- Enterprise IoT Hitting Its Stride, Says Verizon Report
The telecommunications provider documents the state of the Internet of Things market and finds that while enterprise applications are taking root faster than consumer-facing ones, companies still have plenty of value to wring from IoT data.
- 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.
- New Functionality Could Boost BLE's Role in the IoT
The Bluetooth Special Interest Group, which oversees the development of Bluetooth standards, has introduced a new energy-saving specification for Internet of Things devices containing Bluetooth and other radios.
- 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.
- IOT News Roundup
IIC members preparing to test time-sensitive networking standard; Senate bill calls for IoT research, support; AgeCheq offering new consumer data safeguard; HARMAN, NXP demo V2X technology; Pwnie Express reports on "Internet of Evil Things"; GlobalSign, Infineon partner on IoT security.
- 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.
- Building a Smart Traffic Infrastructure in Palo Alto
By analyzing traffic patterns and parking availability, Palo Alto says it will not only make its streets safer and reduce congestion, but also play a part in the future of transportation.
- IoT News from Mobile World Congress
Telcos look to both 5G and narrow-band LTE technology to support IoT applications; three new partnerships for Jasper; Nokia Growth Partners bets big on IoT; Bosch Sensortec eyes wearables with new sensors; GE pushes industrial Internet with partner program.
- Four Strategies for Protecting User Data
You probably do not have sinister plans for collecting consumers' data, but when deploying a customer-facing IoT system, you need to carefully plan how, when, where and why data is collected and stored.
- How Can Companies Make IoT Products More Secure?
A panel of cybersecurity experts addressed a range of issues during a forum at the Consumer Technology Association's annual trade show, CES.
- '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.
- 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.
- 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?
- 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.
- GasBuddy Offers Beacons, Dashboard to Gas-Station Convenience Stores
The free beacon solution is designed to help retailers increase pump-to-store traffic by delivering personalized ads, promotions and discounts to GasBuddy's users.