Consumer and Devices IOT News

  • IoT News Roundup

    ABI Research gives sunny outlook for beacon industry; Electric Imp debuts vertical platform for manufacturing; CNET decides smart home could use some work; ThingWorx 7.0 features new device-management tools.

  • 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.

  • IoT News Roundup

    Security researchers punch holes in SmartThings security; GlobeRanger makes iMotion more IoT-friendly; Microsoft bolsters IoT product line with Solair acquisition; Nokia to support Z-Wave standard for upcoming smart home offerings.

  • Nokia Eyes Connected Health, Fitness Markets Via Withings Acquisition

    Nokia, once the world's largest mobile phone manufacturer, plans its return to the consumer electronics market with a $191 million purchase of Withings, a maker of fitness trackers and connected health devices.

  • IoT News Roundup

    Google adds security feature to Eddystone for beacons; app records diet with a microphone; Bluetooth SIG announces developer training; new IoT-enablement platform from PLAT.ONE; EU Parliament updates privacy laws.

  • 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.

  • Enterprise IoT Hitting Its Stride, Says Verizon Report

    The telecommunications provider documents the state of the Internet of Things market and finds that while enterprise applications are taking root faster than consumer-facing ones, companies still have plenty of value to wring from IoT data.

  • New Functionality Could Boost BLE's Role in the IoT

    The Bluetooth Special Interest Group, which oversees the development of Bluetooth standards, has introduced a new energy-saving specification for Internet of Things devices containing Bluetooth and other radios.

  • Life Insurer Peers Into Customers' Health Habits Through Their Watches

    Australians who commit to wearing an Intel smart watch and hitting exercise goals can earn discounts of up to 10 percent off their insurance premiums.

  • IOT News Roundup

    IIC members preparing to test time-sensitive networking standard; Senate bill calls for IoT research, support; AgeCheq offering new consumer data safeguard; HARMAN, NXP demo V2X technology; Pwnie Express reports on "Internet of Evil Things"; GlobalSign, Infineon partner on IoT security.

  • UnitedHealthcare Puts Its Connected Health Plan in Motion

    The health insurance provider has taken a bespoke approach to its wellness program for employee-sponsored health plans.

  • IoT News from Mobile World Congress

    Telcos look to both 5G and narrow-band LTE technology to support IoT applications; three new partnerships for Jasper; Nokia Growth Partners bets big on IoT; Bosch Sensortec eyes wearables with new sensors; GE pushes industrial Internet with partner program.

  • Four Strategies for Protecting User Data

    You probably do not have sinister plans for collecting consumers' data, but when deploying a customer-facing IoT system, you need to carefully plan how, when, where and why data is collected and stored.

  • How Can Companies Make IoT Products More Secure?

    A panel of cybersecurity experts addressed a range of issues during a forum at the Consumer Technology Association's annual trade show, CES.

  • 'Reinvented' IBM Announces Clients in Consumer Electronics Industry

    Big Blue is not a big player in the consumer electronics industry, but IBM's CEO, Ginni Rometty, says that is about to change.

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