Last Week in IoT [VIII]
Last Week In IoT… a short review of some IoT news from the past week.
On 29 May, the Berlin association SmartHome Initiative Deutschland will once again present the “SmartHome Deutschland Awards 2019” to the winners from four IoT categories. The event should not only offer exciting new impulses for developments in the Smart Home market, but is also regarded as a top-class network platform. […]
Internet of Things: By 2030 contribution to the world economy in the amount of 14.2 trillion dollars
As early as 2018, the Internet of Things (IoT) – the comprehensive networking of all devices, machines and sensors – was regarded as one of the most important IT drivers of the year, with six different trends such as the boom in mobile devices and the healthcare sector. According to figures from the American IoT provider BizIntellia, IoT solutions are expected to contribute a good $14.2 trillion (“trillion” in English) to the global economy by 2030. […]
“Intelligent” living – in the so-called smart home – continues to enjoy growing popularity; private consumers in particular are increasingly investing in the digitization of their houses and apartments. In cooperation between the Institute of Electronic Business at Anhalt University of Applied Sciences, the housing association Deutsche Wohnen AG and iHaus AG, several students of the master’s programme in online communication at Anhalt University have been living in a Smart WG (shared flat) since 2017. In their flat-sharing community, they test Smart Home applications for their suitability for everyday use. […]
Devices communicate in the IoT – but with which transmission technology? Golem.de explains what LoRa is all about and builds a fully functional LoRaWAN gateway with the Rasperry Pi. […]
ENBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG acquires QSC AG’s subsidiary Plusnet GmbH for €229 million. The energy group intends to continue operating Plusnet as an independent company under the umbrella of ENBW Telekommunikation GmbH. No cuts are apparently planned for the employees or the existing locations. […]