Category: Internet of Things

The Fourth Industrial Revolution Is Here. Is Your Business Ready?

  By Andy Zhulenev This is the first part of the SVIC original series to discover the technology breakthroughs that go beyond automation of manufacturing and digitization of information. The global economy is undergoing massive disruption. This “Fourth Industrial Revolution” brings us a world of cyber-physical systems, characterized by the merging of physical, digital, and biological realms in profound ways. Artificial intelligence (AI) serves as the primary catalyst of this transformation. Thus, companies need a deep understanding of technological trends. And any organization that aims to succeed in this new era of continuously accelerating change will need to significantly adjust ... Read more

SILICON VALLEY INNOVATION CENTER KICKS OFF 2016 WITH SMART INVESTING AND IOT— A DISRUPTIVE CONFERENCE

Silicon Valley Innovation Center kicks off 2016 with Smart Investing and IoT— a disruptive conference This year, 5.5 million new “things” will become connected every single day, a 30% rise from 2015 (Gartner). By 2020, the world will have no less than 20.8 billion connected devices (Gartner). Not only that, but forecasts predict $6 trillion will be the amount invested on IoT solutions over the next half decade! (Business Insider). The face of business as we know it today, will experience tectonic shifts once again as governments and companies alike make long strides towards cutting operating costs, optimizing productivity, growing across ... Read more

WEB 3.0 AND THE SEMANTIC WEB: HOW THE FUTURE INTERNET WILL CHANGE EVERYTHING

Over the past 25 years the internet has transformed our lives in ways that we could hardly have imagined a generation ago. Throughout all levels of business and society, whether we’re at work, or on our morning commute, or shopping for a new iPhone 6, we now rely on the internet and the instantaneous access to information it brings us. In fact, our daily lives and routines are so structured by the internet that we scarcely stop to remember what life was like before the world wide web. What did people do in 1992 before email, before texting, before Google!? ... Read more

How Internet of Things Will Transform the Way You Do Business

n case you haven’t heard the Internet of Things is now, according to Gartner’s annual report, the most hyped technology, and has even replaced Big Data to claim that distinction. Indeed, we hear more and more nowadays about this new technological paradigm. In a nutshell, Internet of Things is about connecting everyday daily household objects such as television sets, cars, homes, kitchen appliances, to the web to create ubiquitous communications. The Internet of Things really represents the next iteration of the internet, or as sometimes it’s called, Web 3.0, and some are predicting that this will be bigger than anything we’ve ... Read more