Smart thermostats are not only for the well-to-do. One group is developing them to help keep tenement dwellers warm.
The IoT is going to need apps to make sense of all the data it collects -- but not just me-too apps.
When lights become smart and connected, they illuminate much more than the contents of a space. They can provide insight into the activity within.
Consumers, businesses, and manufacturers can all help ensure that the privacy rights of those using wearables are respected and enforced.
In an era of outsourcing and cloud-based collaboration, the kind of grassroots product development now being seen in the IoT may foreshadow a shift in manufacturing.