22 juillet 2015

Design Spinali heated internet with its smart UV bikini

The French start-up Spinali Design is talked about around the world with its "connected bikini", in reality a swimsuit with a RFID chip which can hang a mini UV sensor. Read more (in french) : http://www.usine-digitale.fr/article/spinali-design-fait-chauffer-internet-avec-son-smart-bikini-anti-uv.N340657 more about Spinali Design : http://www.spinali-design.com/     credit photo Spinali Design
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16 juillet 2015

Tour de France: big data enters the race to evaluate real-time runners

For the first time, three digital technologies combine to improve tracking of the race: the Internet of Things, big data and cloud computing. This technical part is entrusted to Dimension Data, a company of digital services (ESN), a subsidiary of the Japanese group NTT. The 198 riders are equipped with a GPS transponder, slipped under the seat at the rear of the bike. Over 15,000 data representing about 100 megabytes, are captured by rider in one day. Resulting in a total of about 19 gigabytes for the entire race. A large volume... [Lire la suite]
15 juin 2015

IoT offers both opportunities & threats. 5 pillars of ITsecurity protection

Cyber security is a central tenet across all of the trends described in this year’s Technology Vision. Examine the 5 key security implications we see emerging for digital business, and the approaches for dealing with each one.   Accenture Technology Vision on five themes that will help prepare businesses to stretch their digital boundaries: • Enabling Autonomous Devices at the Edge • Making Data-Driven Decisions at Internet of Things Scale • Securing the Three Vs (Volume, Variety and Velocity) of Big Data • Maximizing... [Lire la suite]
07 juin 2015

The Accenture Technology Vision 2015: An Australian Perspective maps out the five key trends

Today’s pioneering enterprises are doing more than just talking a good digital game. They are fundamentally changing the way they look at themselves and quickly mastering the shift from “me” to “we.” Proactive corporate leaders see their businesses, employees and customers as a living, breathing digital fabric offering unprecedented opportunity to establish beachheads in new markets, drive profit and change life for the better. Through the transformational power of this network, we’re witnessing the birth of a new era of “digital... [Lire la suite]
21 mai 2015

Top Emerging Trends in Digital Marketing

Analysts identify the top digital marketing trends, and where they place on the Gartner Hype Cycle. In their session at the Gartner Digital Marketing Conference, Adam Sarner and Mike McGuire, research vice presidents for Gartner for Marketing Leaders, pinpointed specific trends on the Gartner Digital Marketing hype cycle to describe which ones will have the most impact on digital marketers. The hype cycle illustrates technologies that move through the peak of expectations to the trough of disillusionment and eventually to the... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2015

The truly personal computer : The smartphone is the defining technology of the age

There are 2 billion people around the world using smartphones that have an internet connection and a touchscreen or something similar as an interface. By the end of the decade that number looks set to double to just over 4 billion, according to Benedict Evans of Andreessen Horowitz, a venture-capital firm. By 2020, something like 80% of adults will own a smartphone connected to this remarkable global resource. Like the book, the clock and the internal combustion engine before it, the smartphone is changing the way people relate to... [Lire la suite]

02 mars 2015

If You Think Big Data’s Challenges Are Tough Now…

According to the EMC/IDC Digital Universe Report, data is doubling in size every two years. From 2013 to 2020, the digital universe is projected to grow from 4.4 trillion gigabytes to 44 trillion gigabytes. For executives faced with the age-old challenge of how to organize and learn from the data available to them, the problem just got a lot harder. The Internet of Things (IoT) may be a new topic to many executives, but it lies at the heart of the phenomenon of data proliferation. Today, according to the EMC/IDG study, consumers... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2015

Connected objects: why they will revolutionize insurance

What role for the insurer in the coming years? A simple risk-bearing, deprived of value in the client relationship, or will he play a more global role of life coach in the heart of a partnership network expanded? That is indeed the question posed by the development of connected objects. Indeed, this second digital revolution could transform the insurers deals, but many obstacles still to be overcome. Whatever the field, connected objects can help change the role of the insurer to that of "life coach" able to advise those who wish... [Lire la suite]
23 février 2015

Bosch ConnectedWorld 2015: Experience connected products

  The BoschConnected World 2015 is the annual conference on the Internet of things (IoT) and takes place on 17-18 February in Berlin. Executives, thought leaders, and expert speakers share their best practices and case studies around IoT-empowered products, services, and solutions. Some of the connected products showcased during the conference are shown in this video. More about the #BCW15 conference:
18 février 2015

The 'Internet of Things' will be the world's most massive device market and save companies billions of dollars

                        In an all-new report from BI Intelligence, we examine what is currently driving growth in the Internet of Things and how various sectors of the economy will embrace IoT innovations.  Here are a few of the key findings from the BI Intelligence report: The Internet of Things will be the largest device market in the world. We estimate that by 2019 it will be more than double the size of the smartphone, PC, tablet, connected car, and... [Lire la suite]