Industrial Internet

Google’s new driverless car is so dinky and limited to 40 kph — who would want to buy it? My guess is, not many people. But that’s not the point. The real question is: who would use it to take them from A to B on demand? My guess is

Research outfit IDC claims that migration — specifically the migration of the analogue functions that monitor and manage the physical world into digital functions involving communications and software telemetry — is emerging as the next great wave in the evolution of the digital universe. And it will eclipse everything we

The internet of things is coming home. Currently a vague and nebulous idea for anyone outside of the information or industrial sector, an explosion of smart home automation is set to reframe the discussion. And spending is set to increase locally in the sectorfrom $160M this year to over $900M

The Internet of Things will do more than create new industries and opportunities for device manufacturers. It is likely to usher in a new ecosystem of service providers who will offer to help optimize an increasing number of technologies in the home, according to building technology specialist and Director of

25 years ago, in March 1989, Tim Berners-Lee wrote his now famous proposal for what would eventually become the World Wide Web. It was originally limited in scope – as a communications platform for CERN, although Berners-Lee soon came to understand its wide applicability. April, coincidently also marks the 10th

It is almost two and a half years since Marc Andreessen famously quipped in the Wall Street Journal that software is eating the world. It was a nice line from a venture capitalist intent upon justifying the valuations of his portfolio which included such clunkers as Zynga and Groupon –

Smart Cities: How digital will put people in the centre Digital is permeating every aspect of life. Healthcare, retail, transport, communications, government. As digital undergoes continued adoption, it will continue to drive improved communications, real-time access to data and connected products and services (things), and deliver better experiences for all

The tech sector has never had a problem with big numbers. Imagine any number large enough to meet any conceivable requirement. and you can be sure there is an IT outfit out there that will add another zero to the discussion. Earlier this year we reported a prediction by iDate

By 2020 the Internet of Things will provide an economic value-add of almost $2 trillion dollars and will generate annualized revenues of $309 billion for the IT&T sector alone, according to research group Gartner. Those forecasts may even be conservative. Industrial IP for instance puts the economic value-add $3.88 trillion,