- IoT News Roundup
Predix gets traction with Exelon license, GE announces software upgrades and new acquisition; Zebra's new handheld devices work and feel like smartphones; SAP announces smart parking application and IoT product-development tools; myDevices unveils LoRa network builder; Tapestry Solutions adds IoT capabilities to software platform.
- PRESS RELEASE: Confidex Announces Modular NFC Tag Portfolio for High-Volume Applications
The product line offers multiple options regarding chip memory, label materials and optional services for printing, encoding and branding.
- RFID Journal Announces Acquisition by Emerald Expositions
RFID Journal LIVE!, as well as the company's regional and industry events and news website, will be strengthened by Emerald's resources.
- Great River Energy Fosters Secure, Smart Grid
The electricity cooperative recently selected Full Spectrum to provide its wireless data communications backbone to support critical communications and smart-grid applications.
- How Singapore Is Using the IoT to Build a Smart-Nation Platform
Chan Cheow Hoe, Singapore's chief information officer, says Internet of Things technologies are playing a role in most of the city-state's projects regarding transportation, health care and environmental sustainability.
- Malibu to Enable Consumers to Order Drinks With a Twist
The maker of flavored rums plans to introduce RFID-enabled coconut-shaped drinking cups to clubs, bars and festivals by summer 2017.
- After a Quick Germination, The Things Network Takes Root Slowly
A new partnership, announced Monday, should put the company back on track for shipping gateways and nodes to backers worldwide.
- IOT News Roundup
A flood of security-related news, from zombie light bulbs to new credentialing tools for embedded device makers; Nokia tests NB-IoT; Panasonic, Colo. Department of Transport collaborating on connected car technology; Onyx announces beacon-based asset tracking.
- How Residential Insurers Are Approaching the IoT
Internet of Things technology is set to deeply impact every type of insurance product and all categories of insurers. Here, we survey how and why residential insurance providers are looking to leverage smart-home products.
- Security Firm to Detail Vulnerabilities in WeMo Switch and Android App
On Friday, at Black Hat Europe, an annual conference for the information security industry, Invincea Labs will detail two security vulnerabilities that it has discovered in smart-home products and an app made by WeMo—one of which would expose a user's smartphone photos and location to an attacker.
- MyDealerLot Offers Beacon- and Drone-based Vehicle-Management Solution
The Bloodhound system is designed to allow dealerships to use smartphones, tablets or flying drones to locate cars by means of Bluetooth beacons attached to vehicles and walls.
- IoT News Roundup
EVRYTHNG's and Avery Dennison's 10 billion connected items start with limited-edition jacket; GlobalScan, Intrinsic-ID join forces to provide secure IoT hardware; AT&T launches LTE-M pilot; Senet's LoRa network now in 225 cities; Honeywell, Flowserve collaborate on Industrial IoT service; Context offers IoT security evaluation service.
- Qualcomm Buys NXP
The transaction, scheduled to close at the end of the 2017, could make Qualcomm a leader in RFID chip sales for IoT, cellular, automotive, transportation, payments and other applications.
- Chip News: Intel Unveils New Processors; ARM Announces Bolstered Security
Intel says its E3900 is well suited for demanding industrial IoT applications, as well as for high-quality image processing needs at the edge of networks. ARM reports an expansion to its TrustZone technology to low-power IoT chips.