- Ye Ol' Geezer Meat Shop Chills Out With the IoT
A lot is riding on this butcher's equipment, especially when the mercury breaks 100 degrees in the Utah desert, so the shop owners have turned to internet-networked sensors to keep tabs on its coolers and freezers remotely.
- Pitney Bowes' SmartLink Connects Metering Machines to the Cloud
By retrofitting its postage meters, the company hopes to make it easier for its small and midsize customers to use and update the machines via the IoT.
- Taylor Romero's DIY Path to an Internet-Connected Store
With his barbershop and men's boutique Spruce, Taylor Romero forged his own path to smart retail.
- How Dublin Became a Smart City, Part Two
This series examines how wooing major tech firms and supporting academic researchers is helping to transform the Irish capital.
- Vaccine Smart-Fridge Aims to Make Drug Storage Foolproof
By combining sensor-enabled, purpose-built refrigerators and freezers with cloud-based software to control inventory and manage safety alerts, Weka Health Solutions says it is making vaccine management easy and safe for physicians' offices.
- Otto's Autonomous Semi-Truck Joins Growing Connected Truck Market
A great deal of ink is spilled on autonomous vehicle technology, but it's not the only innovation that fleet managers might one day use to boost driver safety and throughput.
- Citibank Tests Beacon Apps in NYC Branches
The bank is teaming up with Gimbal to send messages to app-using banking customers at 10 branches, and to enable them to unlock ATM lobby doors with their smartphones.
- Auto Parts Maker Faurecia Plugs Brazilian Factory into the Industrial Internet
The company is beginning to roll out Kepware's new IoT Gateway, which Kepware says makes it easy for manufacturers to quickly and securely share operational data with cloud-based applications.
- IoT News Roundup
ABB selling a Fitbit for motors; mBeaconCard adds smarts to ID badges; new IoT Skunkworks project at Teradata; Dell launches partner program to grow IoT business.
- Quantified Ag's Quest to Turn Cattle into IoT Nodes
Using a sort of fitness tracker for cows, the Nebraska startup says it can help cattle feedlot operators detect illness in their herds sooner than conventional methods.
- Massachusetts Oyster Farmer Putting IoT to Work
By employing a heat-sensing camera and attaching temperature sensors to shipments of live oysters, one aquaculturalist hopes to change how shellfish growers track their products.
- IoT News Roundup
IBM, Pfizer to enlist IoT in the fight against Parkinson's; BKON offering Eddystone beacon platform; HID's new digital ID platform; GCell's indoor solar-powered beacon; global consumer survey gauges trust in IoT; ZigBee Alliance gains retail group's endorsement.
- TrackerSense Assigns Eyes and Ears to Parcels
Offering single-use or reusable trackers, a U.K. startup has attracted several couriers and postal agencies during its first six months.
- In Two European Cities, the IoT Could Help Unknot Traffic Quagmires
Sensors can't make congestion disappear, but two cities in Europe think they can help planners improve traffic flow.
- Report Says Airline Industry Is Making Connections to the IoT
Travelers are ever more engaged with their smartphones, and airports and airlines are eager to leverage beacons to engage more with them.