IoT Time Exclusive: Nokia Launches IoT Platform

| June 14, 2016

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January, and the closing last week of its purchase of Smart Health device company Withings, Nokia is making no bones about its buy-in to the IoT...

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WISeKey Drives Innovations in IoT Security with 23 Strategic Patents in the US

Article | February 18, 2020

WISeKey International Holding Ltd., cybersecurity delivering Integrated Security Platforms, announced that it has registered a total of 23 new strategic patents in US which are essential to the digital transformation applications that are fueling the growth in the IoT market.With a rich portfolio of more than 46 patent families, covering over 100 fundamental individual patents, and another 22 patents under review, WISeKey continues to expand its technology footprint in various domains including the design of secure chips, near field communication (NFC), the development of security firmware and backend software, the secure management of data, the improvement of security protocols between connected objects and advanced cryptography.

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IoT developers to focus more on smart healthcare post-COVID-19

Article | April 2, 2020

Healthcare technologies will be a greater priority among IoT service providers once the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 die down, according to Forrester Research. Based on its latest figures, only 7% of the work that major IoT service providers deliver in APAC is on Smart Healthcare. The crisis has triggered a lot of ideas and solutions, however there was simply no time to look at a more strategic approach for both the technologies and the processes. This will be the focus of governments, health care providers, and others, once the acute crisis is behind us,” said Achim Granzen, principal analyst at Forrester, told FutureIoT. He added: “I expect this number to increase past Covid-19, as governments, healthcare providers, and others will seek to harden many of the ad-hoc systems and measures they have put into place during the crisis.”

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The IoT Smarthome Battlefield: A Jointly Endorsed IoT Standard for the Home Area Network

Article | February 12, 2020

Google announced that together with Amazon and Apple (the big 3 smart home players) they will work on the adoption of a joint wireless IoT standard for the smart home. This new connectivity standard is designed to make it easier for smart home products to work with each other.In the statement, Google said they were “joining Amazon, Apple and others to create Connected Home over IP, a new independent working group managed by the Zigbee Alliance (separate from the existing Zigbee 3.0/Pro protocol). We’re contributing two of our market-tested and open-source smart home technologies, Weave and Thread. Both are built on IP and have been integrated into millions of homes around the world.”

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Implementing IoT in Healthcare

Article | March 17, 2020

Given such examples, the Internet of Things (IoT) is seen as a way of living a smarter and safer life and its application is highly encouraged in medical establishments. However, digital transformation in healthcare isn’t without threats. It’s important to weigh all the advantages and disadvantages of implementing IoT systems in healthcare to be able to plan for ways to maximize the pros while mitigating the cons.

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Weathermatic

Weathermatic is a leading provider of water-conserving technology and services. Based in Garland, TX, Weathermatic has been serving landscape professionals for more than sixty-five years and has a full line of controllers, weather stations, flow sensors, valves, rotors, sprays and nozzles. Weathermatic products have been installed in over 80 countries and on high profile properties like the U.S. Capitol Building, Buckingham Palace and the College Football Hall of Fame. In addition to our cloud-connected Smart Irrigation Control technology, Weathermatic offers water-saving Sustainability Services for Commercial Properties that typically save 20-70% in landscape water. With water rates rising as much 8% per year and most properties overwatering by 50% (according to the EPA), water waste is becoming very costly for property owners. Many properties with our Sustainability Services are finding a payback of as little as 18 months while continuing to maintain very healthy landscapes.

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