- IoT News Roundup
Semtech LoRa technology selected for Australia's first IoT network ••• CALLUP to introduce remote SIM card management system for the IoT ••• Bridge Alliance, Gemalto offer eSIM solution for consumer IoT devices ••• Itron, Bsquare provide app community for grid edge devices ••• SALUS Controls chooses Ayla Networks to connect smart building products to the IoT ••• Microsoft intros new blockchain product-tracking project ••• Red Ledge launches open RFID- and IIoT-ready asset-management system ••• MITRE announces winner of Internet of Things challenge.
- IoT News Roundup
Juniper Research warns that IoT botnets present huge cybersecurity risk; NXT-ID chooses Nordic Semiconductor's wireless BLE and NFC module for smart cards, wearables; TrackNet secures series A investment to develop, deploy IoT solutions; Eir Business releases IoT store built on Asavie platform; Digi International intros embedded modem; Kony helps KMC Controls launch mobile app with IoT technology; Silicon Labs acquires Wi-Fi company Zentri; Frost & Sullivan announces Technology Innovation Award for Antenna Company.
- IoT News Roundup
NFC Forum unveils tag-certification initiative, calls for participation; DHS releases strategic principles for securing Internet of Things; Gooee partners with PointGrab to enhance smart lighting platform; Oracle buys Dynamic Network Services.
- IOT News Roundup
A flood of security-related news, from zombie light bulbs to new credentialing tools for embedded device makers; Nokia tests NB-IoT; Panasonic, Colo. Department of Transport collaborating on connected car technology; Onyx announces beacon-based asset tracking.
- Security Firm to Detail Vulnerabilities in WeMo Switch and Android App
On Friday, at Black Hat Europe, an annual conference for the information security industry, Invincea Labs will detail two security vulnerabilities that it has discovered in smart-home products and an app made by WeMo—one of which would expose a user's smartphone photos and location to an attacker.
- VMWare Partners With APX Labs to Support Workplace Wearables
Smart glasses seem to be gaining traction in the enterprise, aided by software enabling companies to quickly scale up from pilots to deployments.
- In Tennessee, Minor League Baseball Meets the Physical Web
Fans of the Nashville Sounds Minor League Baseball team used their phones to access player statistics, read baseball trivia and find the nearest peanuts and Cracker Jack… or beer.
- Verdigris Unveils Einstein Energy-Management Platform
The startup attaches sensors to electrical panels, rather than to outlets or directly to equipment, in order to track energy consumption and equipment health.
- Pixie's Unique Approach to Thing-Finding
The Israeli firm integrated technology from Decawave, a provider of UWB systems generally used for industrial applications, into its consumer-facing tracking tool.
- Connected Sump Pump Senses Trouble, Warns Homeowners
Liberty Pumps has integrated an IoT processor and Wi-Fi radio into its new residential sewage pump products to alert customers of potential flooding and provide the firm with performance and diagnostic data.
- 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.
- A Wearable That Listens for Troubling Coughs
CoughAware has been designed to help caregivers of children or elderly patients to respond quickly to impeding asthma or COPD respiratory attacks, and possibly avoid the need for hospitalization.
- Cirrent's Plan to Solve Smart-Home Connectivity Problems
The startup plans to leverage existing technology in consumers' homes to make adding devices to their Wi-Fi networks a seamless, secure task.
- Q&A With C3 IoT's Tom Siebel
Six months ago, C3 Energy, the IoT platform provider that enterprise software pioneer Tom Siebel launched in 2009, broadened its focus beyond the energy market. IOT Journal spoke with him about the transition and why he thinks every system—even the human body—is becoming part of the Internet of Things.
- How Genie Entered the IoT Market
After introducing a retrofit package that allows users to control and monitor garage doors remotely, the company is now preparing upgrades based on customer feedback.