What is IoT?

May 25, 2017 • Leon Hounshell

I wrote an essay for Forbes about understanding the Internet of Things (IoT) amid the confusion surrounding its individual constituents. After years of working with connected devices and platforms, I’ve noticed we still often struggle to communicate effectively about what the IoT actually is. What is IoT? The Internet of Things emerged conceptually at the dawn of the millennium with the notion …

Now it’s official: the Internet of Things is a stereotype

November 8, 2016 • Roger Gregory

2016 is the year of Internet of Things (Internet of Things, short IoT). IoT is easy anywhere.On every corner you can see networked “things”, devices, prototyen and IoT initiatives. IoT expressions pamper on any conceivable application: smart air-conditioning systems, networked cars, smart kitchen appliances, robots, smart shoes, talkative sunglasses, etc. Despite all these “things”, the IoT still plays a role …

The Internet of Things is not new or revolutionary – it’s the evolution of compute and it’s all about you

October 21, 2016 • Jim Hunter

Learning from the past, taking security seriously and protecting the consumer must be at the heart of developing propositions for the Internet of Things (IoT) because it’s all about personal data. The real opportunity in the Internet is in connecting it with people; being able to put individual pieces of data about people’s lives into context to make it meaningful. …

Did the IoT Just Clear a Major Hurdle?

May 10, 2016 • Roger Gregory

It’s official. IoT is now a cliché. Most folks agree that the Internet of Things (IoT) dominated the Consumer Electronics Show this year. And IoT got top billing at the Mobile World Congress as well. In fact, an explosion of “things” and devices and proofs of concept and IoT initiatives are on display at every big technology event (even the …