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IoT Critical to Future Success

It’s time to dig into a newly published report from Vodafone, www.vodafone.com, and then hone in on what the report has to say about the energy and utilities space. Vodafone recently released its fourth annual “IoT barometer” report, a study of how the IoT (Internet of Things) is transforming the business world.

Today’s Visual Representations of the IoT Ecosystem Are Like a Seurat Masterpiece

Wikipedia broadly defines the IoT (Internet of Things) as a “network of physical devices that enables these objects to collect and exchange data.” A physical device can be a sensor, a car, a building and any other “smart” object. Things that were once considered “dumb” can be made smart by embedding sensors in them. There are now billions of devices collecting and exchanging and receiving data to keep check on our lives, economy and planet. Every smart device is a point or node in a network.

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The Legal Industry Gets a Platform

These days, industries are being overhauled on a daily basis. It’s all about the “platform.” The platform, the platform, the platform. Uber, AirBnB, Lending Tree, Home Advisor, etc.—the list goes on and on. If you can think of an industry, it probably has a platform. One of the few industries to remain untouched by this wildly popular innovation is the legal industry—until now. Enter Legal Services Link, a member of the 1871 Tech Incubator in Chicago.

Design Emerging As a Critical Success Driver for Smart Home

Whether you’re browsing the aisles of a consumer technology store like Best Buy or the pages of Amazon, connected home products are hard to miss. From refrigerators to thermostats to lighting and everything in between, consumer product companies large and small are exploring all possible ways to embed connectivity into the household products we’ve used all our lives.

Gone Fishing: How mobility, not just sensors, powers the Internet of Things

Are you an IoT (Internet of Things) developer or a mobile developer? The best bet is to be both, because when you combine IoT data with an intelligent human interface via mobile, you amplify the value of the whole system.