Welcome IoT Weekly News Readers!
This week I found a really cool article as our lead story that discusses the question as to if the IoT could really change the way we live? I've also found some amazing content from Gartner on top 10 Internet of Things technologies for 2017 and 2018, can you guess what they are?
Finally, there's a great article on the IoT needing a code of ethics and stories on this topic of business regarding what Walmart, Amazon and Microsoft are doing in this vast space we call the Internet of Things.
I hope you enjoy this issue and please be sure to tweet it to your followers!
The Internet of Things: Could It Really Change the Way We Live?
This is one of the best articles I've read in quite some time. It contains an interview with Kevin Ashton ( arguably the grandfather of the Internet of Things ) and the author layers in perspectives on where all this new technology and connected devices is heading. A must read this week!
These Jaw-Dropping Facts Will Change Your Mind About the Internet of Things
The Internet of Things (or IoT) is a tech buzzword that many people have heard of but still don't quite understand. The first thing you should know about the IoT is that its definition can be simplified down to the connection of formerly unconnected things to the Internet.
Gartner Identifies the Top 10 Internet of Things Technologies for 2017 and 2018
Gartner, Inc. has highlighted the top 10 Internet of Things (IoT) technologies that should be on every organization's radar through the next two years.
Got Skills? Volunteer Your IoT Expertise to Make a Difference
If you have technical IoT skills, non-profit organizations such as Year Up, IESC and FIT could use your help...
The SXSW Robot Petting Zoo Displays Robots That Help Humans Survive Natural Disasters
SXSW is a zoo in and of itself, but the Interactive portion of the festival actually had a robot petting zoo within the event this year...
The Internet of Things Needs a Code of Ethics
The Internet of Things, as it’s called, is also lacking a critical ethical framework, argues Francine Berman, a computer-science professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a longtime expert on computer infrastructure. This article has a long conversation with Francine about what is next with the IoT.
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Internet of Things And Predictive Maintenance Transform The Service Industry
The field service industry is huge, encompassing 20 million field technicians in vans spread across the world, maintaining everything from hospital equipment to office elevators, heavy manufacturing machines and wind farm turbines, and there are a lot of efficiencies which can be made.
Walmart Looks to Take on Amazon in the IoT
A Walmart patent application describes how drones could be used to retrieve merchandise from storage areas. There now comes evidence that it’s increasingly taking on the internet of things (IoT) with a patent application unearthed by CB Insights as well!
Microsoft Updates Azure IoT Platform: Adds Connectivity, Time Series Insights and Edge Analytics
Microsoft has recently made some announcements regarding their Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities within Azure that includes adding a new service called Azure Time Series Insights, additional connectivity platform support for OPC UA and OPC DA and Azure Stream Analytic support on edge devices.