Internet of Things

The New Face of Identity in the Digital Age

Patrick Salyer | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK Tech
Patrick Salyer

With the introduction and rapid take up of technologies like social login, many companies such as Facebook, Google and Twitter have become 'identity providers'. If you've ever signed up to a new website and chosen to log in using a social media account rather than input all of your personal details then you will appreciate the advantages of this.

The iButler Is the Thin End of the Wedge

Robert Williams | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK Tech
Robert Williams

With news of Microsoft's Cortana personal assistant breaking, it looks like Siri is also about to get a serious makeover. Apple recently filed a patent that will make it more like personal assistant that tracks you around the house. An iButler, if you will.

Gartner: Reinvent Your Business Model to Profit From the Internet of Things

Vincent Smyth | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Tech
Vincent Smyth

Simply selling more device units will not result in the massive spike in profits manufacturers are hoping for as they make a play to compete in the Internet of Things (IoT).

The Customer Is King in the Internet of Things

Dr. Steve Garnett | Posted 31.03.2014 | UK Tech
Dr. Steve Garnett

Recently David Cameron announced that the UK government will invest a further £45 million in the Internet of Things, sparking renewed interest in a topic that has captured the imaginations of gadget-fiends worldwide.

David Cameron Cares About the 'Internet of Things' - And So Should You

Marcus Jewell | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Tech
Marcus Jewell

The Internet is about to take things to the next level. At least, that's what David Cameron thinks. The Prime Minister announced this week that the Government will be investing £45m in the development of the next phase of online technologies; the Internet of Things.

The Knowledge Economy and the Internet of Things

Niamh Corbett | Posted 20.04.2014 | UK Tech
Niamh Corbett

There are two movements fundamentally changing the way we do things, use things and communicate with things. Both movements are new, disruptive and not yet widely adopted, but their opportunity and growth potential is huge.

2014 Technology Trends for Marketers

Grégory Roekens | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Tech
Grégory Roekens

On the morning of 13th June 1863, The Press newspaper in Christchurch New Zealand published an exceptional 'open letter' from novelist and philosopher Samuel Butler titled: "Darwin Among the Machines'.

Google Wants To Control Your Thermostat

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Google has bought Nest, a company which makes 'smart' thermostats, smoke detectors and CO2 monitors, for a reported $3.2 billion in cash. The deal ...

'Digital Mother' Is The App-Connected Statue You Didn't Know You Needed

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Among all the interesting gadgets coming out of CES 2014, one of the weirdest in form, if not function, is this digital statue, which watches over you...

Internet of Things a Boon to Device Manufacturers - at Least to Those Who "Get It"

Vincent Smyth | Posted 09.02.2014 | UK Tech
Vincent Smyth

Device Manufacturers have seen better days. Razor thin margins. Increased competition. Globalization. All of these forces have allied, making it harder to make a profit. But just when things were at their bleakest for device manufacturers, the dawning of the age of the "Internet of Things" - Internet-connected devices powered by software - promises to transform the industry.

Innovation for Everyone: The Future of the Connected Home

Nina Bhatia | Posted 02.09.2013 | UK Tech
Nina Bhatia

The connected home is an exciting concept and some businesses and individuals are already beginning to wake up to the opportunities of syncing our homes with our lives.

Technology's Role in the Education Revolution

Gi Fernando | Posted 14.07.2013 | UK Tech
Gi Fernando

Education needs to be revolutionised. But we haven't got long to make that revolution happen before we start to harm the prospects of young people everywhere.

The Internet of Things: Surfing Securely

Raj Samani | Posted 03.06.2012 | UK Tech
Raj Samani

We are living in a world of sophisticated modern conveniences. Computer chips, embedded in all aspects of our daily lives, have made it possible to have access to all kinds of information whenever and wherever we need it.