IoT gains attention from public and private sectors – but the hype may be excessive

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According to new research from CompTIA, 80% of IT industry executives have made an effort to recognise prospects brought forward by the Internet of Things (IoT), while a third expect these technologies to boost productivity in the next 24-36 months.

The sector is gaining attention and traction among public and private sector organisations that are looking to boost connectivity. Despite this, 53% of respondents argue that the hype surrounding the industry is excessive.

CompTIA research...

By IoT News, 29 September 2015, 0 comments. Categories: Development, IoT.

Senseye deploys IoT technology in agriculture

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Senseye has deployed IoT-based technology in a number of trial farms across England with the help of InnovateUK.

Its technology has been rolled out across Riverford Farms in Devon and eight other trial farms. It has set up a network of internet-connected sensors that send soil moisture, air particle level, humidity and other sensory data for analysis with open data such as land data, historical performance and weather forecast. The end result is a clearer picture of the present and...

By IoT News, 16 September 2015, 0 comments. Categories: Development, IoT.