- What Will the Internet of Things Be in 2025?
Four predictions about the ways in which the IoT will impact our lives and workplaces a decade from now paint a future in which technology makes us better communicators, healthier eaters and more collaborative.
- Lively, Vodafone Join Forces on Safety System for Elders
Using Bluetooth-based motion sensors, a wristwatch and a cellular network connection, Lively hopes to help older adults live independently, while assuring family members of their safety.
- What the New Bluetooth Low Energy Standard Means for Your Business
On Dec. 3, the Bluetooth Special Interest Group rolled out Specification 4.2, which enables IP addressability and boosts security controls.
- Mexican State Agency Reduces Donated Blood Wastage With RFID
Veracruz's health department has improved the visibility of the bags of blood products it sends to hospitals, by tracking their temperatures, locations and details, such as expiration dates.
- Powered With Printable Electronics and Sensors, Smart Apparel Is Reaching for Stretch Goals
Technology, textile and electronics companies are merging their expertise to create smart workout gear.
- Smart Jewelry Maker Cuff Takes a New Route to Wearables
Deepa Sood, the company's founder, discusses her journey from printing 3D prototypes in her garage to generating nearly $1.4 million in sales in just a matter of months.
- Beam Me Up: The Internet of Things Meets the Internet of People
Suitable Technologies' BeamPro lets individuals "beam" into remote locations for meetings or experiences. Now, the company is entering the consumer market with the smaller, more affordable Beam+, designed for home use.
- Zebra Technologies Says Beacons Mean Business
Bluetooth beacons have been used largely for consumer-facing deployments, but Zebra believes the business world should try the wireless technology on for size.
- Radboud University Medical Center to Test Phillips Medical-Grade Wearable Device
The pilot program will test telehealth applications for treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Phillips is also opening its HealthSuite Development Platform to application developers.
- Wrestler-Turned-Entrepreneur Launches Concussion Tracker
An injury sustained during a wrestling match led a young MIT graduate to develop a concussion-tracking system that leverages the Internet of Things.