Greetings! Another great week of news and information on the Internet of Things. There were too many good sectors to choose from for this issue that I decided to add them all!
Articles from Mobile World Congress, Mozilla and their IoT initiatives, Security, Health Care, Design, Industrial, Wearables, and Arduino just to name a few. Also be sure to check-out the articles at the end on the Innovation Jam and the Gartner Survey which shares some very interesting insights.
I hope you enjoy this issue and be sure to follow IoT Weekly News to keep up to date between issues!
9 Crappy Internet of Things Devices at MWC 2016
Mobile World Congress happened last week in Barcelona. As expected, there were some IoT devices that showed little or zero value in the real world. Take a look!
Mozilla Tests the Waters for Firefox OS IoT Apps, Including a Samantha-Style Virtual Assistant
The opportunity for an open source player to take the IoT market by storm is there. I think Mozilla has a great opportunity to be that organization to do some really new and inventive things in the space and not be held back like some corporations might be.
A Conference on 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. Join us for IoT Fuse:Conference 2016 on April 22nd!
Security and Analytics Among the Top Emerging IoT Trends
I speak on the topic and own a consulting company that helps companies build products that give insights through smart enabling their products. This article is confirmation that not only the security side, which we all know is huge today, but also the analytics are going to play and increasingly important role.
Report: Hackers Caused 98% of Healthcare Data Breaches
Interesting statistic in the headline. The article goes on share why this data is targeted and other interesting statistics from the Bitglass report on Healthcare data.
Could the Internet of Things Transform Healthcare?
As the article title asks, this is one of the most pressing questions today in the Internet of Things. I would give an emphatic YES! This article discusses some applications and what the medical literature and discussions are going on around this topic at the IoT Tech Expo in Europe.
Keeping Fuel Flowing: Saving $300,000 a Day With Industrial IoT
As quoted from the article, "How an industrial IoT solution from Microsoft Azure allowed predictive maintenance and supply chain insights for the oil and gas industry."
Gesture Control Technology Helps Seniors Age in Place
Great video on using technology from a number of providers ( Reemo and SmartThings ) to work and keep elderly as independent as possible and reassurance to their caregivers they are doing well.
As IoT Emerges, UX Takes on Greater Urgency Within Enterprises
Great article on how those designing the user experience of devices for the Internet of Things, need to keep a number of basic thoughts in mind as they work this new technology into the enterprise.
Arduino Step-by-Step: Your Complete Guide
Check this out! From the article, "Explore the World's Friendliest Electronics Prototyping Platform with 22 Hours of Training".
Sense: The Intelligent Camera and Hub for Your Modern Home
A beautifully designed, responsive, intelligent, and secure camera and hub. The eyes, ears, and brains of your modern household.
Innovation Jam 2: The Recap
This article explains some of the highlights from the #CiceronMBA event last week. I was fortunate enough to have been one of the speakers that day. It was a great opportunity to share my thoughts and perspective on the Internet of Things with a great crowd of people interested in innovation.
Gartner Identifies the Top 10 Internet of Things Technologies for 2017 and 2018
High level technologies around the Internet of Things from Gartner in the next few years. As one would guess IoT Security and ToT Analytics are one of the hottest areas, but there's a number of others called out.