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ICYMI Through April 12, 2021

Added to IoTplaybook or last updated on: 04/19/2021
ICYMI through November 12, 2018

If it’s on 60 Minutes, we must believe it, right? If so, get ready, because predictions for the next two years all trend up, way up, like seven percent growth. Potholes on the road to prosperity? More COVID-19 outbreaks, but otherwise, buy bigger money bags.

The best way to learn where the danger points in projects are? Listen to those who have navigated difficult implementations and lived to talk about it. Microsoft’s What I Wish I Knew video series includes stories from big dogs like Stanley Black & Decker.

Crunching IoT data used to take serious resources. Maybe Tiny Machine Learning can help with that issue, says ChannelPro-SMB Magazine.

StateTech mag says researchers are using machine learning to secure IoT data as well.

BW SmartCities (India) relays McKinsey’s prediction of 43 billion IoT-connected devices by 2023, and some areas of particular interest.

RFID Journal discusses how IoT is helping distribute vaccines for COVID-19.

Johnson Controls and Pelion, the IoT device subsidiary of Arm, are teaming up to make smart buildings even smarter with the combo of AI and IoT, or AIoT.

Help Net Security reports on a Dimensional Research and Tripwire survey that found 99% of security pros report challenges with IoT and Industrial IoT security, while 95% remain concerned about IoT security in general. Tripwire also says IIoT needs to catch up to consumer IoT.

Vi Business, Vodafone Idea Limited’s business arm in India, launched integrated IoT solutions for enterprises with end-to-end IoT offerings, relying on its 5G network.

Control Engineering goes long on IIoT, even casting it as the middleware layer for industrial companies between devices, information systems, and people.

Somewhat shocking, yes, but it seems big box retailer Target has finally discovered IoT, at least according to the company’s CIO.

The State of California jumped into IoT security oversight early. JD Supra has a new article on decoding “reasonableness” under the state’s new IoT law.

Are you a Canadian IoT company with dreams of growth? Check out the Alberta IoT Association’s Fast Track Program for business acceleration and mentorship help.

Verizon wants to tell you about its healthcare improvements thanks to the IoT of Medical Things (IoMT) and 5G.

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Tired of wondering where good cellular is in your area? Try this Cellular Signal Heatmap with Raspberry Pi Pico and GPS.