Consumer and Health and Fitness IOT News

  • How Singapore Is Using the IoT to Build a Smart-Nation Platform

    Chan Cheow Hoe, Singapore's chief information officer, says Internet of Things technologies are playing a role in most of the city-state's projects regarding transportation, health care and environmental sustainability.

  • GreatCall Partners With Lyft to Transport Carless Seniors

    Users hail a vehicle via GreatCall's operator services, circumventing the need to download and use the Lyft app.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • IoT News Roundup

    Google seeks to push Alexa off smart-home throne with Home; Indiegogo, Arrow Electronics partner; the VA starts to eye IoT solutions for medical devices; new car router from Sierra Wireless; Lux Research says VC funding for IoT security on the rise; Autodesk brings it IoT data management to cloud-based service.

  • 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.

  • New IIC Testbed Delves Into Medical Device Interoperability

    The project supports efforts to establish connectivity between medical devices in order to reduce accidental death or injury due to medical errors.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • '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.

  • The IoT Forecast: Five Predictions for 2016

    The Internet of Things became a regular topic in mainstream news during 2015, thanks in part to a series of connected car hacks, but also because industrial and commercial IoT applications generated considerable buzz about the technology's transformative potential. So what do the next 12 months hold in store?

  • 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.

  • 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.

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