In order for any device to communicate it needs an IP address. The type of IP address that you’ll be most familiar with is an IPv4. This is a string of numbers, usually in a format like 184.108.40.2066 . Every single device that connects to the internet needs an IP address and under the current … Continue reading What is a static IP address and how does it differ from a dynamic IP address?
With many of the devices that you use on a daily basis; (such as mobile phones or tablets), the APN never needs to be changed. But with technology advancing at such a rate, many of our devices require their APN settings to be changed in order for them to gain a data connection; this is … Continue reading How to change the APN settings on your router
The ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) is growing at an alarming rate; many applications that we use day to day are now connected and it’s great, isn’t it? Although the figures on how many devices are currently connected vary dependant on the source, the trend of growth is clear. Growth in the industry is so much … Continue reading What’s the difference between IoT and M2M?
Now that CES (the Consumer Electronics Show) has been and gone we can expect most of the world’s IoT and M2M start-ups to disappear into hiding for another year. But for the companies dominating the tech industry, this is just the beginning of a promising 2017 for them. Hoping to take a different approach this … Continue reading Focus switches to IoT appliances as LG give smartphones the cold shoulder
Machine learning is a type of artificial intelligence (AI) that gives our computers the ability to learn without being manually programmed. Machine learning focusses on developing computer programmes to allow them to evolve and adapt when exposed to new data. Evolution of Machine Learning Like everything in the world of technology, machine learning has come … Continue reading Machine Learning: What is it and why does it matter?
Inevitably, the number of connected devices in the UK is on the rise. This isn’t only due to the cost-effectiveness and efficiency that automating processes can provide, but also because a number of new innovative applications, such as the 3rings plug, are being created. Some of these applications are designed for our entertainment. However many … Continue reading 3rings plug review: The plug that cares
We all know that the Internet of things is a growing market, that’s a given. But how quickly is it growing? Where is this growth? And how much are we spending on IoT? IHS forecasts that the IoT market will grow from an installed base of 15.4 billion devices in 2015 to 30.7 billion devices … Continue reading An overview of IoT forecasts and predictions
The Internet of Things is arguably the fastest emerging development in technology. It’s rapidly connecting our digital and physical worlds, merging them into one. This merging of worlds is bringing a new ‘smartness’ to not only the way we do business, but the way we live our everyday lives. But how long until we live … Continue reading Will we soon be living in a world dominated by IoT?
Technology is already widely associated with airports; after all, it’d be a huge task to run such a complex operation without the assistance of technology! But thanks to the Internet of Things it’s set to move to the next level – sooner rather than later. IoT technologies, including wearables, sensors and even virtual reality are … Continue reading IoT in airports: How is it going to improve our travel experiences?
Cut costs and increase profit; that’s the consensus view when it comes to IoT projects and applications! But is that really why people get into the industry? Yes, making money is often a major incentive; however it’s rarely the sole reason people get involved in the industry. When looking at implementing IoT it’s important to … Continue reading Most innovative and interesting IoT projects of 2016 so far