Claire Swedberg: App Discovers Internet of Things Devices, Alerts Consumers
9/02/2021 – 08:30
Carnegie Mellon University’s IoT Assistant provides GPS-based alerts regarding devices within a person’s vicinity and offers options for viewing cameras, beacons and other wireless devices that might be collecting or sharing data.
Feb 08, 2021Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University’s CyLab have built an app aimed at discovering Internet of Things (IoT)-based wireless devices and sharing information about them with smartphone users based on their GPS location. The IoT Assistant app is available for free at Google Play and Apple’s App Store. Researchers also created an IoT Privacy Infrastructure Portalwhere IoT companies can publicize their resources and users can discover IoT resources in parts of the world.