Consumer and Devices IOT News

  • Want to Order a Pizza? Knocki Three Times on the Wall

    The Clapper laid the home-automation groundwork. Now, a Texas startup says it has developed an IoT analog that is more foolproof and versatile.

  • Three Approaches to IoT Security: Part Two

    There is no single path to securing mobile devices and networks. This article, the second in our three-part series, focuses on how one startup company is leveraging blockchain technology and a type of cryptography called telehash.

  • IOT News Roundup

    Microsoft taps Jasper control center; IBM, CVS Health set to mine health-care data from wearables; IoT survey respondents ask: 'Google who?'; ams acquires NXP's advance CMOS sensor business; Predixion, PLAT.ONE partner on analytics service; RF Code debuts CenterScape data center management platform; Kii launching lighting apps with Yankon.

  • Three Approaches to IoT Security: Part One

    There is no single path to securing mobile devices and networks. This three-part series of articles will explore a trio of different security approaches that companies deploying Internet of Things technologies might consider as they develop IoT products and services.

  • IoT News Roundup

    Google unwraps new beacon format; CentraLite using Kickstarter to crowdfund IoT platform; Vodafone releases 2015 M2M Barometer report; Gemalto, China Telecom partnering on connected car technology.

  • IoT News Roundup

    Gimbal shrinks beacon, adds USB power; Accenture offering analytics service; Smappee releases energy-management system for small and midsize businesses; AAB Smart Tools announces new pressure meter and companion smartphone app.

  • Consumer Physics Begins Shipping SCiO Pocket Molecular Sensors

    The pocket device is designed to help consumers better understand the products they buy, the foods they eat or the medicines they take.

  • Six Questions for IoT Security Expert Dan Lohrmann

    Whether you're instrumenting your factory with sensor networks or designing a consumer product that leverages Internet of Things technology, Security Mentor's chief security officer says you need to set your security strategy early.

  • RainMachine Can't Make It Rain, But Helps Homeowners Keep Gardens Growing

    By linking home irrigation systems to weather forecasts, the new solution saves water and money.

  • A Beacon for Short-Range Authentication and Payments

    Building beacon technology into a paper-like form factor opens up new applications for information sharing and payments, say two companies that have recently introduced a Bluetooth-based product called PaperBeacon.

  • IoT News Roundup

    Tillster to leverage Gimbal beacons, boost eatery apps; Comcast adding gaggle of smart devices to Xfinity gateway; PTC to acquire software analytics company ColdLight; GreenIQ hooks Home Depot, user can customize hub with IFTTT.

  • From Magazines to Malls: How Retailers Are Leveraging Beacon Technology

    Beacons are enabling location-based advertising services to bridge the divide between products placed in magazines and retail shopping experiences.

  • IoT News Roundup: Mobile World Congress

    Panasonic announces M2M cloud services and mobile 4G security camera; Jasper partnering with SAP, Salesforce and China Unicom; Fraunhofer IIS and Nokia open German testbed facility for IoT applications running on LTE-A cellular network.

  • IOT News Roundup

    Cisco drives connected car infrastructure forward; Snowden reveals major SIM security breach; FAA unveils proposed regulations for commercial drone use; Bosch to acquire IoT middleware company ProSyst; Sony opens pre-orders for its smart glasses.

  • Senate Holds IoT Hearing

    The Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation met to discuss how the U.S. Congress can foster the development and proliferation of IoT technologies in a way that neither harms consumer privacy nor stifles innovation.

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