- Beam Me Up: The Internet of Things Meets the Internet of People
Suitable Technologies' BeamPro lets individuals "beam" into remote locations for meetings or experiences. Now, the company is entering the consumer market with the smaller, more affordable Beam+, designed for home use.
- Danze Taps RFID to Make Buying a Faucet More Exciting
The fixture company has deployed RFID-enabled product displays at showrooms, enabling homeowners to quickly access data about particular products via a touchscreen.
- Canadian Apple Orchard Taste-Tests the IoT
Semios has brought connectivity and near-real-time pest monitoring to the farm, helping farmers to gain visibility and reduce reliance on pesticides.
- Intel's Shahram Mehraban Explains IoT's Value to Manufacturing
Having completed a two-year pilot program that generated $9 million in cost savings, Intel and its partners want to bring the Internet of Things to your manufacturing facility, too.
- IoT News Roundup
Senators want U.S. Senate Commerce Committee to discuss the IoT industry; Enlighted plugs into Philips LED lighting; Survey shows small- to medium-sized businesses are eyeing the IoT.
- With Iris, Lowe's Has Its Eye on the IoT Market
The retailer sees tremendous IoT opportunities for its smart-home platform—and it's not just about boosting sales.
- Deere-Hitachi Excavator Factory Improves Work-in-Progress
The company has deployed AeroScout RFID tags and exciters to identify when an excavator passes from one work station to the next, or is pulled off the assembly line.
- Iron Mine Uses RFID to Locate and Control Equipment
Precyse Technologies' Smart Agent active tags enable the mining company to know where its generators, welding equipment and mobile lighting are located, as well as switch the lighting on and off.
- Zebra Technologies Says Beacons Mean Business
Bluetooth beacons have been used largely for consumer-facing deployments, but Zebra believes the business world should try the wireless technology on for size.
- IoT World Forum: Rewards and Roadkill
Cisco's second annual IoT conference featured some common refrains: deployments are growing fast, end users need better analytics, and security concerns keep everyone up at night.
- MIT Researchers Test Nascent Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication Scheme
Congestion-smoothing experiment highlights opportunities for smartphone manufacturers, automakers and cities.
- Radboud University Medical Center to Test Phillips Medical-Grade Wearable Device
The pilot program will test telehealth applications for treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Phillips is also opening its HealthSuite Development Platform to application developers.
- 'SUNRISE' Researchers Submerge the Internet of Things
Academic researchers are developing communication protocols that commercial partners are using to build the IoT underwater, where networks of sensor-enabled drones could open a wide range of new commercial and research applications.
- Dialing in a Clear Signal on Low-Power Networks
Are low-power networks key to ramping up the Internet of Things?