As many sectors of the economy have already been negatively affected by COVID-19, the big ramp up of IoT that we have been anticipating, alongside the growth of 5G and edge computing, may also be in jeopardy.
There will be no overarching IoT regulation.
GlobalData views smart cities as one of the six markets for IoT technology.
The journey to smart cities goes way back to the 1970s, when Los Angeles created the first urban big data project: “A Cluster Analysis of Los Angeles”.
Manufacturing and logistics companies can now include exoskeletons in their smart factory deployments with the development of an internet of things (IoT) connected intelligent exoskeleton.
Amazon’s Ring doorbell will now require two-factor authentication to improve “privacy, security and control”.
A vulnerability has been identified in the Philips Hue smart bulbs range that could be exploited by hackers to take over the networks of homes and businesses.
Manufacturers of connected IoT smart devices will soon have to adhere to stricter security requirements under new government guidelines.
Verdict lists five of the most popular tweets on IoT in December 2019, based on data from GlobalData’s Influencer Platform.
Interest in the internet of things (IoT) is gaining momentum in the Africa and Middle East (AME) region.
A survey released in December sends a clear message to connected home device manufacturers.
Inviting the extended family over at Christmas isn’t always the fun and games that you first pictured.
Residents of Scotland are largely enthusiastic about the potential of smart city technologies, suggesting that the country could see strong public support for greater digitisation.
Researchers at the IoT laboratory at the AV-TEST Institute have warned that the SMA-WATCH-M2, a children’s smart watch with a GPS tracker, contains serious vulnerabilities that could expose the data and location of thousands of children around the world.
Smart factories are set to add “at least” $1.5tn to the global economy within five years, according to research published today by Capgemini Research Institute.
GlobalData research has found the top IoT influencers based on their performance and engagement online.
Dutch startup Hiber has launched its commercial nanosatellite network, giving its first customers a trial of the internet of things (IoT) satellite network.
Google owner Alphabet has signed an agreement to acquire Fitbit in a deal that values the wearables firm at $2.1bn.
Companies are increasingly embracing the internet of things (IoT), but IoT initiatives on their own are falling short when compared to those that pair the technology with artificial intelligence (AI).
A security researcher has discovered a serious flaw in Xiaomi pet feeders that could enable a malicious party to interfere with the feeding schedules of pets across the world.
Smart cities leverage technology built into the city’s infrastructure to manage resources more efficiently.
The UK city of Hull will soon achieve smart city status, becoming the first in the country to get its own operating system.
The proliferation of “stupid” internet-connected smart devices will be the “IT asbestos of the future”, cybersecurity expert Mikko Hyppönen has warned.
Early forecasts for the IoT suggested that there would be 50 billion global devices connected by 2020, but in reality we have only reached about 2 billion.
Home automation is gaining popularity within the tech world at the same pace as advancements in the internet of things (IoT), according to GlobalData’s Company Filing Analytics platform.
Segway-Ninebot has unveiled its first outdoor autonomous delivery robot, in a show of confidence of this emerging market.
Huawei has finally unveiled Harmony OS, its long-awaited alternative to Google’s Android operating system, at the Huawei Developer Conference.
Russian hackers are exploiting security vulnerabilities in common Internet of Things devices to infiltrate corporate networks, according to Microsoft.
Pampers in the US announced the launch of a new line of “smart” nappies that can alert parents when babies need their nappies changed.
Vodafone and South East Water have launched a pilot that will see internet of things (IoT) sensors placed on underground mains water pipes to ‘listen’ for water escaping and send immediate alerts in the event of a leak.