Consumer and Industrial IoT Merge at Bosch Assembly Plant

A control systems engineer has created a solution that uses the Pebble smart watch to alert assembly line workers regarding production faults, and says it has boosted productivity—and morale.

  • Airbus, Marks & Spencer, Vail Resorts Help Commemorate RFID Journal Awards' 10th Anniversary

    The companies will join an end-user panel discussing RFID's past, present and future at RFID Journal's 14th annual LIVE! conference, to be held on May 3-5, in Orlando, Fla.

  • Liberty Mutual Partners With Subaru on Usage-Based Insurance

    The company is expanding its usage-based insurance products by offering easy ways for some Subaru owners to share data.

  • IoT News Roundup

    Ericsson announces new IoT-focused products; Sensoria updates sensor module, rolls out new features; Lux Research spotlights power-sipping sensors; ZigBee Alliance and Thread expand collaborations; new IoT chips from RFaxis; Gimbal and Couchbase enable cellular-free apps.

  • Wi-Fi Alliance Introduces HaLow As Long-Range, Low-Power Choice for IoT Networking

    HaLow's long transmission distance and low power requirement could make it an attractive protocol for both commercial and industrial IoT networks, but devices that use the wireless protocol won't be commercially available for a few more years.

  • How Can Companies Make IoT Products More Secure?

    A panel of cybersecurity experts addressed a range of issues during a forum at the Consumer Technology Association's annual trade show, CES.

  • CES 2016 IoT Roundup

    Hundreds, if not thousands, of vendors announced IoT-related products and services at this week's CES trade show in Las Vegas. Here are a few that caught our attention: Omron's latest connected blood pressure monitors; Samsung's latest smart fridge; an offer from Vuzix and APX Labs for the new Vuzix M300 enterprise smart glasses; La Poste's upcoming IoT pilot; and new products and services from Helium.

  • 'Reinvented' IBM Announces Clients in Consumer Electronics Industry

    Big Blue is not a big player in the consumer electronics industry, but IBM's CEO, Ginni Rometty, says that is about to change.

  • Ford, Toyota, Volkswagen Tout Plans to Add Connectivity and Autonomy to the Family Car

    Connected cars have become an extension of the smart home, but OEMs are now focused on a far bigger tech challenge: enabling autonomous driving.

  • The IoT Forecast: Five Predictions for 2016

    The Internet of Things became a regular topic in mainstream news during 2015, thanks in part to a series of connected car hacks, but also because industrial and commercial IoT applications generated considerable buzz about the technology's transformative potential. So what do the next 12 months hold in store?

  • IOT News Roundup

    IBM's Watson Internet of Things HQ; Google, Nest and Apple release Afero IoT platform; Gooee's new gateway device; Haselmeier's NFC-enabled self-injection medication device.

  • German Vineyards Test Solution for Measuring Growing Conditions

    The TracoVino system, which includes MyOmega's sensor hardware and app and Ericsson's cloud platform, provides data that can help winemakers decide when to water, fertilize and harvest their grapes.

  • European Bus Operators Provide Beacon-Guided Rides

    Bluetooth beacons from Onyx tells passengers when their bus is arriving, and one operator is also using the technology to alert drivers when a passenger is waiting at a stop, and to provide other information and services.

  • IOT News Roundup

    ZigBee, EnOcean energy-harvesting IOT partnership; Ascom Unite Messaging Suite now integrates with Stanley Healthcare RTLS; ITU teams with Georgia Tech for IOT standards; Sigma Designs offers added security to its Z-Wave products; new DUOS app uses beacons to break the ice at conferences and events; Silicon Labs offers two new Gecko microcontrollers.

  • Southern Hills Hospital Explores IoT's Potential to Bring Drug-free Relief

    The Las Vegas facility is trialing a system that measures a patient's brain waves and—based on that data—delivers games, music and video content via a tablet in order to lessen pain, anxiety or nausea.

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