Verizon's ThingSpace Helps Winemaker Track Soil Conditions

Hahn Family Wines is testing the new solution to track the moisture level of its vineyard soil, via wireless sensor probes and gateways to aggregate that sensor data and forward it to a cloud-based server, where that information is managed and analyzed.

  • IOT News Roundup

    HP-Intel IoT partnership; Sierra Wireless' AirLink Raven RV50 M2M gateway; Hirschmann's asset-tracking modules; Bluetooth spec upgrades for 2016; Sigfox comes to Ireland; STMicroelectronics' new secure microcontrollers.

  • Kyocera Hopes to Boost Health of Japanese Consumers via IOT

    The Japanese electronics company is offering Daily Support—a solution for tracking physical activity, sleep and food intake—to employers, health-care providers and insurance companies.

  • Jakarta IOT-enabling 10,000 Streetlights

    With technology from gridComm and LED company Siklon Energy Nusantara, the Indonesian city can remotely view street lamp functionality and adjust the lighting's intensity.

  • IOT News Roundup

    Device Solutions' LoRa system for end-to-end automation; ARM's embed IOT suite; Ericsson-Cisco partnership; Virtual Software Systems' cybersecurity solution; Ingenu's 30-city rollout; Juniper's smart-toy study; Proximus deploying LoRa in Belgium, Luxembourg.

  • What Is Real-Time Data Streaming—and Why Should You Care?

    As IoT deployments scale, your company's ability to analyze data as you collect it will become an increasingly important competitive advantage. Here's what you need to know about real-time data streaming.

  • Beacons Delivered Treats to Voodoo Festival Attendees, On and Off Site

    During the Halloween weekend, the New Orleans event used Gimbal Bluetooth beacons, an Eventbase app and TouchTunes jukeboxes to bring information and promotional offers to music lovers at the festival and walking about the city.

  • IOT News Roundup

    KPN announces national low-power wide-area network in the Netherlands; Intel releases new IoT platform; Tata Communications tests its IoT network across India; Mentor Graphics sells customizable IoT solution; BlipTrack releases new Queue Diagnostics solution to capture and manage data about people and vehicles in line.

  • Net Irrigate Helps Keep Farms Working

    With xProxy Link, farmers receive messages on their phones or via e-mail alerting them to thrown switches in equipment that could foretell costly failures.

  • Quuppa's Beacon-based RTLS Sees Adoption by Health Care and Retail

    The company's real-time locating system uses Bluetooth-beacon tags and receivers with integrated antennas to track personnel and assets, determining location within a few centimeters.

  • Taggalo Marries Video, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth in Customer-Analysis Platform

    The Italian startup says its device and analytics service can help retailers better understand who their customers are, as well as their interests and patterns.

  • IoT News Roundup

    Helium unveils IoT platform, sensors for enterprise applications; Aeris survey tracks end-user attitudes on IoT benefits, pain points; new apps and partners for Enlighted; Tata Consultancy Services launches eight new IoT managed services; Trimble, Raven collaborate to give farmers flexibility; Silver Spring Networks introduces new operation tools for utilities.

  • Verizon Lowers Cost, Technology Barriers to IoT Development

    The telecom provider has rolled out a new Internet of Things development platform called ThingSpace and has halved the cost of a cellular modem for IoT devices. Early next year, it will also launch a bespoke IoT network infrastructure.

  • Sigfox Launches U.S. Network With San Francisco Pilot

    The low-power, long-range IoT network covers the entire city, but applications that will leverage it have yet to be announced.

  • Nymi Puts Its Heart Into IoT Authentication

    Using its proprietary heartbeat authentication system, Nymi is rolling out wristbands that serve as physical and logical access-control devices, and, in the future, may double as MasterCard payment cards.

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