Tag Archives: Internet of things

Smart-home technology must work harder to create smarter consumers

Attendees of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this year were confronted with a head-spinning volume of smart-home devices. From $5,000 refrigerators that can communicate when you’re running low on milk and eggs, to the ability to control lights, locks and thermostats from your mobile app or TV screen, these products and technologies all…

http://techcrunch.com/2016/05/14/smart-home-technology-must-work-harder-to-create-smarter-consumers/?ncid=rss

Rethinking security for the Internet of Things

Many people scoffed in January 2014 when Cisco CEO John Chambers pegged the “Internet of Everything” as a potential $17 trillion market, five to 10 times more impactful on society than the Internet itself. Two years later, it seems that Chambers’ prediction for the phenomenon more commonly known as the Internet of Things (IoT) could…

http://techcrunch.com/2016/05/06/rethinking-security-for-the-internet-of-things/?ncid=rss

Philips Hue blocks access to ‘untested’ third-party bulbs due to ‘interoperability issues’

An update to the Philips Hue system has blocked access to some third-party bulbs, including GE Link LED (above) and Cree Connected LED, citing ‘interoperability issues.’ While existing bulbs already linked to the Philips Hue Bridge will continue to work for now, the system is not currently allowing additional bulbs to be added, and Philips […]

http://9to5mac.com/2015/12/15/philips-hue-third-party-bulbs/

Internet of Things Momentum Is Starting to Build

Before this IoT moment, most people didn’t worry about whether one type of system could talk to another.

http://recode.net/2015/07/02/internet-of-things-momentum-is-starting-to-build/