- NFC Gives Trees a Touch of Blarney
Ireland's Blarney Castle Gardens is applying NFC RFID tags to its collection, in order to communicate information about the plants to staff members, as well as to visitors of the castle and Blarney Stone.
- Blue Maestro Prepares Release of New Bluetooth-Enabled Sensor Products
The provider of Tempo wireless environmental sensors is launching a waterproof temperature sensor that acts as a data logger, as well as a BLE-enabled temperature-measuring pacifier, a small mobile sensor and a Wi-Fi-based hub.
- Consumer Electronics Show News Roundup
Samsung investing in open IoT; FTC chief says security should not be an afterthought; BlackBerry launching IoT platform; Allseen Alliance releases gateway interface; Nvidia ups horsepower for car computers.
- Ford Steers Toward Smarter, Semi-Autonomous Cars
Leveraging sensors and cellular networks, the carmaker is experimenting with applications that assist urban drivers and could form a bridge to the age of the autonomous car.
- Smart Glasses Finding Work Across Industries
When it comes to the Internet of Things, smart glasses have the potential to deliver big benefits to enterprise users.
- Government and Corporate Programs Seek to Stoke IoT Innovations
Through programs such as the Global City Teams Challenge and Google's search for IoT research projects, public and private organizations are looking to move the Internet of Things from concept to reality.
- Eyeing Environmental Monitoring, Oceasoft Rolls Out Sigfox-compliant Sensors
The French wireless sensor provider is expanding beyond its core business in the life-sciences sector by enabling long-range, low-power sensors that communicate via Sigfox's protocol and network.
- IoT News Roundup
Cisco ramps up software to analyze torrents of IoT-derived data; Link Labs, Semtech collaborate on long-range radio module; Spansion, Sensoplex fast-tracking wearables development; O3b launches new satellites to bring broadband to developing world.
- RFID Journal LIVE! 2015 to Feature Eight Preconference Seminars
New topics in this year's program include RFID-enabled smart products and experiential marketing with RFID.
- Libraries Check Out Bluetooth Beacons
Two beacon companies have developed unique solutions to help libraries send data about their programs or other details to patrons who download an app and then pass a library's beacons.
- IoT News Roundup
Intel debuts IoT platform; Researchers weave smart fabric for biomedical uses; Gimbal announces new beacon with 18-month battery life; SoftBank licenses GE's Industrial Internet software, Predix; Smart suitcase sparks crowd-funding fervor.
- Lively, Vodafone Join Forces on Safety System for Elders
Using Bluetooth-based motion sensors, a wristwatch and a cellular network connection, Lively hopes to help older adults live independently, while assuring family members of their safety.
- When the IoT Meets the Bank Vault
Using middleware developed for IoT applications, Diebold's SecureStat merges many security systems into a single IT dashboard.
- What the New Bluetooth Low Energy Standard Means for Your Business
On Dec. 3, the Bluetooth Special Interest Group rolled out Specification 4.2, which enables IP addressability and boosts security controls.