I don't speak German or Dutch or whatever language this funny commercial was produced in, but that doesn't stop me from getting the punchline loud and clear: when it comes to security and the Internet of Things, anything less than the best is going to have some very real-world repercussions:

Normally it's easy to find lots of flaws and gross exaggerations when reviewing a consumer-oriented advertisement that's trying to explain a complex and highly technical concept. In this case, though, I have to admit that virtually everything that happens to the lucky criminals looks not only plausible, but totally reasonable.

So while my first impression was "hah... funny," it was immediately followed by "uh... scary."

Subscribe to the M2M Insider RSS feed

Looking for more articles and research? Our newest articles can always be found at M2M Insider, but there are many additional research articles in our historical articles archive.

You may also be interested in Digital Signage Insider: our blog about all things digital signage.