SOURCE: Light Reading

Light Reading

October 18, 2016 09:00 ET

Light Reading and KNect365 Launch IoT World News Community

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Oct 18, 2016) - Light Reading, in partnership with KNect365, has launched a new online community, IoT World News (, dedicated to tracking and analyzing the fast-moving Internet of Things sector.

The IoT World News community -- a revamped, enhanced upgrade of the long-standing KNect365 IoT news blog -- is an online resource that provides news, analysis, contributed blogs from industry experts, in-depth interviews, video reports, webinars and much more high-quality digital content covering the key developments related to IoT and our connected futures. It also provides a moderated forum where IoT industry professionals can interact with their peers and crowdsource the answers to their business transformation questions.

The community is the year-round online partner for the IoT industry's leading in-person conferences:

The IoT World News community will span all relevant industries and technologies, including semiconductors; sensor and bio-sensing technologies; cloud and fog computing and IT dev ops; software defined networking and virtualization; cryptography and security; battery and drone technology; mobile, satellite and fixed communication; video; radar; Lidar and thermal imaging; virtual and augmented reality; and in-body, fabric-based and wearable technology. IoT World News will target over 1.2 million IoT users across the world, reaching an unprecedented number of users looking to invest in this new market.

The IoT World News community will also have its own dedicated editorial team and feature regular contributions from the teams at Heavy Reading (, Light Reading ( and Channel Partners ( 

"The power of crowdsourced wisdom will be critical to the rapid adoption of IoT across a broad spectrum of industries," says Steve Bell, Senior Analyst for IoT at Heavy Reading. "This digital forum will tackle the critical challenges needed to accelerate IoT -- the next industrial revolution."

IoT World News will feature a combination of editorial and sponsored content. Community sponsorship opportunities are available; contact for more information. Follow IoT World News on Facebook (, LinkedIn (, and Twitter (

IoT World News -- About Us is the world's first truly comprehensive and independent online information resource, covering every IoT technology and market, as well as providing a moderated forum where readers can crowdsource the answers to their business technology questions. The IoT World News community brings together experts, influencers and customers who will shape IoT's future, as well as communications industry professionals, regulators, government officials, investors and enterprise C-suite executives.

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