Welcome to the IoT Failure Database. This site contains a repository of known failures of sensors incorporated into an Internet of Things.

The data contained is being made available for research and planning purposes only. This is a moderated site. In order to report a failure, please fill out the submission form. Addition of any information supplied is subject to approval by the moderators.

This information is provided with no guarantees as to its correctness or accuracy – use it at your own risk. We disclaim any and all warranties, whether express or implied, including, without limitation, any implied warranties of fitness for a particular purpose.

Please send all inquiries to the Owner/Moderator, Dr. Phillip Laplante.


Current version: 1.0.1 (beta)

Version history:

Code Release date Changes
1.0.1 10/12/2015 Add impact, root cause, lesson learned columns
1.0 8/2/15 Initial release