IoT is a complicated space spanning the worlds of both product development and information technology (IT). IT spans many areas of technical expertise: embedded product design, app design, connectivity, cloud software, security, backend, dev/ops and many more. Adding connectivity to products has many implications across an organization. Companies need to link physical products with software and services, and that means cross-functional cooperation across IT, engineering, manufacturing, marketing, business intelligence/data analysis, sales and customer support departments. As manufacturers move beyond pilot projects towards deployments at scale, IoT takes on even greater meaning across an organization. As we’ve discussed in other blog posts, with […]
Friday October 21st raised a three-alarm emergency for IoT security. The Distributed Denial of Service (DDos) attack on Dyn, an East Coast-based company that monitors and routes Internet traffic, brought down major Internet sites in the U.S. and U.K. for the better part of a day. It also put a spotlight on future threats that may loom for unsuspecting consumers with unprotected IoT devices. This particular attack used unsecure devices, such as IP-connected cameras with weak security policies, as tools to perform the attacks through malicious malware. Thankfully, to our knowledge, no Arrayent-enabled products have been impacted by this recent […]
Here are five things on our reading list this week that are worth a look for those who, like us, want to keep up with fast moving IoT trends: 1) The Gartner Top 10 Strategic Tech Trends for 2017. This years trends are all about AI, machine learning, and smart things – and the promise of an intelligent future as we mentioned in our previous blog on Digital Twins (which is trend number 5 in the Gartner report). Gartner analysis is always worth a read. In case you aren’t a Gartner client and haven’t seen the report yet, a summary of it is […]
Today Arrayent announced its founder, Shane Dyer, will present as part of a Park’s Associates panel at their CONNECTIONS™ Europe event, Nov. 3, 2016. Shane will be available to meet with press, analysts and interested companies. More info: here.
REDWOOD CITY, CA – October 27, 2016 – Arrayent Inc. announced today that founder and board member Shane Dyer will participate as a speaker at the 11th-annual CONNECTIONS™ Europe—Smart Home, IoT, and the Connected Consumer—November 2-3 in Amsterdam. Dyer will be a featured on the panel “Smart Home Solutions: Business Models Shifting to the Cloud” November 3 at 3:45 p.m. CET. CONNECTIONS™ Europe will address IoT and smart home strategies and technology innovation, advancements in consumer engagement, and business opportunities for smart home, cloud services, and connected entertainment. Multiple factors have kept smart home demand and adoption lower in Europe compared to […]
Last week Gartner unveiled its Top 10 Tech Trends of 2017. They were announced by at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2016 in Orlando, Florida. The trends were characterized in to three themes — intelligent, digital, and mesh. Here are the top 10, listed by category: Intelligent: 1) AI & Advanced Analytics 2) Intelligent Apps 3) Intelligent Things Digital: 4) Virtual and Augmented Reality 5) Digital Twin 6) Blockchain Mesh: 7) Conversational Systems 8) Mesh App and Service Architecture 9) Digital Technology Platforms 10) Adaptive Security Architecture As an IoT platform company that enables smart IoT connected devices, we were delighted to see […]
New Arrayent EcoAdaptor™ API lets brand manufacturers easily enable interoperability between their consumer products and other brands REDWOOD CITY, CA – October 19, 2016 — One of the biggest challenges facing adoption of ‘smart home’ products has been a dearth of solutions that actually produce value commensurate with their price in consumers’ minds. To date, slow adoption has proven the majority of consumers have not been enamored enough by smart home products to shape their buying decisions. But they are slowly discovering the added value of products that automatically work together without requiring a pre-planned purchase of like-products from the same […]
Arrayent Service Brings Interoperability to Connected Products like Febreze Home REDWOOD CITY, CA – October 19, 2016 – Arrayent Inc., the consumer IoT platform chosen by trusted brands, announced today that its EcoAdaptor™ for Nest has received Works with Nest certification. The Arrayent EcoAdaptor service provides consumer product manufacturers with an ‘out of the box’ interface enabling them to enhance product benefits and user experiences through interoperation with Nest’s Home and Away states—while reducing the time to deployment and expediting the Works with Nest certification process. The newly certified EcoAdaptor for Nest development kit with sample Android app, dev board, […]