by Peter Apps
Sometime last week, a small group of Chinese residents were sitting outside in the town of Chengdu. A small drone approached them, hovered nearby and began to speak...
by Kari Soo Lindberg
The deadly coronavirus outbreak, which has pushed the Chinese medical community into overdrive, has also prompted the country’s hospitals to more quickly adopt robots as medical assistants.
by Thomas Macaulay
A bar in Tokyo is tackling its problems finding new staff by employing an automated alternative: A robotic bartender that can pour a beer in 40 seconds and mix a cocktail in a minute.
by AJ Ghergich
Internet connectivity provides devices the capacity to share data, in order to power commands and processes that can help improve consumers’ lives. Easy access to the internet has opened your smartphone’s capabilities; it can now act as an interface to control a number of devices, even from afar, from your thermostat to the locks on your front door.
Flash back a few years and everyone had one or maybe two connected devices. Today, the landscape has changed. The phones, tablets, computers and consoles are still here, but so are smart speakers, smart thermostats, smart appliances, smartwatches, smart televisions and connected cars. This literally touches every aspect of our lives, and somewhere in that big mountain of stuff is payments and the security around those payments.
by David Priest and Megan Wollerton
Amazon introduced its first Amazon Echo speaker in 2014. Ever since, voice commands have become an increasingly important part of how we interact with our smart home devices.
by Hugh Langley
The first port of call for many smart home users is a connected thermostat – and for good reason. Getting better control of your home's heating isn't just a huge win for convenience. You can save a lot of money by heating your home more efficiently, and there's no better feeling than popping the heating on during your commute and arriving home to a warm house.
by Ricardo Baeza-Yates
The words "big data" tend to conjure up an image of a flowing fountain of information worth its weight in gold, and in many ways, that's a fair interpretation. When it comes to the Internet of Things, the term "big" feels like an injustice. Humongous or colossal data seems to be a more suitable term.
by Justin S
We've seen amazing advances in industrial automation within the last few years. We're now seeing artificial intelligence and machine learning stack up on top of these robotic technologies to really effectively outsource a lot of the elements that used to involve human labor.
by Jonny Evans
The latest smart home security nightmare highlights the risk you take each time you add another connected item to your home, office or industrial network. And even market leading brands make mistakes.
by Austin Hackenberg
Iridium Communication's newest service, CloudConnect, expanded its coverage in late January on a global scale. The goal of the service is to provide better coverage and connectivity of IoT enabled devices without the need for traditional internet delivery devices like routers or cell towers.
by Lauren Horwitz
Managing cities like Las Vegas takes discipline and vision. The Internet of Things can address some of these city challenges by automating processes, reducing costs and generating data for better decision making.
by AIT NewsDesk
Immersive bootcamp at community college in Albuquerque trains and produces skilled professionals to code and build smart devices that make organizations more efficient