Panasonic pledged this week to provide royalty-free access to a chunk of its intellectual property, including software and patents, to push forward the development of the Internet of Things. While at face value it may seem like an altruistic move, in fact, it may be just the lastest shot in the ongoing standards war raging in the IoT industry.
Just as enterprises are starting to get a firm handle on mobile device management, they are looking ahead to a new set of devices that could throw IT into chaos if not properly managed. More pervasive and numerous than smartphones or tablets, companies must plan now for the influx of Internet of Things devices.
The top news stories for March 13, 2015.
Benjamin Black, an engineer credited with the conceiving of Amazon Web Services, is now at work at Pivotal on a new platform service that will cater specifically to Internet of Things applications.
The Internet of Things has been projected to grow substantially this year, and a primary reason turns out to be the growing use of IoT devices to capture big data.
Warehouse employees may suffer fewer back injuries on the job with the help of a new wearable device from New York City-based tech startup Kinetic.
The more Internet of Things devices are connected through networks, the more entry points there will be for dangerous elements. If IoT is to flourish safely and securely, the private and public sector must work in concert to create a regulated yet creative environment, according to a panel at the Federal Mobile Computing Summit.
The unified communications market has been growing steadily for some time now, but according to Frost & Sullivan, new technologies and trends are going to have an even greater impact on unified communications.
The Internet of Things is still one of those topics not fully understood, but it will have an impact on networks everywhere. And it will be soon.
While Google tries to soften the blow around news that it plans to stop selling Google Glass, experts who spoke during yesterday's Women in Technology "WIT Connect" panel in McLean, Virginia, highlighted ways that issues like privacy and security are impacting the growth of new devices like Glass.