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How IOT services could change the way we shop

2018 was the year that saw an explosion of IOT services and connected products in homes across the UK.  From managing lighting and heating temperatures or finding our favourite music, to making shopping lists and ordering goods, the introduction of IOT services and…

Blockchain could be the key to protecting SMART manufacturing

The manufacturing industry has increasingly moved more into the use of WIFI connected technology to streamline processes and improve efficiency through SMART manufacturing. From measuring raw materials to assembling products, labeling and packing, the introduction of this technology has encouraged more efficient and…

How Voice Recognition is changing the way we communicate

According to last year’s Smart Speaker report conducted by YouGov, within just one year the use of smart speakers in our UK homes has doubled from 1 in 20 to 1 in 10 with Amazon’s Alexa, Siri, and Google Voice being the most…

The impact of IOT devices old and new

According to research by F5 Labs, (Internet of Things) IOT devices are now the top attack target in IT crime by cybercriminals, exceeding web, email servers and IT applications. Over the last 18 months, Spain has been the largest victim of IOT crime…

New Code of Practice to improve IT Security in IOT products

The UK has recently produced a voluntary code of practice to encourage manufacturers to adhere to safer methods of producing IOT (Internet of Things) connected goods in terms of cyber security. For some years now, these gadgets have had very little IT security…

Amazon gears up the IOT Market Sector for Christmas 2018

As Christmas 2018 fast approaches, yet again Amazon are not visibly taking a back seat in terms of the gadget market especially in their expansion of the IOT market sector.  Following Amazon’s past year’s success when their debut home assistant Alexa became a…

Hi Tech AI is opening new advances in combating cybercrime

The wonderful aspect about Hi Tech AI (Artificial Intelligence) is that it enables IT companies to be pro-active rather than re-active!  Although still in its infancy, AI is beginning to change the way in which companies operate and especially those who manage web…

Ensuring that your IOT device is safe

Opening up a package to unveil a new IOT device can be exciting! The opportunity to create a more streamlined approach to homes by automating audio & visual equipment or setting up a unique gadget for a kitchen to programme a fridge or…

How can we control IOT systems responsibly?

There is no doubt that month on month the IOT industry is growing at a dramatic rate, both within our homes and in business. IOT systems allow for greater efficiency and provides a more streamlined approach in connecting inanimate objects into our daily…