Tag Archives: Internet of Things

The Internet of Things: Utility vs. Privacy

I previously raised the subject of how the Internet of Things feels and its creepiness. Why does unconsented data collection feel wrong? Well, it probably goes against our preconceptions of our right to privacy.

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M2M and IoT: what’s the difference?

M2M (Machine-to-Machine) and IoT (Internet of Things) are two related terms that are commonly bandied around but, because of their main similarities, are hard to distinguish. In some respects, it depends on who is using a particular term: the product … Continue reading

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LBS and IoT: not just what but where

LBS, Location-Based Services, are most-widely known in association with mobile devices (e.g. smart phones) with a built-in GNSS [Global Navigation Satellite System1] receiver, picking up signals from earth satellites, or correlating and trilaterating signal strengths of known WiFi or mobile telephone … Continue reading

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What must owners do when they on-sell an IoT-enabled product?

Many products change their ownership at some point in their lifetime, and this should also be considered for IoT-enabled devices. IoT-enabled devices also inhabit a virtual dimension that needs to be either preserved, transferred, or deleted, or a combination of all three.

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The Internet of Things: elements of delivery

What elements of an Internet of Things solution do we need to deliver (develop) to be successful?

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Securing the Internet of Things – Fundamentals

The technology of security is ever-changing but the following tenets have emerged to guide your choices:

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Securing the Internet of Things – botnets on the rise

At the end of October 2016 we witnessed a truly sobering DDoS (distributed denial of service) attack on some of the DNS (Domain Name System) servers that allow browsers to interpret web URLs and translate then into IP addresses. Not once, but twice did … Continue reading

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The Internet of Things and Phenomenology

“What is phenomenology?”, I hear you ask! Compared to defining what the Internet of Things is, this is quite easy. I’ll take you straight to Google’s concise definition: So, how do you experience the Internet of Things? How does it feel? … Continue reading

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The Internet of Things: its Attributes

The Internet of Things is itself a Thing. As a Thing, it can be described by its attributes. In this blog I have selected five attributes (from the very many) that can be ascribed to the Internet of Things.

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MeteoRpoint – Erfahrung mit Internet of Things im Gathering 2014

Im Rahmen der internen Weiterbildungswoche «bbv Gathering» 2014 traf sich die ganze bbv Software Services in Davos, um sowohl innerhalb der Rolle aber auch rollenübergreifend Erfahrungen zu sammeln und als Firma noch weiter zusammenzuwachsen. Für die Rollen Engineer und Senior … Continue reading

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