Connected Devices

When looking to enter China, there are several cities both large and small to choose from, each with a specific industry focuses and localized benefits for foreign companies. However, some cities within China are better known than others and have direct ties back to Silicon Valley, one of the more notable…

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When it comes to the Internet of Things, traditional cybersecurity approaches are difficult to integrate and can’t keep operational devices secure. Many embedded device approaches isolate systems, offering only partial protection, and only against known attack vectors. Could all of our IoT security issues be resolved through a simple tweak…

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Researchers at a Belgian University earlier this week revealed the discovery of a break in the security protocol used to protect the vast majority of Wi-Fi connections (WPA2 based).  Mathy Vanhoef of imec-DistriNet, KU Leuven University, released his findings explaining that an attacker within range of a victim can exploit these weaknesses using…

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Many of us are impatient for a future where telehealth reduces our visits to health professionals. Whether you are geographically isolated, tired of waiting hours in a waiting room for an overdue appointment or simply have felt the pain of dragging yourself from your sick bed to a doctor’s surgery…

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Disclaimer: Parle Innovation and the eyeQ were part of ReadWrite Labs, ReadWrite’s IoT accelerator. I also act as an informal adviser for the company. Since the first sporting events were broadcast on radio in 1921, technology has continually changed the way fans experience games. Now, a personal smartphone accessory may significantly enhance…

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LTE-M promises to transform the Internet of Things (IoT) by connecting more “things” in more places than ever before.  We spoke with Cameron Coursey, vice president of IoT Solutions, AT&T, about what companies need to know. What is LTE-M and why is it a game changer for IoT? LTE-M connects…

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When it comes to smart city innovation, it’s arguable that most use cases are not that exciting to the average resident. A connected garbage bin, traffic light or parking meter is not going to cause applause and adoration for city officials at least in the first instance. But as more and…

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The trends of Internet of Things connectivity have grown pervasively in 2016-17. In 2018 more ideas and actual complex issues being addressed will IoT to its next tier of actualization. The very fact that devices can represent themselves digitally, monitoring them becomes easier so that data streaming in real time…

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Upon visiting Berlin’s IFA2107  — Germany’s answer to CES — recently,  there was one word I kept hearing: Alexa. In the consumer hardware space, it’s a great time to be Amazon, if the sheer number of hardware companies jumping on the Alexa bandwagon are anything to go by. Only today it…

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