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Silicon Labs Pivots to Internet of Things, Has Record Revenue
The Austin-based chipmaker on Wednesday reported record revenue of $205.38 million for its first quarter, which ended March 31. The upswing in revenue, up 15 percent, or about $26.3 million over the same quarter last year, was boosted by 17 percent year-over-year revenue growth in its Internet of Things division. Additionally, Silicon Labs reported that revenue from its infrastructure division rose by 37 percent for the quarter.
Here's What's Working With the Internet of Things … and What's Next
With the advent of the Internet of Things (IoT), we are now seeing farmers use more wireless technologies to increase the quality and efficiency of production to achieve higher yields. IoT has opened the door for engineers to develop smart farming solutions to meet the world’s growing food demands.
Particle Welcomes RedBear Labs to the Team
There’s a common trope in IoT that “the value is in the data”. But the people who say this tend to forget where the data comes from. IoT data comes from IoT devices. And that means that the hardware – connectivity, compute, sensors and actuators – matters.
Highiot’s Akita Device Protects Your Smart Home From Being Hacked
Alexa, can you find my phone, call my best friend, check my emails and print my bank statement? Alexa, the cloud-based amazon device is turning your home into a smart home – a computer controlled environment working via voice command. HighIoT operates on working blockchain technology, allowing its security service and products to use stored behavior profiles, detect malware, and make secure payments to the HighIOT security guardians.
There Is Light at the End of the IoT Tunnel
From Alexa’s random outbursts of laughter to claims that your smart refrigerator wants to kill you, it is easy to see why the Internet of Things (IoT) invokes negative connotations. Some may even say IoT has a dark side, fueled by security and privacy concerns along with uncertainty about what these devices can do.
Expanding Smart Home Solutions: Attend CONNECTIONS in May
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Microsoft Announces IoT Security Silicon And Platform In Its March To Deliver End To End Security
I’ve always faulted the security industry for the lack of comparable security benchmarks and the coded language it uses. Why would the CEO, CFO, or board of any company pay more for security if it’s not measurable or communicated in a consistent way? Microsoft is now seeking to improve this, with the newly announced Microsoft Secure Score.
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The Do’s and Don’ts of Industrial IoT
When it comes to assessing ROI for a deployment, there are so many metrics and factors involved that it can be daunting. Even tech giants such as Microsoft and Cisco have signed partnerships within highly specialized industries like manufacturing, health care, and construction to develop the expertise they need to help clients.
Schneider Electric Announces Edge Module for IoT Processing
Schneider Electric is the latest player to jump into the edge computing game for Internet of Things (IoT) devices with the announcement of its Edge Module for mobile and IoT applications. It follows the trend of processing IoT data where it is generated rather than sending it to a remote data center.
HighIoT Leaves Hackers No Chance with Akita Cybersecurity Device
HighIoT, the company behind a blockchain-based security solution for IoT devices, has successfully closed Kickstarter and Indiegogo crowdfunding campaigns, raising over $900,000 for its Akita device.