The promise of a connected home for new or old homeowners is really a glimpse into the future. Being able to micro-manage your thermostat remotely, be virtually at home and answer the doorbell even if you’re vacationing in Cannes, set lighting on the fly for different moods, as well as shut appliances on or off at will, are attractive propositions and are all available today for a price, but are they any good.
by Lee Rickwood
Community leaders and participatory democracy advocates in Rio hope that access to digital data and maps of surrounding neighborhoods will foster more interaction with and suggestions for city government officials.
It’s encouraging to see companies find pockets of differentiation and still kick start some innovation, not just in what their smartphones have to offer but also accompanying products that can improve user’s lives.
Of all the things connected by the Internet of Things, it appears that a robust strategy for consumer protection, corporate security and individual privacy has not yet been fully hooked up. The Internet of Things (IoT) broadly refers to a…
By Christine Persaud
Four Canadians were singled out as winners in Cisco’s inaugural global IoT World Forum Young Innovation Grand Challenge, which looked for girls aged 13-18 to come up with new Internet of Things (IoT) “solutions and technologies” to help connect everyday devices and objects.
By Lee Rickwood
Products offered for our comfort and convenience, are actually pretty convenient for digital intruders, computer hackers and cyber criminals.
By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla Sensor-packed wearables, cloud-connected servers and mobile apps are all components that can push the Internet of Medical Things forward and help bridge time and distance for patients and their medical teams.