Internet of Things

The Shopping Experience of the Future is Here

By | Jul 8, 2015 at 9:00 am

The forefront of Internet of Things functionality is at our doorstep. Our vehicles unlock automatically, our thermostats adjust to our preferences automatically, and soon with the implementation of bluetooth beacons, any interaction or communication will be automated. This emerging ‘Internet of Things’ revolution is…

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Smarthome Estimate Offers All-in-One Home Automation

By | Jul 4, 2015 at 4:00 pm

There are so many products on the market now that let you automate your home and control it from your phone. These days you don’t even need to be near your home in order to lock and unlock doors, control your home’s temperature, and customize the lighting….

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DC

The Internet of Things Dissected By SmartThings CTO Jeff Hagins

By | Jul 2, 2015 at 11:00 am

It’s Thursday and we’re one day away from a holiday weekend, so let’s take a quick break to flashback with a fun throwback video for Throwback Thursday. This particular video is from our Celebrate Conference last year when SmartThings CTO Jeff Hagins had a conversation with Yahoo! Tech…

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5 IT Skills You’ll Need as the Internet of Things Becomes a Reality

By | Jun 28, 2015 at 4:00 pm

People are usually looking forward to the next big technological revolution. There’s always a great deal of excitement as we envision what the world will look like in the future and the role technology will play in that world. Most experts agree that if…

Apple

Will Apple Watch Replace Car Keys in the Future?

By | Jun 26, 2015 at 5:00 pm

There is a technology revolution coming. No, not in the speed of processors or the computing power of that smartphone in your pocket, but in the role that technology plays in our everyday lives. We have already seen Nest redefine the role that technology…

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The Internet of Things Is Revolutionizing Patient Care in Healthcare

By | Mar 1, 2016 at 3:32 pm

The Internet of Things (IoT) has hit many industries, government, and certainly the lives of consumers. We now have the ability to remotely turn our appliances on or off, and to monitor what goes on in our homes when we are away. Industries can…

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6 Considerations You’ll Want to Make for the Cloud This Year

By | Feb 22, 2016 at 6:00 pm

The cloud is hot – hotter than ever – and in this coming year, it’s important for businesses to take part in, or at least acknowledge, the trends that are changing the industry. Here are six particular considerations you’ll want to make for the…

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San Francisco

Pool Technology is Notoriously Outdated

By | Jun 19, 2015 at 8:00 pm

What makes a pool technologically advanced? I’m sure you’re sitting there thinking: come on, Will, how advanced can pools really be? Well the honest answer is that pools themselves aren’t incredibly advanced. After all, it’s just a dugout portion of the ground filled in…

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How Internet of Things Industry Will Continue to Grow in 2016

By | Feb 15, 2016 at 10:00 am

The CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas in early January, 2016 was certainly the place to be to view all of the new tech devices coming on the market sometime in 2016. Along with all the prototypes of things arriving to the shelves…

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Companies Are Banking on the Internet of Things to Fuel Growth

By | Feb 10, 2016 at 3:00 pm

If recent announcements are a sign of a new trend, today’s companies are banking on the Internet of Things (IoT) to fuel their growth in 2016. This is not surprising, because the Internet of Things is one of the fastest growing entities in the…

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How Smart Manufacturing is Creating the Next Industrial Revolution

By | Jun 13, 2015 at 2:00 pm

The biggest change that the manufacturing industry is experiencing right now is the Internet of Things (IoT). The first industrial revolution was largely powered by steam power and today IoT-centric solutions are powering the fourth industrial revolution. Sensors are central to IoT solutions in…

Gear & Gadgets

Let the Internet of Things Spice Up Your Love Life

By | Feb 9, 2016 at 9:00 pm

The Internet of Things (IoT) has invaded nearly every aspect of our lives. So this Valentine’s Day spice things up with that special someone by bringing a new, high tech and networked connected device into the bedroom. BLUEMOTION Since you probably didn’t make it through…

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6 New Tech Ideas for a Modern Smart Home

By | Jun 9, 2015 at 9:00 pm

For anyone who’s often dreamed of living in luxury and in style, a new day has dawned in the world of high-tech gadgets for the home. Now, homeowners across the country and the world are able to control their domestic surroundings with the touch…

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Tech CEO Jason Hope on the Biggest Changes IoT Will Bring About

By | Jun 7, 2015 at 6:00 pm

David H Deans recently published an article about how government initiatives are driving the growth of the Internet of Things, especially in the Asia-Pacific region. The article reveals several key facts, including the following: Data from the Internet Data Corporation (IDC) has revealed that…

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The Pros and Cons Marketing with the Internet of Things

By | Aug 26, 2016 at 7:00 pm

By 2020, smart gadget manufactures and suppliers will annually generate $ 300 billion in revenue. For those of you that don’t know, that is a lot. With 26 billion connected devices worldwide, the Internet of Things will be the perfect marketing channel for a…

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A Practical Guide on Preparing for the Internet of Things

By | Jan 28, 2016 at 6:00 pm

The Internet of Things is a concept quickly becoming integrated into our business operations and personal lives. This process is accelerating at a rapid rate – in fact many believe that there will be as many as 50 billion Internet of Things devices by…

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The Industry Trends Learned from CES 2016

By | Jan 14, 2016 at 12:30 pm

If you had had the chance to walk through the show floor at CES last week, you would have seen the underlying theme was connected technology. While “Internet of Things” may not have been the catchphrase of the show, connected devices were debuting left…