Monthly Archive: September 2016

#Arduino #IoT Internet of Things kit announced

#Arduino #IoT Internet of Things kit announced

The kit is available for pre-order as a KickStarter project, shipping in June 2017. Source: Arduino unleashes a serious Internet of Things system for hardware hackers | TechCrunch Related articles Esus Internet Of Things And Robotics Control Board (video) Arduino Wiring is the latest addition to Windows 10 IoT Core Microsoft adds support for Arduino Wiring on Windows 10 IoT Core

Measuring people’s happiness using #IoT wireless signals

Measuring people’s happiness using #IoT wireless signals

By measuring subtle changes in breathing and heart rhythms, EQ-Radio is 87 percent accurate at detecting if a person is excited, happy, angry or sad – and can do so without on-body sensors or facial-recognition software. Source: EQ-Radio: Detecting emotions with wireless signals | Robohub Potentially scary: #IoT systems might be used to surveil all of us and record whether or not we are happy, angry, and so forth. Imagine a police surveillance state that...

Many #IoT devices do not support software updates, cannot patch security holes

Many #IoT devices do not support software updates, cannot patch security holes

And even if they can be updated, consumers and customers must visit the manufacturer’s web site, download a patch and then manually update firmware in the device. Which means even those that may be updated are unlikely to receive timely updates. Source: No wonder we’re being hit by Internet of Things botnets. Ever tried patching a Thing? • The Register Related articles Security Weekly #479 – Security News LuaBot Linux Botnet Is Written in Lua...

#IOT adoption slower in health care, utilities and government

#IOT adoption slower in health care, utilities and government

IDC’s report found that IoT adoption was on the low side in the healthcare and utility industries, mainly because of worries about compliance with regulations. Governments are also slow adopters, despite the heavy promotion of so-called “smart cities” by numerous vendors. Source: Businesses like the Internet of Things, but they’re not doing it right | SiliconANGLE Related articles Internet of Things Ecosystem to Support $15 Trillion Market Digitising the Industry Internet of Things Connecting the...

Industrial automation will lead to autonomous/no workers factories

Industrial automation will lead to autonomous/no workers factories

“You will see completely lights out factories for manufacturing,” said Rowan Trollope, senior vice president and general manager of Cisco Systems’ IoT and Collaboration Technology Group. “You’re going to see manufacturing technologies that are even easier to automate … that are really going to transform manufacturing.” Source: 8 Internet Of Things And UC Technologies You’ll See In 10 Years – Page: 1 | CRN This is also somewhat true for the service industry. A combination...

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