As more enterprises mull deploying Internet of Things devices and platforms, CIOs and IT departments are becoming more concerned about IoT security risks. And for good reason. Espen Sandli, a security journalist from Norway, uncovered hundreds of IoT devices that were connected to the Internet without basic security, such as password protection.
Drones made by SAGB are patrolling the sewers under the city of Barcelona, host of the 2015 World Mobile Congress. But any firm that operates a complex of underground pipes and/or tanks could use the drones to perform inspections of those structures without endangering workers.
In the battle for Internet of Things standards, the Industrial Internet Consortium just got an important ally--the German enterprise app giant SAP.
Jasper, an Internet of Things provider, is teaming with SAP and Salesforce to enable enterprises to collect and analyze IoT device data to improve product design and customer relationships.
While Internet of Things is all abuzz nowadays in enterprises circles, there are some important obstacles to true IoT enterprise utilization, explained Kevin Curran, a professor of computer science at the University of Ulster and IEEE senior members.
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.
Enterprises are increasingly turning to "off-the-shelf" Internet of Things (IoT) products instead of the more expensive customized products that have characterized many enterprise IoT implementations, according to a Verizon report released Monday.
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.
Just when you thought the smartglass competition couldn't get more interesting, Sony now allows for pre-orders of its SmartEyeglass Developer Edition wearable. The wearable has a number of enterprise use cases, including on the factory floor, in the field fighting fires, and in the hospital monitoring vital signs.
CIOs in the United States lag behind their counterparts in other countries when it comes to understanding the relevance of advanced technologies such as sensors, augmented reality, robots and thinking machines.