Weekly Digest on Internet of Things


Kavitha Gopalan

The Amazing Ways Big Data And Analytics Are Used At Wimbledon 2016
WIMBLEDON fans are being served a mash up of machine learning and advanced analytics in a bid to capture viewers’ attention on social media and digital platforms.
Statistics and analytics have been a big feature of grand slam tennis for some years now. But what’s new this year is Watson.
By implementing Machine Learning for the first ever time they will be getting into the predictive trends rather than an attempt to piggyback trends once they occur.
In theory, working predictively, Watson will be able to spot emerging trends – such as an unexpectedly good performance by players from a particular nation – before they start to trend on Twitter.

Analytics and Wimbledon

Meet The Technology That Could Be A Surprising Saviour In Securing The ‘Internet Of Things’
Connecting household objects to the Web – the “Internet of Things”, or IoT for short – holds amazing promise and is spawning new applications all the time. In the world of IoT, light bulbs turn on automatically while you’re at home and turn off when you leave. The promise of IoT turns surprisingly ugly when it comes to security, particularly in the business world.
Securing the internet of things has been a challenge because of multiple reasons , multiple standards followed , usually built with proprietary hardware and custom software

AI to secure IOT

Verizon’s Buyout of Telogis Reflects the Wireless Industry’s Long Road in Telematics

Telematics is part of the buzz-laden field of “Internet of Things,” or networked machines that include smart home appliances and high-tech medical implants. However, telematics is a mature business that combines telecom networks and the fields of computing and data management to track and improve the management of vehicles.Telematics providers can also monitor conditions such as temperature for perishable foods or other sensitive assets.

This article sheds light on the on the recent Verizon’s buyout as well as explains how intertwined is the relationship between the telecom and telematics providers.

Telecom and Telematics

These three companies will dominate the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) is rapidly expanding, which means the space is becoming increasingly competitive.

Companies are racing to establish themselves as the go-to names in this market before the IoT truly explodes, and three companies in particular will have a significant advantage in becoming the backbone of the IoT, according to The Motley Fool.

Who will dominate IOT

Data is Currency, Invest Wisely

Today enterprises accumulate data at ever-rising volumes and ever-rising velocities. Whether you’re talking about data from corporate systems, the Internet of Things, or social media, the flow never stops. While it brings its share of challenges, this constant stream is actually a good problem to have. There is intrinsic value in all of those bits and bytes.

In financial terms data is cash. Data that isn’t put to use is like cash that is locked up in the basement of the corporate headquarters.

Using data analytics tools and deriving insights from the data will unlock the potential value of the Big data.

This article explores some of the case studies on how companies are converting big data to cash

Data is Currency

Netherlands rolls out world-first nationwide Internet of Things network

KPN the Dutch telecommunication company, fitted hundreds of existing mobile transmission towers with LoRa (Long Range) gateways and antennas, to create a new public network dedicated to IoT devices.

Already, the company has contracts for 1.5 million devices to utilize the LoRa network. Baggage handling at Schiphol Airport, depth sounders in the port of Rotterdam and rail switches at Utrecht Central Station are all currently being handled by smart connected devices, with plenty more expected to join the party as KPN continues to optimize and add functionality to the system.

Nation Wide network for IOT

Is the Internet of Things strategic to the enterprise?

By 2020, IoT will be a $8.9 trillion market in 2020, with over 212 billion connected things.But the real question is if IoT is strategic to our businesses? By this I mean whether or not playing early enough and deeply enough in “IoT-ifying” the enterprise will result in competitive ruin (or not.)

Where IOT will Impact the Enterprise

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