June 15th, 2016



Feature Articles



Taming the IoT Wild West: It’s About More Than Data

Tom Hunt, CEO and President
WindSpring, Inc.


It might seem like the Internet of Things (IoT) is all anyone is talking about, but in fact it’s still an emerging market. In many ways, it resembles the Wild West more than a mature, well-organized market. Because of both its “Internet” aspect and the multitude of “Things” it encompasses, on a trajectory to top 50 billion connected things by 2020, the IoT is awash in protocols. Just as the Wild West presented settlers with a largely lawless opportunity to claim some land for themselves, most makers of connected products see the IoT as a huge land grab. 


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Lean Manufacturing Drives Floor Care of the Future

Nick Depperschmidt, Director of Content
IoT Today


When you think of IoT, scrubbing floors is not often on the top of the list of smart product applications. But when you manufacture 3,000 different floor scrubbers, power washers, sweepers and other cleaning solutions for customers around the world, smart fleet management and manufacturing can be the key to success. This is exactly why Karcher has moved to digitize their factory floor and equipment service programs.


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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

Mind Commerce reveals Latest Findings for Internet of Things (IoT) Platform Market

Mind Commerce identifies key functionality for long-term success of IoT Platforms including elements necessary to enable IoT Data-as-a-Service (DaaS) or IoTaaS in its new report. The report also identifies market sizing for critical aspects such as IoT security, which Mind Commerce sees growing to $820B for securing IoT Platforms by 2021. - Read More


Flexible Electronics Market By Components, Application and Segment – Forecast to 2024

The global flexible electronics market was $20,850.0 million in 2015, which is estimated to reach $87,210.0 million by 2024. Escalating demand for compact and light-weight electronic devices is anticipated to fuel growth over the forecast period. Flexible batteries, displays, memories are a few products realized with the adoption of this technology. - Read More


Cisco Visual Networking Index Predicts Near-Tripling of IP Traffic by 2020

According to the Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI) Complete Forecast for 2015 to 2020, global IP traffic will nearly triple at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22 percent over the next five years. More than one billion new Internet users are expected to join the global Internet community, growing from three billion in 2015 to 4.1 billion by 2020. - Read More


Global Revenue from Shipments of Residential Internet of Things Devices Expected to Total more than $682 Billion from 2016 to 2026

A new report from Navigant Research examines the global market for residential Internet of Things (IoT) devices and services, including forecasts for shipments, installed base, average selling prices, and revenue, segmented by device type and region, through 2026. - Read More

  New Products

Nordic Semiconductor Launches nRF51824 Bluetooth Low Energy SoC

Nordic Semiconductor has announced the immediate availability of the nRF51824Bluetoothlow energy (formerly Bluetooth Smart) System-on-Chip (SoC) for the latest connected car intelligent automotive applications and wireless in-car charging. - Read More


Karamba Security Introduces Carwall Software

Karamba Security has announced the availability of Carwall, its in-car security software that automatically secures connected cars against cyberattacks. Carwall software keeps connected cars safe by sealing the cars controller software, so it can immediately detect and prevent cyberattacks from exploiting the car controllers software security bugs. - Read More


Attention Software Releases SMS Gateway for 3G and 4G/LTE Networks

Attention Software has announced the availability of its SMS Gateway for use with 3G and 4G/LTE networks. SMS Gateways are used heavily in high availability environments, as an interface to system and network monitoring applications. They provide a backup to Internet-based notifications, for those situations when the Internet is not available. - Read More


Arkados Advances Industrial IoT Applications with New Arktic Software Platform

Arkados Group, Inc. (AKDS) has launched the Arktic software platform, its open and scalable M2M data analytics tool designed for Industrial Internet of Things. The Arktic platform is integrated with hardware from the Companys strategic product partner, Tatung Company, and is designed to drive wide scale industrial and commercial applications. - 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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