The emergence of the Internet of Things (IoT) and workers’ need for real-time data, monitoring and tracking are boosting the development of wearable technologies for the industrial sector. With the technology crossing the concept phase, stakeholders in manufacturing, logistics and warehousing, construction, mining, oil & gas, retail and healthcare industries are eager to incorporate it … Continue reading Applications abound for wearables in industry
IBM and Bosch have announced a collaboration for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), making available Bosch IoT Suite services on open standards-based IBM Bluemix and IBM Watson IoT platforms for users to efficiently update their IoT devices.
CSIRO has announced a partnership with start-up company Ecocentric, on a system that recognises the electrical ‘fingerprint’ of individual appliances to increase energy efficiency in buildings.
According to a study released by Ponemon Institute, 80 per cent of IoT apps are not tested for vulnerabilities, and there is a lack of urgency to address these vulnerabilities.
Researchers at Stanford University have found a way to incorporate fire-extinguishing materials into lithium-ion batteries.
Lattice Semiconductor has announced its new iCE40 UltraPlus FPGA devices, which are energy-efficient and programmable mobile heterogeneous computing (MHC) solutions.
The Broadband Internet Technical Advisory Group (BITAG) has released a report detailing the security issues with IoT devices and a range of recommendations to solve these issues.
Collecting the wealth of data created by sensors and actuators in factories is vital to working smarter, though we’re currently only harnessing maybe a 20th of what’s being produced. Jas Singh from ifm Efector shares some thoughts about using the rest.
A recent analysis from security company Zscaler reveals the IoT devices that are most at risk of attack.
A 5G cellular network dedicated to supporting the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is being designed by telecommunications specialists at the University of Sydney.
Inventions span from a table lamp that relieves stress before bed, to a wearable device that protects medical staff from violent patients, to a means of transmitting off-grid technology to mobile devices through movement.
Intrusion detection – the ability to detect when hackers begin probing devices – is a critical first step to building a secure IIoT.
University of Washington researchers have introduced a new way of communicating that allows devices such as brain implants, contact lenses, credit cards and smaller wearable electronics to talk to everyday devices such as smartphones and watches.
Scientists are working on improving the sensitivity, compactness and cost of SPR devices by changing the materials used to make them.
We tend to think about our healthcare sector as a leader in the development and use of advanced medical technology and biotechnology, such as expensive imaging machines or devices that we implant into patients.
This week saw the release of the 10th annual Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI) Australian results, which indicate Australia is set to continue experiencing exponential growth in Internet usage.