Terrorist in the machine: U.S. DOJ fears IoT security threat

The huge wave of Internet of Things (IoT) enabled devices has the U.S. government worried that the technology harbors lurking security threats. According to a Defense One article, the U.S. Department of Justice has joined other agencies in evaluating IoT technology for national security risks And with up to 50 billion connected devices coming online […]

The legacy of Willow Garage…The “PARC” for robotics

The robotic industries have been one of the hottest topics worldwide since there has been progressing from the traditional manufacturing applications to the non-manufacturing applications such as service industry. Like other industries, startups in US Bay Area cover the whole area of the San Francisco-Silicon Valley has led the innovation. You have heard Savioke developing a butler […]

Is smart dust the IoT vector of the future?

The notion of smart dust sounds like a work of science fiction but scientists at University of California Berkeley have developed a “neural dust” that can be implanted into the body, to monitor internal nerves, muscles or organs in real time. The sensors are about the size of a large grain of sand contain a piezoelectric crystal […]