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.

  • Beacons Guide and Inform University of Oklahoma Students

    Aruba Networks provided a beacon-based app that helps users navigate their way through the college's library, as well as access information about its collection of Galileo books and related items.

  • IOT News Roundup

    National Instruments and Gartner issue new IoT forecasts; Redpine Signals' new WiSeMCU modules; Semtech technology to monitor volcanos; Hewlett Packard Enterprise's new IoT edge devices; Rouse Properties to deploy Mobiquity beacons in malls.

  • Kiev Shopping Center Tests Leantegra's RTLS-Beacon Solution

    Art Mall is testing a system that employs Bluetooth and ultra-wideband technologies to track the locations of shoppers and merchandise, in order to provide a variety of services.

  • Levi's Stadium Tests IoT-Based Self-Service Bag Screening

    Visitors are using the Qylatron Entry Experience Solution as an alternative to manual, visual inspections of purses or bags brought onsite.

  • IOT News Roundup

    Texas Instruments' dual-interface NFC tag for automotive market; Verizon offers LTE network; Olea announces new sensor device; NXP-Freescale merger gets greenlight; Czech Internet infrastructure company selects Semtech's LoRa; Gimbal and NanoLumens form partnership.

  • RFID Professional Institute to Sponsor 10th Annual RFID Journal Awards—the Most Prestigious Awards Recognizing Industry Excellence

    RFID Journal is now accepting submissions for next year's awards, which will be presented at LIVE! 2016, to be held in Orlando on May 3-5.

  • GasBuddy Offers Beacons, Dashboard to Gas-Station Convenience Stores

    The free beacon solution is designed to help retailers increase pump-to-store traffic by delivering personalized ads, promotions and discounts to GasBuddy's users.

  • IOT News Roundup

    ETSI looks at MirrorLink; Thread Group certifies products; People Power's senior-monitoring system; Gooee gets new smart-lighting partners; Stanley Security's cloud-based video-verification service; Qube's Wi-Fi-and-Bluetooth-enabled light bulb.

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