IoTFuse Blog

Digi Int’l Signs On as IoTFuse Platinum Sponsor

Digi International has signed on to be a platinum sponsor of IoTFuse (release is below). This sponsorship is part of Digi International’s increased efforts to call attention to the IoT industry in and around Minneapolis and we are delighted to have their support! Digi International Signs on as Platinum Sponsor of IoTFuse Market Pioneer to Provide Resources…

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IoTFuse Outlines Activities for IoTHackDay 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE IoTFuse Outlines Activities for IoTHackDay 2016 October 22 Event Brings Together Minnesota’s Best and Brightest to Assist in New IoT Inventions MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Oct. 4, 2016  –  IoTFuse, the nation’s fastest growing Internet of Things user group and a registered non-profit located right here in Minnesota, today announced the menu of activities…

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GlobalX: A New Way to Invest in #IoT

Many of us interested in IoT are curious about how to invest in the sector. If you’re like me, trying to decide on which stocks to buy, which to watch, and how to do so internationally, one quickly realizes that sort of due diligence is a full-time job. Fortunately there is an exchange traded fund (ETF) that tracks…

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IoT Events Site

While on the hunt for a client who was interested in knowing about IoT events around the world, I came across a site called (obviously enough) Internet of Things Events. The site is one of several event compilation sites done by TechForge, an independent publishing company based in Bristol, UK. They’re a group who publishes, “…thought-leadership content…

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Online Workshop: Designing for IoT

O’Reilly & Associates just announced an online workshop called Designing for the Internet of Things. It will happen September 15, 2016 from 10am – 6pm ET. The fast-evolving Internet of Things presents unique, complex challenges for UX designers. To help you understand and surmount these challenges, we’ve gathered seven leading experts in IoT design for a…

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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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Why Focus on #IoT Design & Not Just Technology

Seriously. How much do you focus on design vs. just technology when you’re planning or developing an IoT product or service? If you’re not at least weighing them equally, you’re missing out, but there is more to consider. Minnesota executive and friend of IoTFuse, Scott Nelson, CEO/CTO of Reuleaux Technology (along with colleague Paul Metaxatos from Boston…

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Senate Committee Bill Passes to Focus on U.S. IoT Leadership

Yesterday, the Senate Commerce Committee passed a bill meant to increase government involvement in the development of the “Internet of Things” (IoT), according to this article in the National Law Review. The committee approved the Developing Innovation and Growing the Internet of Things (DIGIT) Act (PDF) sponsored by Sen. Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.),…

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Minnesota Business: Igniting the Internet of Things

Minnesota Business magazine’s Kevyn Burger stopped by our 2016 conference and wrote Igniting the Internet of Things for the publication. In the article she outlines what IoT means and points out some of the key statistics given by IoTFuse cofounder, Justin Grammens. She highlighted the CEO of our Platinum sponsor The Nerdery, Tom O’Neill, who had this…

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Pioneer Press Covers IoTFuse 2016

  We were quite pleased to hear from tech reporter Julio Ojeda-Zapata and learn of his interest in covering our IoTFuse 2016 conference for the Pioneer Press. He always comes away with the essence of an event or technology, and he nailed the zeitgeist of the current state of IoT in his article Things to consider…

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Verizon Releases IoT ‘State of the Market’ Report

Verizon has released a report on the state of IoT that is definitely worth a download and read. From the Executive Summary to the definition of IoT they put forth, it is a good way to guide you on understanding how Verizon, a major provider of wireless M2M connectivity, sees the market: “It’s not hype.…

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Connected World’s IoT Podcast

Earlier today we came across a publication that we thought you’d like to know about called Connected World. A woman named Peggy Smedley is the editorial director of Connected World magazine (and its sister publication Constructech), as well as the president of Specialty Publishing Co. While learning about IoT developments is always good in publications and posts, we primarily…

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Samsung Developing IoT OS

Samsung is creating a new operating system for the Internet of Things and is planning on its first reveal at their Samsung Developer Conference in San Francisco next month, according to this article in PCWorld. The agenda clearly spells out their intention: “Samsung will announce our new, open-source IoT real-time operating system (RTOS), which has…

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100 IoT Open Source Tools & Resources

The Internet of Things Wiki, a site , published a post in January listing out 100 IoT Open Source Development Tools And Resources that we thought you’d like to know about and have handy for review. There are several on this list we didn’t know about and it’s likely you’ll discover that you don’t either.…

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MIT Online Course on IoT

MIT Technology Review has a “pitch” article for a new online course which also has some good, solid overview information on the IoT marketplace: What if every vehicle, home appliance, heating system and light switch were connected to the Internet? Today, that’s not such a stretch of the imagination. Modern cars, for instance, already have hundreds…

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