Three Trends Impacting Restaurants’ IoT Adoption & Success

For years, restaurants and businesses across industries have been applying sensors and networked services to their equipment, infrastructure, and processes. Yet, despite more connected fryers, refrigerators, and all manner of mobile apps, many companies are struggling to capture real value— particularly at the level and scale of ROI needed to justify ‘going digital’ in the…

New Research Surveys 600 Product Manufacturers on their Internet of Things Journeys

Manufacturers across a wide range of product sectors are exploring how to adopt sensors and networked services to improve their products, customer experiences, and business processes. Harbor Research found some 4.3B devices came online in 2015 alone, signaling activity, investment, and adoption in the Internet of Things is at an all-time high. But despite this…

Why Interoperability Holds the Keys to the Smart Home

Investment is pouring into the Smart Home. But is ‘the home of the future’ really viable when it’s just a bunch of Internet-connected appliances? The so-called “Smart Home” market— that is, replacing your current in-home appliances and products with an Internet connected version—is ripe. At least, insofar as it is forecasted for significant and rapid…