If the Internet of Things didn't quite proliferate in 2014, at least IoT industry groups and standards bodies did.
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
The IEEE is embarking on an ambitious effort to build a overarching architecture for the Internet of Things, spanning a multitude of industries and technologies.
As it embarks on what's likely to be a long journey to its next big increase in speed, Ethernet is in some ways a victim of its own success.
A just-published standard for using the "white spaces" between TV channels could offer as much as 22M bps (bits per second) over distances as great as 100 kilometers (62 miles).
Ethernet vendors will need to develop faster products more quickly to keep up with the demand being created by mobile and cloud computing, some participants at an industry group meeting said on Tuesday.
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First impression on unpacking the Q702 test unit was the solid feel and clean, minimalist styling.
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