 'smartphone' is now so widely used that it's easy to forget how much the 'smart' element enables. For digital advertisers, the technology's ...

IoT needs to be secured by the network
Network World
Economics don't allow all internet of things devices to have baked-in security, so it has to be addressed elsewhere.

IoT is on the cusp of revolutionising healthcare
Information Age
IoT solutions have arguably made a bigger splash in the consumer landscape than B2B to date, with connected fridges, cars and thermostats all ...

DDoS attacks increased 91% in 2017 thanks to IoT
"As IoT botnets continue to rise, we may soon see hackers put on more dramatic RDoS displays to demonstrate the strength of their cyber firepower, ...

SolarNow, Eseye And AWS Enabling IoT To Change Lives Across Africa
ISBuzz News
The Internet of Things (IoT) is impacting the lives of millions around the ... For the solution, SolarNow turned to IoT M2M connectivity specialist Eseye to ...

Cardiff begins roll out of IoT-enabled street lights
Cardiff Council has started installing a network of IoT-enabled street lights throughout the city, with the hope that they will help reduce energy costs ...

The Incredible Ways Heineken Uses Big Data, The Internet of Things And Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Every industry can benefit from Big Data, IoT and AI, and that includes brewers. Dutch brewer Heineken has been a worldwide brewing leader for the ...

Hitachi switches focus to software subscription model, takes on IoT and AI
The Australian Financial Review
Hitachi switches focus to software subscription model, takes on IoT and AI. Share; Share via Email · Share on Google Plus · Post on facebook wall ...

Cybersecurity firm warns of advances in cybercrime
Manila Bulletin
FortiGuard has detected 30,000 attacks per day for the Hajime Botnet, for example, which is an intelligent IoT (Internet of Things) botnet. In October ...

Chipmakers bet on the 'big bang' of artificial intelligence
Financial Times
“When people think about IoT, that's an AI problem. When people think about self-driving cars, that's an AI problem,” Mr Huang said. “I believe there's ...

Retailers Use AI to Improve the Connected Shopper Experience
The research highlights the impact of cloud computing, mobile and social technologies, Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI) as ...

How IoT Can Restructure The Education Sector
Cygnis Media
IoT-based applications are already being used in customer service and healthcare. And, now the education system is also catching up with the trend.

IoT Company Gooee Launches in Europe
IoT Evolution World (blog)
According to a recent announcement, Gooee, a company that builds what it calls the 'data brain' for Smart Buildings, officially launched its 'full stack' ...

Microsoft unveils AI tools platform Azure Databricks for developers, pushes for IoT tech
The Indian Express
Microsoft also announced “Azure IoT Edge” that will enable AI, advanced analytics and machine learning for the Internet of Things (IoT) powered ...

Cisco: Most IoT projects are failing due to lack of experience and security
Three quarters of all Internet of Things (IoT) projects are "failing", according to Cisco's Australian CTO Kevin Bloch, primarily because they have been ...

Innovation: Narrow-band IoT - The Future of Smart Parking Systems
Parking Network (press release)
The Internet of Things (IoT) enables communication between machines, people and other assets by means of smart and low-power devices.

Intro To Haptic Technology
IoT For All (blog)
Haptics provide a critical role in making our devices more interactive. Here are the latest technologies. By. Calum McClelland. -. November 13, 2017. 3.

Smart technology helps to revolutionise support at local care home
Bath Echo
Gracewell of Bath has installed an innovative care device that tracks individual resident care plans to ensure they receive the best support according ...