Internet of Things

Should You Invest in the Only IoT ETF?

It’s hard to figure out who the leaders are in the Internet of Things (IoT) because the term can encompass so many different things. Broadly speaking, IoT imagines a world where everything is connected to the cloud. All the data being generated allows us to create “digital twins” and optimize them. Consequently, areas we may […]

Microlocation and The Internet of Moving Things

Anyone who loves reading science fiction (sci-fi) will know there’s a peculiar tendency for what is being portrayed as the future to become the future. Robots and artificial intelligence (AI) are a recurring theme in scifi, particularly when the two are merged to become a credible representation of a human. Today, a whole slew of […]

A Pure-Play RFID Stock for IoT Investors

Over our many years of writing about disruptive technologies, we can never predict what sort of response our content will elicit. We’re not just talking about the cease-and-desist threats we get from penny stocks we write about, we’re talking about some downright spooky stuff. No article we’ve written has elicited more interesting emails than our […]

Who is the World’s Leading IoT Chipmaker?

Investing in disruptive technologies is incredibly difficult. First, we need to collectively agree on how to define a particular technology – like the Internet of Things (IoT). What is IoT? Well, it’s when everything around us talks to the cloud and then we use machine learning algorithms to process all that data and make things […]

A Leading Industrial Automation Stock

We recently wrapped up a detailed guide to Investing in IoT Stocks and Companies where we summarized every single article we’ve ever written about the Internet of Things (IoT). In that piece, we discussed the Global X Internet of Things ETF (SNSR) which has about $190 million in assets under management and is managed by […]

A Smart Indoor Positioning System for Retail Automation

For the last few years, we’ve been hearing about the retail apocalypse, though we would characterize it more as a retail extinction event. The difference being that until a couple of months ago, the demise of many brick-and-mortar businesses was a long, drawn-out affair. No more. COVID-19 has caused a true retail apocalypse – goodbye, […]

Does Your Real Estate Have a Digital Twin?

Innovation is the mother of necessity. Some of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs built their companies to offer a product or service they couldn’t find elsewhere. It also implies that you need subject matter expertise in a particular domain before you can successfully sell to it. Today, we’re going to talk about a startup that […]

The Best Urban Planning Software for Smart Cities

By 2050, 70% of the world’s population is expected to live in cities. This brings up some interesting questions around privacy in public spaces. What happens when, under the guise of public safety, we decide that everyone with a smartphone ought to have their movements monitored? In Russia, you might get away with identifying criminals […]

Verkada’s Smart Security Camera System for Smart Cities

If you think that they’re watching you, you’re probably right, especially if you live in China … or the United States. A report last year found those two countries – rivals in everything from robotics to artificial intelligence – are also tops when it comes to the number of surveillance cameras. China leads the way […]

How to Track People and Assets with Averos

We recently looked at an Australian 3D printing company that was investing in Industry 4.0 which Wikipedia defines as “the subset of the fourth industrial revolution that concerns industry.” In the eyes of most companies, Industry 4.0 consists of vomiting every management consulting buzzword that can be found onto one slide of a pitch deck […]