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How Senior Care and Assisted Living will be Improved by the Internet of Things (IoT)

How Senior Care and Assisted Living will be Improved by the Internet of Things...

The trend to use technological innovations to help seniors live longer, more fulfilling lives is catching steam around the world. Generally known as the Aging 2.0 movement, it holds huge promise...
How to Explain IoT to your Grandparents

How to Explain IoT to Your Grandparents

Chances are, your grandparents haven’t heard of IoT (unless they are very ‘down with the kids’). So, where would you even start with how to explain IoT to them?Here, I’ve outlined...
The Future of Wearable Technology

The Future of Wearable Technology – 3 Key Drivers

The hype around wearable technology seems endless, as consumers and businesses alike expect these devices to take over our lives. In fact, research data by CCS Insight mentioned that the wearable...
Consumer-IoT-vs.-Industrial-IoT-What-are-the-Differences

Consumer IoT vs. Industrial IoT – What are the Differences?

Although most ink dedicated to discussing the Internet of Things (IoT) has gone towards discussing the concept’s consumer variant, the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is beginning to capture significant attention...
T-Mobile's Proposal to FCC: Eliminate Unlicensed Use of 3.5 GHz Band

T-Mobile’s Proposal to FCC: Eliminate Unlicensed Use of 3.5 GHz Band

In a last-minute attempt to eviscerate the core purpose of the rules governing the 3550-3700 MHz spectrum band (“3.5 GHz band"), T-Mobile USA, Inc. (“T-Mobile”) recently filed a Petition for Rulemaking...
AWS Greengrass Announcement - 6 Key Takeaways

AWS Greengrass Announcement – 6 Key Takeaways

When Andy Jassy announced the release of AWS Greengrass in Limited Preview back in November at AWS re:Invent 2016, the show floor was buzzing for hours. And for good reason –...
Ways to Save Electricity (and Money) in Manufacturing

Ways to Save Electricity (and Money) in Manufacturing

So, you’ve got a huge electrical bill and you'd really like ways to save electricity and money, but you don't know where to begin. There are some typical culprits for electrical waste in a...
How to add Alexa to a Raspberry Pi

How to Add Alexa to a Raspberry Pi (Or Any Linux Device)

Voice assistants have definitely become a trend, with options like Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, and Apple's Siri. What really differs them from each other is their ecosystems, and this is where...
Smart Home Protocols - Thread, Zigbee, Z-Wave, KNX and More

Smart Home Protocols – Thread, Zigbee, Z-Wave, KNX and More

In a safe connected world, smart products must be able to exchange information with multiple devices. To do so, they need to speak the same language, i.e. communication protocols.Protocols are all...
A Human-Centric Trust Model for the Internet of Things

A Human-Centric Trust Model for the Internet of Things

For IoT security to be successful, humans must trust the security, safety, and privacy of this massive transformation of the world. Most importantly, “ordinary people,” whether they are consumers or workers,...