The Internet of Things

The Internet of Things Review: Issue 15

Internet of Things Insights from Rob Tiffany


NEWS HEADLINES

 

Microsoft delivers new edge-computing tools that use its speech, camera, AI technologies  Link

Microsoft is shifting its main focus at Build 2018 from Windows to the intelligent edge, and is looking to attract developers with new kits, tools and more.

Unlocking the IoT promise—from the intelligent cloud to the intelligent edge  Link

Microsoft has been making a big push to enable developers to build IoT solutions that not only improve how businesses operate but also create real-world impact, from the intelligent cloud to the intelligent edge.

Microsoft opens its ‘BrainWave’ AI-on-FPGA service to external testers  Link

Microsoft’s project to run fast AI tasks on FPGAs in Azure is starting to come to fruition, with testers starting to get access to the first pieces now.

Google’s Android Things IoT platform comes out of beta  Link

After eight release candidates, the last of which launched less than a month ago, Google  now deems Android Things ready for primetime.

Android Things 1.0 fixes the biggest pain points in building IoT devices  Link

This major update brings increased hardware compatibility, and long-term support for production devices.

Study: Attack on KrebsOnSecurity Cost IoT Device Owners $323K  Link

A new study that tries to measure the direct cost of that one attack for IoT device users whose machines were swept up in the assault found that it may have cost device owners a total of $323,973.75 in excess power and added bandwidth consumption.

Microsoft Shows IoT, Edge Momentum With New Support From Qualcomm, NXP And DJI  Link

Microsoft has been on the move in IoT with a $5 billion investment , building out and connecting what Microsoft calls the “intelligent edge” and the “intelligent cloud.”


INSIGHTS

 

IoT Trends and Predictions for 2018  Link 

With software and adjacent technologies continuing to eat the world, I see the pace of digital transformation accelerating in 2018 as organizations strive to enhance their customer and operational intelligence.


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