IDF 2014: Developers must address security and privacy concerns as IoT grows


Intel has been developing its embedded products for a number of years, and its IoT group saw revenues reach $482 million during the last quarter, up 32 percent. This includes its Quark system on chips (SOCs), Atom processors, as well as the Edison platform, launched at IDF, which combines computation with communication capabilities.

The company has also invested in the analytics platforms required to process the large volumes of data generated by IoT, with its investment in Cloudera, as well as security and software with McAfee and Wind River.

As part of its drive to further adoption of IoT technologies has also formed the Open Interconnect Consortium, along with Samsung, Broadcom and others, as well as the Industrial Internet Consortium with Cisco, AT&T, GE Software and IBM.

However, Intel is not the only firm to be leading open source standards development - rival Qualcomm has also launched its AllSeen Alliance along with partners such as MicrosoftMicrosoft. Alles zu Microsoft auf

Davis said that interoperability will important if IoT technologies are to proliferate.

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