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For the Internet of Things, an Opportunity in Industrial Manufacturing

By | Aug 25, 2016 at 2:15 pm

The plugged-in world has churned out huge opportunities for businesses. As the Internet of Things (IoT) spreads, its applications in businesses are on the rise. From finding new ways to connect devices to analyzing and accessing data with an IoT dashboard, IoT has helped…

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The Internet of Things is the Great Equalizer for Startups

By | Aug 11, 2016 at 9:00 pm

When new technology hits the market, early adopters often find themselves carrying the burden of high development costs. But over time, industries mature, technologies evolve, and more players enter the fray. And once variety and competition rise, costs drop drastically. The internet of things (IoT)…

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IoT Technology Should Be Standard for All Startups

By | Aug 1, 2016 at 3:30 pm

With everyone talking about the Internet of Things (IoT), it’s no wonder organizations have begun dabbling in the revolutionary technology. But with the benefits becoming more and more apparent every day, do startups need to take advantage before it’s too late? Implementing IoT technology into digital…

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The Internet of Things Is a Necessity for Your Ecommerce Startup

By | Jul 29, 2016 at 10:00 pm

Rapid technological advances have proliferated today’s world in each and every sector. The Internet of Things (IoT) is one such revolutionary technology which has touched a variety of sectors and millions of lives through its astounding simplicity and efficiency. While many areas of impact…

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IoT Spending Predicted to Reach $232B This Year

By | Jul 7, 2016 at 1:15 pm

The Internet of Things is still taking over the Internet. According to a report by research firm IDC, the U.S. is predicted to invest over $232 billion this year. This heavy investment will go to everything from hardware, software to connectivity solutions and services….

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The Importance of Investing in IoT for Your Startup

By | May 24, 2016 at 12:30 pm

By 2020, the number of connected smart devices interacting with one another through the Internet of Things (IoT) will reach nearly 20 billion. Yes, that is a lot. However, deployment and manageability of IoT devices in fringe ecosystems still presents a head-scratching problem for…

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Yes, Real World Market Verticals Use Beacon Technology

By | Nov 27, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Beacons like the Apple iBeacon have transformed how we navigate ourselves in public or indoor areas, and how we make our shopping experience faster, better and less cumbersome. There’s always the question of who actually uses this technology. Rest easy because there are a…

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5 Predictions for the Internet of Things

By | Nov 17, 2015 at 3:00 pm

The Internet of Things is here to stay, and with ever-growing predictions about the number of items that will be connected in the next decade, analysts are looking to figure out how IoT is going to change mankind’s future. After looking at the information…

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Monkey: DIY Smart Lock for Apartment Dwellers

By | Oct 25, 2015 at 8:08 pm

There are a lot of smart lock options out there and more and more homes are becoming keyless. However, most of the smart locks available have one big drawback, they don’t work for people who live in apartment buildings and have to unlock more than…

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Both Low-Impact and High-Impact Hacks Have Value in Showing IoT Security Risks

By | Oct 10, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Security. It’s one of the biggest concerns that experts around the globe have raised with the rise of the Internet of Things, and for good reason. In fact, Chris Valasek and Charlie Miller, who made headlines when they hacked the moving Jeep Cherokee, proved…

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How Will Smart Cities Impact The Workplace?

By | Oct 8, 2015 at 11:00 am

The world is becoming more connected by the day. Not only are people carrying with them vast collections of web-enabled devices, we’re seeing more and more ‘regular’ items being hooked up to wider networks. It’s a concept known as the Internet of Things, or…

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The Security Risks of the Internet of Things

By | Sep 26, 2015 at 6:00 pm

It was the stuff of headlines. A “smart” Jeep careens down the road, and suddenly the driver no longer has control. As analysts watch, hackers, miles away, take control of the Jeep and make it do their bidding. Suddenly, mass hysteria erupts, as consumers…

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The Marriage of IoT and Marketing – Where the True Value Lies

By | Sep 23, 2015 at 4:00 pm

The Internet of Things. If you’ve spent much time online in the last three years or so, you’ve likely heard more than your share of IoT ideas that were going to “revolutionize” their industries, but never seemed to live up to the hype. While…

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Can the Internet of Things Live up to Its Hype?

By | Sep 10, 2015 at 9:00 pm

The “hype cycle” is something all new and innovative technology must follow. Yet, recent publications and opinion pieces about the Internet of Things indicate it may be at the “peak of the hype cycle” and some writers have gone so far as to say that…