A few high-tech hotels are using robots to perform tasks once reserved for people.
Microsoft unveiled at its Convergence 2015 conference this week a number of products designed to provide tools to enterprises to harness the power of the Internet of Things.
Amazon has acquired enterprise-focused Internet of Things company 2lemetry, according to reports. The move is one more step forward in IoT efforts for Amazon.
Video collaboration company Vidyo is partnering with smartglasses maker Vuzix to bring wearables-based videoconferencing and "see-what-I-see" technology to enterprises.
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.
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.