Analysis

Analysis

How could we be wrong about LPWA? A premortem for LPWA

IoB Insiders Head of Analysys Mason's Digital Economy research practice, Tom Rebbeck, imagines a dystopian future for LPWA networks as part of the process of...

Who’s on first? Identification and wearables change insurance

IoB Insiders Steve Sandquist looks at the link between identification and wearables, and why reliable data is key to the future of both going forward. Remember...

The IoT abstraction secret

Technology vendors are actually starting to refer to themselves as Internet of Things (IoT) software companies. At least that’s how Greenwave Systems likes to...

A little less IoT predictions, a little more action please

IoB Insiders Technology entrepreneur and founder of Jigsaw, Andrew Tarver, talks IoT predictions and why his experience with new technologies makes him sceptical about future product...

IoT data streams fill up the data lake

The Internet of Things (IoT) creates a lot of data, obviously. When we have more data than we can handle we tend to talk...

The IoT talks back, chatbots gain voice interface

Initially developed to serve the needs of users visiting online e-commerce sites, automated computerized preprogrammed 'chat' software has given rise to the term 'chatbot', 'chatterbot' or...

Insurers must integrate IoT into business processes or face extinction

IoB Insiders Concirrus CEO Andrew Yeoman says insurers must be prepared to change through the Internet of Things (IoT). The Internet of Things (IoT) will become...

It’s time for retailers to wake-up – and embrace the Amazon...

IoB Insiders The Internet of Things has crept up on consumers quietly. For all the talk of a "smart home" and "connected devices", several...

Amazon accelerates Alexa development through start-up initiative

Amazon has launched a start-up accelerator program focused on developing and building out its Alexa voice technology capabilities, according to the company blog. Dubbed the Alexa...

IoB Insiders – our new columnist group of industry experts

IoB Insiders is designed to give you a front-row seat into how the Internet of Things is changing every vertical, and the companies within...

Privacy and IoT: innovative regulations needed to regulate innovation

IoB Insiders The speed of innovation within the Internet of Things (IoT) is gathering pace, yet developments are currently moving faster than the regulators,...

Digital transformation in housing must meet the needs of older generations

Appello's chief technology officer (CTO) Carl Atkey, explains why digital transformation is needed to improve the quality of housing and care for the elderly. We’re...