Smart home device adoption sees “big uptick” according to new study

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Smart home device installations seen a “big uptick” in 2016, with refrigerators, washers, and smoke detectors seeing year-on-year growth of over 250 percent. That’s according to a new study published by PlumChoice, an Internet of Things (IoT) technical service provider and Z-Wave Alliance, a consortium of companies deploying Z-Wave technologies, called 2016: Year of the… Read more »

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IoT Analytics report: The journey towards successful IoT solutions

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The IoT Analytics team recently published an infographic highlighting the 5-step path towards successful implementation of IoT solutions. The insights are based on more than 30 expert interviews in IoT as well as recent research. For more information, you may refer to the Guide to IoT Solution Development. In this 31-page guide, you will find:… Read more »

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General Motors plans to test thousands of driverless cars in 2018

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Thousands of modified Chevrolet Bolt cars may hit the roads next year, as part of a major deployment by General Motors to test its self-driving system on public roads. GM, along with ridesharing app Lyft, will test the cars and possibly pick up members of the public, similar to Uber’s self-driving program in Pennsylvania and… Read more »

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For smart asset management, businesses need to start listening to machines

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The dawn of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is bringing in revolutionary changes enabling enterprises to manage their assets more efficiently and effectively.  According to McKinsey , the IoT market is expected to reach $1 trillion by 2025, most of which is contributed by insights generated by connected devices in the materials-reliant sector. Smart asset… Read more »

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How hard is it to bring precision analytics to agtech?

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On first thought, agtech seems something of a contradiction. Agriculture involves growing crops. There’s no real world shortcut or fast track in that plants require planting in appropriate seasons with access to sun, water and soil nutrients and time to grow. By comparison, tech is about speed, rapid prototyping and timely deployment. But agtech is actually an evolving nexus between… Read more »

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Can USSD really make IoT more affordable?

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A use of old technology in a new way is transforming the potential capabilities of IoT. Myriad Group, a mobile software company that originated in Switzerland in the 1990’s, have created Pressto, a connected bundle built on Myriad’s IoT platform, ThingStream.io. The device uses the Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) protocol to send 182 character messages… Read more »

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