Internet of Things (IOT) Target Market - Consumer (B2C) or Enterprise…

2014 is the "Year of Internet of Things" - Hype or Truth? Before 2014, many players have already embarked in building the IOT devices, developing middleware and some solutions. But why 2014 is named as the "Year of IOT"? I think one of the main reasons is because many big players have been in a "background mode"… » 7/10/14 2:55am 7/10/14 2:55am

The Importance of Building an Internet of Things (IOT) Ecosystem

A natural life ecosystem is defined as a biological community of interacting organisms plus their physical environment. In the same way, a business ecosystem is "the network of buyers, suppliers and makers of related products or services" plus the socio-economic environment, including the institutional and regulatory… » 1/26/14 9:11pm 1/26/14 9:11pm

Concept and Definition of Self-Quantified Network

I have recently defined the Self-Quantified Network in my previous post. Imagine a network is just like a "human" trying to make himself more "healthy", "Sociable", "good mood", "more productive", "enjoy hobbies", "enjoy the travels" - And what if the network is also capable of improving itself by having "better… » 12/18/13 1:14am 12/18/13 1:14am

Self-Quantified Network a.k.a Shadow Network

Recently, I have posted the concept of Shadow Network that intelligently sense and adapts its network characteristics to its surroundings. I began to realise that this concept is quite similar to the Quantified-Self whereby sensors are being used to collect data regarding the individual and track his health,… » 12/16/13 4:20am 12/16/13 4:20am

A Perfect DNA Will Drive the Whole Mobile Ecosystem

In the early days of mobile Internet when GPRS and 3G was introduced, all mobile service providers was so excited to get their spectrum to be fully utilise. However, many operators didn't realise the extend of the after-effects when provide Internet access to the users. Initially, operators offered Unlimited Data or… » 8/02/13 3:40am 8/02/13 3:40am

LTE - 4 Things That Can Increase Mobile Data Revenue

There is quite a significant gap between EU and US in the mobile wireless markets. Based on the report "Mobile Wireless Performance in the EU & the US", May 2013 by GSMA, US seems to perform far better than their EU counterpart. How about countries in Asia especially the newcomer Malaysia? Are we taking the right… » 7/19/13 4:54am 7/19/13 4:54am

4G LTE in Malaysia - A New Cash Cow for Telcos?

Maxis and Celcom launched their 4G LTE in the first half of the year 2013. Both of them offered at two frequency spectrums i.e. 1800 MHz and 2600 MHz. Earlier, when they offered at 2600 MHz, there is a big disappointment since there is lack of support on current smartphones. Even the iPhone 5 supports 1800 MHz. » 7/18/13 10:16pm 7/18/13 10:16pm

Reduce the Digital Gap Now or Risk Being Left Behind

If you are one of the person who is able to read this article online, consider yourself the lucky ones. There are close to 3.4 Billion people living in the rural area (the world population is estimated 6.& Billion and growing as we speak). In Africa alone, there is about 70% living in rural areas and 60% is Asia.… » 7/18/13 2:21am 7/18/13 2:21am

4 Reasons Why Internet of Things (IOT) Adoption Will Not Be As Slow as…

The most common used Internet Protocol IPv4 was first developed in 1970s and the main protocol standard RFC 791 that governs the IPv4 functionality was published in 1981. The impending shortage of address space was recognised as early as in 1992, and thus IETF initiated as early as 1994 to design and develop a suite… » 7/17/13 10:26pm 7/17/13 10:26pm