Researchers find a way to use Wi-Fi signals as a power source

The increasing ubiquity of Wi-Fi is a blessing (unless you're in a national park) for a number of business users. But like almost any technology it needs a power source. Maybe not. Researchers

Published on: August 6th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Here comes the Internet of Things

Leading up to our Internet of Things Twitterchat on July 30, here are a few facts and figures gleaned from two recently-issued reports on the IoT that CIOs and IT managers should keep

Published on: July 15th, 2014 Howard Solomon

IT working with business units on Internet of Things: Canadian survey

The number of smart connected devices in Canada is poised to balloon from 28 million in 2013 to no less than 114 million in five years, according to a study on Internet of

Published on: July 14th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Dell, Intel, Samsung, others form IoT consortium

Big technology companies led by computer and server builder Dell Inc., semiconductor maker Intel Corp. and electronics conglomerate Samsung Electronics have banded together to development standards that will govern technologies for the so-called

Published on: July 8th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Do we need a separate network for M2M traffic?

With the co-called Internet of Things only just getting started, it's sometimes hard for enterprises to plan strategies. There may be a device that your (fill in the blank -- warehouse/factory/installations in the

Published on: July 4th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Many enterprises not thinking about network for M2M data: Survey

We're just on the verge of exploring the potential of the so-called Internet of Things. Utilities are only starting to connect homes with wireless meters, connected cars are still a dream and the

Published on: June 30th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Wi-Fi traffic to overrun wired traffic in four years: Cisco

When the FIFA World Cup 2014 kicks off in Brazil on June 12, video streaming and Internet protocol broadcasts of the month-long event is expected to generate no less 4.3 exabytes of IP

Published on: June 10th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

M2M’s future bright in Canada, conference told

Wireless sensors in garbage trucks, french fry fryers and shipping containers are some of the ways Canadian telecom operators are using machine to machine (M2M) communications today to gather data for improving business

Published on: March 19th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Cisco to open Internet of Things lab in Toronto

Cisco Systems Inc. will set up a $100 million “Internet of Everything” innovation lab in Toronto where organizations can develop M2M solutions when it moves into its new Canadian headquarters next year. In

Published on: March 5th, 2014 Howard Solomon