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Japanese city uses IoT, tracks dementia patients through QR codes

A city in Japan is using barcodes attached to patients' fingers and toes as a tagging system for tracking elderly dementia sufferers. The barcodes, which...

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...

Spiceworks report: IoT already central to workplaces

A Spiceworks report on the future of IT has compared the impact on the workplace of the Internet of Things (IoT) to virtual reality,...

Businesses brace for ripple effect as consumers abandon wearables

Consumers are abandoning wearables in their droves, largely because they do not find them useful, get bored of them or they break, according a...

Port of Hamburg turns to Internet of Things to track pollution

The Hamburg Port Authority has used IoT sensors and the cloud to collect data on air quality and used the cloud to analyze that...

Q&A: MIT expert Frank Piller talks smart manufacturing & Industrial IoT

MIT expert Frank Piller talks exclusively to the Internet of Business about the Industrial Internet and today’s era of smart customization in manufacturing. Piller is...

Sony IP cameras ‘have backdoor accounts’, say security researchers

Sony IPELA Engine IP cameras ‘have backdoor accounts’, according to security researchers in Austria. The researchers, from Austrian security firm SEC Consult said they found...

Fujitsu launches VisuaLine IoT solution to improve manufacturing efficiency

Fujitsu has launched FUJITSU Manufacturing Industry Solution VisuaLine, an IoT solution that it claims improves efficiency in the manufacturing process. In a statement, the Japanese...

Microsoft wants to take on Amazon and Google with smart home...

Interest in smart home technology is constantly growing with tech giants like Amazon and Google having already announced their offerings, but now Microsoft wants...

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...

Retailers aren’t ‘luddites’ they just struggle with IoT strategy, says Zebra...

Most retailers do not have an Internet of Things (IoT) strategy in the true sense of the term, instead they have a plan to achieve greater visibility...