Last year, the pandemic caused serious roadblocks to 5G rollouts worldwide. Nevertheless, major U.S. telecommunications companies competed to buy highly-sought after mid-band spectrum from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), much […]
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Developments and Challenges Influencing the Advancement of 5G
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic sweeping the globe has caused the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP), the international organization that creates telecommunication standards, to delay the release of two 5G standards. […]
A Solution to Latency in IoT Devices
In 2016, a PwC survey of 1,000 U.S. consumers found: 45% reported owning a fitness band 27% a smartwatch 12% smart clothing Furthermore, 57% said they’re excited about the future of […]
Is Your Smart Device Spying On You?
A regulatory agency in Germany just announced a ban on children’s smartwatches. This illustrates a growing concern among regulators and consumers alike regarding the privacy implications of smart devices. Is […]
Industry IoT Growth Trends
The adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) systems for business continues to rise. In a recent study of manufacturing, transportation, and oil and gas organizations, 86% say that they are […]
Is Your IoT Device Harming the Environment?
Internet of Things (IoT) devices will have significant environmental impact, both positive and negative. The IoT environmental impact is important to consider. On the positive side, IoT devices can provide significant […]
How to Make IoT Batteries Last Longer
Analyst firm Gartner predicts that there will be 8.4 billion connected “things” in 2017, which will then expand to 20.4 billion Internet of Things (IOT) devices by 2020. That number […]
Millennials, Ownership, and the Internet of Things
Millennials are concerned, and rightly so, about connected devices and security. Nearly 75% of Millennials surveyed by KPMG indicated they would be likely to “use more IoT devices if they […]
Can You Extend Battery Life in Your Wearable?
Wearables have taken the accessory market by storm. Gone are the days of wearing a simple analog watch that only tells the time; at least not when you can get […]
A Day in a Connected Life with the Internet of Things
How does the Internet of Things (IoT) affect your everyday life? In this new interactive infographic from IEEE, you’ll learn about the opportunity and risks posed by the devices you […]