Welcome! Thank you for checking out this issue of IoT Weekly News. IoT continues to dominate the headlines in the technology world this week. Some of the high points this week are a video on IoT Platforms, IBM Open Sourcing their Quark Development tool and how HaLow is set to change the future of WiFi.
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HaLow Is The Natural Next Step In The Evolution Of IoT
Really cool new technology set to be released in the coming year that will completely change the speed of reliability of WiFi today.
Finding Business Value in IoT Services
Just like with the mobile revolution which started some years ago, it's the services that will need to be built around these "things" in the world that will drive the value.
A Failure To Communicate In The World Of IoT, Part 2
Good article on the communication issues we have on our hands involving the Internet of Things. Be sure and read part 1 as well.
"Silly" IoT Projects and Growing Heterogeneous Data
Sometimes you've got to take the good with the bad. This article covers a number of examples where products were IoT enabled for little or no value. My thought would be that often with technology, we just need to try everything once before we finally find the right application. There's no harm in that.
Sparking The Internet of Things
IoT Fuse unites accomplished doers, makers and hackers with the brightest executives, investors, entrepreneurs through a yearly conference, hackathons, meetups and more.
Mobile World Congress: Internet of Things for Business Is Humming
Article from USA Today on how the business side of the Internet of Things is exploding, while the consumer side is still slow to take off.
Veniam Announces Series B Funding to Disrupt Connected Vehicles
A great example of a small company doing the work of getting funding to take on a number of the larger players in the IoT. "Citywide mesh networks of connected vehicles and other moving things are a radically new concept and we are excited to support Veniam in enabling the smart cities of the future," said Ed Ruth, Manager at Verizon Ventures.
How Can Health Hack into the Internet of Things?
This article gives us some interesting insights into how new innovations are changing Healthcare and where they can be applied.
IoT Platforms: The Big Boys Are Coming to Play
Great interview with Maribel Lopez on current trends she is seeing in the industry, specifically around all the competing platforms.
IBM Launches Quarks Open Source Development Tool to Build Efficient IoT Apps
Being a huge proponent of Open Source Software and owning and operating a company that builds applications in space of the Internet of Things, this announcement is great to hear. IBM is supporting the ecosystem with a tool that I think will benefit those working in the Internet of Things.