Dog owners around the world, rejoice. There’s an IoT app now called Whistle which clips on to the dog’s collar and provides a visual summary of your dog’s daily activities, including walks, playtime and periods of rest.
Cisco has launched the Internet of Things Security Grand Challenge asking the global security community “to propose practical security solutions across the markets being impacted daily by the IoT.” The company has offered a total US $300,000 worth of prizes.
Intel’s IoT Developer Program offers a platform for enthusiasts to understand the way IoT works, by extending various tools such as kits, hackathons and other learning programmes, and is being seen as part of the overall attempt by the world’s most famous computer chip manufacturer to garner a share of this market for itself.
Smartphones lead the list of top technology products owned and/or used, and both smartphones and Tablets rank among the top five devices used to connect to the Internet across all the countries, as per a survey by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA).
Like it had at the CES-2014, Cisco used the on-going Mobile World Congress 2014 trade show platform to reiterate the importance of the Internet of Everything (IoE). Cisco Chief Executive Officer (CEO) John Chambers told the audience at the Congress that the Internet of Things (Iot) will potentially have between five and 10 times the impact on society over the Internet itself.