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Why are Companies Connecting Products Anyway?

Why are Companies Connecting Products Anyway?

Manufacturing is undergoing a sea change. Product manufacturers across every sector are re-evaluating the very form, function, and business models of their products. The ability to connect objects to the Internet, monitor their existence, and leverage data and...

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Why Interoperability Holds the Keys to the Smart Home

Why Interoperability Holds the Keys to the Smart Home

Investment is pouring into the Smart Home. But is ‘the home of the future’ really viable when it’s just a bunch of Internet-connected appliances? The so-called “Smart Home” market— that is, replacing your current in-home appliances and products with an Internet...

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Exploring the True Role of Interoperability in the Smart Home

Exploring the True Role of Interoperability in the Smart Home

Lately, you might have noticed a new section at your local big box retailer: “Smart Home.” Although the idea of connecting everyday objects in the home to the Internet seems quite novel, it’s not really the connectivity to the Internet that’s so new. What’s new is the...

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Understanding the Insecurity Surrounding Connected Car Security

Understanding the Insecurity Surrounding Connected Car Security

What once seemed far-fetched, niche, even space-age is now central to the immediate roadmap of just about every automotive manufacturer in the world. In reality, connected cars aren’t all that new: sensors, telemetry, even performance data have been part of automotive...

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Top Internet of Things Conferences for 2016

Top Internet of Things Conferences for 2016

Industry practitioners in the IoT and Smart Systems space suffer no shortage of conferences and events to attend. There are dozens of events each month around the world, some taking a broader brush of the space and others focusing on specific markets, technologies,...

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