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IoT and applications: Truly the “internet of everything”

The Internet of Things (IoT) is growing like wildfire. Consumer education around this new basket of technologies is critical, since it basically describes a product category that can — and often does — include virtually every “thing” we interact with in our lives. Your car, refrigerator, door locks, and even your toilet seat are capable […]

Will wearables be commonplace in classrooms?

Will wearables be commonplace in classrooms?

Adoption of wearables in U.S. classrooms will supposedly grow at 46 percent annually till 2020, as more schools start to test virtual and augmented reality, fitness and location trackers. Research firm Technavio says that like iPads, wearables will become commonplace in the classroom, providing students with ways to enhance their learning and have a more […]

IoT making kids and schools smarter

In a recent survey of more than 600 IT leaders from K-12 and higher-education organizations, almost half  – 46 percent – reported that they believe Internet of Things (IoT) technology will transform the way students learn at their schools within the next two years. An Internet of Things Smart School is a concept describing a […]