Welcome! A number of interesting articles this week on the Internet of Things. I particularly enjoyed the articles in the Development section below that touch on career skills in the IoT, application containers and IoT architecture.
Also, be sure to checkout the stories at the very end about LiFi and Wifi HaLow in the Network section. There's some really cool new technology coming to help devices communicate with each other. I hope you enjoy this issue and please help get the word out by tweeting it to your followers!
Profitable IoT Niches: The Race Is On
This article covers some specific areas where companies have found a niche creating IoT solutions. I still believe we are only at the tip of the iceberg when it comes to doing IoT and Agriculture.
Why IoT Devices Should Make Sense
Great article on some of the areas where the IoT is being applied and don't make sense. Stresses the need to use the technology for something that provides value.
Why the Internet of Things needs another 10 years
Article to give us all a reality check on where the Internet of Things is today and how we might be cautious when predicting mass adoption. As you may know, we've seen these trends and predictions before.
Practical Artificial Intelligence Tools You Can Use Today
Not so much on the Internet of Things, I found this to be an interesting article listing resources and tools for Machine Learning and AI. However, in many ways the IoT drives the data that is then used to feed these other technologies.
4 Unexpected Implications Arising from the Internet of Things
I found this interesting state from article, "More than half of new business processes and systems will incorporate IoT by 2020"
Transforming Manufacturing Industries with the Right Industrial IoT Approach
This article reminded me a lot of a term I've been hearing in the news recently called "Industry 4.0". Fascinating to see how the IoT will continue to work into the Industrial setting.
Slicing and Dicing Internet of Things Skills Predictions
Short article on some of the skills works will need as they work in field of the Internet of Things.
App Containers and IoT Among Top Tech Trends for 2016
Good article covering trends on Docker, IoT and Blockchain as three areas where growth will occur in 2016.
IoT Architectures for Edge Analytics
Great article covering the architecture and value in providing analytics at the edge when deploying IoT solutions. Examples or current platforms are used in the discussion.
Add Proximity Intelligence to your Smart Home by Gayan Gamage
Make your Smart Home, Even Smarter with Proximity Beacons
Li-Fi vs iBeacon (BLE) Technology
Interesting article on the breakdown between the new Li-Fi technology just coming out and the more established iBeacon standards.
Wi-Fi for the Internet of Things Gets a Name: Wi-Fi HaLow
Longer ranges and lower power network connectivity are two areas where advancements in technology will drive growth in the Internet of Things. This article covers a new breed of Wi-Fi, called HaLow.