Well, it's has finally happened. A multi-billion dollar lawn care company ( Scotts ) is dipping its toes into the areas of the IoT by allowing their customers better insights into what is going on with their yard. As the video tagline says, "Welcome to the Connected Yard".
Good article with some practical questions we all should be asking ourselves as we start looking at ROI on the Internet of Things. Without a doubt, I believe that the value is there, the challenge as the article points out, is for us to be creative on how we use this new disruptive technology.
A great long form article on the Internet of Things landscape in 2016. There's some great nuggets of information in here along with a great landscape info graphic. Well worth the time it takes to read it.
I was on a panel this past week at Twin-SPIN to discuss the Internet of Things. The final question from the audience was on how we might monetize the Internet of Things. This article touches on some of my responses to this question, specifically on the data side.
A good story on some of the advancements and limitations of BLE and other wireless technologies as it relates to connected devices and the Internet of Things.