The internet of things and GDPR Regulation

Internet of Things (IoT) can offer a positive return on investment (ROI) by providing real time data; converged with historical data and various external sources to support incremental improvements or rapid decisions. One example of such improvements is the introduction of predictive maintenance through the utilization of IoT. However, provision of IoT objects and solutions…

Data Marketplace and the value of IoT data

Internet of Things (IoT) is the interconnection of devices, networks, and machines. By collecting data from sensors, followed by advanced analytics processing, IoT represents new business opportunities, save costs, optimize maintenance and change business models for most industries. There is an estimation that the Internet of Things will host about 30 billion interconnected objects by…

Implications GDPR has on Internet of Things (IoT) solutions

IOT technology The evolution of the Internet of Things will dramatically accelerate the number of objects/sensors that have a built-in connectivity to a network. Gartner estimates that by the end of 2017, approximately 8.4 billion devices will be connected to the internet; representing a 31% increase from 2016. The number of connected devices will expand…

Security concerns with the usage of IoT

Internet of things can be defined as a network infrastructure that is used to link virtual and physical objects through the exploitation of communication capabilities and data collection. The system has evolved from the convergence of the internet, micro-electromechanical systems, wireless technologies and micro-services. The system is however faced with several challenges when it comes…

Internet of Things (IOT) technology and sensors to improve environmental areas

IoT technology towards environmental areas cannot be over emphasized. Since its inception towards many activities it has brought a tremendous change in medical, healthcare, building, agriculture, retail and first responders to mention a few. Below are some the benefits and challenge IoT has brought to the improvement to the environmental area. Sensors to monitor mountain movements: Geological monitoring involves taking repeated measurements in order…

Improving military capabilities with IoT

With the growth of IoT, major industries and government organizations are exploring the benefits. Globally, IoT plays an important role in increasing the effectiveness and safety for the men and women serving their countries military service. The main players in the Internet of Things are the United States defence agencies, which use battlefield-connected technologies to…