- IoT News Roundup
ZigBee, Thread announce standard sharing; Amazon's Dash Button is real; Novatel grows IoT business with Feeney Wireless purchase; survey shows consumer attitudes about smart-home products.
- 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.
- 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.
- ZigBee Alliance Announces Six-in-One Standard Designed for All Users
The organization says the new standard allows a range of applications and was enabled by hardware advances.
- RFID Journal Introduces Internet of Things Conference
The new event will be co-located with RFID Journal LIVE! 2015, which will be held on Apr. 16-17, in San Diego, Calif.
- 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.
- Danze Taps RFID to Make Buying a Faucet More Exciting
The fixture company has deployed RFID-enabled product displays at showrooms, enabling homeowners to quickly access data about particular products via a touchscreen.
- With Iris, Lowe's Has Its Eye on the IoT Market
The retailer sees tremendous IoT opportunities for its smart-home platform—and it's not just about boosting sales.