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Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:59:27 +0000
The use of drones is evolving from their role in military strikes to support, commercial and recreational roles around the world. These include the use of drones as first responders in Denmark for firefighting, chemical accidents and larger car accidents in urban and over-water environments, shark harvesting in Australia, delivering medical aid in Rwanda and in... Read more »
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Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:45:22 +0000
Florida State University (FSU) is partnering with the City of Tallahassee on an urban mobility project that aims to boost smart city resiliency. According to FSUnews.com the university is working with city officials to enhance Tallahassee’s utilization of current transportation and power systems. The city is looking to determine how to better handle large-scale civic... Read more »
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Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:16:31 +0000
In the wake of the massive DDoS attack on Domain Name System (DNS) provider Dyn, network administrators are tackling with how to better secure their networks against vulnerable IoT devices. This past Friday, a DDoS attack was carried out targeting a critical point of failure for the Internet. A DNS is a system that translates... Read more »
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Sun, 23 Oct 2016 22:36:43 +0000
As much as we here at ReadWrite are genuinely enthusiastic about the Internet of Things, it’s never been without a heavy grain of salt. We’ve never been afraid to question, analyze and critique the form and function of connected devices and the biggest ecosphere they inhabit. Unfortunately the recent DDoS attack that affected the East... Read more »
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Sun, 23 Oct 2016 00:20:36 +0000
Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are a common problem for network administrators around the world. Websites small and large get targeted by them every day. But this Friday, dozens of major websites were affected by a widespread attack – and this time the Internet of Things is in the spotlight. Friday’s attack– already referred... Read more »
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Sat, 22 Oct 2016 22:00:02 +0000
ThyssenKrupp recently launched its use of Microsoft HoloLens technology in its elevator service operations worldwide. Currently, the global elevator service industry is valued at over $44 billion per year and more than 12 million elevators transport over 1 billion people each day. The special mixed reality device is set to empower more than 24,000 of... Read more »
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Sat, 22 Oct 2016 20:52:13 +0000
When you think about autonomous vehicles, a modified Prius or Smart Car might come to mind. Perhaps a Tesla Model 3 or even a fancy Rolls-Royce that costs more than most people spend on their house. Autonomous vehicles come across as safe, easy-going, and nothing to be intimidated by. Well, Ukraine’s KrAZ Spartan will change that... Read more »
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Fri, 21 Oct 2016 23:49:42 +0000
Indian Railways is undertaking a smart city makeover for its stations in 10 cities around the country. As reported by Indian gadget news site BGR, the railroad recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Urban Development. The MOU will see the transformation of stations in 10 cities to further the agenda of the... Read more »
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Fri, 21 Oct 2016 23:03:00 +0000
It’s a well-documented position that the IoT market is generally yet to move beyond the early-adopter stage in many industry verticals and use-cases. The adoption curve versus the hype curve is still behind, but there’s a very evident shift in the market to suggest that activity is ramping up significantly. When comparing this market maturity... Read more »
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 06:59:19 +0000
The University of Washington Bothell (UWB) wants tricycles to be part of the self-driving conversation, providing smart cities with a cheaper and smaller alternative to cars and buses. The team started with a remote-controlled tricycle, but moved to a self-driving system last week. It is only able to drive in a circle at the moment,... Read more »
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