As more connected devices come onto the market there is a growing need to ensure that IoT devices can stand on their own two feet, and not rely on connections that might not always be available. IPv6 is the technology that will achieve this.Read More ❯
While Bluetooth headsets were the original wearable, in-ear technology has largely stood still since then. Until now. We take a look at some of the emerging contenders in the new market for hearables, which go way beyond music playback and seek to improve your workflow and your personal health.Read More ❯
The phrase ‘Ultra Low Power’ gets thrown around a lot in IoT circles these days. It’s a useful descriptor in some cases, but mostly it’s nothing more than a buzzword that can be ignored in the product development process. Let’s look at why.Read More ❯
Amazon isn’t the first company that springs to mind as a pioneer of consumer IoT devices, but the online giant is about to make a major splash in the market. We take a closer look at several new products.Read More ❯
Many experts agree that we are on the cusp of a fourth major industrial revolution. But what can industry learn from what has gone before to ensure they are not left behind in our new hyper-connected world?Read More ❯
You arrive at the hospital in critical condition. The sound of voices, beeps and alarms surrounds you as you lie unconscious on the hospital bed. Nurses are running round checking your blood pressure, pulse and other vital signs to assess the extent of your injuries. But what don’t they know?Read More ❯
So far in the brief history of the Internet of Things, the emphasis has been put on the ‘things’. Developers have rushed to get devices to market quickly, creating a messy and fragmented market. But as the market starts to mature, can we actually get all of these devices connected?
In this series, we present some of the most exciting IoT products launched or in development. Let us inspire you on how the Internet of Things can benefit your business. This month we return to the exciting world of home automation to look at Bluetooth® smart locks.Read More ❯
It sounds like the plot of a bad sci-fi horror B-movie but ‘When Fridges Attack’ is now a real concern on the Internet of Things. Security researchers have uncovered a huge botnet – a hacked network using computers remotely to send out spam – of over 100,000 devices.Read More ❯
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The fast-paced world of technology lets us create products and services that would have been impossible to imagine just a few years ago. With the smartphone market booming, consumers are now connected to the internet everywhere they go. Over the next few years, this will give rise to an even wider range of connected products and services.