Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) is the network of physical objects or ‘things’ embedded with electronics, software, sensors and connectivity to enable it to achieve greater value and service by exchanging data with the manufacturer, operator and/or other connected devices. Each thing is uniquely identifiable through its embedded computing system but is able to interoperate within the existing Internet infrastructure. Some experts estimate that the IoT will consist of almost 40 billion objects by 2020.

IBM Watson Partners with Visa, Bosch and Others at Opening of ‘Internet of Things’ Towers in Munich
February 20th, 2017

At the opening ceremony of the new Watson IoT centre in Germany, IBM announced a number of new partnerships to promote the use of the IoT technology.

Blockchain Project Fermat Announces Alpha Release for the ‘Internet of People’
February 16th, 2017

The blockchain-enabled open source project developing the Internet of People reveals its ambitious roadmap for 2017.

Cisco, Bosch and Others Team Up with Startups for IoT Blockchain Consortium
January 30th, 2017

The group will focus on the adoption of bitcoin’s underlying technology to the Internet of Things segment.

Open Connectivity Foundation Tries to Organize the Internet of Things
January 16th, 2017

The consortium is making progress in developing common standards for connecting IoT devices, while other market players propose their own interoperable solutions.

The World’s Most Popular Internet of Things Platforms
December 13th, 2016

Companies are competing to become leading IoT solutions providers and here is the list of the top players within the industry.

BlackBerry Unveils BlackBerry Secure Designed For Enterprise Internet of Things
December 9th, 2016

BlackBerry addresses the emerging market of Enterprise of Things (EoT) devices with the launch of the new cloud-enabled mobile security platform.

CRN Presents the 2016 Internet Of Things 50 List
December 5th, 2016

CRN has taken a closer look at vendors and divided them into for groups to get a better understanding of sales force trends and examples of use cases of the Internet of Things.

Ecobee Launches New ecobee3 Lite HomeKit Thermostat
October 17th, 2016

Canadian smart thermostat provider has launched a more affordable version of its ecobee3 thermostat that will still offer most of its main features.

Internet of Things May Provoke Large Scale Attacks in the Near Future
October 11th, 2016

Security remains the main issue within the IoT industry that need to be addressed, taking into account the recent hacking attack powered by compromised IoT devices.

IBM to Invest $200 Million Into Watson Internet of Things A.I. Business in Germany
October 5th, 2016

The US-based technology and innovation company has unveiled plans to expand its IoT capabilities with a new investment in its facilities in Munich.

SAP Buys Startup Plat.One, Plans to Invest $2.2 Billion in the Internet of Things by 2020
September 29th, 2016

Germany-based software producer SAP is planning to make a significant investment in the Internet of Things by 2020, thus expanding its footprint within the market.

Samsung Brings JerryScript, an Open Source JavaScript Engine, to the Internet of Things
September 11th, 2016

South Korean tech giant has started offering a stable 1.0 release of its lightweight JavaScript engine designed for the Internet of Things (IoT).

Terepac and Nuco Team Up to Bring Blockchain Technology to Internet of Things
September 1st, 2016

Terepac is likely to become a world leader at the intersection of two revolutionary technologies – blockchain and Internet of Things.