Ten Key Takeaways from the Vodafone IoT Barometer 2016

Ten key takeaways from the Vodafone IoT Barometer 2016 Report

James MacTavish Blog

Terry Hughes Head of Sales at AppDirect’s IoT and Connected Car division, analyzes the annual IoT Barometer Report from Vodafone and outlines the Top Ten Key Facts highlighting the growth and health of IoT. To read the full article, please go to http://internetofthingsagenda.techtarget.com/blog/IoT-Agenda/Ten-key-takeaways-from-the-Vodafone-IoT-Barometer-2016 To read Vodafone’s report please go to http://www.vodafone.com/business/iot/the-iot-barometer-2016


AppCarousel is now the AppDevices division of AppDirect

James MacTavish Blog, News

Since AppCarousel’s acquisition where we joined the AppDirect family in 2015, we have continued to provide app management and monetization capabilities to the connected vehicle and Internet of Things markets while at the same time we have been working on aligning our business more closely with AppDirect. AppCarousel has now become the AppDevices division of AppDirect, providing class-leading end-to-end app …

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Are prisons an IoT breeding ground?

James MacTavish Blog

Terry Hughes Managing Director of AppCarousel analyzes the current state of the Internet of Things in penitentiary systems. Does having IoT in prisons aid in the well-being of inmates or does it lead to potential vulnerabilities in their security? Terry explores the many facets to this growing issue. To read the full article please go to: http://internetofthingsagenda.techtarget.com/blog/IoT-Agenda/Are-prisons-an-IoT-breeding-ground

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Why automakers will never let Apple and Google own the in-car experience: A report on TU-Automotive Detroit 2016

James MacTavish Blog

This week TU-Automotive, an organization focused on evolving automotive technology, had its massive Detroit awards show and exhibition. Bringing some of the biggest names in the auto industry from Ford, Oracle, GM, and more, the event was a whirlwind of excitement and innovation. Attending the show as a finalist for Newcomer of the Year and exhibiting a joint demonstration with …

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Google I/O: Talking IoT without calling it IoT

Colin Chong Blog

With this year’s edition of I/O now passed, it’s time to take a brief look back. Over the past decade, I/O has represented a platform for Google to launch it’s top initiatives. Google I/O 2016 was markedly different in it’s approach. There were announcements for future releases instead of actual launches. There was no new hardware to show off. Instead, …


AppCarousel to showcase enhanced features of the first cloud commerce platform for connected vehicles at the GENIVI 14th All Member Meeting in Paris

James MacTavish Blog

AppCarousel, the leading cloud commerce platform for connecting automotive infotainment, data and services with the Internet of Things (IoT), will be demonstrating their connected car marketplace at GENIVI’s 14th All Member Meeting held in Paris, France on April 26th-29th. The showcase will demonstrate the AppCarousel commerce suite in addition to its over-the-air (OTA) upgrade technology. Automakers today are challenged with …

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Will industry muscle win in the IoT standard war?

James MacTavish Blog

Terry Hughes Managing Director of AppCarousel analyzes the current state of the Internet of Things landscape and its many standards bodies this week. Historians say history repeats itself, so follow Terry as he looks back at the early mobile industry and answers: Will industry muscle win in the bid for IoT standards supremacy? To read the full article please go …

A world with more IoT standards bodies than IoT standards IoT Agenda

A World with more IoT standards bodies than IoT standards

Terry Hughes Blog

Terry Hughes, Managing Director of AppCarousel explores the wild world of IoT standards in his guest post on TechTarget’s IoT Agenda network. From Open Connectors and Standards bodies to Consortia’s and Company’s with just plain industry muscle, follow Terry as he takes a look at 20 such initiatives and where they all fit in the great Internet of Things World! …

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5 Key IoT Developments at IoT Tech Expo and IoT Nexus

James MacTavish Blog

This years European IoT Tech Expo in London and IoT Nexus in San Francisco brought together some of the biggest companies in manufacturing, transport, health, logistics, government, energy, and automotive to discuss the latest innovations within the Internet of Things. From smart cities to connected living, one thing was clear; the potential of IoT is tangible. Here are the 5 …