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Iot Strategy Blog Post

Industry Insights

The Race to Develop IoT Strategies that Work

In 1982, students at Carnegie Mellon University created the world’s first connected device by rigging a vending machine to report on its inventory and...

By Gretchen Dukowitz / AppDevices / Nov 02, 2017

D Ford Does My Vehicle Have Sync Applink

Industry Insights

Making Legacy Vehicles Smart: Ford’s Strategy to Usher Legacy Vehicles Into Their Connected Vehicle Ecosystem

Practically every new car sold today, from entry level subcompacts to luxury SUVs, have connectivity built into their driving experience. Services ran...

By James MacTavish / AppDevices / Mar 20, 2017

Blog Connectedhome

Industry Insights

Why Consumers Are Not Embracing the Smart Home

The Smart Home industry has been buzzing with potential these past few years with many analysts giving the industry a valuation of in the hundreds of ...

By James MacTavish / AppDevices / Feb 27, 2017

Blog Ces

Events

CES Recap: Trends, Challenges and Predictions for IoT

CES has always been at the forefront of revolutionary technology and this year marked the event's 50th anniversary. In 1969, ARPANET, a forerunner of ...

By Shannon Wenkoff / AppHelp / Jan 12, 2017

Blog Iot Agenda

Industry Insights

Six Steps Towards Digital Transformation with IoT

"Most established companies have digital assets, whether that’s downloadable software, cloud services or information stored in databases. However, man...

By James MacTavish / AppDevices / Nov 13, 2016

Vodafone Iot Barometer 2016

News & Updates

10 Key Takeaways from the Vodafone IoT Barometer 2016 Report

Terry Hughes Head of Sales at AppDirect's IoT and Connected Car division, analyzes the annual IoT Barometer Report from Vodafone and outlines the Top ...

By James MacTavish / AppDevices / Oct 24, 2016