IOT News Roundup

Amazon Web Services announces IoT platform; Wipro joins Georgia Tech's IoT research center; Acuity Brands Lighting, Silver Spring Networks partner on smart lighting platform; Digi gobbles up bluenica.

  • A New Leaf for Precision Farming

    Researchers at the University of California, Davis, have developed sensor-based technology that helps farmers optimize crop irrigation. A wireless communications company is now licensing the technology as an IoT solution.

  • HyperCat Seeks to Grow Specification Through Collaborations

    The HyperCat Consortium, which has developed a specification to make it easier to discover and search for data from connected things via the Internet, wants to band together with other IoT interoperability and standards groups.

  • At Xively Xperience, Advice on Building IoT Connected Product Businesses

    Keeping a long-term focus, listening to feedback from end users, and embracing tech support as an opportunity rather than a burden were among the recommendations from executives in the trenches of Internet of Things product development.

  • IoT News Roundup

    Pitney Bowes expands collaboration with GE; Infosys testbed seeks root cause for part failure; new IoT starter kits from Texas Instruments; LoRa expanding into France, Russia; Sensara, Greenpeak creating smart home platform for seniors.

  • GE Continues March Toward Digital Factories

    At its Minds + Machines conference, General Electric predicted a threefold increase in revenue for its software business, announced a partnership with PTC, and launched a new application aimed at optimizing power plants.

  • RFID Journal LIVE! Brasil 2015 to Feature Two Co-located Events

    IEEE Brasil will again host its RFID conference, and CPqD will host its second International Workshop on RFID and IoT in conjunction with the event.

  • Beacons Cast Spell on Mobile Gaming

    For its BattleKasters game app, Artifact Technologies has been installing Bluetooth beacons at fan-based conferences, where an average of 1,000 players have used the technology to cast spells and work their way toward a portal to save the planet.

  • On-Ramp Becomes Ingenu, Announces Public Build-Out

    Ingenu is part of an increasingly crowded market of long-range, low-power wireless technologies to support the IoT.

  • IoT News Roundup

    Smart-city projects get leg-up from Obama Administration; standards body greenlights new cellular standard for Internet of Things; crowdfunding for IoT home-security device off to strong start.

  • New Service Wants to Help IoT Devices Be More Transparent

    Taking an approach akin to printing nutritional facts on packaged foods, Privacynq wants to help manufacturers build digital trust in their IoT products.

  • Numerex Launches Managed Service for Asset Tracking

    The new offering is designed to help manufacturers or logistics providers keep tabs on valuable mobile assets.

  • IoT News Roundup

    Salesforce floats new IoT service; Fujitsu launching IIC testbed; IBM, others unveil automotive security products; STMicro announces accelerometer for connected, implantable devices.

  • Survey Shows Robust Interest in Workplace Wearables

    Smart watches and glasses are the two most-cited wearable technologies being evaluated among 200 companies queried in the industrial sector.

  • Plugging Into Usage Data from Connected Devices

    Ayla Networks' Insight service aims to enlighten product manufacturers on how their customers are using their products.

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