IoT EVOLUTION MAGAZINE SECTIONS
CES Roundup
IoT News Coming Out of Vegas
The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is always a big producer of Internet of Things news. Here's a quick look at some of the things that came out of the CES event in January.
02/02/2017
The Hot List
IoT Batteries
Battery issues are the Achilles' heel of the IoT. Whether you are trying to manage remote sensors with a small battery, or you want to harness the power of the sun and store the energy in the smart grid, battery solutions represent the driver for your network architecture and you…
02/02/2017
Networks
5G: Another Chance for Intel
Intel has announced plans to come out with a 5G Modem.
02/02/2017
Recognition
IoT Evolution Names Connected Home & Building, Connect Transport Award Winners
Happy New Year! We wanted to start this year off right, so here's to the winners of IoT Evolution's Connected Transport, and Connected Home & Building, contests.
02/02/2017
Developers Corner
Knee Assessment and THINKMD Bangladesh
Wearables typically dominate the IoT media spotlight in health care, sharing it occasionally with remote patient monitoring or telemedicine.
02/02/2017
Boardroom Report
How You Should Be Thinking about Digital Transformation
Call it whatever you want - digital transformation, the fourth Industrial Revolution, or the service economy - IoT is driving the enterprise into new services.
02/02/2017
Making Connections
Connected Devices and the U.S. Job Picture
This column is about jobs, U.S. jobs to be specific.
02/02/2017
IoT Time
Universal SIMs: The IoT is a Global Evolution, and Requires Global Solutions
I have made no secret of my belief in the transformative potential of the IoT, nor of those factors that I believe will hold it back from reaching that potential and the markets through which it is most likely to achieve that IoT evolution.
02/02/2017
Caught in the Crossfire
Integration Remains an IoT Challenge
I seem to be having the same dialogue everywhere I turn. IoT is still a complex integration, and the ecosystems are not fully formed.
02/02/2017
The Internet of Things
See You at IoT Evolution Expo!
IoT Evolution Expo is just around the corner, and Carl Ford, Ken Briodagh, and I all hope to see you there.
02/02/2017
Strategic Solutions Series
The State of IoT Connectivity And Where Things Are Going
In this piece, based on an interview with Eran Eshed, co-founder and vice president of worldwide sales and marketing at Altair Semiconductor, we will assess the level of interest in Cat-1; consider the market size expectations and predictions related to different IoT LTE catego…
12/02/2016
Strategic Solutions Series
Enabling Experimentation: Scriptr.io Makes IoT Integration, Innovation Easier
The Internet of Things is steadily building, but it's clearly in the construction phase.
12/02/2016
Internet of Things
Award for FirstNet Build Could Be As Early as November, Rivada Tells Its Bandwidth Commoditization Story
Mobile bandwidth is too important to leave in the hands of a powerful few when it could be used far more efficiently via an electronic trading marketplace. At least that's how Rivada Networks sees it.
11/23/2016
Caught in the Crossfire
Guess What: We are Evolving!
IoT Evolution is refining its focus on the enterprise and the impact of IoT in business. Now, to be clear, we have a lot of education to do in the enterprise.
11/23/2016
IoT Time
IoT Time: Don't Feed the Trolls
I'm here to talk to you about patents - your pet technology.
11/23/2016
Analyzing IoT
Connected Shipping at Sea: An IoT Value Path to Global Supply Chain Integration
What new opportunities for value creation may exist in the maritime transport and logistics industry? What might such value look like? And what path could related use cases take over time across the global supply chain?
11/23/2016
Developer’s Corner
The Benefits of a Java-Based Application Framework for IoT Projects
The right technical building blocks, including multi-service gateway hardware combined with a Java-based application framework, can lead to a rugged and reliable IoT system.
11/23/2016
Network
Net Neutrality, IoT, and IPX
The broadband industry recently lost a 2-1 decision, which rejected challenges to the imposition of net neutrality rules and its listing as a protected public utility under Title II.
11/23/2016
Network
How Value-Based Pricing Can Accelerate the Internet of Things
Networked manufacturing has grown more popular as solutions have become more standardized.
11/23/2016
Boardroom Report
Helping Cities Take a Holistic Approach
By 2025, the global smart city marketplace is expected to approach $3.5 trillion, with whole cities realizing an estimated $800 billion in energy savings and revenue-generating opportunities.
11/23/2016
BOARDROOM Report
The Importance of Patents in the Internet of Things
Most people do not realize that there is an extensive, highly developed secondary market for patents.
09/12/2016
The Hot List
The IoT Analytics Hot List: Integration, Implementation, and IoT
Vint Cerf made a point a number of years ago that the term internet telephony was doomed to die like the phrase horseless carriage.
08/29/2016
Endpoints
Why We Need to Improve the IoT App User Experience
If IoT is so great, why isn't my life perfect already? The last time I checked, my toaster was burning my bread the same as it was 25 years ago. While I drive a Tesla, I don't have in-depth analytics about my electricity consumption. And despite a Nest, my house is still too hot …
08/29/2016
Endpoints
Mirror Mirror on the Wall How the IoT Could Transform Fashion
For the longest time now, fashion consulting has been specific to the wealthy and celebrities.
08/29/2016
Developers Corner
Smoothing the Development Path for IoT Applications
The Internet of Things has arrived, and developers are tasked with building working applications and connecting them to the cloud to deliver valuable business data.
08/29/2016
Network
Always the Perfect Price
How innovative value-based pricing can accelerate the Internet of Things
08/29/2016
Boardroom Report
PTC: The Sum of the Parts Creates A Whole New Paradigm
I have a distrust of mergers and acquisitions. It comes from my years buying communications equipment, where companies were bought and the products I understood became discontinued or "upgraded" into something that lost the feature set I needed.
08/29/2016
Strategic Solutions Series
Altair Semiconductor Allows for Seamless Upgrade to Cat-M1
Technology stands still for no man. In fact, the adoption of new technologies continues to accelerate, and the cellular sector is no exception to that rule.
08/29/2016
Making Connections
Will Amazon, Google, and Apple Beat You to the Smart Machine Future?
Look no further than the latest news to see how cognitive computing is the future of computing. Chatbots and smart machines will increasingly help us search for things we want, communicate with others, and generally make our lives easier.
08/29/2016
Analyzing IoT
Leading Indicators for Enterprise IoT
As we continue at this juncture with the so-called second wave of IoT, the focus appears to have passed the early idea testing stages, and is now engaged on development of real-world business cases.
08/29/2016
IoT Time
Put On Your Cape and Get to Work
Heroes aren't always selfless, and they aren't always right, but they are always trying to do the right thing. The IoT industry needs to start doing things right, and that means it's high time to get secure.
08/29/2016
Caught in the Crossfire
Capital, Disruption, and Sudha Jamthe
"May you live in interesting times", was a phrase Joseph Chamberlain said as attributed erroneously to a Chinese curse.
08/29/2016
The Internet of Things
More with Homaira Akbari
In this issue's cover story, Homaira Akbari talks about how health care will be the next big vertical for the Internet of Things.
08/29/2016
IoT Evolution World Week in Review: State Department, Hitachi, Intel
Hello, friends. This is the IoT Evolution World Week in Review, and we're feeling better than going all in on nines full of cowboys. We'll get to the news in just a bit, but first a quick reminder about the IoT Evolution Expo in Las Vegas, July 11 to 14. If you want to get in on …
07/02/2016
Open Source Enables Operational and Information Technology
The growth of the Internet of Things is blurring the line between traditional operational technology such as remote sensors, mobile devices and smart machines, and the ability to intelligently monitor and control these devices using traditional information technology domains.
06/20/2016
Boardroom Report
Examining the Abry/Kore Strategy
The problem with hype is that it spreads panic in the early players, irrational enthusiasm in the startups, and chaos with customers. Keeping a rationale calm approach in the midst of all news and newcomers is hard to accomplish.
06/20/2016
Boardroom Report
Lessons from the Front Lines of B2B
While the IoT is undeniably a hot story, much of what is getting the attention isn't what will be important. Let's first consider what is really going on.
06/20/2016
Network
Why the Time is Now for IoT Security
When it comes to security problems, the hits just keep coming. The vulnerabilities will only multiply as the Internet of Things expands. That's why Erik Knight of SimpleWAN is sounding the alarm.
06/20/2016
Network
IoT Platform Player Consolidation Continues
The roll up of IoT connectivity providers continues, as Cisco in February moved to snap up Jasper Wireless, and KORE a month later announced its acquisition of Wyless Group Holdings.
06/20/2016
Network
Newsflash 2030: Billions of Connected Devices Thwart World Destruction
When solicited on IoT, most conjure up thoughts of how in today's world, the increasing number of devices that can connect to the internet and to each other can make life easier.
06/20/2016
Strategic Solutions Series
The Future is Now: Altair Offers Power-Efficient IoT LTE Solutions Today
An estimated 6.4 billion connected things are expected to be in use this year, according to Gartner, and the Internet of Things is forecast to yield 20.8 billion endpoints by 2020.
06/20/2016
Strategic Solutions Series
Vodafone-Connected 3B Medical Solution Helps Patients Rest Easy
Sleep is an essential component of life. Yet at least 40 million Americans suffer from a sleep disorder, and around 70 percent of adults have some kind of sleep problem, according to the National Sleep Foundation.
06/20/2016
Making Connections
AT&T Drives IoT Growth via Channel Partners
With predictions about IoT devices numbering in the billions and revolutionizing every market from medical to industrial, a simple question remains: How will all these devices and solutions get sold?
06/20/2016
IoT Time
It's Time to Get Serious about Health Care
Consumers have a problem with the IoT. They don't trust us. Healthcare might be the solution.
06/20/2016
Caught in the Crossfire
Words of Inspiration
Next month I am speaking at a carrier's customer meeting. Speaking to existing customers who know legacy products about the new opportunities with IoT requires a persuasive speech.
06/20/2016
The Internet of Things
Survey Reveals New Data about IoT Thinking & Implementations
James Brehm & Associates has come out with its "Redefining the Connected Conversation: IoT Trends, Challenges & Experiences Survey." Here's what they discovered.
06/20/2016
Making Connections
2016 is the Year of IoT
The IoT is not a single technology but the latest convergence of tiny computing devices like sensors with wireless networks leveraging the tremendous processing power of the cloud.
02/11/2016
THE HOT LIST
The IoT Developer's Tools Hot List
This is probably going to be the most controversial list we have published to date, since so many strategies out there are associated with specific carriers, devices, distributors, and open source communities.
02/11/2016
Developers Corner
Apple's HomeKit: Hot, But Not for The Hot List
Apple's success is based on its ability to tie to your self-expressive nature with its sexy designs.
02/11/2016
Strategic Solution Series
Skypatrol Links with Vodafone for Global Telematics Connectivity
Skypatrol provides global telematics solutions that address such use cases and industry sectors as field/fleet management, military emergency relief, private security, power sports, stolen vehicle recovery, vehicle finance, and workforce management.
02/11/2016
IoT Time
The Maker Movement Makes Moves
The IoT is an interesting beast, isn't it? It's growing in every direction at the same time, it seems.
02/11/2016
CAUGHT IN THE CROSSFIRE
Brownfields Could Be the Hotter Spot
If you are thinking it's time to finally connect your existing IoT system to a wireless network, you may be ahead of the curve.
02/11/2016
The Internet of Things
The Digital Analog to Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs
The Digital Analog to Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs Time is money, so it's no surprise that much of the focus in communications technology these days is on how to save time.
02/11/2016
Making Connections
The Four Horsemen of the IoT Trough
Today, the promise of Internet of Things is moving from science fiction to reality. However, IoT is at the very early stages of maturity.
11/25/2015
Developers Corner
Feeling Alone in the Ecosystem
VC friends in the past always told me they never want to be pioneers, because pioneers get shot. But what happens when you are a pioneer and the colonists settle in around you?
11/25/2015
IoT Time
Hey Health Care Professionals! Let's Solve Security
I love how readily the health care industry has taken to the IoT. You folks are leading the way in both enterprise and consumer-facing M2M technology, implementing solutions throughout your infrastructure with the goals of efficiency, cost savings, and most importantly, better pa…
11/25/2015
Caught in the Crossfire
My Hype Gripe
In addition to my normal kindness, I think that ranting about someone else's bull stuff gets into ego boosting rather than industry support. I keep my ego in check by constantly trying to learn from much smarter people than myself.
11/25/2015
The Internet of Things
Bee Good. A Different Kind of Hive Computing
Applications of the Internet of Things and machine-to-machine technology are broad and wide.
11/25/2015
How Voice Interfaces Will Revolutionize IoT
The Amazon Echo, powered by Alexa, has shown Jordan Stone the way of the future for voice controls in the Smart Home.
11/18/2015
The Internet of Things
Listen and Learn; Consumer & Enterprise
This issue's cover story is about AT&T and how it's working with IBM and Mueller Water Products to help organizations reduce water waste.
08/10/2015
NAVIGATING IoT
Another Five Things I Hate About IoT…and Five Things We Need for IoT to be Successful
Last quarter, I did a rant about the growing bubble in IoT. And since then, we've seen hardware vendors acquiring their service provider customers, acquisitions of non-revenue generating companies, and venture capital seemingly being dumped into overhyped concepts with business m…
08/10/2015
Making Connections
Discover the Next Frontier in Communications
The uninitiated may wonder what the Internet of Things is all about and just what kinds of areas, products, and use cases it will impact. But perhaps a better question would be what areas it won't touch.
08/10/2015
Executing on the IoT
Inside the Shake up: The Internet of Things' Impact on the CXO
Inside the Shake up: The Internet of Things' Impact on the CXO
08/10/2015
Developers Corner
When it Comes to Brillo, Stay in the Nest or Take a Wait and C Attitude
It was a simple request after Sundar Pinchai's announcement of Brillo. Carl, can you research it and write about it?
08/10/2015
Caught in the Crossfire
My View on Public Relations & The Press
This article has to be handled with a delicate balance. As a writer and producer, my successful acquisition of news and content is often based on my relationship with a public relations company.
08/10/2015
Breaking IoT News
Breaking IoT News
It's an exciting time, and it's easy to miss the biggest news. To help, we thought we'd bring you a sampling of the news items we covered this quarter at IoTEvolutionWorld.com. Make sure you visit us every day to keep up with the fire hose. In the meantime, watch this space.
08/10/2015
Navigating IoT
Bubble Bath: (Or, Five Things That Bother Me About IoT)
Are we building a bubble in IoT? Of course we are. And here are five things that really bother me about IoT and that are contributing to over-inflated hopes for this concept.
06/08/2015
Making Connections
App Is Good, But Has a Waze to Go
Let me start by saying that there are exceptions to what I am about to discuss below but generally speaking, inter-app connectivity is lacking. The real power of technology is harnessing big data from multiple sources - the so-called mashup.
06/08/2015
Internet of Things
IoT, Analytics, Campers & Wearable Bananas
Interest in the Internet of Things has reached fever pitch. At the same time, however, the business cases around IoT are still being formulated. The good news is that there seems to be a realization as to the importance of analytics to IoT. In fact, some argue that IoT and analyt…
06/08/2015
Caught in the Crossfire
Know Pain, Know Gain
How often in the last decade have we heard the expression no pain, no gain? It has been a popular but horrible expression that probably has lead to several sports injuries. However, the expression has been used for all sorts of situations. Perhaps the most insidious are the ones …
06/08/2015
Developers Corner
Developers Need to Pay Attention to Compliance and Security
This year the big news is in the increasing HIPAA compliance, with more than 90 percent having policies in place. This confirms much of what was being said to me by the execs at Aria Systems regarding HIPAA billing compliance.
06/08/2015
Making Connections
Smart Technology Blows into Chicago
Until a couple of weeks ago, I was under the impression that the smart city was either a concept for the future or something that was beginning to take root outside North America. That's when I learned that if you set out from the corner of East Wacker Drive and North Michigan Av…
01/21/2015
Navigating M2M
BHPH - One of the Best Kept Secrets of the Automotive Industry
If you've ever spent much time at a car dealership, (and I have, as my brother was manager for one of the nation's leading auto groups) you begin to get a sense of how they truly operate. You start to learn their secrets of making money, of their vulnerabilities, and the things t…
01/21/2015
Caught in the Crossfire
IoT & How It Applies to You
What's in a name? In case you have not noticed the name change to the Internet of Things is full of concept nuances. As always, the opinions expressed here are my own, and I will warn you full of leaps of logic that to me sound logical and intuitive. To you they may sound like wi…
01/21/2015
The Internet of Things
Creating a Well Tempered Network: M2M Security Firm Gets New Funds, Leader, Name
The M2M security provider formerly known as Asguard has changed its name to Tempered Networks, hired on the founder of F5 Networks as its new leader, and is telling the story of how it grew out of Boeing to address the real world needs of the aircraft giant and other companies th…
01/21/2015

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Rich Tehrani
CEO, TMC
Since 1982 Rich has led TMC © in many capacities. Rich Tehrani is an IP Communications industry expert, visionary, author and columnist. He founded INTERNET TELEPHONY ™ magazine... READ MORE

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Executive Editor, TMC
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