June 4, 2016



Feature Articles



The Future of Business is Customer-Centric

Bill Stephenson, CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board


A wind of change is blowing through the factories and design centers of the world. Intensified customer expectations, forged in the age of Twitter, Facebook and Uber have changed the game beyond all recognition. Accustomed to fast, digitized services, consumers today demand 24/7 support and expect their voices to be heard. To them, usage of a convenient, reliable, customer-focused service is more important than ownership of a product.


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Sensor Technology on the Red Planet

Nick Depperschmidt, Director of Content
IoT Today


If you want to know when your products will break, take them into space. Better yet, send them to Mars. With massive temperature swings, dust storms and radiation, Mars is the ultimate testing ground for technology. Who knows, if built right, maybe Mark Watney will use it to survive on the Red Planet in 2035.


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  Sponsored Announcement

IoT West Preliminary Program Announced

The Internet of Things West conference has announced its preliminary program. The event will host an array of IoT experts from companies such as Google, Oracle, Intel, PTC, Ingenu, and many more. This event provides a forum to discuss new developments in technology, market conditions and end-user requirements that are driving innovation, capabilities and features, application trends and performance improvements in M2M, connectivity/telemetry, machine intelligence, and the IoT industry.


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  Industry News

Expect Restrained Growth in Industrial Cybersecurity Spending

The market for industrial cybersecurity products in most industries and regions is predicted to track the growth rate of capital expenditure, creating investment in cybersecurity hardware/software and services. The total market for industrial cybersecurity products reached $782 million in 2015 and is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18.8 percent to reach $1.8 billion in 2020, according to the latest Industrial Cybersecurity report from IHS Technology. - Read More


Z-Wave Labs IoT Startup Accelerator Call for 2016 Applications

The Z-Wave Alliance, an open consortium of leading global companies deploying Z-Wave, has announced the opening of applications for the 2016 Z-Wave Labs competition. Launched in 2015, the Z-Wave IoT accelerator-style program gives winners with an innovative idea in IoT product or service design access to the large Z-Wave Alliance ecosystem. - Read More


Teleena Signs IoT Contract with Tvilight for Smart City Street Lightning

Teleena, a global IoT enabler supports Tvilight with the international roll-out of their smart streetlights products. As a provider in wireless controls and remote management of outdoor (street) lights, Tvilight needed an IoT partner that is not only experienced in delivering global data connectivity but also has the flexibility to support new business models, new networks and work side by side on further innovations in the Smart City space. - Read More


Ayla Networks Extends its Global IoT Reach to Japan

Ayla Networks is formally establishing its presence in Japan.Aylahas opened a Japan office, hired a regional manager for Japan, and announced several key partnerships and plans to launch its Asian IoT cloud service. - Read More

  New Products

Bluvision Releases iBeek+, Beacon with the Longest Battery Life in the Market Today

Bluvision hasreleased a new addition to their line of beacon products the iBeek+. The iBeek+ boasts the longest battery life available in the market today exceeding 10+ years. It is well suited for both large-scale enterprise RTLS (Real-Time Location Services) deployments. - Read More


Tracy, a Wearable for Canines, Uses Artificial Intelligence to Monitor Health Trends and Location

Tracy is a dog tracker that can do more than simply locate a dogs position. Tracy uses Artificial Intelligence to monitor a dogs health trends and statistics, learn about their needs and more. Currently, Tracy is live on Indiegogo and is accepting pre-orders for days. - Read More


Nest and leakSMART Work Together to Help Prevent Water Damage

leakSMART has announced that its system now works with Nest. If the leakSMART system detects a water leak when Nest senses you’re away, it will automatically shut off your home’s main water valve and also give you the option to dial an emergency contact through the leakSMART app. - Read More


INRIX and Parkmobile Bring End-To-End Parking Solution to the Connected Car

INRIX, Inc.and Parkmobilehasannounced a strategic partnership at the annual International Parking Institute (IPI) conference to jointly develop an embedded, end-to-end parking solution for the auto industry. The partnership will bring together availability, reservations and payments for both on-street and off-street parking into a seamless in-car navigation experience. - Read More



Event Listings


Webcom has announced DeviceWerx, which is an innovative new conference for OEM design engineers and application developers for smart, connected products, devices, mobile electronics, wearables on IoT Networks.   The event will be held November 3-4, 2016 at Green Valley Ranch Casino & Resort in Las Vegas, NV and is co-located with Internet of Things West.  


DeviceWerx will explore the strategies, solutions and technologies that product and application developers can employ to improve their existing offerings and to create next generation connected devices. The event will provide a unique, powerful forum for engineers, technology developers and vendors to meet and network with top-level business prospects and partners in multiple markets.


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