‘The Smart Home is Dead,’ Says a Key Industry Expert

As many integrators seek to pitch their clients on the many wonders of converting their dumb homes into “smart” homes, there are growing indicators that the promise of the smart home is not being reliably delivered up to this point…and … Continue reading

Toshiba Launches Consortium of 100 Companies to Drive ‘Internet of Things’ Market

The Toshiba Corp. headquarters stands in Tokyo, Japan, on Tuesday, April 3, 2018. Photographer: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg Toshiba Corp. announced this week that it has launched a large consortium of more than 100 companies in Japan for the purpose of creating … Continue reading

Consumers Deeply Worried IoT is Prone to Hacking

Survey Shows Concern about Smart Device Security is Global New research from Irdeto, a digital platform security firm, shows that a wide majority of consumers around the world are deeply concerned about the security of IoT (Internet of Things) devices. … Continue reading

Samsung’s Head is in the Clouds; Acquires Joyent

With Samsung’s Backing, Joyent is Poised to Become Major ‘Cloud’ Player Samsung announced late Wednesday that it has acquired Joyent, a relatively new start-up company that offers cloud computing services, according to a report by Recode. The specifics of the … Continue reading

Samsung Shifts Product Strategy – Targets Drone & IoT Biz

Korean media is reporting that Samsung Electronics has re-prioritized its product development plans – now setting its sights on the Internet-Of-Things (IoT) and drone product categories as its targeted growth categories. The company had also been considering pursuing 3D printing, … Continue reading