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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.

Sensors – Eyes and Ears in IoT: Smarter than Ever

Sensors – Eyes and Ears in IoT: Smarter than Ever

Sensors are the eyes and ears of IoT and the latest generation can see, hear, and feel more than ever before, allowing developers to pack in new features by the truckload.

Column: Marco Giegerich – IoT + AI go hand in hand

Column: Marco Giegerich – IoT + AI go hand in hand

In the past, IoT was focused mainly on getting things connected through sensor networks that were capable of collecting huge amounts of data – but the bigger questions remain: What should we do with all this data? How can we use and monetize it?

The Smart Factory: Value First

The Smart Factory: Value First

The smart factory offers an inexhaustible range of technical opportunities – but manufacturing companies cannot start using every possible technology all at once, and not every technology is suitable for every company. The starting point should not be the technologies but the goals.

IoT at Work: Smart Companies

IoT at Work: Smart Companies

Port Harcourt: Honey Flow Africa Putting a Buzz into Beekeeping Bees don’t just make honey; they are vital to agriculture as pollinators for all kinds of crops. Unfortunately, bee populations are susceptible to many threats, such as diseases, climate change, and predators. Mites, viruses, and fungi are the bees’ worst […]

Wireless Deployments: Giving Antennas a remote chance

Wireless Deployments: Giving Antennas a remote chance

The cost of IoT sensors continues to fall, allowing more organizations to roll out remote IoT and M2M over Wireless deployments that often require hardware to tough it out in harsh conditions with minimal maintenance. Antennas are particularly vulnerable and bad buying decisions can make them the weakest link.

IoT-Solution: Bandages That Monitor and Tailor Wound Treatment

IoT-Solution: Bandages That Monitor and Tailor Wound Treatment

But now a team of engineers at Tufts University in Massachusetts has developed a IoT-Solution designed to actively monitor the condition of chronic wounds and deliver appropriate drug treatments – thereby improving the chances of healing.

IoT at Home: A Connected Closet from Samsung

IoT at Home: A Connected Closet from Samsung

The “connected refrigerator” is one of the most utilized examples of IoT technology. Samsung just topped that with the presentation of an Internet connected personal garment care appliance.

AI and Automtive:  German Autolabs Brings Artifcial Intelligence to Every Car

AI and Automtive: German Autolabs Brings Artifcial Intelligence to Every Car

Most new cars are equipped with intelligent systems that allow drivers to control their smartphones or make phone calls while driving.

Lifestyle-IoT: Look in the Smart Mirror

Lifestyle-IoT: Look in the Smart Mirror

Vorwerk developed the smart cooking machine Thermomix, that revolutionized the kitchen. And now they are going for tea, with the Temial tea-maker.