ICYMI Through August 29, 2022
Sometimes you feel the urge to visit old friends, so NASA will go back to visit its old buddy Man in the Moon this week. Of course, they postponed the launch Monday for technical difficulties, but they’ll go on Friday, they promise. No engine problems slowed down these newsbits, so enjoy.
AT&T and Northrop Grumman announced a partnership to provide part of the DoD’s Joint All-Domain Command and Control (JADC2) Implementation Plan to connect soldiers to systems and data.
Parks Associates researches plenty of consumer areas, and sees a trend for home health monitoring to become popular like security monitoring.
Focusing on smart home controls, Parks Associates also found 86% of respondents would love to have a single, unified app to control their smart home devices. Unfortunately, no one platform or provider is a clear winner to provide this function.
A report from Claroty found vulnerabilities impacting IoT devices rose by 57% in the first half of this year. Worse, IoT and IoMT vulnerabilities passed those of IT (18.2% increase versus 16.5%).
Consumers show a preference for secure IoT devices, but to many, secure just means it’s for sale. A consumer survey reports that 72% of buyers assumed reaching the market meant the product included adequate security.
Thinxtra and Hong Kong’s LBS Smart Technology began a partnership to deliver IoT-powered smart hygiene products including water purification, indoor air quality, restroom usage, and more.
The IoT and the supply chain are long-term friends, and EE Times Asia discussed some of the ways it improves productivity, reduces human error, and more.
Since we’re past the midpoint of the year, it’s time to start rolling out predictions for 2023. Analytics Insights starts with its Top 10 AIIoT Trends and Predictions, which has a strong artificial intelligence flavor.
The Fast Mode offers “Three Trends Shaping the Rest of 2022 and Beyond for IoT.”
Pet trackers that use GPS prompted a question for an article in Make Use Of: Are the trackers’ risk of being hacked worth the value of finding wandering pets?
Comms Update lists some of the new IoT-friendly networks being built in Australia, China, Oman, and Brazil.
According to JD Supra, IoT product warning labels may become mandatory in Israel, based on the draft from oversight agencies.
The new Home Connectivity Alliance gained more members and may offers some hope for cooperation if not actual standards.
Can smart homes working together reduce their carbon load? According to a pilot from a 62-unit development outside Birmingham, Ala., yes.
Here are some cautionary case studies about IoT security breaches and ways to stay out of these articles in the future.
Yet another in the never-ending stream of “IoT Basics.”
From our friends at Hackster.io:
Some garden geeks plan to use the Helium Network and more to monitor a new garden project.