The big news this week, as we had predicted was Google's announcement of Brillo at their I/O Developer Conference. Time will tell if this is a splash or a mere blip similar to their Android @Home announcement years ago. Speaking of conferences, I included a few interesting videos from keynotes at the IoT Asia 2015 and IoTFuse conferences in this issue as well.
Articles on Security and Big Data plays continue to be driving forces in this space, along with a good story that covers 12 early adopters of IoT. Many of which are ones you might not expect!
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Google Announces Brillo, an Operating System for the Internet of Things
It remains to be seen if Brillo is going to have any impact. If you will recall Google launched a Google @Home initiative a few years ago that went no where. There's currently a lot of hype and hope that this time it will be different.
8 Ways the Internet of Things Will Change the Way We Live and Work
Longer form article, but very well done discussing that there will be billion of data- devices connected to the Internet and how they are changing how we live and work.
It's the Network, Not the 'Things,' That Will Make IoT Revolutionary
Good article on the how we interface with information outside of the IoT and how we can use the network to bring more data in and enhance it. Provides some interesting insights.
Top 12 Early Adopters of IoT
Forget about the future, here's a list of some of the companies doing IoT today.
The Application Economy and the Challenges of the Internet of Things
As businesses become aware of the increased threats associated with new technologies such as the IoT or struggle with BYOD, there will be new changes that they will need to overcome. This article outlines some of them.
Blackberry Aiming to Become Leader in IoT Security
Everyone is talking about security around the Internet of Things. Blackberry is already pretty well embedded with a number of government agencies. This article discusses how we could see them becoming a major player in the security space in the future. Don't sell your Blackberry stock just yet!
How Internet Of Things Data Improves Product Development
A few interesting examples of how the Internet of Things can help companies understand their customers and apply data to their decisions.
Startup Mode Aims to Handle the Back End for IoT Companies and Developers
Another company offering an platform specifically for management of IoT devices. While there's a ton of these out there, this one is unique in the connections it has and who it was started by. Looks to be a play to build up some technology and get acquired.
Why Data Will Drive The Next Wave of IoT Innovation
As I've been saying for quite some time now, "The devices are irrelevant, it's all about the data dummy!" This articles helps to reinforce my position.
IoT Asia 2015 - "Building the Physical Web Together"
Entitled 'Building the Physical Web Together', this closing keynote by Google's Scott Jenson who is from the UX Strategy Chrome Team, is a call to action to realize the wider potential of IoT by enabling greater integration & connectivity between objects, services & systems.
IoTFuse Conference - "People Driven IoT"
This video is the from the recent IoTFuse Conference where Muhammad Abdurrahman gave an informative and insightful keynote on recognizing a gap in the usability of ubiquitous computing interfaces.