Category : IoT Mobile Trends

  • How Can Service Providers Use IoT to Make Money?

    Posted by aylanetworks on Mar 30, 2018

    The Internet of Things (IoT) promises many benefits to telecom service providers and operators, who are naturally eager to connect new devices to their networks and start selling new kinds of services to their subscribers.

  • Ask Ayla - Question 8 - What Role Are Mobile Applications Playing in the World of IoT?

    Posted by aylanetworks on Oct 19, 2016

    Hi Ayla, We have a limited budget for developing a connected product. How important is having a slick mobile app to control it? Shouldn’t we focus on making our actual IoT product as great as it can be, rather than spending too much on what’s essentially an add-on capability?

  • Some IoT Mobile App Trends for Smart Home Manufacturers to Consider

    Posted by Oliver Cockcroft on Oct 7, 2016

    When manufacturers look at their smart home device for the Internet of Things, they see the complete product and all its capabilities—and probably view the mobile app as almost an afterthought. But in consumers minds, the mobile app they use to control a smart home product is that product

  • The Power of Mobile in IoT – 1 of 2 – The Challenge

    Posted by Justin Ruiz on Mar 17, 2016

    This blog comes in a two part series; outlining the challenges and solutions to solving what might be the most crucial component in the success of any connected product, the mobile application.

    The Internet of Things is changing the way consumers interact with their devices, presenting both an opportunity and a challenge for traditional device manufacturers.  Historically, the only interactions a consumer had with a manufacturer, or its brand, were confined to that single moment in time in which the end user was actually using the device -- the manufacturer’s brand was tied directly to the hardware, limiting their amount of “face” time with the customer.  However, IoT changes all of that, giving a manufacturer’s brand a new “face” and brings the primary interaction point right to the palm of the consumer’s hand, no matter where they are or what they are doing.

  • Ayla Customer Spotlight: Weibo Files for IPO

    Posted by aylanetworks on Apr 7, 2014

    Weibo has long been a major player in China’s technology market, but it will soon likely have a wider international profile. Earlier this month, the company, which provides a messaging service similar to Twitter, filed to hold an IPO in the U.S.

    The company is 77% owned by SINA, the largest Chinese-language web portal in the world.