It has been a quiet few days in the world of IoT this week, but as we get closer to Christmas, that is only to be expected. Products that are looking to be on the list of ‘popular gifts’ this year are likely to have been released by now, but we do have some interesting snippets that came to our attention over the last few days, so let’s take a look at the IoT roundup.
This week we bring you news of an unfortunate delay for Apple fans, Google investing in ‘chimes’, and an energy company looking to roll out smart home devices throughout Europe. It’s time to catch up with all the big stories in the world of IoT.
Another week, another selection of stories from the wonderful world of IOT. This week we bring some worrying news for smart home security, and some encouraging news from Samsung and their smart home department. So without further adieu, lets dive right in!
It’s been another busy week in the tech hemisphere. Big news from Google, Chamberlain, August, and lots more besides. Here are the five biggest stories to hit the headlines, in your weekly IOT roundup…
It has been a good few years now since the first smart home cameras started to infiltrate our lives, and while we have seen improvements in the resolution of these cameras and the odd bit of software tweaking, not much has changed to make them any more useful than they were when they were first introduced.
One of the biggest issues with IOT and the range of smart home devices is security and the risk of malware. With huge worldwide infections that have effected everything from child monitors to doorbells. As the world of IOT starts to find it’s feet, security is going to be paramount to placating people’s worries and taking the industry from the peripheries, and into the mainstream
You have probably heard recently about the ransomware attack that hit over 100 countries last week, and caused havoc for many large companies including the UK’s National Health Service. This attack brought hospitals and doctor’s surgeries to their knees, cancelling operations and causing legitimate worry for a health service already under severe strain.
This is the news every Google Home user who doesn’t live alone has been waiting for, the ability to have your information relayed specifically when you interact with it. While this news has sent the Google-verse into a spin, you shouldn’t get too excited yet, as the card seems to have been sent out by mistake, and the functionality this card purports to give, sadly isn’t there.