May 2019

Could drone beehives solve delivery issues in tomorrow’s cities?

Amazon has presented a few weird ideas for delivery and its latest, a skyscraper beehive filled with drones, is no exception. The patent application is another look at how Amazon plans to integrate drones and improve ‘last mile’ delivery. Most of Amazon’s warehouses are located on the outskirts of cities and it would take too … Continue reading "Could drone beehives solve delivery issues in tomorrow’s cities?"

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Microsoft unveils IoT Central to simplify Internet of Things development

Microsoft announced on Thursday a new “software-as-a-service” (SaaS) offering, called IoT Central, aimed at reducing the complexity of building Internet of Things solutions. IoT Central allows developers to create software and hardware without cloud expertise, a necessity for large-scale IoT solutions in the past. Microsoft does not say exactly how the service reduces the need … Continue reading "Microsoft unveils IoT Central to simplify Internet of Things development"

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4 ways that AI is enabling today’s IoT revolution

Long past the buzzword stage, both AI & IoT have surged to the forefront of corporate consciousness. But what do the two acronyms have to do with one another practically? For a chance to discuss AI and IoT in person, get your IoT Revolution Symposium ticket In a presentation tonight hosted by Western Digital in … Continue reading "4 ways that AI is enabling today’s IoT revolution"

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Sinergia Tech finds investors for first Latin American hardware accelerator

Uruguay — best known for its art deco buildings and many steakhouses — will now add leading tech hub to its many great titles.   Sinergia Tech raised $500,000 to launch the very first hardware accelerator in Latin America. The firm, known for its technological development, digital fabrication, and prototyping laboratory, can offer a unique environment for … Continue reading "Sinergia Tech finds investors for first Latin American hardware accelerator"

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The most important question to ask a potential IoT development partner

In the race to innovate in the IoT market space, successful companies are realizing that their success depends not only on what they can do, but also on the innovation, abilities, connections, and insights provided by partnering with others. Outsourcing part, or all, of your IoT product development can offer wonderful benefits and a strategic … Continue reading "The most important question to ask a potential IoT development partner"

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Why you’re not going to want to miss our IoT Revolution Symposium

We here at ReadWrite are thrilled to announce the first-ever IoT Revolution Symposium, a half-day event that is designed to give executives in the technology space a crash course in all things Internet of Things — what’s happening in the industry right now, where we think the industry will go, and how to take advantage … Continue reading "Why you’re not going to want to miss our IoT Revolution Symposium"

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With enterprise IoT, the best is yet to come

A lot has been said about the Internet of Things (IoT) — a broad development in various technologies across industries that is fundamentally changing the innovation cycle everywhere —  but how much is real? “One of the things that we should grasp about the IoT is that we are currently in that stage when technology … Continue reading "With enterprise IoT, the best is yet to come"

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3 critical challenges your business incubator should solve

To develop an idea into a business, incubation seems to be the new industry “normal.” There are thousands of incubators worldwide and each year that number is continuing to grow. There are private, public and corporate incubators, many with a distinct focus on local economies, global, communities, or a specific vertical. At this point, it … Continue reading "3 critical challenges your business incubator should solve"

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Looking along the horizon for the “smart” sea change in IoT

We’ve all been inundated with the hype surrounding Internet of Things “smart stuff” and the impending arrival of our robot overlords, so we tend to minimize the mind-blowing wonder of the responsive and intelligent computing metamorphosis that is upon us. For years, the IoT community has been saying that if we really want “things” to be … Continue reading "Looking along the horizon for the “smart” sea change in IoT"

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Bosch announces its billion-dollar self-driving car chip plant

Bosch, the world’s largest supplier of automotive parts, has announced plans to build a €1 billion ($1.1 billion) semiconductor plant, focused on self-driving cars, smart homes, and smart city infrastructure. The factory will be located in Dresden, Germany and should be ready by 2021, according to Bloomberg. See Also: Industry split on when first commercial … Continue reading "Bosch announces its billion-dollar self-driving car chip plant"

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