System Bits: July 12

Simplifying sensor network interactions Given that the IoT consists of millions of sensing devices in buildings, vehicles and elsewhere that deliver reams of data online, and involves so many different kinds of data, sources and communication modes that its myriad information streams can be onerous to acquire and process, scientists at Georgia Tech Research Institute have developed a flexible,... » read more

Americans Are Concerned About Privacy, Security, But Will Still Adopt It

As I wrote in my last blog post I have some concerns about the security and privacy aspects of some aspects of applications in the Internet of Things, and it seems I am not alone. According to NXP Semiconductors, which announced this week the findings of an IoT study it had Harris Poll conduct, 81% of respondents are concerned about their privacy and that this concern impacts their decision ... » read more