Posts Tagged 'Internet of Things'

I’m gratified to see President Obama assign cybersecurity the priority it deserves in his State of the Union speech. The president announced a legislative push to increase information sharing between the government and cybersecurity companies, and to help law enforcement apprehend international cybercriminals. Yes, the hard work of writing laws remains ahead. But the president’s […]

With Google Glass, FitBit, smart cars, smart televisions, and more, it seems like the world is getting closer to the reality of the Internet of Things. In fact, according to IDC, the installed base of the Internet of Things will be approximately 212 billion “things” worldwide by 2020. Whether it’s wearable technology, household items, transportation […]

When we consider the future possibilities of IoT, it’s easy to lose focus of what’s truly important. So what IS important? For some, it may be to focus on critical infrastructure and the economic gains that come along with unlocking the power of assets that were once intentionally excluded from enterprise networks and cloud computing. […]

Wouldn’t it be fantastic if your refrigerator could inform you when it was out of milk, or vegetables? And wouldn’t it be even more convenient if your fridge could communicate these things to you across town—through a text message? It may seem like some kind of science fiction, but with the Internet-of-Things (IoT)—the connection of […]

Did you know that worldwide, 1% of all luggage was mishandled last year—a percentage that may seem small, but actually amounts to an astounding 25.8 million bags (costing airlines $2.6 billion dollars, and passengers some serious grievance)? Thankfully, the days of paper baggage claim checks and missing bags may be long gone. One technology company […]