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IoT for Business

Feb, 2020
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Is there too much hype about what the internet of things can do? Find it all a bit underwhelming in day-to-day application? Our IoT for Business special report, published in TheTimes, looks at why the whole idea of IoT has been oversold and why it will continue to change the way we live and work. From the security of connected devices to combating climate change, it explores the continued widespread application of IoT. It also examines how IoT is being used in the beauty industry and Tokyo’s 2020 Olympic Games. Finally, the featured infographic focuses on how IoT-enabled smart cities are changing the way we live by using technology to increase the speed and efficiency of urban services, from waste collection to the emergency services.

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However important the internet of things will be for business, its impact is transformative when it comes to our cities. Around the world, IoT-enabled smart cities are changing the way we live, using technology to increase the speed and efficiency of urban services. The results are wide-ranging, from greater safety on our streets to valuable time shaved off our daily commutes, as well as cleaner air and water, and, in some regions, more disease-free years of life