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Internet of Warnings: How Smart Technology Can Threaten Your Business’s Security

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 […]

6 ideas to consider in smart city development

The recent Mobile World Congress in Barcelona revealed that while few brand new and innovative smart city deployments are center stage, it’s an area of technology that is intensely interesting to many and worthy of much consideration. Here are some of my thoughts based on what was showcased: Idea #1: Traditional industries should continue to form […]

Kicking the fun up a notch at your local smart stadium

In an era where sporting games can be beamed into one’s home via tv or internet subscription with curated footage without the need to battle car parking, queues, expensive tickets, unhealthy fast food or poor viewing seats, it’s clear that sports stadiums need to offer something radical to entice fans away from their home comforts. […]

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Netatmo knocks on doors and windows with Welcome

Smart home startup Netatmo has announced door and window tags that connect to the Welcome surveillance camera, alongside a Dropbox storage option for immediate cloud backup. The tags can be attached to doors and windows, sending an alert when opened or not closed properly. Users will also be able to check all tags to ensure […]