3 Reasons why we desperately need Smart Cities

It all started with the Internet of Things. Two, three, ten connected devices and before you even realize, you are living in a connected world where the devices around you know way more than you do. Today, the Internet of Things is so ubiquitous that we can’t stop talking about Smart Cities and Smart Living. The new era has started. Your fridge can talk to your tablet and your smartphone will soon be best friends with your door bell! Technology is literally everywhere and it is estimated that by 2025 there will be around 88 Smart Cities all over the world, using 80% of the World’s energy and leading […]

10 Stunning Figures about IoT

As technology advances, communications no longer entail human beings only. The rapid development of Internet of Things (IoT) has created a huge, world wide network of inter-connected devices which support human-to-machine (HMI) and machine-to-machine (M2M) interactions. Some even maintain that the first IoT devices date back to early 1970’s, with ATMs figuring as the first examples of the new trend. IoT has come a long way since then and it permeates every aspect of our lives. So much so that some staggering figures have emerged to predict what the Internet of Things will mean in the next 5 to 10 years: 1) By 2018 IoT sensors and devices will replace smartphones […]