Predictions for the IOT in 2017

Predictions for the IOT in 2017
by Bill McCabe on 12-21-2016 at 2:00 pm

Image RemovedAlthough we are a far cry from Nostradamus, there are some fairly reliable predictions that can be made about 2017 and beyond.

The first bold prediction is that 2017 will see a bump in security, and a demand for skilled workers. Since there will be a growing demand for AI and the containers that are utilized to transmit… Read More


Expanding your IOT Horizon

Expanding your IOT Horizon
by Bill McCabe on 12-11-2016 at 4:00 pm

Image RemovedThere are some in the IoT industry who see certain technologies as prohibitive, especially for the average user. There are a number of areas that are currently unserved by IoT technologies, sometimes due to a lack of innovation, and at other times due to there being a lack of network support in a particular geographic… Read More


IOT – Think Big – Start Small – Scale Quickly

IOT – Think Big – Start Small – Scale Quickly
by Bill McCabe on 11-30-2016 at 12:00 pm

Image RemovedThere’s an old philosophy that business coaches often use. It’s the saying that you think big, start small, and then scale quickly. If you follow it closely, you have the potential to make a lasting impression in an industry and achieve actual results in the process.

Let’s look at this in terms of the internet of things… Read More


The Ramifications of Not Accepting Industry 4.0

The Ramifications of Not Accepting Industry 4.0
by Bill McCabe on 11-13-2016 at 7:00 am

Image RemovedIn the last couple of years, Industry 4.0 has significantly affected manufacturing on a global scale. With a heavy focus on the Internet of Things, the use of smart machines and other devices has become a critical part of Industry 4.0. With new networks of intelligence on the horizon, there is no doubt that Industry … Read More


Short History of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Short History of the Fourth Industrial Revolution
by Bill McCabe on 10-31-2016 at 12:00 pm

Image RemovedIn 2016, many companies are using Industry 4.0 as a buzzword. This doesn’t mean that the old industry has been revolutionized into a new version. On the contrary, this is an extension of what has currently existed, with the dawn of the modern variation arriving about 2010 in Germany.

While the first reference to Industry… Read More


IOT and Assisted Living

IOT and Assisted Living
by Bill McCabe on 09-18-2016 at 12:00 pm

Image RemovedIt is most likely the you have heard the term “internet of things”or IOT in regards to everyday things such as our televisions and phones. That is not however where this new innovation is going to end. There has been a lot of talk about the IOT stepping into the healthcare industry with things like connected healthcare.… Read More


Developing Countries – Unlikely Champions of IOT

Developing Countries – Unlikely Champions of IOT
by Bill McCabe on 09-16-2016 at 7:00 am

Image RemovedWhen considering any new or emerging technology, it can be easy to immediately think of the potential implementation in developed markets. After all, these are the markets where consumers have high purchasing power, and businesses and governments have strong credit lines and funding options. Well, wouldn’t it… Read More


IOT Security – Ongoing Challenge

IOT Security – Ongoing Challenge
by Bill McCabe on 09-14-2016 at 12:00 pm

Image RemovedIt is near impossible to read or have a conversation about IoT, without security becoming a major topic. For IT professionals involved with IoT projects, security needs to be a major consideration, starting with planning and design, and continuing all the way through to deployment, implementation, and maintenance.… Read More


IOT and Your Utilities Services – Big Savings Coming

IOT and Your Utilities Services – Big Savings Coming
by Bill McCabe on 09-11-2016 at 7:00 am

Image RemovedThe Internet of Things has progressed rapidly in the last decade, providing numerous benefits for consumers, industries, and even government organizations. As a consumer, it can be difficult to break through the noise to see the most important benefits of IoT, especially when the spotlight is often focused on entertainment… Read More


What you need to Know about Bluetooth 5

What you need to Know about Bluetooth 5
by Bill McCabe on 09-07-2016 at 12:00 pm

Image Removed The rate of development in IoT is staggering. Not only are there millions of new devices entering the market every year, but there are numerous emerging technologies for wireless communications, especially those that focus on low power. Keeping track with all of the latest technologies can be difficult, even for… Read More