Oct 15, 2018

Wearables and Hybrid Location: The Critical Component

The future of wearables in recent years has been uncertain, but don’t mistake it for deadWearables are becoming a bigger part of our daily lives, and Statista estimates the wearable device market will reach 5.8 billion dollars in 2018. Wearables are used for a variety reasons, such as fitness tracking, emergency response, child & animal tracking, offender tracking and more. Each wearable use case is unique, but they all have one key thing in common, which is that hybrid location is a critical component to provide the features and functionality consumers expect.

Jun 27, 2018

Location + IoT: Tips and Best Practices for Getting Started

This post originally appeared on IoT Agenda. 

Location has fast become a must-have element for most connected solutions in order to wring as much value from the technology as possible. Adding location to your IoT product provides numerous — and sometimes surprising — advantages and capabilities. But creating a device that is able to find its own location or provide enough signal information to be located remotely is not necessarily a slam-dunk. With technology evolving constantly, there are details to consider before becoming connected — and the knowledge will help guide your path to success.

Apr 5, 2018

New IoT Whitepaper: Market Opportunities, Use Cases and Implementation

The Internet of Things (IoT) has evolved from a mere buzzword to a new reality - one that’s approaching faster and at a larger scale than we thought possible. IDC forecasts worldwide spending on the Internet of Things to reach $772.5 billion in 2018 alone. But IoT is complex and harnessing it is easier said than done. While companies may be aware of IoT, they face the common struggles of understanding the use cases that apply to them, what the market opportunities are, and how to correctly implement it into their overall strategy. When it’s done right though, companies can exploit IoT and reap numerous benefits.

Jan 11, 2018

8 Top Internet of Things Events to Attend in 2018

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a hot topic now more than ever. According to Ericsson, the number of connected devices is expected to reach 28 billion worldwide by 2021. These connected devices are everywhere, from washing machines to tooth brushes, and thermostats to trash cans. They're all around us. With the IoT ecosystem changing rapidly, it's important to get together to discuss the latest developments, share ideas and explore new opportunities in the marketplace throughout the year.

Jan 8, 2018

18 Stats That Show The Massive Opportunities In The Internet of Things

The giant ecosystem that is the Internet of Things is growing, shifting and consolidating rapidly. We all know that IoT can change our lives and make our businesses more efficient, but what else should we know about IoT? Here are 18 IoT statistics that will help you wrap your head around these rising trends.

Dec 20, 2017

Prediction Roundup for 2018: Location, IoT and Big Data

The technology ecosystem grew immensely in 2017 and we’re expecting even bigger things in 2018. Based on the predictions below we have a few ideas on what the next year has in store for the Internet of Things, Location and Big Data.

Jul 5, 2017

4 Key Takeaways From Mary Meeker's 2017 Internet Trends Report

Kleiner Perkins venture partner, Mary Meeker, presented her 2017 Internet Trends report at the Code Conference in California a few weeks ago. Recode calls Meeker’s report "the most anticipated slide deck of the year," and TechCrunch says, “Meeker’s annual Internet Trends report is essentially the state of the union for the technology industry.” At Skyhook, we look forward to this annual report as it not only informs but validates many of the trends we see everyday.

Jun 29, 2017

Event Recap: Skyhook's First Event Seminar in Japan

Skyhook recently hosted its first event in Japan at the brand new Yahoo Lodge in central Tokyo. Close to 60 executives around the technology space attended. Those in attendance included Skyhook’s customers, Sony and Softbank along with one of Skyhook’s global partners, IBM. Sharp’s RoBoHon, a mobile robot phone that uses Skyhook’s Precision Location, also made a special guest appearance and entertained the crowd.

Jun 2, 2017

IoT World Wrap Up

Skyhook recently exhibited at the Internet of Things World conference and exhibition in the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. The conference is billed as the "World's Largest IoT Event" which, after attending, is a claim I can't dispute.

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