- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Smart Homes, Cybersecurity and Personal Data: What Consumers Care About
A new survey reveals consumers' attitudes regarding risks and rewards of smart-home technologies; industry insiders lay out a road map for safer, more consumer-friendly technologies.
- Ford, Toyota, Volkswagen Tout Plans to Add Connectivity and Autonomy to the Family Car
Connected cars have become an extension of the smart home, but OEMs are now focused on a far bigger tech challenge: enabling autonomous driving.
- RFID Professional Institute to Sponsor 10th Annual RFID Journal Awards—the Most Prestigious Awards Recognizing Industry Excellence
RFID Journal is now accepting submissions for next year's awards, which will be presented at LIVE! 2016, to be held in Orlando on May 3-5.
- Smart Home Dividend: Utility Finds Connected Homes Conserve More Energy
Smart meters and connected home energy devices are fun and flashy, but can they actually help homeowners save energy and money? One utility company says they do.
- 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.
- Ecovent Takes Unique Approach to Home Heating and Cooling Controls
The startup, which uses a network of sensors and adjustable vents to control room-level temperature, has just received a large investment from Emerson's Climate Technologies business arm.
- 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.
- 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.