IoT Industry Roundup: Week of April 4, 2016
What’s up in the Internet of Things? Find out with our industry roundup!
- SmartThings’ CEO Alex Hawkinson spoke with Kara Swisher of Recode about the benefits of an open platform, why the Internet of Things is so complicated, and what’s coming up in the future. [Recode]
- Can the growth of connected devices change the way we relate to retail products? Or rather, would you like it if your smartphone could automatically refill your coffee supply? As a coffee addict, I know where I stand. [Forbes]
- The US Department of Commerce wants to know what the public (*cough* you *cough*) thinks about connected devices, and “what role, if any, the U.S. government should play in this area.” [Nextgov]
- A HuffPo contributor argues that smartphone innovation has peaked — and that IoT innovation is one of the new big fields. [Huffington Post]