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    1. Now FCC Stepping In On IoT Regulations 01/23/2017

      Now FCC Stepping In On IoT Regulations 01/23/2017

      The U.S. government seems to have its eye on the Internet of Things, as another report on the role of IoT regulation was just issued. The report by the FCC addresses cybersecurity, including the Internet of Things as a driving force and the need for regulatory bodies to step in. Specifically, the more than 50-page document proposes that there is a gap between the consumer expectation of IoT device security and the security that is actually built into those devices by the brands making them.

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    2. Top 10 Consumer IoT Trends For 2017

      Top 10 Consumer IoT Trends For 2017

      Every year around this time, various entities dust off their crystal balls and provide some guidance as to what they expect to occur in the next year. The IoT forecasts for 2017 are starting to come out and one of the first takes a swing at the top 10 consumer IoT trends for next year. As a benchmark, U.S. broadband households this year own an average of eight connected computing, entertainment or mobile devices plus another two connected h...

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    3. 65% Of Execs See IoT As Advantage, 71% Want To Learn More

      65% Of Execs See IoT As Advantage, 71% Want To Learn More

      Business leaders around the world are showing interest in the Internet of Things. Almost three quarters (71%) of business executives now say they want to learn about the value IoT can drive for their company, according to a new study. The 2016 IoT Trends Survey by the Internet of Things Institute, which comprised a survey of more than 900 business executives around the world, found that more than half (65%) of executives say organizations current...

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    4. Future IoT: $3 Trillion In Revenue, 27 Billion Connections 08/05

      Future IoT: $3 Trillion In Revenue, 27 Billion Connections 08/05

      The long-term view of the Internet of Things shows high numbers across the board. Global volume of IoT connections will increase from 6 billion last year to 27 billion by 2025, according to a new report. The IoT Global Forecast and Analysis 2015-2025 report from Machina Research comprises analysis of the future of global IoT connections, applications, technology, traffic and revenue based on the firm’s IoT forecast database.

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    5. Leading IoT-Connected Countries: Sweden, New Zealand, Norway; U.S. Ranks #7 07/26

      Leading IoT-Connected Countries: Sweden, New Zealand, Norway; U.S. Ranks #7 07/26

      The Internet of Things is a big deal, but not everywhere. While ubiquitous in the United States, the Internet is not used by 4 billion people, more than half (53%) of the world’s population, based on new worldwide tabulation. Almost two-thirds (64%) of households in the Americas are connected compared to half of households globally, according to the last report from the ITU (International Telecommunications Union).

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    6. Most Businesses See Data As Main IoT Benefit, Eye Security Challenges 07/20

      Most Businesses See Data As Main IoT Benefit, Eye Security Challenges 07/20

      With the Internet of Things comes a flood of data to be analyzed. Some businesses see the onslaught of Big Data as a potential benefit, while others cite it along with security as an area of concern. More than half (56%) of businesses say Big Data analytics is the main benefit of utilizing IoT technologies and 56% also say security is the top technical challenge, according to a new report.

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    7. White House Invests $400 Million in IoT, Wireless; Expects 5-Second HD Movie Download 07/18

      White House Invests $400 Million in IoT, Wireless; Expects 5-Second HD Movie Download 07/18

      Investment dollars continue to flow toward the Internet of Things and this time from the U.S. government. The White House just announced a $400 million push for IoT and wireless technologies that will be headed by the National Science Foundation. The Advanced Wireless Research Initiative, set to start rolling out next year, is a combination of initiatives aiming to test and ultimately implement new 5G wireless networking and IoT technologies in the U.S. New 5G (fifth generation) network speeds could have significant implications for marketing and advertising. For example, the new speeds are projected to be 100 times ...

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    8. 44% Of Businesses Using IoT See Customer Experience As Top Benefit 07/15

      44% Of Businesses Using IoT See Customer Experience As Top Benefit 07/15

      Consumers can expect to see more of the impact of the Internet of Things in consumer electronics and at retail. Those are among the findings in a new global study looking at the level of payback from IoT projects. More than three quarters (76%) of businesses say IoT will be critical to their success in the future, according to the annual IoT Barometer study from Vodafone. The study found that 63% of businesses plan to implement IoT technologies within the next year.

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    9. The Internet Of Things By The Percentages

      The Internet Of Things By The Percentages

      The percentage growth involving the Internet of Things is quite varied and in many cases rather stunning. Based on a tabulation of the market research that came out over the first six months of this year that I just completed, some of the growth areas are more than double and even triple over the previous year. As a follow to yesterday's look at the IoT numbers from the first half of this year (The Numbers In The Internet Of Things: A Mid-Year T...

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    10. IoT Spending This Year: $232 Billion; Biggest Revenue Growth: In-Store Marketing

      IoT Spending This Year: $232 Billion; Biggest Revenue Growth: In-Store Marketing

      Among other things, there are large dollar amounts involved in the Internet of Things. Aside from the various projections of 20 billion or more Internet-connected devices coming, the investment from businesses is even more noteworthy. U.S. organizations will invest more than $232 billion in Internet of Things hardware, software, services and connectivity this year, based on the latest worldwide spending forecast from the International Data Corp. ...

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    11. IoT To Transform Customer Service Over Next 5 Years 07/08/2016

      IoT To Transform Customer Service Over Next 5 Years 07/08/2016

      When it comes to customer service, connected devices are driving the most value. That’s according to a new research report that identified the top technologies that will reshape customer service by 2021. The Internet of Things will enable brands to improve customer service efficiencies and create new opportunities for customer loyalty, according to the report Plan Now for Customer Service by 2021 by Forrester Research.

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    12. The Home Of The Internet Of Things: Everywhere 07/07/2016

      The Home Of The Internet Of Things: Everywhere 07/07/2016

      Since the foundation of the Internet of Things is actual networking, innovation can come from virtually anywhere. While many mobile startups were born, nurtured and scaled from New York and California, IoT entities are everywhere. Projects in Asia, Europe and North America are booming, with no real center of activity. There are some notable IoT hotspots, such as Boston and nearby towns, but creation is happening at different scales in different places.

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    13. Publicis Groupe Backs Innovation Startups, 19 IoT Ventures 07/06/2016

      Publicis Groupe Backs Innovation Startups, 19 IoT Ventures 07/06/2016

      The Internet of Things just received a substantial boost in confidence, thanks to heavy investment from one of the world’s largest agency holding companies. Publicis Groupe unveiled 90 startups and digital projects that it will invest in through funding and mentorship. More than 20% of the selected projects revealed at the first-annual Viva Technology Paris event involve the Internet of Things.

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    14. BMW, Intel, Public Groupe Give Internet Of Things New Heft 07/06/2016

      The Internet of Things is starting to reach certain scales around the world. The wide-area deployments in some cases are a precursor of what’s coming. Entire countries are creating IoT hubs of sorts so that many millions of smart devices can be connected and managed. The mass deployments tend to be backed by major business powerhouses who stand to gain or lose a lot as the Internet of Things advances.

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    15. Publicis Groupe Backs Innovation Startups; 19 IoT Ventures 07/06/2016

      Publicis Groupe Backs Innovation Startups; 19 IoT Ventures 07/06/2016

      The Internet of Things just received a substantial boost in confidence, thanks to heavy investment from one of the world’s largest agency holding companies. Publicis Groupe unveiled 90 startups and digital projects that it will invest in through funding and mentorship. More than 20% of the selected projects revealed at the first-annual Viva Technology Paris event involve the Internet of Things.

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    16. IoT Target Marketing: Detecting Sitting, Standing, Walking, Driving And Current Mood 06/29/2016

      IoT Target Marketing: Detecting Sitting, Standing, Walking, Driving And Current Mood 06/29/2016

      The Internet of Things is going to expand the concept of target marketing. By a lot. The promise of one-to-one arrived in various forms over the years. Mobile certainly pushed that along. But much of the targeting has been based on normal and rational things, such as where a person is, where they have recently been and maybe a little of what they purchased along the way. IoT technology here and on the horizon will extend that well beyond location data.

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