We’ve been told that in the not-too-distant future, IoT devices will quantify our entire world.
Sensors will deliver data on every machine, so it can receive maintenance before it fails. Our vital signs will be monitored constantly for anomalies that suggest looming health problems.

Already, insurance companies track customer driving habits through telematics to reduce (or increase) rates.But in an increasing number of cases, dedicated IoT devices aren’t necessary to gather this data when the good old smartphone will suffice. Recently I interviewed Gary Hallgren, president of the Allstate spinoff Arity, who explained why dedicated telematics devices that plug into your vehicle’s onboard diagnostics port may no longer be necessary to collect the data he needs:To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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