Archive for May 2016

IoT Set to Disrupt These 5 Markets

The B2B consulting organization, Bain & Company, has been working to define, quantify, and understand the IoT space and what it means, and will mean, for their clients. The firm recently released a report called Defining the Battlegrounds of the Internet of Things (Website | PDF) which grabs you in their opening paragraph as they describe how they see the…

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Amazon Announces Dash Button for #IoT

Early last year Amazon unveiled their Dash Button, a very small Wifi-enabled button for Amazon Prime members to use and easily reorder specific products. Now Amazon has introduced a limited release, programmable, $20 Dash-like button for IoT and it sold out in one day! The AWS IoT Button is a programmable button based on the…

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NIST Pushing #IoT Security

Late yesterday FedScoop published an article pointing out that NIST is pushing a holistic cybersecurity process for IoT. The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released a draft document imploring the engineers of internet-connected technology to build security into their systems at every step of the process. NIST Special Publication 800-160 covers everything from smartphones…

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Honeywell Creates New #IoT Division

Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS), has established a Digital Transformation unit to help manufacturers harness the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and more rapidly deploy the technologies that will allow them to better manage and analyze data, according to Automation World. As manufacturing systems grow more complex, it has become more important for automation suppliers to…

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