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Facebook Portal: Video Calling Devices to Connect With Friends and Family

Facebook Portal: Video Calling Devices to Connect With Friends and Family

Facebook just announced two video communication devices for the home that can change the way people keep in touch. The devices are called Portal and Portal +.

Column: Gerd Leonhard – Business As usual is Over

Column: Gerd Leonhard – Business As usual is Over

The next 20 years will bring more change than the previous 300 years – and that’s a conservative estimate.

Editorial: Can Putin stop the Internet?

Editorial: Can Putin stop the Internet?

The State Duma, Russia’s tightly controlled parliament, is considering proposed legislation, supported by President Vladimir Putin, that would disconnect the Russian Internet, officially called Runet, from the rest of the world.

Editorial: Wild Wild Web

Editorial: Wild Wild Web

When we think about the short, exciting history of the internet, it helps first to think back to the events that shaped what we like to call the American Wild West.

IoT messaging: How to control lights via chat app

IoT messaging: How to control lights via chat app

At Build Eco Xpo (BEX) Asia in Singapore earlier this month, Unified Inbox Pte. Ltd. (UIB) showcased UnificationEngine which works with Overkiz’s platform-as-a-service (PaaS) SmartContact, which offers intelligent IoT messaging.

Interview with Kevin Ashton – inventor of IoT: Is driven by the users

Interview with Kevin Ashton – inventor of IoT: Is driven by the users

Interview: Kevin Ashton is sometimes called the “Inventor of IoT” since the first used the term in 1999 to describe a system where the Internet is connected to the physical world via ubiquitous sensors He is a serial entrepreneur and co-founded the Auto-ID Center at MIT.

Robot 2020: Join the Conversation

Robot 2020: Join the Conversation

Robots have hands and feet, arms and legs, a torso of some sort or another, and a kind of head sitting on top, maybe with bulging, fly-like faceted eyes, or camera lenses that stare back at its human master. If that’s what you think robots of the future will look like, think again. Chances are robots in 2020
and beyond will look more like a can of sardines.

IoT Interface Design: The Voices of…

IoT Interface Design: The Voices of…

Voice is the next big platform and it may very well deliver the smart home hub everyone is waiting for. How does this new interface model fit in with the rest of the digital world? And what does the voice market look like today?

AR and VR in Manufacturing: Being There

AR and VR in Manufacturing: Being There

Virtual reality is not exactly new – VR goggles have been around since the ’90s – but now virtual reality is poised to arrive on the shop floor, along with augmented reality, both of which promise to revolutionize how things are made.

Corporate Comeback with IoT: Reinventing Nokia …again

Corporate Comeback with IoT: Reinventing Nokia …again

Nokia went from being the global leader in cell phones to a company which has been split up and could have become just another has-been. But the 152-year-old business chameleon could make a comeback over the next few years with a sound IoT strategy ■ by Marcel Weiss There are […]