Episode 51-- Weekly IoT News Update
IoT news for this week:
We profile two enterprise tech startups that are using software as a service (SaaS) and the internet of things (IoT) to develop and provide solutions across sectors.
When driving I’ve often wished fellow road users would improve their skills, but IoT startup GoFar has raised over $1m to help achieve just that.
The amount of data generated today boggles the mind — U.S. companies alone produce 2.5 quintillion bytes daily, enough to fill ten thousand Libraries of Congress in a year — and much of it is of the time-series variety (i.e., data points indexed in time order).
Blockchain crops up in many of the pitches for security software aimed at the industrial IoT. However, IIoT project owners, chipmakers and OEMs should stick with security options that address the low-level, device- and data-centered security of the IIoT itself, rather than the effort to promote blockchain as a security option as well as an audit tool.
Glasgow-based intelligent networking and integrated security solutions provider Boston Networks is powering what is claimed to be the UK’s most advanced Internet of Things network, called IoT Scotland.
When it comes to smart home hubs, there are two very different audiences. There are mass-market consumers that mainly want a plug-and-play type system such as a SmartThings or Wink hub.
If AI is so easy, why isn’t there any in this room?” asks Ali Farhadi, founder and CEO of Xnor, gesturing around the conference room overlooking Lake Union in Seattle.
Australian start-up Fleet Space Technologies has registered one million internet of things (IoT) devices to its network three months after launching its first raft of nano-satellites.
The guys from the Get A Grip On Lighting podcast are asking that question after listening to the claims about what lighting can do in terms of improving your health.
Amazon will acquire mesh Wi-Fi maker Eero for an undisclosed sum, as the retailer continues making investments in the smart home.