Free IoT devices from your phone using IPv6

By Pär Håkansson November 9, 2016

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.

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Topics: IoT

Hearables: More than just headphones

By Get Connected Blog October 26, 2016

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.

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Topics: Insider, cool stuff, wearables, IoT

Ultra Low Power: Separating hype from reality

By John Leonard October 12, 2016

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.

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Topics: IoT

The next consumer IoT giant may surprise you

By Pål Kastnes October 5, 2016

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.

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Topics: IoT

Are you ready for the new industrial revolution?

By Get Connected Blog September 20, 2016

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?

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Topics: IoT

Health record implants: Will we ever get there?

By Pål Kastnes August 9, 2016

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?

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Topics: IoT

Is the Internet ready for IoT?

By Get Connected Blog August 2, 2016

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 quicklycreating a messy and fragmented market. But as the market starts to mature, can we actually get all of these devices connected?

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Topics: IoT

Cool stuff: Bluetooth smart locks

By Get Connected Blog July 19, 2016

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.

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Topics: cool stuff, bluetooth, IoT

Beware of botnets in the connected world

By Get Connected Blog July 12, 2016

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.

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Topics: security, IoT

Internet of Things: Non-connected products are an endangered species

By John Leonard June 9, 2016



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.

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Topics: IoT

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