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Clay Locking Platform is the Smarter Way to Open Doors. From Wherever You Are.

Introducing Clay Locking Platform – smart locks for any business and any door in the world. Amsterdam, NL (April 18, 2017) Clay Solutions B.V., a leading provider of wireless, cloud-based smart-lock technology, has announced the release of Clay Locking Platform – the only API that makes it possible to integrate cloud-based access control to existing businesses and product portfolios. Clay Solutions showcased the Clay Locking Platform at Booth 26130 at the annual ISC West security conference in Las Vegas, April [...]

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The IoT & Autonomous Driving

When we think of the IoT, a lot of us still focus on fairly localized concepts. For instance, we imagine how IoT devices might change our homes or office spaces, or how a single device connected to a computer can assist us with our workouts. However, some of the more significant implications of the IoT are somewhat more broad. For instance, if we are truly on our way toward a universal network of self-driving vehicles in a matter of [...]

IoT Installed Base is Likely Reaching ‘a whooping’ 194 Billion Things by 2020

The global Internet of Things (IoT) installation base is expected to reach a whooping 194 billion things, sensors andevices by 2020, up from 170 billion units in 2013. During the period 2014-2020, adoption of IoT globally will witness a growth rate of over 16% annually. The key factors fuelling the incorporation of IoT include proliferation of connected devices, demand for real-time analytics, and spurt in Big Data and cloud computing. The manufacturing industry is one of the biggest adopters of IoT. [...]


Who Will Answer These Burning IoT questions?

The current situation of Internet of Things or “IoT” is very similar to the one that the Internet was back in the early 1990s. The IoT is faced with much of the same challenges, obstacles and skepticism regarding privacy, security, and the total lack of standards and a regulatory body. However, the Internet of Things does not have a future simply because it is the future and we have only begun to scratching the surface of the IoT’s true [...]

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Demand for IoT Security is Growing at 16.5% CGAR through 2020

The global IoT security products market was valued at US$ 7.8 Bn in 2014 and is expected to expand at a CAGR of 16.5% from 2015 to 2020, according to a new research by consulting firm Future Market Insights (FMI). Concerns regarding to breach of confidentiality and loss of personal data is a key driving factor for the IoT security products market. Leading companies who are incorporating IoT-based systems in their operations are bolstering their security apparatus by investing in [...]

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Is the IoT skating on slippery security grounds?

Concerns over security seem to be developing faster than the Internet of Things (IoT) and IT giants are scrambling to come up with viable security solutions. Right from cyber hacks to phishing, there is no dearth of security-related concerns about the IoT. And with the release of the 2015 Cyberthreat Defense Report, shocking data has been revealed on how over 66% of highly-sensitive data is being stored on cloud servers. What this means is that such sensitive data can be attacked from anywhere [...]

The Internet of Opportunities – it’s just the beginning of the IoT era

Perhaps the most sought after concept of human civilization is communication. And it is communication that accounts for the convergence between people, technology and the processes that revolutionize human lives. And within this paradigm of increasing connectivity, the third stream in the development of Internet, better known as 'Internet of Things (IoT)' has the potential to connect things with the World Wide Web. Imagine a digitized lock on every door of your house which can be controlled by your [...]

The Future of IoT – some stats, opinions and expectations

Many argue about the future of the Internet of Things, while others consider it to be the future itself. Nonetheless, the near future will see seamless integration of internet and wireless technologies, connecting multiple sources of data including airplanes, cars, sensors, and mobile phones. We know that the number of connected device is increasing exponentially, all of which assimilate, analyze, process and provide information in different ways for different environments. These billions of connected devices are currently used at airports, [...]

7 IoT Trends that CIO’s and Product Designers should Look Out For

The internet of things is changing the very fabric of our lives, and is doing so faster you can say “genesis”! While consumers exploit the interconnectivity of various devices to aid their leisurely lifestyle, traditional businesses are evolving into virtual enterprises made out of integrated software services and applications. But as businesses evolve, so do the jobs that they create. And no industry is evolving quite like the Internet of Things, allowing enterprises to fulfil their need to quick-connect [...]

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The Hottest IoT Start-ups Creating Buzz Today

The brand called Internet of Things (IoT) has literally sweeped through the entire world making a prominent mark. It has been estimated by Gartner that by the year 2020 the market value of IoT would have crossed the mark of $309 billion. Reearchers at Gartner also believe that IoT would have taken hold of billions of devices (at least 26 billion) by the end of 2020. Even Cisco is strongly of the opinion and also conforms to the assumption [...]