Recent research from McKinsey Global Institute shows the agricultural sector as having the lowest digital penetration rate of any industry. Industries rated the highest, such as finance, have seen huge improvements in productivity and the addition of new services, while agriculture lags behind. For many growers, the experience of digital... read more
via Bosch ConnectedWorld Blog | on February 16, 2017
  Scrambling to come up with an idea for Valentine’s Day? Make this one extra special with the help of SmartThings! Even if you aren’t home to greet them, SmartThings... read more
via SmartThings | on February 14, 2017
According to a recent German report from KPMG on digitalization in manufacturing, the biggest need for change has been identified in technology (75 %). Followed by the development of existing staff (63 %), and internal organization (62 %). The findings on staff and organization can certainly be transferred on other... read more
via Bosch ConnectedWorld Blog | on February 13, 2017
Samsung SmartThings and Google have teamed up to bring you Home Control with Google Pixel and Android Wear devices! SmartThings is the only complete smart home platform to work with... read more
via SmartThings | on February 10, 2017
TP Link devices have become a stable in the smart home market. We have tested the multicolor and it works very well. The great thing about TP Link lights is that they do not require a hub at all. So if you are looking to dip your toes into smart... read more
via IoT List | on February 9, 2017
The Internet of Things (IoT) is finding its way into commercial buildings, and this brings up questions regarding data ownership, possible use cases, and data transfer. What benefits do smart building projects offer? What are the advantages of collecting building data in the cloud? And who actually owns the data?... read more
via Bosch ConnectedWorld Blog | on February 9, 2017
Does the dreary weather have you down? Don’t despair! Even though Punxsutawney Phil said there will be 6 more weeks of Winter, we’ve got some tips to help you fight... read more
via SmartThings | on February 4, 2017
Wemo has updated it smart plug line up with a mini version that allows you to stack two smart plugs in a single outlet. The design is very sleek and packs the same features as the other smart plugs offered by Wemo. We are excited to see more progress in... read more
via IoT List | on January 31, 2017
Uncertainty and flux characterize much of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) market. How do you initiate and deploy IIoT initiatives? How can you find and build on promising ideas? Is it possible to capitalize on opportunities provided by this new technology wave? Many IoT doers are looking for guidance,... read more
via Bosch ConnectedWorld Blog | on January 31, 2017
In my last blogpost, I described the initial important steps to ensure a successful outcome of a data analytics project: First, close cooperation between the ideas provider (department) and the data scientists is an absolute must to achieve the defined project goal. Second, it’s necessary to verify the quality and quantity... read more
via Bosch ConnectedWorld Blog | on January 25, 2017
Official Rules: 2017 SmartThings Giveaway THIS PROMOTION IS A SWEEPSTAKES. NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. THE PROMOTION IS... read more
via SmartThings | on January 18, 2017
Today, devices generate more IoT data than social networks. Each device can send data several times per second. With millions of connected devices, a typical data processing platform might be required to deal with billions of such incoming events every day. Even though processing this amount of data is obviously... read more
via Bosch ConnectedWorld Blog | on January 18, 2017
At SmartThings we’ve always prided ourselves on being open and honest with our community–and sometimes that hurts. To be as transparent as possible, we’d rather tell you the good (and... read more
via SmartThings | on January 13, 2017
Digital transformation, IoT ecosystem, open IoT – these are just a few of this year’s IoT catchwords. What was hot in 2016 on the Bosch ConnectedWorld Blog and what will we definitely carry over into 2017? Here are my blog highlights for 2016: Why a Bosch IoT cloud? What are... read more
via Bosch ConnectedWorld Blog | on December 29, 2016
Official Rules: 2016 SmartThings Giveaway THIS PROMOTION IS A SWEEPSTAKES. NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. THE PROMOTION IS... read more
via SmartThings | on December 18, 2016
Ofgem, the U.K. government’s regulator for gas and electricity, has revealed that projects trialled under the Low Carbon Networks Fund (LCNF) could save 215 tonnes of CO2. The program ran for six years, ending in 2015, with the aim of helping Distribution Network Operators (DNOs) develop cost effective and energy... read more
via ReadWrite Blog | on December 15, 2016
The Internet of Things is sweeping across the globe at breakneck speeds, and before we know it, our entire lives will be facilitated by connected technology. We’re already seeing the IoT make an incredible impact on how the industrial world operates, and we’re seeing it seep into household goods to... read more
via ReadWrite Blog | on December 15, 2016
PARC, the research and development arm of Xerox, announced on Tuesday that it has secured part of $19 million in federal funding from the Energy Department to develop peel-and-stick sensors for homes, businesses, and other buildings. The peel-and-stick sensors will be able to detect air quality, temperature, humidity, occupancy, and... read more
via ReadWrite Blog | on December 15, 2016
Studies of traffic congestion regularly point much blame at cars circling for parking. To tackle this perennial problem, Get My Parking is joining a smart city initiative to launch a smart parking pilot in India. As reported in Firstpost, the Delhi-based startup’s technology is being tested in government smart city... read more
via ReadWrite Blog | on December 15, 2016
According to a recent Gartner survey, almost a third of fitness tracker or smartwatch owners end up ditching them. The survey studied about 9,000 users from the U.S., Australia and the U.K. Reasons for the dropped tech use vary from wearables breaking, to just becoming bored of them. “Dropout from... read more
via ReadWrite Blog | on December 14, 2016