Science fiction technology may not be as far off as we believe. The Internet of Things (IoT) uses the powerful combination of Wi-Fi and cloud technology to send information and perform actions through devices with Internet capabilities. This advance stems from the use of telemetry, decades-old machine-to-machine communication via wired sensors and transmitters. Now the […]
The private sector may be driving new Internet of Things (IoT) technology, but a new study shows the US government is rapidly hopping on board. An article by Nextgov reports that a new study by research analysis firm Govini revealed that federal agencies are rapidly boosting their spending on sensor-driven technology. In fiscal 2015, the […]
As more US government departments and lawmakers wake up to the growing influence of the Internet of Things (IoT), the Federal Trade Commission says they want in on the regulatory conversation. As reported by Pymnts.com, the FTC has decided to stick its oar in the IoT waters by issuing an official response on IoT in a call […]
Pennsylvania state lawmakers enlisted top industry leaders like Uber to help them draft new laws for autonomous-vehicle technology. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported this week on the first meeting of the state’s Autonomous Vehicles Testing Policy Task Force. The task force includes automotive industry leaders, along with legislators, federal and state transportation officials, professors and police […]
As the Internet of Things (IoT) market begins to boom, we are bound to see the government take a more active role in investment and policing what is right and wrong in the industry. That’s what an April 6 notice on the Federal Register by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) seems to suggest, […]
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