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Wearables: Where Do They Go from Here?

Over the past few years, wearable devices have emerged from the fringes of the consumer technology market to become one of the hottest trends today. In the last two years alone, sales of wearable devices have increased from $32 million to $115 million, according to a Statista report released earlier this year. While these numbers Read full article...
Sep 27, 2016
Internet Security System

As IoT Goes Mainstream, Focus Turns to Device Security

According to a recent report from Statista, the number of connected devices in use around the world is expected to reach 50.1 billion by the year 2020. In other words, enough to provide every person on the planet with six connected devices. As the number of devices continues to grow, they will become more sophisticated Read full article...
Aug 22, 2016
Smart cities

What is the Value of IoT Smart City Standardization?

As people increasingly move into urban areas, they bring with them new challenges. City officials face pressure to address issues, including traffic congestion, increased air and water pollution, and energy shortages, all within the constraints of tight budgets. It is no surprise, therefore, that city planners are eager to roll out IoT-enabled devices to begin Read full article...
Aug 8, 2016
Iron Monkey and Criterion Games in collaboration with EA mobile launch the new iPhone game Need For Speed Hot Pursuit.

Mobile Gamers Don’t Play Around with their Connectivity

Your hero enters the dungeon, sword drawn. Down the corridor, you spot a dragon with smoke billowing out its nostrils pacing back and forth, preparing to strike. You inch closer, ready to duel — and the game shuts down. You’re back at the corner bus stop staring at your phone screen. You’ve lost cellular coverage Read full article...
Jul 18, 2016
Business Efficiency

How Businesses Can Gain a Competitive Edge with the LTE and the IoT

Today’s businesses are experiencing greater competition than ever before. With the rise of e-commerce and the ease and convenience of travel, the world is a now much smaller place, inviting more businesses to vie for consumers’ attention. To remain relevant in the minds of customers and develop a competitive edge in business operations, enterprises will Read full article...
Jul 11, 2016

The IoT is Helping Homeland Security in Crime Prevention

We’ve seen it in the movies hundreds of times: The authorities are hot on the trail of a dangerous suspect, chasing him through city streets until the perpetrator shakes the tail by disappearing into a crowd of people. However, this is not merely the stuff of Hollywood fiction. We face many real threats in today’s Read full article...
Jun 5, 2016
Italy's Vincenzo Nibali, centre, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey,  races with the pack down the Champs Elysees with the Arc de Triomphe in the background during the twenty-first and last stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 137.5 kilometers (85.4 miles) with start in Evry and finish in Paris, France, Sunday, July 27, 2014.  (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)

The IoT is Poised to Become a Tour de Force at the Tour de France

For over 100 years the Tour de France has been the apex of accomplishment for the world’s greatest cyclists. But at the 103rd annual race this July, a new contestant is poised to fundamentally revolutionize the sport: The Internet of Things. Change has come slowly to this storied race. Traditionally, a network of individuals, scattered Read full article...
May 23, 2016
beach run

Keeping Cool This Summer with LTE and the IoT, Part 2: Sports Wearables

Summer is just around the corner and with it all the pleasures of the season. However, along with those long balmy days comes high heat and accompanying health concerns. Weather forecasters are already anticipating another summer of record-high temperatures, meaning that anyone hoping to make the most of the outdoors must take appropriate precautions to Read full article...
May 5, 2016

Surf’s Up! Keeping Cool This Summer with 4G LTE and the IoT: Part 1

It’s time to dust off those grills, break out the shorts and put the air conditioners back in the windows — summer is coming. In addition to the backyard barbeques, outdoor activities and longer days, there’s one other thing we can count on with the arrival of summer — the scorching heat. According to the Read full article...
Apr 25, 2016

The IoT is Stepping Up to the Plate in Major League Baseball

The Major League Baseball (MLB) season is underway for another year of spectacular home runs, diving outfield grabs and plays at the plate. Yet there are many parts of the national pastime that we could do without. Every year, calls by umpires are called into question and accusations leveled at game officials. There is not Read full article...
Apr 4, 2016

Solving Water Quality Quandaries with LTE

Following recent developments in Flint, Michigan, it is no surprise that the issue of monitoring the quality of public water supplies has found itself under the microscope. In 2014, the city transferred its water supply to draw from the Flint River in order to balance the city budget deficit. What wasn’t known until a year Read full article...
Mar 29, 2016

Busting Crime with the IoT

Would-be criminals, beware: the IoT has come to the aid of security and surveillance technology to ensure that your unlawful schemes will not succeed. Thanks to the now ubiquitous reach of cost-efficient, long-range 4G LTE technology, times have never been tougher for criminals. Those that are not yet of the mindset that crime doesn’t pay Read full article...
Feb 11, 2016
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