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The Internet of Things 2016 By The Numbers

Over the past year, global IT think tanks such as Gartner, IDC, Juniper and many others generated a wealth of research data about the current state of the Internet of Things (IoT) technologies and predictions for their future evolution and application use cases. I've fleshed out and aggregated the most interesting IoT study findings pertaining to Q4 2015 - Q1 2016 for you to have a clearer...
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12 Popular Programming Languages For IoT Development In 2017

Everyone is talking about smart objects these days and how they are going to impact everyday life. Today, the Internet of Things (IoT) is very much a reality with smart thermostats, connected cars, and smart home hubs like Amazon Echo (that uses multiple languages like Node.js, Java, and Python).
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How to Build a DIY Home Weather Station With ESP8266

This is my English translation of the article originally published in Geek Times. A couple of years ago I purchased esp8266, a cheap Wi-Fi chip with full TCP/IP stack and micro controller capability manufactured by Espressif. My idea was to build something useful for my home using this controller.
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IoT Platforms Overview: Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Intel Galileo And Others

The IoT concepts imply a creation of network of various devices interacting with each other and with their environment. Interoperability and connectivity wouldn’t be possible without hardware platforms that help developers solve issues such as building autonomous interactive objects or completing common infrastructure related tasks.
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How Internet of Things (IoT) Benefits Agriculture

No surprise, agriculture is preeminently one of the main development accelerators of the Internet of Things (IoT). Up-to-date technologies are indispensable for foodstuff manufacturers in supporting the rapidly growing population of our planet.

How to Design Interfaces for Smart Appliances

When it comes to smart appliances, the user experience (UX) will be different from mobile devices. For connected appliances, the Internet of Things (IoT) should enable connected lives that don’t have to depend on multiple touch screens.
IoT gateways

IoT Gateways Overview: Intel, ARM mbed, Eurotech and Nexcom

With the IoT industry getting much attention in recent times, the mode of connection of IoT devices has advanced from cellular and Wi-Fi to more complex wireless communication modules such as Wi-Max, NFC, ZigBee, etc. IoT gateways serve the important purpose of connecting such devices to the Internet irrespective of the radio/wired technology used by them.

Pitfalls of Distributed IoT Application Development

Intersog's CEO Igor Fedulov and senior Android developer Igor Rolinskiy are going to speak at the upcoming IoT Conf UA, one of Ukraine's largest IoT events that will take place in...

How Google's Self-Driving Delivery Truck Will Transform Retail

As reported by Mike Murphy in Quartz a few hours ago, Google has just been awarded with a patent for an autonomous delivery platform, which confirms tech giant's strong...

How IoT Enables Businesses to Sense and Respond

A touch of a button here, a voice command there, a data sensor over there - it’s the Internet of Things. Businesses are projected to be the first to implement IoT into...

Shodan: Dark Side of the IoT

Last week, tech media was actively discussing Shodan, the world's biggest search engine for the Internet of Things (IoT), and its new section that allows for easy browsing of...

How Soft Sensors Disrupt Sports, Healthcare and Military

Instrumentation providing accurate measurements of system variables is at the heart of each process or machine operation. Soft sensors, also known as Virtual Sensors, use system...

5 Tips for Building a Secure IoT Application

The Internet of Things (IoT) is rapidly becoming a reality, connecting every aspect of life via the internet. As a result, technology companies have been responding to the rising...

Choosing Programming Languages For IoT Development Projects

Choosing which programming languages to use for the IoT application development project can be as big a decision as choosing an IoT hardware platform. The options are many and...

Designing Voice Interfaces For IoT Devices

In the past few decades, integration of voice interaction with technology wasn’t really successful aside from sci-fi movies. A bit of a progress was made back in the 1990s with...

IoT and MedTech's Potential Impact On Patient Care

Patient care in America has been evolving for a while, and in 2016 more changes are expected in the entire sector. Data analytics is going to be incorporated into various...